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29 July 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Scientists Call for More Funding for Sustainable Farming
US - Based on a new analysis of federal funding from the US Department of Agriculture, researchers say there is an urgent need for increased investment in research and development aimed at making sustainable food production more effective....
Poultry Industry News from United States Aviagen Hosts 53rd Annual Production Management School
US - On Sun. June 5, 34 students from 23 countries flocked to the Aviagen® 53rd annual Production Management School in Huntsville, Ala., U.S., as they prepared for a future of success in the global poultry industry....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Farm Trespass Warning for Pokémon Go Players
UK - The new mobile app Pokémon Go has become contagious, capturing the public's imagination, but a specialist in real estate and agricultural law has warned that players could find themselves breaking trespass laws....
Poultry Industry News from Iraq Iraq's Avian Flu Outbreaks Killing Millions of Birds
IRAQ - Outbreaks of a H5 strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus spread on farms in central Iraq in June and July....
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Disease Specialists from More than 25 Countries Set to Gather for AAAP Conference
US - Poultry veterinarians and disease specialists from more than 25 countries will gather in San Antonio, Texas, Aug. 5-9 for the 59th annual conference of the American Association of Avian Pathologists....
28 July 2016
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand NZ Farmer Confidence Hit by Brexit Vote
NEW ZEALAND - Farmer confidence has picked up slightly since surveyed last in January but remains weak, according to Federated Farmers’ July 2016 Farm Confidence Survey....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Clear Labelling Needed to Avoid Consumer Confusion in Cage-Free Move
UK - Clear product labelling will be crucial as more retailers announce that they will stop selling eggs from enriched colony cage systems, the British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) has said....
Poultry Industry News from Ethiopia Chickens Can Help Protect Humans from Malaria
ETHIOPIA - For the first time, scientists have shown that malaria-transmitting mosquitoes actively avoid feeding on certain animal species such as chickens, using their sense of smell. ...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Countries Asked to Cut Use of Last-Resort Antibiotic in Animals
EU - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended that colistin-containing medicines should only be used as a second line treatment in animals and sale should be reduced across the EU....
27 July 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Egg Producers Need Clarity on Cage-Free Transition
UK - Retailers who have said they will stop selling eggs from hens kept in enriched cage systems by 2025 must give their egg suppliers more clarity on timelines and what will replace the current production system, the National Farmers Union (NFU) has...
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Chicken Supplies in Cold Storage Still Heavy
US - The results of the latest USDA ‘Cold Storage’ report probably did not get as much attention as the feedlot survey but we think it perfectly encapsulates the current state of the US meat industry, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Poultry Industry News from United States Migratory Birds Not a High Path Avian Flu Reservoir, Research Finds
US - The H5 avian influenza A virus that devastated North American poultry farms in 2014-15 was initially spread by migratory waterfowl, but evidence suggests such highly pathogenic flu viruses do not persist in wild birds....
Poultry Industry News from United States Novus Awards Outstanding Individuals at 2016 PSA Meeting
US - Each year, Novus recognizes two individuals for their outstanding scientific contributions to the poultry industry. ...
Poultry Industry News from Global Ceva Sponsors IAHAIO Conference Held in Paris and Reiterates its Commitment to Promoting the Benefits of Human-Animal Interaction (HAI)
GLOBAL - The International Association of Human-Animal Interaction Organizations (IAHAIO) is the world’s leading forum for the promotion of science, research and education in the field of HAI. ...
26 July 2016
Poultry Industry News from France Ceva Posts Strong Double-Digit Growth in First Half of 2016
FRANCE - Consolidated sales of the Ceva Group reached €455m at the end of June 2016, representing growth of 7 per cent versus last year +13 per cent at a constant perimeter and exchange rates....
Poultry Industry News from Global S. Enteritidis Shedding More Frequent in Conventional than in Enriched Cages
GLOBAL - Fecal shedding of Salmonella enteritidis was significantly more frequent among experimentally infected laying hens in conventional cages compared to hens housed in enriched colony cages, indicates a study from USDA and North Carolina State University...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Runny Eggs Return to Menu for Vulnerable Groups
UK - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) says that pregnant women, babies and older people will finally be able to return to eating their eggs runny - as long as they have the British Lion stamp on them....
Poultry Industry News from Global Sodexo Cage-Free Decision Affects Quarter of a Billion Eggs Per Year
GLOBAL - Food service company Sodexo has announced that it will source only cage-free eggs for its global liquid and shell egg supply chain by 2025....
Poultry Industry News from Global Highly Virulent Infectious Bursal Disease Virus Originated in Asia
SPAIN - Newly presented research for a doctoral thesis has used genetic sequencing to show that highly virulent infectious bursal disease virus (IBDv), also known as Gumboro, originated in Asia....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Morrisons Announces Cage-Free Move
UK - Supermarket chain Morrisons has announced a commitment to source only eggs from non-caged hens by 2025....
Poultry Industry News from France NOVOGEN Breeds are Selected on their Behaviour
NOVOGEN's breeding programme with collective housing systems allows to take into consideration the birds behaviour. The target is to select calm birds with a good nesting behaviour....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Iceland Supermarket Pledges Switch to Cage-Free Eggs by 2025
UK - Another UK supermarket chain, Iceland, has announced plans to end the sale of eggs from caged hens in its UK stores by 2025. ...
Poultry Industry News from Global Molecular Biology Paves the Way for Gut Health Innovation in Livestock Sciences
GLOBAL - Several narrow, advanced fields of study that examine the cellular metabolism of living organisms are setting the foundations for genuine innovation relating to gut health and performance in animal production in the years ahead. Breakthroughs...
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Celebration of 30 year association with Cobb Sweden
SWEDEN - The 30 year association between Cobb-Vantress and its Swedish distributor Cobb Sweden was celebrated at a famous vineyard, Fladie Vingard near Malmö in the south of Sweden....
25 July 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global African Poultry Wrap: Disease Outbreaks Wreak Havoc in West
AFRICA - Africa once again battled this month to contain an outbreak of avian influenza H5N1 in poultry, with the disease spreading to Cameroon, reports Tawanda Karombo....
 
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