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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union Farmers Issue Support Plea After Russian Ban
EU – European farmers have called for extra support from the Common Agricultural Policy in response to Russia’s import ban....
Poultry Industry News from Belgium Jan Pauwels Joins Petersime Sales Team
BELGIUM - On 18 August, Jan Pauwels joined Petersime as an Area Sales Manager. Jan (49) will be in charge of Central European countries along with Tamas Kelemen. He will also manage sales in the English speaking North African countries....
Poultry Industry News from Egypt Win Free Tickets for the Saudi Agriculture Seminar Series
EGYPT - This year’s Saudi Agriculture will be held from the 7 till 10 of September. The event provides a unique platform to view the latest equipment and technologies in the agriculture and agro-food industry. Advanced Machinery Company (AMC), dealer...
Poultry Industry News from United States CME Report: US COOL Still Runs Afoul of WTO Rules
US - A number of news outlets reported over the weekend that the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has determined that USDA’s latest attempt to write rules for mandatory country of origin labelling still runs afoul of WTO rules, write Steve Meyer and Len...
Poultry Industry News from Global Swaziland is Moving Towards Commercial Farming
GLOBAL - a major effort to revitalise agriculture in Swaziland, the government, the European Union and FAO have helped over 20,000 smallholder farmers produce more, higher-quality food and connect with new markets. Agriculture is on its way to become...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Immediate EU Response Needed for Russian Exports Ban
EU - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President Eddie Downey has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, to take immediate steps to force an effective response from the EU Commissioner for Agriculture, to the Russian ban on food exports....
Poultry Industry News from United States Protein Sources Improved Starter Feed Formulation for Broiler Chickens
US - As the production cycle of broilers has been reduced to such an extent that the starter phase represents more than a quarter of the cycle, poor feeding at this time can have a significant negative impact on the final weight of birds....
Poultry Industry News from Global Chicken Breast Texture Research
GLOBAL - In recent times, white striping and hard or “woody” texture has been observed in some chicken breast muscles. Indeed, at the recent 14th European Poultry Conference in Norway, a session dedicated to meat quality discussed these issues....
Poultry Industry News from United States Further Nutrition Research Needed For Sustainability
US - Over five decades, the poultry industry has developed from a backyard operation to the world’s largest animal protein supplier for human consumption. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Zoetis Receives Full License for First Vaccine for Georgia 08 Type Infectious Bronchitis Virus in Poultry
US - Zoetis Inc. has obtained a full license from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to sell Poulvac® Bron GA 08, the first commercially available vaccine to reduce disease caused by Georgia 2008 (GA 08) Type infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) in...
Poultry Industry News from Germany Stricter Rules for Chicken Production Could Affect Competiveness
GERMANY - The German Federal State of Lower Saxony has introduced stricter rules for broiler production. Lower Saxony is the center of chicken production in Germany and the new rules could put the competitiveness of the German poultry industry at risk....
Poultry Industry News from United States Favourable Market Conditions Help Sanderson Farms
US – US integrated poultry processor Sanderson Farms has seen net sales for the third quarter of 2014 of $768.4 million compared with $739.0 million for the same period a year ago....
Poultry Industry News from United States Further Extension of Tender Offer for Hillshire Brands Shares
US - Tyson Foods has extended the offering period of its previously announced tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Hillshire Brands to allow more time for anti-trust examination of the deal....
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Tasmania Egg Producers Campaign to Dump Labelling Laws
AUSTRALIA - Tasmanian food industry players are joining forces with backyard egg producers to campaign against new labelling laws....
Poultry Industry News from United States Looking for Corn Consumption Response
US - In the newsletter of 11 August, the prospects for corn consumption to respond to lower prices during the 2014-15 marketing year and the potential for a subsequent price recovery were discussed, writes Darrel Good. ...
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Poultry Industry Weighs in on Labour Policy
NEW ZEALAND - The poultry industry says abolishing factory farming would mean a hike in egg and chicken prices for the consumer....
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Producer to Reopen Former Townsends Plant
US - A poultry producer plans to reopen the former Townsends chicken processing plant in Siler City, North Carolina....
Poultry Industry News from Pakistan Ruling Party Plays No Part in Fixing Poultry Prices
PAKISTAN - Nobody in the ruling party has a role in fixing of the prices of poultry products, said Ch. Muhammad Arshad Jatt, Special Assistant to Chief Minister of the livestock department. ...
Poultry Industry News from China Arrests Made Over Poisonous Chicken Feet in China
CHINA - Chinese police have arrested 38 people on suspicion of making or selling contaminated chicken feet in a crackdown involving one of the country's favorite snacks....
Monday, August 25, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Turkey Farmers Left with Few Options as Inghams Closes Factory
AUSTRALIA - South Australian turkey farmers are considering their options after poultry giant Inghams announced it would close its McLaren Vale factory....
Poultry Industry News from United States Pork, Turkey Demand Help Hormel Profits
US – Meat and food processing giant Hormel Foods has reported record fiscal 2014 third quarter net earnings of $138.0 million, up 21 per cent from net earnings of $113.6 million a year earlier....
Poultry Industry News from Viet Nam Almost 500 Pheasants Killed by H5N6 Bird Flu in Viet Nam
VIET NAM - The Vietnamese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu in Lao Cai....
Poultry Industry News from Zambia $10M Chicken Plant Launched in Siavonga
ZAMBIA - About US$10 million has been invested in a chicken processing plant which was commissioned at the weekend in Siavonga District....
Poultry Industry News from Indonesia Indonesia in Talks to Resume Poultry Shipments to Japan
INDONESIA - Indonesian trade officials are currently in talks with their Japanese counterparts over the possibility of resuming poultry exports to the East Asian country, which were halted in early 2004 following the avian flu outbreak that affected many...
Poultry Industry News from Mexico Animal Health Issues Impacting Mexican Poultry Industry
MEXICO - The Mexican poultry industry continues to be affected by several minor disease issues. As a result of ongoing biosecurity measures, a modest increase in production of broiler meat and eggs are expected....
 
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