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22 June 2018
MSD Animal Health partners with Vinovo for enhanced poultry health
Combines broad vaccine portfolio with novel delivery system to efficiently and effectively protect against highly infectious poultry diseases....
Winterbotham Darby wins prestigious Special Recognition Award from Compassion in World Farming
UK-based continental meats supplier, Winterbotham Darby, are extremely proud to have received the Special Recognition Award at the Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards in Paris today (Thursday 21 June, 2018)...
More amino acids, feed aid broiler chicks vaccinated for coccidiosis
Feeding broilers a diet high in amino acids, along with more feed, can minimise the adverse effects on performance that sometimes occur after coccidiosis vaccination, indicate the results of a study presented at the 2018 International Poultry Scientific...
Compassion’s Awards celebrate continual drive for global farm animal welfare
GLOBAL - The winds of change continue to blow across the world’s most influential food companies as more and more recognise the need to take farm animal welfare seriously...
18 June 2018
IPPE Insights: Alimet global expansion project on track for completion in 2020
Novus' business began with ALIMET. Jeff Klopfenstein, Methionine Business Unit President with Novus International, shared plans for Alimet's future at IPPE in Atlanta with The Poultry Site's Sarah Mikesell. ...
15 June 2018
Team effort by human, animal sectors needed to ensure responsible antibiotic use worldwide
While the poultry and livestock sectors have drawn the ire of consumer and medical groups for the growth of antimicrobial resistance, it is wrong to “partition blame,” Randy Singer, DVM, PhD, University of Minnesota, told Poultry Health Today....
Avian Influenza confirmed in a wild bird in Co Armagh, Northern Ireland
The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs today confirmed that a wild greylag goose, found in Lurgan Park, Co Armagh, has tested positive for H5N6 Avian Influenza...
14 June 2018
ANIZOME launches microbiome discovery platform for animal health and nutrition
ANIZOME™, the first company to offer a commercial therapeutic microbiome discovery platform dedicated to animal health and nutrition, is launched today...
"Hens in trees": A visit with the Lakes Free Range Egg Company
We visited the impressive Lakes Free Range Egg Company this week - we were impressed by more than just the views...
12 June 2018
Three research-proven ways to maximise Marek’s disease control
For decades, vaccination has provided effective control of Marek’s disease (MD). Since the first MD vaccines were introduced in 1970, broiler condemnation losses due to MD have decreased more than 99%. [1]...
Hipra University: Theoretical and practical course on Newcastle disease
On 10th and 11th May last, the first Hipra University course on Newcastle disease organised by Hipra was held in Lima (Peru)....
08 June 2018
British poultry meat sector’s drive for excellence in bird health delivers again on antibiotic stewardship
The British Poultry Council has released its 2018 Antibiotic Stewardship Report which highlights the significant achievements made by the British poultry meat sector’s drive for excellence in bird health and welfare that’s delivering responsible use...
07 June 2018
Ensuring strong immunity key to successful NAE broiler production
Producers raising broilers with no or fewer antibiotics need to pay more attention to diseases that can compromise flock immunity and make birds more susceptible to primary and secondary infections, according to poultry specialists speaking at an industry...
06 June 2018
Hotraco Agri to unveil novel red mite monitoring system at VIV Europe
Red mite monitoring system to give poultry farmers insight into red mite population...
Australian poultry farms undergo major shift
Move towards “super farms” drives investment...
Wageningen Bioveterinary Research and Ceva form strategic alliance to counter global threat of emerging and re-emerging diseases
Wageningen Bioveterinary Research (WBVR) and Ceva Santé Animale (Ceva) announced a new collaboration to develop veterinary vaccines for the control of (re)emerging infectious animal diseases, such as Rift Valley fever and Influenza. ...
05 June 2018
NFU lifts the lid on the IPM toolbox at industry summit
The NFU will today (5 June 2018) hold its first Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Summit bringing together industry professionals, academics and arable farmers to discuss research and on-farm practicalities of an integrated approach to managing pests and...
04 June 2018
Poultry and swine production resumes in Brazil
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Association of Animal Proteins (ABPA) reports that 163 cold storage units throughout Brazil reported a resumption of activities on Friday 1 June 2018, after suspension of slaughter and processing as a direct consequence of the truck...
01 June 2018
Sustainability by design: why Sweden has it sussed
Maria Donis is managing director at the Swedish Poultry Meat Association and is also on the board of AVEC. Pia Gustavsson is chief veterinarian and is responsible for running the veterinary programmes. The Poultry Site heard from them about sustainability...
31 May 2018
Innovating for success starts in the hatchery
Ceva to open their doors at VIV Europe 2018, welcoming all to learn how their innovations can optimise the performance of your flock...
30 May 2018
International partnership to address human-animal-environment health risks gets a boost
PARIS, 30 May 2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) today agreed to step up joint action to combat health threats associated with...
29 May 2018
IPPE Insights: Merck Poultry Ph.D. Fellowship research focuses on necrotic enteritis
"With the incidence of necrotic enteritis increasing every year, it is crucial to intensely research novel vaccine technologies." ...
22 May 2018
FAI Farms extends higher welfare breed trial services to US producers and companies
New York, USA, 22 May, 2018 - The Food Animal Initiative (FAI Farms), the food sustainability research, data and consultancy business, is expanding its higher welfare breed trialling services to US producers and companies, in line with the RSPCA Broiler...
21 May 2018
USPOULTRY: What to expect when you're inspected
TUCKER, Georgia, 21 May 2018 - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a video that demonstrates what poultry and egg farms can expect if their farms are inspected by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). To ensure the information...
18 May 2018
Specialists share tips for optimising immunity in ‘no antibiotics ever’ and ‘reduced use’ broiler flocks
The growing trend toward “no antibiotics ever” and “reduced use” production systems has prompted poultry companies to rethink their traditional disease-management practices....
 
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