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19 January 2018
O&T Farms announces organic feed ingredient
O&T’s organic linPRO® provides the natural way to enrich eggs or chicken with Omega-3s...
17 January 2018
CME: Red meat, poultry export and import forecasts for 2018 unchanged
US - Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) for December 2017, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Lawsuit filed against Walmart for claiming "cage-free" eggs
A lawsuit has been filed in the US against Walmart and Cal-Maine Foods which claims they lied to customers about access to outdoors for laying hens, reports the Modern Farmer....
Smart and integrated: Quebec’s Couvoir Réal Côté looks to the future
Family-owned Couvoir Réal Côté, a well-known and long-standing business in the Canadian hatchery industry, is to expand operations to 400,000 broilers per week for the Quebec market, with a fully integrated new facility that will be built around a...
Cargill Honduras expands with SmartPro™ from Pas Reform
Cargill Honduras, part of family-owned US multi-national Cargill, has announced major plans to expand its broiler production facilities, to grow its single stage hatchery to a capacity of 1,2 million day old broilers per week....
16 January 2018
British supermarket chickens show record levels of antibiotic-resistant superbugs
Food Standards Agency reports ‘significant increase’ of harmful pathogen campylobacter in British-farmed chickens....
15 January 2018
RSPCA ask supermarkets to join M&S in commitment to improve chicken welfare
The RSPCA celebrated on Saturday the news that Marks & Spencer has committed to a huge improvement in chicken welfare and is urging other supermarkets and retailers to follow suit....
12 January 2018
Job opportunity, Aviagen: Head of Technical Operations (Turkey, Middle East & Africa - TMEA)
Aviagen are now seeking a Head of Technical Operations to join the management team. Full role requirements and job description is available below. ...
11 January 2018
Better Chicken Programme announced by IKEA
IKEA Food Services wants to have a positive impact on people, animals and the planet. IKEA Food has developed the Better Programmes to address and focus ambitions for more sustainable agriculture for all major animals in the IKEA food supply chain....
Cobb Planning Project safeguards global poultry supply
Integration of the Cobb-Vantress subsidiary in Brazil into the company’s Global Planning Project will help to provide supplies of breeding stock at times when disease restrictions affect supplies in the northern hemisphere....
10 January 2018
New colour reference book from AAAP helps pinpoint avian diseases
A new tool for identifying avian diseases from the American Association of Avian Pathologists....
09 January 2018
Sovereign Foods Welcomes Lift of Prohibition at Hartbeespoort Plant
Sovereign Foods today announced that the City of Tswhane’s Health and Social Development and the Department of Health (DOH) has lifted the prohibition notice imposed on its plant in Hartbeespoort on 27 December 2017 for the Listeria bacterium. ...
Cobb Celebrates Success as Asia Pacific Breed of Choice
A significant expansion in Asian Pacific sales of the Cobb500 broiler breeder during the past three years has led Cobb to become the region’s breed of choice for the first time. The Cobb Asia team recently gathered at Palawan in the Philippines to celebrate...
05 January 2018
Azerbaijan Decided Not to Ban Poultry Meat Imports from Russia
AZERBAIJAN - Azerbaijan does not import poultry meat and its products from the Kostroma region of Russia, where bird flu was detected, so there is no need to impose a ban on the imports of these products, said Yolchu Khanvali, head of the press service...
Chicken, Egg Sales Dip Due to Bird Flu Scare
INDIA - The bird flu scare that's gripping Bengaluru city following the death of eight chickens due to avian flu has affected sale of chicken meat. ...
04 January 2018
Netherlands Chicken, Egg Imports Latest to be Banned by UAE
UAE - The UAE has banned the import of chicken and eggs from the Netherlands following an alert from the World Organisation for Animal Health on a highly contagious H5N8 bird flu strain....
02 January 2018
Necrotic enteritis and age of litter: What’s the connection in broilers?
Broilers raised on used litter develop better immunity to necrotic enteritis (NE) than birds raised on new litter when challenged early with Clostridium perfringens, Steve Davis, DVM, president of Colorado Quality Research, told Poultry Health Today....
28 December 2017
CME: Cold Storage Chicken Supplies Remain Heavy
US - The supply of red meat and poultry in cold storage is higher than a year ago but the drawdown in stocks during November suggests demand remains in good shape, according to Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Thailand Exports More Chicken Meat in 2017
THAILAND - Thailand exported 790,000 tonnes of chicken meat in 2017, up from 743,000 tonnes in 2016, said Kukrit Arepagorn, Manager of the Thai Broiler Processing Exporters Association. ...
27 December 2017
UAE Bans Poultry Imports from Saudi Arabia Following H5N8 Bird Flu Outbreak
UAE - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced Sunday a ban on poultry imports from Saudi Arabia following a reported outbreak of a bird flu in the Saudi capital of Riyadh....
Govt Allocates $24m as Compensation for Chicken Farmers
IRAN - The government has allocated 1 trillion rials ($24 million) as compensation to chicken farmers for the massive losses caused by the recent outbreak of avian flu across the country, Government Spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said on Tuesday....
22 December 2017
Jamaica Broilers Commissions US$2M Pellet Mill
JAMAICA - Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) officially commissioned into operation a third pellet mill at its Old Harbour, St Catherine Best Dressed Feed Mill last Thursday....
21 December 2017
Tanzania Reports Inordinately High Chicken Feed Costs
TANZANIA - Despite the exemption of value-added tax (VAT) on locally-produced animal feeds, inordinately high prices appears to be the case in Tanzania....
14 December 2017
Armenian Agency Bans Sale of Chicken Meat with Salmonella
ARMENIA - Armenia’s State Food Safety Service has banned today the sale of several brands of chicken meat, which were found out to be infected with salmonella....
 
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