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09 November 2016
Russian Poultry Producer Cherkizovo to Export to EU
RUSSIA - Russian meat processor Cherkizovo Group has been given permission to export poultry products to the EU from its Vasilyevskaya poultry production facility....
07 November 2016
Pressure on Spain, Italy to Reduce Growing Animal Antibiotic Use
EU - Antibiotic consumption in livestock production is increasing drastically in Italy and Spain....
04 November 2016
CME: Turkey Markets Approaching Finish Line for Winter Celebrations
US - Turkey markets are approaching the finish line for Thanksgiving preparations, according to the Daily Livestock Report is published by Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
03 November 2016
How Will New GIPSA Rules Affect US Farmers?
US - When farmers thought regulations couldn’t get more difficult, the USDA began moving forward with new rules that will likely impact contracts and litigation, writes Rachel Lane....
US Poultry Workers’ Injury, Illness Rate at All-Time Low
US - The incidence of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses in the poultry sector, which includes slaughter and processing, remains at an all-time low, according to the 2015 Injury and Illness Report released last Friday by the Department of Labor’s...
01 November 2016
Low Path Bird Flu Outbreak Found in Netherlands
NETHERLANDS - A new outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza has been reported in the Netherlands....
African Poultry Wrap: Egypt Imports from Russia as Ghana's Egg Sector Faces Low Prices
AFRICA - Two human cases of avian influenza A (H5N1) were reported in Egypt during October, reports Tawanda Korombo in his latest African Poultry Wrap....
28 October 2016
Poultry Farms, Wild Bird Sanctuaries on Alert After Indian Bird Flu Outbreaks
INDIA - With at least 70 wild birds and ducks killed due to avian influenza caused by H5N8 virus, nearly 1200 birds have already been culled in India by the government, writes Basudev Mahapatra....
27 October 2016
EU Agri-Food Exports Up in August
EU - The latest data show the monthly value of EU agri-food exports in August 2016 reached €10.6 billion, exceeding the export values in August of previous years....
Chicken Showing UK Sales Volume Growth as Other Meats Static
UK - The latest Meat, Fish and Poultry (MFP) figures from market research company Kantar Worldpanel for the 12 weeks ending 9th October 2016 show sales volumes virtually static year-on-year in all areas except Chilled Fish....
24 October 2016
Collaborative Approach to Reduce Food Waste from Farm to Consumer
UK - There needs to be greater collaboration between farmers, retailers and processors to reduce food waste along the supply chain, writes Chris Harris....
21 October 2016
Growing EU Poultry Meat Production Pushes Prices Downwards
EU - Despite lower broiler prices at the beginning of 2016, EU poultry production expanded further during the first half of 2016 by 6 per cent, according to the latest EU Short-Term Outlook report for arable crops, dairy and meat markets in 2016 and 2017. ...
Egg Company Accused of Misleading Consumers
US - Eggs from the National Pasteurized Eggs company, sold in grocery stores under the Davidson’s brand, is misrepresenting how its eggs are produced, according to a federal complaint filed by animal welfare organisation The Humane Society of the United...
19 October 2016
Pet Sitting for Backyard Poultry Growing in Popularity
GLOBAL - New survey results have shown that 85 per cent of pet sitters who offer livestock care now offer care for chickens....
Leading Ukrainian Poultry Company MHP Targets Further Export Growth
UKRAINE - Ukrainian poultry producer MHP has reported an increase in poultry sales volume of 6 per cent during 2016 in its latest financial results, compared with the first nine months of 2015....
18 October 2016
New Crop Variety May Save More Soybeans from Parasites
US - Research scientists at Kansas State University have designed and patented a soybean variety that protects from nematode parasitic infestation, which could potentially save the soybean industry millions of dollars per year....
Over 1 Million Birds Killed by Hurricane Matthew on North Carolina's Poultry Farms
US - Initial reports show that North Carolina’s agricultural industries took a beating from the recent Hurricane Matthew....
17 October 2016
India Aims to Triple Egg Production to Combat Malnutrition
INDIA - India needs to triple its egg production to combat the challenge of malnutrition, said the agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh....
Poultry Industry Grows Online Presence to Tackle Consumer Questions
US - The US's National Chicken Council (NCC) announced the launch of a new blog – The Cluck – and a new Instagram account as part of its Chicken Check In initiative to help tackle consumer misconceptions of the poultry industry....
14 October 2016
Happy World Egg Day!
GLOBAL - Today is World Egg Day, and this year the event is celebrating its 21st birthday....
13 October 2016
Tourism Expected to Raise Chicken Consumption in Thailand
THAILAND - Thai chicken meat production is forecast to increase by 5-7 per cent in 2017, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)....
11 October 2016
Post-Brexit Labour Rules a Key Concern for British Poultry Industry
UK - The British poultry meat sector faces challenges following the Brexit vote, said the newly re-elected Chairman of the British Poultry Council, John Reed, at the organisation's recent AGM....
Perdue Completes Project to End Routine Antibiotic Use in Chickens
US - Major poultry company Perdue Farms has announced completion of its project to end the routine use of antibiotics in chicken production, with ninety-five per cent of all its chickens now raised without any antibiotics....
Global Cereal Prices Falling with Large Supplies Expected
GLOBAL - Lower prices for staple grains were more than offset by rising sugar and dairy prices in this month's Food Price Index from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)....
10 October 2016
APHIS Issues Updated Indemnity Calculator for Laying Hens
US - The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is updating its indemnity calculator formula for laying hens, effective October 1, 2016....
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