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17 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Blackhead disease causes reduced egg production in layer hens
Blackhead disease can cause a substantial drop in egg production in commercial layer hens, Christina Sigmon of North Carolina State University, said during the 2018 International Poultry Scientific Forum. [1]...
Poultry Industry News from United States Early identification needed to protect broilers from reovirus
Reovirus is mutating every 2 to 3 years, which is making it difficult to protect broilers from the effects of the virus, Don Waldrip, DVM, technical service veterinarian for Zoetis, told Poultry Health Today....
Poultry Industry News from Australia Changing the face of the Australian poultry industry
Australian Eggs and CSIRO have combined forces in a new study designed to change poultry farming practices to match public expectations of welfare and quality...
Poultry Industry News from United States Emerging animal health companies compete for funding in ‘shark tank’ style forum
Kansas City Animal Health Corridor Investment Forum showcases the latest industry innovations and animal health startups...
Poultry Industry News from China MSD Animal Health announces winner of 2018 High Quality Poultry Science Award
Winning study investigates link between poultry diet and abatement of odour to support growth of poultry industry. ...
16 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Conference tackles antibiotic resistance in food-producing animals
Leading figures in the UK animal health and food sectors speak at groundbreaking conference to tackle antibiotic resistance in meat and egg production...
Poultry Industry News from United States Putting paper under chick’s drinkers: Is it really helpful?
Placing paper under water lines increases water consumption by baby chicks, but only for the first 3 or 4 hours after house placement, research indicates....
Poultry Industry News from United States Turkey To Go celebrates sixty years at the fair
Turkey To Go, the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association’s (MTGA) food stand at the Minnesota State Fair, is celebrating 60 years of selling delicious turkey products to fairgoers...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New code for UK laying hens and pullets issued
Earlier this month the UK updated and issued a new welfare code for laying hens and pullets. The update is part of a programme of reforms designed to enhance the welfare of animals...
15 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States 191 US poultry facilities recognised for safety performance
During the 2018 National Safety Conference for the US poultry industry, 191 chicken and turkey facilities received safety awards by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council...
Poultry Industry News from Suriname What's new at the annual Caribbean Poultry Association ITS?
The Caribbean Poultry Association registered in Jamaica with secretariat in Trinidad & Tobago will hold their 5th annual International Technical Symposium in Suriname this September...
14 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union “Farmers are not yet sufficiently aware of the benefits of digitisation and data sharing”
Interview with Big Dutchman product manager Daniel Proetel...
Poultry Industry News from Spain Aviagen SAU invests in new hatchery in Spain
Aviagen® SAU has inaugurated a new hatchery in Spain, which will serve the needs of Ross® customers in Spain, Portugal and Morocco. ...
Poultry Industry News from European Union New research highlights the benefits of early photo stimulation on productivity
A new report has been published in Poultry Science which investigates the effects of dietary protein level and age at photo stimulation on the reproduction traits of broiler breeders and progeny performance...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Price increase “desperately needed” as British egg producers are pushed to the brink
Free range egg producers in Britain are calling for an immediate price increase as the cost of feed continues to rise...
13 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Lion eggs welcome compensation news
The British Egg Industry Council has welcomed the news that the victims of a salmonella outbreak in the UK linked to German eggs will be awarded £275,000...
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA provides positive poultry outlook for 2018/2019
The forecast for total meat production in 2018 is raised from last month as increases in broiler production more than offset declines in beef, pork, and turkey production...
10 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States US poultry safe for the moment from trade war tensions as ag barometer sees record decline
USA - The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer declined 26 points, down to 117, in July making it the largest one-month decline in producer sentiment since data collection began in October 2015. The drop in sentiment was fueled by increasing...
09 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Paper under chick drinkers: is it really helpful?
Placing paper under water lines increases water consumption by baby chicks, but only for the first 3 or 4 hours after house placement, research indicate...
Poultry Industry News from Thailand Cage free in Thailand: CP Foods transition highlights cage-free trend in Asia
THAILAND - Consumers have been taking a closer look at how their food is produced, catalysing a major shift in the global food industry towards more ethical sourcing methods...
08 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from Morocco US poultry allowed into Morocco market after 14-year long wait
The USA Poultry & Egg Council (USAPEEC) and the National Chicken Council (NCC) applaud the news announced on 7 August 2018 by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue that the government of Morocco has agreed...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Putting the egg in Brexit: ‘Breggsit’ storm brewing as businesses encouraged to prepare
UK - Food businesses across the UK are being encouraged to ‘trust the Lion’ and rely on British Lion eggs and egg products – for both surety of supply and food safety - ahead of the UK’s departure from the European Union in March 2019...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK animal welfare enhanced by new code for laying hens and pullets
The welfare code for laying hens has today been updated as part of a programme of reforms to safeguard and enhance the welfare of animals...
07 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from Italy Meyn acquires Italian based enterprise Maxitech
Meyn Food Processing Technology BV, announced today that they have established Meyn Italy SRL, and have acquired the assets of Maxitech SRL and Maxi STM; both Italian companies specialised in world-class live bird handling solutions; Ms Federica Martinazzi...
Poultry Industry News from United States FSIS reissues instructions for "Woody Breast" and "White Striping"
USA - The Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) has reissued its disposition instructions for the poultry meat quality issues known as "Woody Breast" and "White Striping"...
 
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