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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Joining Solar Farms to Livestock Production
UK - New guidelines have been published to show the best practice for coupling conventional agriculture and ground-mounted solar electricity generation....
Poultry Industry News from European Union New Agriculture Commissioner Told to Simplify Greening, Payments
EU - Simplification of the direct payments in the Common Agricultural Policy and greening are two of the issues that have been put top of the list of priorities for the new European Commissioner for agriculture Phil Hogan....
Poultry Industry News from Finland Infectious Bronchitis Detected in Finland
FINLAND - The Finnish Food Safety Agency Evira and the University of Helsinki Faculty of Veterinary Medicine have jointly studied the emergence of infectious bronchitis (IB) in chickens in Finland....
Poultry Industry News from United States Chicken Producers Hit Back at Article on Use of Antibiotics in Chicken Feed
US - US chicken producers have hit back at criticism levelled at it in an article from the newsagency Reuters, claiming that antibiotics used in human medicine are frequently used as growth promoters in feed for chickens....
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Ag Officer Calls for Increased Tax Rate on Poultry Imports
BARBADOS - Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society, James Paul, remains adamant that poultry imports should carry a heavier tax rate....
Poultry Industry News from Israel Further Newcastle Disease Outbreaks in Israel Affect Egg Layers
ISRAEL - The Israeli veterinary authorities have reported two further outbreaks of Newcastle disease at poultry farms located in Hazafon....
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Imo Modern Poultry Begins Sale of Birds
NIGERIA - The Imo Modern Poultry, Avutu, which had remained moribund for over 20 years, has received a boost by the Governor Rochas Okorocha's government as part of its efforts to create employment opportunities, promote agriculture as well as boost the...
Poultry Industry News from Australia RIRDC Seeks Chicken Meat Advisory Panel Members
AUSTRALIA - The Rural Industries R&D Corporation (RIRDC) is seeking applications from suitably qualified individuals for several positions on the RIRDC Chicken Meat Industry Advisory Panel....
Poultry Industry News from Germany Food Retailers Demand Return to Non-GE Feed
GERMANY - The German food retailers have demanded from the German Poultry Association (ZDG) to stop using genetically engineered feed starting from 1 January 2015. According to Lebensmittelzeitung, a working group "Soy in Animal Feed" was established...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Farm Bureau Leads Delegation to Reduce Trade Barriers Abroad
EU - American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman is leading a delegation of the organization’s leaders to Europe this week to discuss efforts to increase trade through comprehensive agreements that would reduce, if not eliminate, government-imposed...
Poultry Industry News from Lao Low Path Avian Flu Virus Detected in Laos
LAOS - The Laotian veterinary authorities have reported the detection of low pathogenic H5N6 bird flu in Luangprabang....
Monday, September 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Concerns Raised over Future Safety of UK Food Imports
ANALYSIS - Concern is rising in the UK over the safety of imported meat and food products after funding for non-statutory residue testing is withdrawn at the end of the financial year....
Poultry Industry News from United States EuroTier: What are the Implications for Animal Production?
US - The targeted Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union (EU) and the USA is currently the subject of lively debate and will be discussed at Eurotier 2014....
Poultry Industry News from Australia McDonald's Commitment to Phase Out Cage Eggs
AUSTRALIA - McDonald's announces the good news: by the end of 2017, no hen will suffer in a cage to produce eggs for McDonald's Australia....
Poultry Industry News from India FAO to Help India Develop Agriculture, Food Security
INDIA - The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, and FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, have agreed on how to strengthen efforts to promote India’s food security and sustainable agricultural development during talks held in New Delhi....
Poultry Industry News from United States Foster Farms Invests $75 Million in Salmonella Programme
US – US integrated poultry processor, Fosters Farms, at the centre of a major Salmonella outbreak this year, has invested $75 million to develop a programme to reduce Salmonella at each stage of the production process....
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA Faces Lawsuit to Stop New Poultry Inspection System
US - US action group Food and Water Watch has filed a suit in the federal court to stop the implementation of the New Poultry Inspection System (NPIS) rules....
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Does Cheap Feed Make Cheaper Meat?
US - Even as grain supplies in the US, and globally for that matter, are expected to increase significantly in the next 12 months, the amount of meat protein available to consumers will still be lower than what it was two years ago, write Steve Meyer...
Poultry Industry News from Finland Atria-Chick Oy Receives Ross Parent Stock from Aviagen SweChick
FINLAND - Atria-Chick Oy, a subsidiary of Atria Plc, received its first shipment of Ross parent stock day-old chicks from Sweden at the beginning of September. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Registration for Equipment Manufacturers Conference Open
US - Registration is now open for the American Feed Industry Association's 2014 Equipment Manufacturers Conference, 6-8 November, in Palm Springs, California This year's theme is Feeding the World: Challenges and Opportunities....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Noble Foods Wins Golden Egg Award
SCOTLAND, UK - Noble Foods won the prestigious Golden Egg award at the 50th International Egg Commission conference held in Edinburgh (8-11 September) for their development of the Happy Egg brand in the USA....
Poultry Industry News from Kenya Researchers Say Nairobi Chicken Poses Health Threats
KENYA - Research conducted by Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) recently established that most of the chicken sold in butcheries, supermarkets and retail outlets in Nairobi pose a serious health threat to consumers....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Parasite Genomics for Poultry
UK - Scientists from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) have been invited to do a guest post on the Biomedcentral blog "bugbitten". ...
Friday, September 12, 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union New EU Laws on Veterinary Medicines Planned
EU - New proposals have been put forward that will make veterinary medicines more available in the EU to treat and prevent diseases in animals....
Poultry Industry News from Netherlands Breed Flexibility 'Key to Universal Popularity'
NETHERLANDS - Delegates from the 19 countries served by Cobb Germany got together with technical experts from Cobb Europe and the US for a three-day symposium in the Dutch university city of Leiden....
 
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