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23 April 2018
FDA report finds rodent infestation at farm which recalled over 200 million eggs
An inspection from the US Food and Drug Asministration finds unsanitry conidtions, rodent infestation at farm responsible for recall of more than 200 million eggs ...
Asian food industry leaders put animal welfare on their agenda
JAKARTA, Indonesia - 23 April 2018 - Humane Society International (HSI) recently hosted Indonesia’s first corporate animal welfare roundtable, bringing together leading food service, restaurant and hospitality companies to discuss the global movement...
Foregoing CAV breeder vaccination based on ELISA results can backfire
Not vaccinating broiler breeders for chicken anaemia virus (CAV) because ELISA results show detectable antibodies could be asking for trouble, says Guillermo Zavala, DVM, PhD, Avian Health International, LLC....
19 April 2018
Eat less and better meat and dairy, say campaigners
A powerful alliance of 52 organisations have set out their stall for how to eat meat and dairy more sustainably...
18 April 2018
MSD Animal Health receives marketing authorisation from European Commission for expanded indication of Panacur® AquaSol for chickens
Addition of a new therapeutic indication to combat the intestinal parasite, Capillaria spp. (L5 and adult stages). ...
Clostridium perfringens on broiler meat can survive processing, potentially sicken consumers
Most broiler producers know the economic impact of necrotic enteritis caused by Clostridium perfringens, particularly in birds raised without antibiotics....
17 April 2018
Taking steps for business-wide welfare and sustainability
Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC commits to sustainability and welfare improvement targets in 2017 sustainability report...
16 April 2018
Woody breast continues to baffle researchers
Woody breast is a relatively new disease that adversely affects meat quality during processing, but poultry scientists still don’t understand its underlying causes, said Luke Borst, DVM, PhD, a veterinary anatomic pathologist at North Carolina State...
13 April 2018
FAI Director, Paul Cook, joins McDonald’s new Chicken Sustainability Advisory Council
As part of their journey towards improved chicken sustainability, McDonald’s have appointed FAI Technical Director Paul Cook to a multi-stakeholder advisory council featuring key suppliers, genetics experts, leading welfare academics and researchers...
Maple Leafs Foods invests in Entomo Farms to expand cricket farming production
Entomo Farms, North America’s largest insect farm for human consumption, announced today that it raised Series A funding from Maple Leaf Foods, Canada’s largest protein consumer packaged goods company...
12 April 2018
Find out how (and why) to improve the gut health of your flock with a free ebook
"Poultry Diseases Influenced by Gastrointestinal Health" by A. Gino Lorenzoni DVM, MSc, PhD is a guide to how and why to improve the gut health of your flock...
Pirbright research to boost vaccine production
Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have received money which will enable research into boosting vaccine yields by up to ten fold...
11 April 2018
Dry grape extracts to optimise vitamin E in animal nutrition
The vitamin E market is going through a very serious context of stretched supply, possible shortage and price issues. ...
10 April 2018
In-ovo vaccination requires good hatchery management
In-ovo vaccination is gaining popularity and is being used in an increasing number of hatcheries. A driving force behind this is the increasing number of vaccines that are suitable for this method, including vector vaccines, which offer early protection...
09 April 2018
MSD Animal Health receives marketing authorization from European Commission for expanded indication of PANACUR® AquaSol for chickens
MADISON, NJ, 9 April 2018 – Addition of a new therapeutic indication to combat the intestinal parasite, Capillaria spp. (L5 and adult stages)...
Seven misconceptions about IBD in broilers
Infectious bursal disease, or IBD, is one of the most common yet most misunderstood diseases of poultry....
Proper water pressure, volume essential to good flock performance
Raising commercial chickens successfully requires an adequate water supply. This means enough water pressure and volume to meet flock demands....
Two symposia on poultry enteric disease set stage for 2018 AAAP Conference
Two symposia focused on enteric disease in poultry will be held immediately prior to the 2018 American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) annual conference set for this July in Denver....
06 April 2018
Are you using rodenticides correctly?
Farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers are being encouraged to undertake knowledge updates to maintain their professional competence in the use of stewardship-label rodenticides...
05 April 2018
Sainsbury's backtracks on chicken welfare
Compassion in World Farming is extremely disappointed to announce that almost eight years after awarding Sainsbury’s with their Good Chicken Award, the retailer has failed to achieve its higher welfare commitments and has formally withdrawn from the...
Canada focusing in on disease risk management
LONDON, Ontario, 4 April 2018 - Agriculture and Agri-food Canada outline proposed projects for improved disease risk management...
31 March 2018
When diseases cross borders
Around the world, farmers depend on their animals to provide food, milk and a source of income, but when disease threatens a herd or flock, the health and welfare of humans are in danger too....
30 March 2018
Red Tractor Assurance to launch TV advertising campaign
Red Tractor Assurance will have its own national television advertising campaign later this year for the first time in its history...
Nutrition innovation to help poultry producers meet antibiotic reduction goals
BANKGOK, THAILAND—As global health authorities and policymakers confront the escalating threat of antimicrobial resistance, innovations in sustainable poultry nutrition offer producers tools to improve bird performance and productivity without antibiotics...
29 March 2018
Single vaccine developed for avian flu and duck enteritis
UK, 28 March 2018 - The Pirbright institute has developed a single vaccine for both avian flu and duck enteritis...
 
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