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15 October 2018
New fixed volume animal injection syringes
The new Swiss made syringes are available in four volumes. ...
12 October 2018
China mulls cutting protein in animal feed as soybean supply tightens
CHINA (Reuters) - The current guideline recommends only minimum levels of protein; the move is being considered due in part to higher Chinese tariffs on US soybeans, which has caused Chinese soymeal prices to reach record highs...
11 October 2018
Dr Eric Jensen spoke on prevention of poultry disease at World Nutrition Forum in South Africa
Dr Eric Jensen, Aviagen North America’s Vice President of Veterinary Services, addressed attendees to the World Nutrition Forum during Oct. 3-6 in Cape Town, South Africa....
MSD Animal Health launches IDAL 3G Twin, the first needle-free and intradermal device with two lnjector heads for swine vaccination
New device in combination with Porcilis® vaccines provides quick and easy prevention of two of the most common swine diseases. ...
10 October 2018
Leading food companies form the Global Coalition for Animal Welfare
GLOBAL - Companies join forces to advance animal welfare standards throughout the global food supply chain...
Exploring the connection between hemorrhagic hepatopathy and inactivated vaccines used in broiler breeders
An interview with Andy McRee, DVM, Senior Technical Services Veterinarian, Zoetis...
09 October 2018
Southeast Asia's first workshop on cage-free egg production a success
INDONESIA - Humane Society International, in conjunction with the Indonesian Veterinary Medical Association, recently hosted Southeast Asia’s first technical workshop on cage-free egg production in Surabaya, Indonesia ...
The profits of feed production and innovation as a producer
CANADA - A growing number of major farming operations are opting to take charge of their futures by embracing a stronger direct role in feed production and feed additive innovation...
08 October 2018
RUMA confirms position on ‘antibiotic-free’ product labelling
UK - RUMA is re-stating its position that while it welcomes efforts to minimise antibiotic use through improved health and welfare, it does not support the use of “Antibiotic-free”, “Reared without antibiotics” and “No antibiotics ever” claims...
07 October 2018
Your next livestock medicator should be electric
It is a standard production practice to use water driven medicators to administer medications, vaccines, and supplements to livestock and poultry. With good water quality and routine maintenance, virtually all brands of water driven medicators do an excellent...
05 October 2018
European Parliament: what are the public health, environmental impacts of intensive broiler production?
EU - The European Parliament urges the European Commission to address animal welfare, environmental and public health impacts of intensive broiler farming...
Bird flu detected at poultry farm in southern Bulgaria
BULGARIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria has reported an outbreak of bird flu virus on a farm in the southern district of Plovdiv, the national food safety agency said on Friday...
Thai livestock industry marks 2018 as one of the best years for animal welfare
Thailand celebrated World Animal Day 2018 with huge progress in animal rights, especially in the area of livestock welfare, where several game-changing policies have been made by the government and major food companies...
Expert panel warns that Brexit trade deals may be the biggest risk to high animal welfare
Future trade deals pose the highest threat to high farm animal welfare standards and protecting British farmers from being undercut by lower standard imports, according to an expert panel at the RSPCA post-Brexit higher welfare debate...
04 October 2018
Barn fires: chickens make up 95 percent of all animal deaths caused by fires
USA - Today, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) released a first-of-its-kind report highlighting the more than 2.7 million US farm animals who perished in potentially preventable barn fires from 2013 to 2017...
03 October 2018
Study shows how unchanged boots disrupt biosecurity
Poultry farmers looking for ways to reduce the spread of viruses and bacteria in their facilities need look no further than the boots on their feet, according to a University of Guelph/University of Montreal study presented at the 2018 Western Poultry...
02 October 2018
Coccidiosis: young Nigerian veterinarian making strides
NIGERIA - At the 4th Asia Meeting of the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA), held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the WVPA/Zoetis Young Poultry Veterinarian Award for 2018 was presented to Dr Mary Angani from Nigeria...
01 October 2018
Shareholders concerned over McDonald's broiler welfare policy
USA - A Trustee of the New York State Common Retirement Fund (Fund) wrote a letter to McDonald's chairman of the board and the president and CEO of the company, taking aim at McDonald's ...
CBS launches new Feed Science Platform for optimising poultry production
CANADA - Canadian Bio-Systems Inc (CBS) has launched the main phase rollout of its new Feed Science Platforms (FSPs), offering a comprehensive portfolio of advanced bio-based feed technology solutions to benefit swine, poultry, aquaculture and ruminant...
28 September 2018
More broilers, more feed: global demand for poultry feed on the rise
GLOBAL - Poultry feed market witnessing increasing demand from broiler production; the Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) most lucrative with 2x projected growth through 2027...
27 September 2018
Global egg industry adopts formal position on antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
GLOBAL - The International Egg Commission and its members support, and will promote, the responsible use of all antimicrobials to allow for the long-term safe production of eggs, safeguarding the availability of eggs and egg products for the world’s...
Vaccination of broilers ‘quick and easy’ way to get Salmonella under control
Vaccination of broilers against Salmonella may be the best and most expedient option for producers struggling to meet USDA performance standards at the processing plant, said Chuck Hofacre, DVM, PhD, president of the Southern Poultry Research Group Inc.,...
19 September 2018
Socorex automatic vaccinators
From day old chick up to breeding stock, the Swiss made Socorex® syringes with spring-loaded plunger and valve system are designed for precision serial animal injections....
Infectious bronchitis: new method developed for rapid vaccine generation
USA - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, in which researchers created a new rapid method to develop infectious bronchitis vaccines...
 
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