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10 October 2016
UK Shoppers Willing to Pay More for Free Range Eggs
UK - As British Egg Week 2016 gets underway, a OnePoll survey has shown that 78 per cent of UK shoppers who buy free range eggs are happy to pay a premium for them....
07 October 2016
Ukrainian Poultry Production Returns to Upward Trend
UKRAINE - After some slowdown in 2015, Ukraine’s poultry production is returning to its upward trend, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)....
CME: Broiler Chicken Production Down From Last Year
US - Broiler-type chicken production since July has been running close to, or slightly below last year. The ready-to-cook weight of production during July and August was down 0.2 per cent from a year ago and given the weekly trends of September, summer...
Zoetis Calls on Veterinary Students to Apply for 2017 Scholarships
US - Zoetis Inc. is partnering with the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) to invite second- and third-year veterinary students in the US and Caribbean to apply for the 2017 Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarship Award....
05 October 2016
Popularity of Hybrid Breed Boosts Chicken Production in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean poultry market is expected to continue to expand in 2017, with increases in production and imports increasing to meet growing popularity of chicken products, according to the latest report on the country from the US Department...
Turkish Fire Kills Thousands of Chickens
TURKEY - A fire that broke out in the roof of a poultry farm during repair work has killed 21,000 chickens in Turkey's northwestern province of Kocaeli....
04 October 2016
Small Farms Need Decent Incomes to Help Eliminate Hunger
GLOBAL - Declining prices could thwart international efforts to eradicate hunger and extreme poverty unless steps are taken to guarantee decent incomes and livelihoods for small-scale producers, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Director-General...
03 October 2016
More Roadshows Planned to Improve UK's Avian Flu Preparedness
UK - The Poultry Health and Welfare Group (PHWG) have organised a second series of avian flu roadshows across the country for poultry producers. ...
Germany Reports Further Drop in Animal Antibiotic Use
GERMANY - Germany has once again reduced the amount of antibiotics used in animal agriculture, according to the latest government data....
30 September 2016
Free Range Welfare Scheme Changes Postponed After Farmers Raise Issues
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association has commended the decision of the RSPCA Assured welfare scheme to postpone the introduction of new welfare standards....
Vent Actuator Delivers Right Kind of Sticker Shock
GLOBAL - Your reaction on seeing the PRICE of Georgia Poultry’s Vent Actuator will probably be to dismiss it as a low quality item. Don’t let the price fool you....
Economic Contribution of Export Trade of US Grain
US - Exports of grain and grain products generated $74.7 billion in annual economic output and added $82 billion in value to the United States’ economy in 2014, according to an Informa Economics IEG study commissioned by the US Grains Council. ...
Poultry Sector a 'Key Economic Driver' in Northern Ireland
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - The poultry sector is key to economic growth in Northern Ireland, agri-food Minister Michelle McIlveen said during a visit to Dungannon-based Moy Park, Europe’s leading poultry producers....
29 September 2016
Argentina's Poultry Industry Expected to Benefit from Lower Feed Costs
ARGENTINA - Argentina's broiler production is expected to rise in 2017 by 3 per cent from 2016 levels, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)....
28 September 2016
Poland Leads EU Poultry Meat Production
EU - The EU's broiler sector is expected to continue to grow in 2016 and 2017, benefiting from increased exports and slowly increasing domestic demand, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service...
27 September 2016
Will South African Brining Regulations Hurt the Poultry Industry?
SOUTH AFRICA - South African poultry producers have recently lost an appeal against Government’s plan to cap the brining of chicken portions at 15 per cent starting from 22 October this year. Kevin Lovell, CEO of the South African Poultry Association...
Egg Farmers of Canada Rewarded for Social Responsibility
CANADA - Egg Farmers of Canada has been awarded the Crystal Egg Award for outstanding commitment to corporate and social responsibility, an international award presented by the International Egg Commission (IEC), yesterday in Kuala Lumpur. ...
26 September 2016
Case Against South Africa's Poultry Brining Restrictions Dismissed
SOUTH AFRICA - Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana has welcomed the judgement in the case brought by the South Africa Poultry Association (SAPA) against poultry meat regulations....
African Poultry Wrap: Tanzania Opens Up for Russian Imports
AFRICA - More and more African countries are opening up their poultry markets to imports from Europe and the United States, growing evidence of constrained poultry production capacity on the continent. ...
23 September 2016
South African Poultry Producers Allege US Meat Poses Health Risk
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African Poultry Association and Pork Producers Organisation are taking the South African Government to court due to concessions made for meat imported from the United States under the African Growth and Opportunity Act. Glenneis...
Top Restaurant Chains Make Progress on Antibiotics Use in Chicken
US - Since last year, twice as many of the US’s top fast food chains are responding to the public health crisis of antibiotic resistance by adopting strong policies that prohibit the routine use of antibiotics, or medically-important antibiotics, in...
22 September 2016
World Leaders Agree Action to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
GLOBAL - World leaders have signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines, in a pledge agreed by 193 countries at the United Nations headquarters in New York yesterday....
Poultry Industry Basics to Building The Family Business
US - Gene and Phyllis Williams have included poultry farming in building their family’s business for over 40 years. ...
21 September 2016
Czech Poultry Production Growing as Consumers Favour Healthier Meat
CZECHOSLOVAKIA - Broiler meat has been gaining greater popularity among Czech consumers due to its favourable prices compared to other meats and its healthier profile, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural...
Will New Food Labelling Regulations Build Trust and Confidence?
ANALYSIS - The UK’s vote to leave the European Union could allow some flexibility in the way that new European food labelling regulations are implemented....
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