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25 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global More Investments, Surveillance Needed to Curb Misuse of Antimicrobials, FAO Warns
GLOBAL - A stronger global effort, including larger investments and improved surveillance measures, is required to ensure that antimicrobials are used responsibly and in ways that do not threaten public health and food production, according to FAO Deputy...
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY Releases Sixth Video in Series Highlighting Poultry, Egg Farm Environmental Stewardship
US - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a sixth video in a series highlighting environmental stewardship on poultry and egg farms. The video features one of USPOULTRY’s Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award winners, Bullard Farms...
Poultry Industry News from United States There’s always room for improvement with Salmonella
Most US poultry companies are doing an “outstanding job” controlling Salmonella — not only in processing but in live production, too, as producers supplement biosecurity measures with strategic vaccination programs, according to Charles Hofacre,...
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Korean Egg Consumption Rises Ahead of Chuseok Holiday
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's egg consumption has increased ahead of the long Chuseok holiday, retail industry data showed Sunday....
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Federation Says Farmers Face Financial Ruin Switch to Cage-free
NEW ZEALAND - Nearly three quarters of eggs sold are from caged chickens and egg farmers are calling on supermarkets to continue selling them....
Poultry Industry News from India Caged Poultry Items Unsafe for Humans, Research Shows
INDIA - Caged poultry products, which are widely used in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), are dangerous for human consumption....
22 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY Recognises Tyson River Valley Animal Foods, Keystone Foods with Clean Water Awards
US - The US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has awarded the 2017 Clean Water Award to Tyson Foods River Valley Animal Foods in Scranton, Arkansas, and Keystone Foods in Gadsden, Alabama....
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Waikato Could Soon Have Biggest Egg Factory Farm in NZ
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand's biggest egg producer, Mainland Poultry, wants to build a massive industrial chicken egg laying farm at 64 Old Road, Orini in the Waikato....
Poultry Industry News from Hong Kong False Papers Used to Export Chicken Feet
HONG KONG - Ten consignments of mostly Brazilian chicken feet intended for pet consumption were exported to Hong Kong using forged health certificates, according to the Centre for Food Safety....
Poultry Industry News from India Over 500 Meat, Chicken Shops Forcefully Shut Down in Gurgaon
INDIA - Over 500 meat and chicken shops here today were allegedly shut down by Shiv Sena workers for Navratri festival....
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Poultry Industry News from United States Cobb introduces MV male to Chinese market
The advantages of the new Cobb MV male were outlined to more than 200 delegates at seminars for the Chinese market held in Kaifeng, Henan Province, and Haicheng, Liaoning Province....
Poultry Industry News from European Union Nutriad appoints business development manager
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad announced the appointment of Ms. Karen de Ridder as Business Development Manager Preservation & Functional Ingredients. Around the world, the Belgium headquartered company continues to invest in their technical...
Poultry Industry News from United States Lapses in biosecurity: Veterinarian urges poultry companies to avoid these mistakes
Biosecurity needs to be approached as a comprehensive process, not as a series of segregated actions, according to Jean Sander, DVM, senior technical services veterinarian for Zoetis....
Poultry Industry News from United States Paw quality in broilers: Why it’s important
Footpad dermatitis is a major concern in broiler chickens because it adversely affects animal welfare. There’s also an increased demand for chicken paws from overseas markets. In fact, in recent years, the value of the paw market to China alone reached...
Poultry Industry News from United States Mycoplasma in poultry: Often overlooked but still costly
The incidence of Mycoplasma gallisepticum is currently low in broiler and broiler breeder flocks thanks to decades of effort by the US poultry industry, but producers should maintain their guard to prevent a resurgence of the disease, cautions Naola Ferguson-Noel,...
21 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada 'Raised by a Canadian Farmer' Means Even More Now
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada has expanded its "Raised by a Canadian Farmer" brand to incorporate the programs that farmers use to raise their birds to the highest standards of care, quality and sustainability....
Poultry Industry News from Global Conflicts Drag Down Food Security Amid Growing Global Food Output
GLOBAL - Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve the global food supply situation, but ongoing civil conflicts and climate-related shocks are affecting progress towards hunger...
Poultry Industry News from Global Surging Costs Spice up Asian Inflation Outlook
ASIA - Radish prices jumped 71 per cent from a year earlier in South Korea last month. In India, prices for tomatoes and onions have doubled from a year ago....
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Chicken Consumption Higher Than Supply in SA
SOUTH AFRICA - The US has defended its controversial stance on chicken exports to the beleaguered domestic poultry industry, saying chicken consumption exceeded production in South Africa....
Poultry Industry News from Malaysia Egg, Poultry Producer Moves Into E-grocery
MALAYSIA - Egg and poultry producer Lay Hong Bhd is close to buying a stake in a listed logistics company as it seeks to enter the e-grocery and same day delivery business in Malaysia....
20 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Trump Administration Brings New Poultry Challenges, Opportunities
US - During a panel on global trends at the International Pork and Poultry Show (SIAVS) in São Paulo, James H Sumner, President of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) and President of the International Poultry Council (IPC), addressed the...
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY Accepting Broiler, Turkey Research Pre-Proposals
US - The USPOULTRY Board Research Initiative is requesting pre-proposals in four areas: Clostridium enteritis in broilers, reovirus vaccines for turkeys, intestinal protozoa of turkeys and the euthanasia of large birds. The deadline for pre-proposal submission...
Poultry Industry News from India PCB Plans Closure of Illegal Chicken Shops
INDIA - The Pune Cantonment Board (PCB) has decided to take action against illegal chicken shops operating within its limits which are responsible for creating unhygienic conditions in the area....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Wake up to British Egg Week
UK - With British Egg Week 2017 (9-15 October) coming up, British Lion eggs has developed a toolkit to help retailers, food manufacturers and caterers to make the most of the week....
 
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