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08 June 2016
International Report Confirms More Government Vets are Needed
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) commends the government for its ongoing work in biosecurity but says there is still room for improvement. This follows the release of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) review of Australia’s...
Tyson Vet Shares Experiences with Antibiotic-Free Broilers
GLOBAL - Producing Salmonella-free chicks without antibiotics is a delicate procedure — sort of a little like baking a cake, says Scott Gustin, DVM, director of veterinary services for Tyson. You need to start with high-quality ingredients and pay close...
07 June 2016
Hong Kong Suspends Live Poultry Trade After H7N9 Bird Flu Finding
HONG KONG - The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) government has decided to suspend live poultry trade after H7N9 bird flu was detected by spot check at a local street market....
Further Bird Flu Reported in Jalisco Poultry
MEXICO - A new outbreak of Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been reported in Mexico....
86,000 Layers Killed in Niger Bird Flu Outbreak
NIGER - A new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been reported on a layer farm in Niger....
06 June 2016
Industry Insights: Increased Production, Improved Animal Welfare Meet Global Needs
ANALYSIS - The growing population, increases in household income and water scarcity are key drivers for the protein industry, and technology that can increase production and improve animal welfare will be important in meeting these challenges, according...
Another Low Path Bird Flu Outbreak Found in France
FRANCE - An outbreak of H5N2 low pathogenic avian influenza was found on a farm in Coudures, Landes department, last week....
03 June 2016
Cameroon Bird Flu Outbreak Restrictions Affecting Farm Businesses
CAMEROON - Live birds are reportedly stockpiling on Cameroon's border after an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza made Equatorial Guinea and Gabon ban poultry from there....
Salmonella Outbreaks in 7 US States Linked to Backyard Poultry
US - The US' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says it is investigating seven separate outbreaks of Salmonella across multiple states, linked to backyard poultry flocks....
Four Tips for Taking the Lead on the Animal-Welfare Conversation
GLOBAL - Recently, I ran across an ad from a well-known animal-rights organization looking for an undercover investigator. That prompted me to check ads run by similar organizations. I found that, except for a unique phrase here and there, the job descriptions...
02 June 2016
Pizza Hut Joins Antibiotic-Free Chicken Trend
US - Pizza Hut restaurants have become the latest in the list of retailers and food-service providers to take chicken treated with antibiotics important to human medicine off the menu....
01 June 2016
New York State Lifts Avian Flu Ban on Poultry Fair Exhibits
US - New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball has announced the end of the ban on all live fowl competitions and exhibits at the Great New York State Fair and at all county fairs in New York....
31 May 2016
New Project to Improve Erysipelas Disease Knowledge in Chickens
DENMARK - A new project (EryPoP) at the Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture is aiming to look into Erysipelas infection in chickens....
Did the EU Miss an Opportunity for Red Mite Control in Poultry?
EU - The EU made and implemented the decision to remove the use of the battery cage system for keeping layers of table eggs, for the purpose of poultry wellbeing, write A Pavlicevic and I Pavlovic....
27 May 2016
Cameroon Reports Avian Flu Outbreak
CAMEROON - Fifteen thousand birds have died in an outbreak of avian influenza in Yaounde, the capital city of Cameroon....
25 May 2016
World Animal Health Organisation Sets Outs Action on Antibiotic Resistance
GLOBAL - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) this week presented its national delegates with its plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance, which is considered a major risk by the international community....
New Central American Plan to Eradicate Low-Path H5N2 Bird Flu
CENTRAL AMERICA - Central American agriculture ministers and poultry organisations met in San Salvador at the headquarters for the International Regional Organisation for Agricultural Health (OIRSA) last week and developed a plan to eradicate low pathogenic...
24 May 2016
Newcastle Disease Outbreaks Continue in Israel
ISRAEL - There have been another ten outbreaks of Newcastle disease in Israel....
23 May 2016
Georgia Poultry Launches AirStorm Ventilation Fans
GLOBAL - Georgia Poultry’s launch of AirStorm fiberglass fans continues our commitment to reducing the price poultry farmers pay for production equipment. ...
Rapid Bird Flu Response Teams in Place in India's Karnataka Region
INDIA - Fifty rapid response teams have been formed in the Indian region where highly pathogenic avian influenza was found recently....
20 May 2016
Bird Flu Reported in Cambodia
CAMBODIA - There has been an outbreak of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza in backyard chickens and ducks in Cambodia....
19 May 2016
More Bird Flu Reported in Italy
ITALY - Another outbreak of H7N7 highly pathogenic avian flu has been found in Italy....
Task Force to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance in Agriculture
UK - A review on antimicrobial resistance has been published today, identifying farming as one of the key areas to help halt this global issue....
18 May 2016
Ghana Reports Four New Bird Flu Outbreaks
GHANA - Two outbreaks were reported in Greater Accra, and one each in Eastern and Central regions....
17 May 2016
Georgia Poultry Offers Trouble-Free Poultry Control Pan
GLOBAL - At one time or another, almost every poultry grower has walked into a house and found empty pans caused by a malfunctioning control pan. These unplanned feed outages cause broiler performance to suffer and potential lost revenue at close out,...
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