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20 October 2017
Almost 2/3 of Western Cape's Egg Layers Culled, Govt Reports
SOUTH AFRICA - Close to two thirds of the Western Cape egg-laying hens have been culled as cases of bird flu continue to increase, the Western Cape's Economic Opportunities MEC Alan Winde said on Friday....
19 October 2017
DuPont Probiotic Now Available to European Broiler Producers
EU - Danisco Animal Nutrition, a business unit of DuPont Industrial Biosciences, announced the launch of DuPont™ Enviva® PRO, a three-strain Bacillus probiotic, in Europe. ...
Call for Govt Permission to Import Hatching Eggs
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe’s avian influenza-ravaged poultry can be revived if Government allows more suppliers to import hatching eggs, players in the sector have said....
18 October 2017
South Korean Egg Prices Back Down After Bird Flu Spike
SOUTH KOREA - Omelets should be making a welcome return to South Korean dining tables as a prolonged spike in the price of eggs looks to have finally subsided -- an outbreak of avian flu late last year had seen them skyrocket....
17 October 2017
Dutch Poultry Farm Exposed to Low Path H5N2 Bird Flu
NETHERLANDS - Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer at the Ministry of Economic Affairs has reported an outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza at a poultry farm in Zeeland....
Stakeholders Discuss Import Regulations for MDM
ZAMBIA - Stakeholders convened in Lusaka to discuss the import regulations for the mechanically deboned meat commonly known us MDM....
Nestlé USA Commended on Commitment to Improve Broiler Chicken Welfare
US - World Animal Protection welcomes the commitment made by Nestlé USA to improve the welfare of the chickens farmed for meat in its US food supply chain. ...
16 October 2017
Des Moines Animal Control Wants to Limit Backyard Chickens
US - Des Moines animal control says it's time to cut back on the number of chickens allowed in the city limits....
12 October 2017
Prevexxion RN vaccine for Mareck's Disease optimises safety and efficacy
The 2-step production of the Prevexxion RN vaccine manages to create a very effective vaccine whilst eliminating organ atrophy. ...
Volvac B.E.S.T offers optimised protection from Avian Influenza and Newcastle's Disease
Volvac B.E.S.T AI + ND vaccine from Boehringher Ingelheim is an optimal vaccine against many strains of Avian Influenza and Newcastle's Disease. ...
11 October 2017
Poultry Producers Import Hatching Eggs from Europe
ZIMBABWE - Poultry producers could be forced to import hatching eggs from Europe on the back of local and regional shortages that were triggered by the outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza virus commonly known as bird flu....
New flock-management trends call for new E. coli-management strategies, vets say
Two poultry veterinarians say that prevention of Escherichia coli infection is key as management trends toward free-range housing and reduced antibiotic use....
09 October 2017
Four Companies from BiH Obtain Licenses to Export Poultry Meat to EU
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA - The Inspection Team of the Directorate for Food, Health, Analyzes and Audits of the European Union (formerly FVO) granted the license to BiH companies Madi, Ovako, Brovis and Agreks for the export of poultry meat and products to...
Innscor to Inject US$8M Towards Chicken Restocking
ZIMBABWE - Innscor Africa Ltd says it is planning to invest in excess of US$8 million for the restocking of its chicken-rearing subsidiary Irvine’s in the aftermath of the recent avian flu outbreak outbreak at the company’s Lanark Farm....
Hipra goes for total control of Coccidiosis at WVPAC 2017
Within the framework of the XXth WVPA Congress held in Edinburgh from 4th to 8th September 2017, HIPRA introduced the SMART VACCINATION concept as an innovative tool to gain total control of Coccidiosis....
06 October 2017
Report Highlights State, Local Initiatives to Reduce Antibiotics in Agriculture
US - The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) has released a new report examining the ways that consumer and public health advocates are working to reduce the amount of antibiotics given to farm animals, a key contributor to antibiotic resistance. ...
Antimicrobial Use in Danish Animals Continues Downward Trend
DENMARK - The total antimicrobial consumption in Danish animals has continued to decrease for the third consecutive year....
05 October 2017
Keeping Birds Healthy While Following Good Biosecurity Best Practices
US - Industry leaders from around the world recently gathered in Nashville for the 2017 Live Production, Welfare and Biosecurity Seminar....
Morocco Seeking to Export Poultry to EU
MOROCCO - A team of experts from the European Commission (EC) have audited the veterinary services provided by the National Office for the Sanitary Safety of Food Products (ONSSA) to determine whether to allow Moroccan operators to export poultry and...
04 October 2017
Livestock, Poultry Farmers Can Apply for Grants to Improve Animal Welfare
US - Starting yesterday (3 October), farmers who wish to improve the welfare of their farm animals can apply for a Fund-a-Farmer grant of up to $2,500 from Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT)....
03 October 2017
USPOULTRY’s Seminar Focused on Live Production, Processing Environmental Concerns
US - More than 130 poultry and egg industry environmental professionals recently gathered in Destin, Florida, to attend USPOULTRY’s Environmental Management Seminar....
02 October 2017
2 Sisters Temporarily Suspends Operations Post Guardian/ITV Investigation
UK - Last week, the Guardian and ITV revealed that its reporters worked undercover at one of the UK's major supermarket supplier of poultry products and reported serious food safety allegations....
USPOULTRY Foundation Approves $125,000 in New Avian Influenza Research
US - The USPOULTRY Foundation has approved $125,000 in additional emergency funding to support avian influenza research and communication....
Zimbabwean Govt Suspends Duty on Fertilised Poultry Eggs
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe has suspended import duty on fertilized poultry eggs for a six month period in a bid to revive poultry production following successive outbreaks of avian influenza in the country....
Massive Projected Increase in Use of Antimicrobials in Animals by 2030
GLOBAL - The amount of antimicrobials given to animals destined for human consumption is expected to rise by a staggering 52 per cent and reach 200,000 tonnes by 2030 unless policies are implemented to limit their use, according to new research....
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