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28 August 2017
Avian Influenza Detected on Cape Poultry Farm
SOUTH AFRICA - The Western Cape Department of Agriculture has confirmed the presence of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in a commercial layer poultry farm....
Nationwide Tests Ordered as DDT Traces Found in Chickens
SOUTH KOREA - The government decided to test every chicken raised on an egg-producing farm nationwide to see if they are contaminated with the insecticide Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), after chickens from two farms in North Gyeongsang were found...
25 August 2017
Tyson's Incubation Technology Centre Set to Begin Operations
US - Tyson Foods this week officially opened its Incubation Technology Center, located at the corner of East Huntsville Avenue and North Monitor Road in east Springdale....
China Not on First List of McDonald's Antibiotics Cut
CHINA - Chinese diners may have to wait until 2027 to enjoy nuggets free of a certain antibiotics at McDonald's as the country is not among the markets where the chemical will be banned before that....
24 August 2017
Kenya Lifts Poultry Ban for Three Large Ugandan Export Firms
KENYA - Three large Ugandan firms are set to make millions after they were exclusively allowed to bring poultry products into Kenya....
McDonalds to Globally Reduce Use of Antibiotics in Chickens
GLOBAL - McDonalds says it will start globally rolling back use of antibiotics in its chicken products from 2018 as part of efforts to curb microbial resistance to drugs and the rise of superbugs....
Korean Govt to Inspect All Chickens for Insecticides
SOUTH KOREA - The government will conduct an investigation into chickens throughout the country after some chicken meat has been found to have more anthelmintic residue than the permissible level, the agricultural ministry said Wednesday....
23 August 2017
Cargill in Collaboration to Promote Scientific Use of Antibiotics in China’s Broiler Industry
CHINA - Cargill’s Animal Protein business is working closely with the China Institute of Veterinary Drugs Control (IVDC) and China Agriculture Press on a Veterinary Drugs Guide Book intended to reduce the use of antibiotics in China’s broiler industry....
DA Allows Poultry Shipments Out of Luzon
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture (DA) has allowed the shipment of poultry and poultry products from Luzon to other parts of the country provided these are validated by quarantine officers and certified by accredited and inspected farms in the...
21 August 2017
Sweden Reports Outbreak of Newcastle Disease in Laying Hens
SWEDEN - Dr Ingrid Eilertz, Chief Veterinary Officer Director and Head of the Swedish Board of Agriculture Department for Animal Welfare and Health at the Ministry for Rural Affairs has reported an outbreak of Newcastle disease at a poultry farm located...
18 August 2017
2018 IPPE Registration and Housing Now Open
US - Attendee and exhibitor registration and housing for the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) are now open....
AAAP Inducts 19 More Avian-health Professionals into Hall of Honour
US - Recognising their many contributions to the world poultry industry, the American Association of Avian Pathologists recently inducted 19 more avian-health professionals into its Hall of Honour....
17 August 2017
Groups Say Eggs, Chicken Safe to Eat
PHILIPPINES - Two groups of poultry raisers on Wednesday crammed a restaurant that fried chicken built and feasted on its bestseller, along with "balut" (developing bird embryo that is boiled and eaten from the shell), in a public demonstration intended...
16 August 2017
Poultry Facilities Recognised for Outstanding Safety Performance
US - At the 2017 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry in Destin, Florida, 147 chicken and turkey facilities received safety awards by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council. ...
H7N9 Death Reported in Central China
CHINA - A resident of Central China's Hunan province died of H7N9 flu infection, said provincial authorities on Tuesday....
Tyson Foods Streamlines Organisation, Maximises Growth
US - Tyson Foods, Inc. has streamlined its organisation in support of a growth strategy announced earlier this year, the company reported earlier this month. The new structure is designed around the company’s segments of Beef, Pork, Chicken and Prepared...
15 August 2017
Philippines Reports First H5 Outbreak; New Events in Laos, South Africa
PHILIPPINES, LAOS & SOUTH AFRICA - Agriculture officials in the Philippines reported the country's first highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza outbreak, which struck a commercial poultry farm in Pampanga province on Luzon, the country's largest island....
BAI Lifts Poultry Restrictions
PHILIPPINES - Business resumed on Monday after the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) lifted restrictions on the transport and sale of birds and poultry products produced outside a 7-kilometer control area surrounding the bird flu infestation site at San...
UAE Restricts Philippine Poultry Imports
UAE - The UAE is restricting imports from an affected province of Philippines which has been hit with its first outbreak of avian flu, said the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment on Monday....
14 August 2017
Mandatory CCTV in Slaughterhouses 'Huge Win for Animal Welfare', Says BVA
UK - The Government’s plan to introduce mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses in England is a huge win for animal health and welfare, following years of campaigning by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and Veterinary Public Health Association...
2017 Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar Moving to Kansas City; Industry Tours Offered
US - Protein conversion is an aspect of production that is not often discussed, but plays an important role in converting processing remnants into safe, high quality feed ingredients for a variety of industries....
09 August 2017
Direct Interaction with Consumers Helps Dispel Ag Myths
CANADA - According to Bruce Cochrane, the Executive Director of Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan says, by interacting directly with consumers, those involved in agriculture have an opportunity set the record straight on what they do and why they do it....
08 August 2017
Hydration Supplementation Is Standard Practice for Shipping Chicks at Hubbard Breeders
ANALYSIS - Dehydration is an ongoing challenge for hatcheries that are shipping day-old chicks. ...
07 August 2017
China, US Join Hands in Kansas-based Animal Vaccine Cluster
US - China's largest animal vaccine company is going to a part of the US where the industry action is....
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