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23 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Glowing Bacteria Could Improve Food Safety
US - Scientists looking for traces of a type of E. coli bacteria contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands - turning off the lights to see if the bacteria glow in the dark....
Poultry Industry News from South Africa South African Poultry Producers Allege US Meat Poses Health Risk
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African Poultry Association and Pork Producers Organisation are taking the South African Government to court due to concessions made for meat imported from the United States under the African Growth and Opportunity Act. Glenneis...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Migrant Labour Shortage Post-Brexit Could Mean Structural Change for Farming
UK - The potential reduction in migrant labour post-Brexit may catalyse structural change in the agricultural and horticultural sectors, according to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)....
Poultry Industry News from United States Top Restaurant Chains Make Progress on Antibiotics Use in Chicken
US - Since last year, twice as many of the US’s top fast food chains are responding to the public health crisis of antibiotic resistance by adopting strong policies that prohibit the routine use of antibiotics, or medically-important antibiotics, in...
22 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global World Leaders Agree Action to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
GLOBAL - World leaders have signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines, in a pledge agreed by 193 countries at the United Nations headquarters in New York yesterday....
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Industry Basics to Building The Family Business
US - Gene and Phyllis Williams have included poultry farming in building their family’s business for over 40 years. ...
Poultry Industry News from Finland Ross 140 Club Welcomes Eight Entries from Finland
FINLAND - Aviagen® SweChick welcomed eight new entries from DanHatch Finland farmers at a seminar held in Kristalliranta on 2 Aug....
Poultry Industry News from France More Low Path Bird Flu Found in France
FRANCE - Another outbreak of low pathogenic bird flu has been discovered in France....
Poultry Industry News from Russian Federation BALTISA: 20 Wonderful Years of Partnership with Hubbard
RUSSIA - In July this year, BALTISA, the exclusive distributor of Hubbard products in the Baltic and CIS countries, celebrated its 20th anniversary. Over 200 people from many different entities in the poultry, governmental and service sectors across the...
21 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Will New Food Labelling Regulations Build Trust and Confidence?
ANALYSIS - The UK’s vote to leave the European Union could allow some flexibility in the way that new European food labelling regulations are implemented....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Czech Poultry Production Growing as Consumers Favour Healthier Meat
CZECHOSLOVAKIA - Broiler meat has been gaining greater popularity among Czech consumers due to its favourable prices compared to other meats and its healthier profile, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural...
20 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazilian Production Costs for Broilers Fell in August
BRAZIL - Production costs for pigs and broilers fell for the second month in a row in August, according to Brazil's agricultural research institute Embrapa....
Poultry Industry News from Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia's Poultry Imports to Decline Amid Increasing Local Production
SAUDI ARABIA - Saudi Arabia's total domestic broiler meat production in 2017 is forecast to increase by 4.4 per cent compared to the estimated production in 2016, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural...
Poultry Industry News from India Avian Influenza-Free India a Big Relief to its Poultry Producers
INDIA - India is free from avian influenza (H5N1) or bird flu from September 5, 2016, the department of agriculture and animal husbandry has declared, writes Basudev Mahapatra....
19 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Foster Farms’ Vet Shares Tips for Managing a Food-Safety Crisis in the Poultry Industry
GLOBAL - You’re a veterinarian at a major poultry company that’s just been slammed by a food-safety crisis. Can you imagine what that’s like? And more important, would you know what to do?...
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: US Holiday Turkey Consumption Forecast Lower Than Last Year
US - The turkey market is moving into the home stretch for getting product through the distribution system and in place for the Thanksgiving holiday, according to the latest Daily Livestock Report by Steiner Consulting Group....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Government Sets Targets to Cut Antibiotic Use in Farming
UK - The UK's government has pledged to continue the fight against antimicrobial resistance to drugs, by working together with other countries to create a global strategy to tackle the problem and investing in research to find new antibiotic substances....
Poultry Industry News from France France Lifts Bird Movement Restrictions as Flu Outbreaks End
FRANCE - The French agriculture department lifted restrictions on the movement of birds in 17 south-western departments last week, saying that the outbreaks of avian influenza that began in 2015 have ended, according to EFEAGRO....
16 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from Latvia Latvian Meat Processor Eyes Expanded Output, Higher Sales
LATVIA - Latvia’s meat processor Forevers is aiming to increase its revenues by up to 5 per cent in 2016, the company announced following the release of its improved sales results for last year. To enable this, Forevers is currently implementing a number...
Poultry Industry News from Global Anticoccidial Rotation, Good Husbandry Can Improve Coccidiosis Control
GLOBAL - Poultry producers worldwide know the importance of cutting losses from coccidiosis – the parasitic disease that is still causing significant losses in growth rate and feed efficiency....
Poultry Industry News from United States Lawsuit Alleges Big Poultry Companies Destroyed Stock to Fix Prices
US – A new class-action lawsuit has alleged big poultry companies, including Tyson and Perdue Farms among others, were engaged in a scheme to fix prices by killing flocks and destroying eggs to limit production....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Little-Known Nutrient in Eggs Important for Nervous System
EU - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has for the first time set values for a recommended daily intake of choline, a little-known but essential nutrient that’s particularly important for pregnant women and babies, according to the British Egg...
15 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Food Service Giant Compass Group Joins Cage-Free Egg Trend
GLOBAL - International contract caterer Compass Group PLC has announced a global commitment to go cage-free for all its shell and liquid egg supplies by 2025....
Poultry Industry News from Global Research Focuses on Nutritional Strategies to Reduce Woody Breast
GLOBAL - The role of nutrition is now a focus in the search for tools and strategies to counter the impact of woody breast, a condition found primarily in fast growing, heavy broilers....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Debt Concerns Highlighted in Cage-Free Transition Meeting
UK - Debt was highlighted as a key concern for the transition of farms to cage-free egg production, at a recent open meeting from the Ulster Farmers’ Union for Northern Ireland-based producers and packers of eggs produced by hens in enriched colony...
 
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