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25 September 2017
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...
21 September 2017
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....
20 September 2017
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...
Fairhill Chickens’ Production Down 25%
ZIMBABWE - Gweru-based poultry producer, Fairhill Chickens’ production has plummeted by more than 25 per cent owing to the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza virus commonly known as bird flu, which broke out in the country in May....
18 September 2017
Industry Calls for Urgent Action on Organic Derogations
UK - The NFU, NPA and stakeholders across the industry(1) are urging the European Commission to extend two derogations for organic pig and poultry which are coming to an end on 31 December 2017....
15 September 2017
First Case of Bird Flu Detected on Eastern Cape Farm
SOUTH AFRICA - Sovereign Food Investments Ltd (Sovereign Foods or the Company) announced yesterday (Thursday, 14 September) morning in a SENS announcement that it has detected avian influenza (AI) at a single layer house on a farm that forms part of the...
14 September 2017
UK can Officially Call Itself Bird Flu Free; Chief Vet Sounds Caution
UK - UK poultry keepers have been urged to remain vigilant for signs of avian influenza even though the UK has met all international requirements to declare itself free from the disease, Chris McCullough reports....
MSD Animal Health launches first systemic treatment for Poultry Red Mites; EXOLT eliminates infestations in European Poultry Houses
MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health within the United States and Canada) today announced the launch of EXZOLT® (fluralaner), the first systemic treatment for poultry red mite infestations – a novel approach that virtually eliminates poultry...
MSD Animal Health launches first live poultry vaccine providing simultaneous protection against untreatable deiseases at WVPA Congress
INNOVAX-ND-IBD® provides simultaneous protection against Newcastle Disease, Infectious Bursal disease and Marek’s Disease with single injection...
13 September 2017
IPPE Insight: Addressing Pain Points of Industry Trends
ANALYSIS - Food safety, antibiotic-free and sustainable practices are just a few of the global trends that are currently shaping the industry, according to Ed Galo, managing director for Novus International in North America....
12 September 2017
Hydration Supplementation Can Help Boost Chick Health
ANALYSIS - Once hatched, Mother Nature has supplied chicks with a two- to three-day yolk sac supply of hydration and nutrition while chicks learn what to eat and drink. ...
Oman Govt Bans Poultry Imports from Five Countries
OMAN - Importing poultry from five countries has been banned in Oman, according to a ministerial decision....
Prof Dr Klaus Österrieder Wins WVPA - Boehringer Ingelheim Innovation in Vaccination Award
Awarded at the XXth World Vetrinary Poultry Association Congress in Edinburgh, vet and microbiologist Prof. Dr. Klaus Österrieder won the Innovation in Vaccination Award sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim for his work in the development of the first genetic...
11 September 2017
Grave Concern Over Rise in Animals Killed Without Stunning, Say Vets
UK - The number of animals killed without pre-stunning has risen sharply, according to analysis by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) of the latest survey released by the Food Standards Agency (FSA)....
08 September 2017
Korea to Enhance Poultry Farming Environment
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will take steps to enhance the overall environment of poultry farms and ban sales of live chickens and ducks to prevent future outbreaks of avian influenza, the agriculture ministry said Thursday. ...
COA Confirms Chickens to Have H5N8 Avian Flu
TAIWAN - Chickens at two slaughterhouses in Taipei and New Taipei City were confirmed to be infected with the H5N8 avian influenza virus, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said last week....
America’s Largest Chicken Association Rolls Out Industry-Wide Standards for Broiler Chicken Welfare
US - The National Chicken Council (NCC), the United States' oldest and largest national association representing the US broiler chicken industry (chickens raised for meat), this week rolled out a set of industry-wide standards for broiler chicken welfare...
06 September 2017
Tyson Prompted to Expand Production Due to Strong Chicken Demand
US - In response to strong consumer demand for chicken, Tyson Foods, Inc. yesterday announced plans to build a $320 million poultry complex in eastern Kansas....
Poultry Keepers Urged to Prepare for Winter Avian Flu Threat
UK - All poultry keepers across the UK are being urged to remain vigilant to the threat of bird flu and take action now to reduce the risk to their flocks and the wider poultry industry this winter in a joint call from the Chief Vets of Wales, Scotland,...
IPPE Launches 6th Annual Young Leaders "30 under 30" Programme
US - The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is launching the sixth annual Young Leaders "30 under 30" programme targeting young professionals who normally would not have the financial resources or opportunity to attend IPPE....
SA Govt Affirms Support for Poultry Industry
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African government has affirmed its support for the domestic poultry industry in the aftermath of the bird flu outbreak. ...
04 September 2017
Study: Antibiotic Misuse in Poultry Farms Leads to Multi-drug Resistant Bacteria
INDIA - Misuse of antibiotics in poultry farms is leading to a proliferation of multi-drug resistant bacteria....
OIE Reports Newcastle Disease Outbreak in Bulgaria
BULGARIA - Dr Damyan Iliev, Chief Veterinary Officer & Deputy Executive Director at the Bulgarian Food Safety Agency, has reported an outbreak of Newcastle disease in Kardzhali....
01 September 2017
Experimental Vaccine May Provide Better Salmonella Control
US - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the US National Poultry Research Center, USDA ARS, in Athens, Georgia, in which a researcher completed initial steps toward developing an experimental...
31 August 2017
London Summit to Tackle Avian Disease
UK & CHINA - Chinese and British researchers are collaborating in a joint effort to combat the spread of avian diseases....
 
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