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12 December 2018
SHIC establishes diagnostic strategies to get ahead of disease
If knowledge is power, being prepared is security. Both are drivers behind the Swine Health Information Center’s (SHIC) program to share information among the nation’s four major swine veterinary diagnostic laboratories....
11 December 2018
How does Blackhead disease spread? New research sheds light
USA, 11 December 2018 - The USPOULTRY Foundation announces the completion of a funded research project at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, that has clarified how blackhead disease spreads...
Is genetics the key for lasting IBV immunity?
Manipulating the immune response may be one way infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is controlled in the future, predict researchers studying genetic lines of poultry....
04 December 2018
Let's tie EU farm grants to better treatment of poultry and livestock
EU - Campaigning MEP John Flack is backing a move to link farm subsidies to animal welfare across Europe...
03 December 2018
Conventional cages excluded from draft global standard by World Animal Health Organisation
GLOBAL - The World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) is proposing global standards for housing laying hens, which will now exclude conventional cages from their standard...
BFREPA responds to Defra avian influenza announcement
UK, 3 December 2018 - Last week, Defra urged poultry farmers and pet bird keepers to prepare for winter Avian Flu threat...
New UK powers which could open door to ban on live exports welcomed by RSPCA
UK, 3 December 2018 - Significant new powers granted to the UK and devolved nations post brexit, could be used to introduce a ban on live exports, claims the RSPCA...
Iran reports H5N8 bird flu in backyard poultry, OIE
IRAN, 3 December 2018 - Iran has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus among backyard poultry in the north of the country, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday, citing a report from Iran's...
30 November 2018
Engaging the poultry industry in gene-editing
The Coalition for Responsible Gene Editing in Agriculture has created communication resources to help those researching, developing and using the technology to support an informed dialogue on gene editing in food and agriculture...
Natural mating vs artificial insemination: effects on egg quality and laying performance
Comparison of natural mating and artificial insemination on laying performance, egg quality and welfare of fast-feathering Huainan partridge chickens...
29 November 2018
World poultry industry still struggling with necrotic enteritis
Necrotic enteritis (NE) remains a formidable challenge in broilers raised without antibiotics, and preventing the disease means steering clear of predisposing factors and implementing a rigid coccidiosis-control plan, speakers said at the Second International...
Dietary grape seed improves welfare and performance of heat-stressed Japanese quail
Effects of dietary grape seed on performance and some metabolic assessments in Japanese quail with different plumage colours exposed to heat stress...
Intersections of environmental management and biosecurity in animal agriculture
The livestock and poultry environmental learning community webinar series continues this December with environmental management and biosecurity...
Farmers beware: New super rat hotspots N, S, E and W surround central data void
Farmers are advised to beware of new hotspots of rats that are resistant to anticoagulant rodenticides, identified by monitoring carried out at The University of Reading...
27 November 2018
Poultry farmers and pet bird keepers urged to prepare for winter Avian Flu threat
The Chief Veterinary Officers across the UK are encouraging all poultry keepers to take action now to reduce the risk of disease over the winter...
Traceability features in 2019 food trends
Supply-chain transparency and alternative protein sources top food trend predictions for 2019...
22 November 2018
Lack of approved medications continues to stymie welfare-minded turkey producers
Another year, another survey and more long faces on US turkey producers frustrated by the lack of approved, efficacious medications — a problem they rated as the top health issue threatening production....
21 November 2018
Silicon supplement could improve bone strength and welfare of millions of chickens a year
UK, 21 November 2018 - Scientists have found a way to develop a silicon food supplement for poultry, which could provide a major boost to the health and welfare of millions of chickens produced every year...
UK farmers' unions comment on draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement
UK, 21 November 2018 - Following the publication of the draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and the outline Political Declaration on the future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union, the Presidents of NFU Scotland, NFU England and...
Red tractor launches bid to become flagship of British food & farming
UK 21 November 2018 - A huge step in Red Tractor’s evolution has been announced as the assurance scheme bids to become the flagship of British food and farming...
20 November 2018
IPPE Insights: Red mite solution for poultry available in EU
USA, 20 November 2018 - Red mites are a huge problem worldwide, costing the poultry industry hundreds of millions of dollars annually. ...
IBV vaccination protects broilers despite ammonia exposure
A recent study corroborates previous findings that broilers properly vaccinated for infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) are protected from IBV challenge despite exposure to moderate levels of ammonia...
19 November 2018
Germany tackles antimicrobial resistance
GERMANY, 19 November 2018 - The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) organised two symposia dealing with microbial risks in food in November 2018: "Food-associated viruses" (7 November) and "Antimicrobial resistance in the food chain" (8-9...
China devoted to combating bird flu
CHINA, 19 November 2018 - For the first time in the past five years, scientists at China's National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory were able to spend the weeklong Chinese Lunar New Year holiday in February with their families...
Egyptian government to adopt law banning live poultry distribution
EGYPT, 19 November 2018 - The ministries of agriculture, trade and industry, supply, health, and local development have prepared mechanisms for adopting law No. 70 of 2009, aiming to ban the distribution of live poultry in Cairo and Giza governorates...
 
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