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Poultry Industry News By Category: Broilers
13 August 2018
USDA provides positive poultry outlook for 2018/2019
The forecast for total meat production in 2018 is raised from last month as increases in broiler production more than offset declines in beef, pork, and turkey production...
10 August 2018
US poultry safe for the moment from trade war tensions as ag barometer sees record decline
USA - The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer declined 26 points, down to 117, in July making it the largest one-month decline in producer sentiment since data collection began in October 2015. The drop in sentiment was fueled by increasing...
08 August 2018
US poultry allowed into Morocco market after 14-year long wait
The USA Poultry & Egg Council (USAPEEC) and the National Chicken Council (NCC) applaud the news announced on 7 August 2018 by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue that the government of Morocco has agreed...
07 August 2018
Cobb Europe appoints Al-Watania as Saudi Arabia distributor
USA - Al-Watania Poultry Company, one of the leading poultry producers in the Middle East, recently signed a distributor agreement with Cobb Europe for the territories of Saudi Arabia and a number of surrounding Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries...
2018 USPOULTRY Environmental Management Seminar
USA - USPOULTRY’s 2018 Environmental Management Seminar will provide a constructive learning opportunity for industry professionals involved in their company’s environmental protection efforts...
FSIS reissues instructions for "Woody Breast" and "White Striping"
USA - The Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) has reissued its disposition instructions for the poultry meat quality issues known as "Woody Breast" and "White Striping"...
Meyn acquires Italian based enterprise Maxitech
Meyn Food Processing Technology BV, announced today that they have established Meyn Italy SRL, and have acquired the assets of Maxitech SRL and Maxi STM; both Italian companies specialised in world-class live bird handling solutions; Ms Federica Martinazzi...
06 August 2018
Do not increase line speeds, says a coalition of poultry workers
USA - Twelve national organizations representing poultry workers, worker rights advocates, workplace safety experts, and consumer health advocates sent joint letters on 31 July 2018 urging the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...
Yorkshire Relish
6 August, 2018 - Edinburgh: East Yorks-based Soanes Poultry rejoices in its new membership in the Ross® 400 Club...
03 August 2018
Nestlé co-founds the Global Coalition for Animal Welfare
Nestlé and six other food companies today join forces through the Global Coalition for Animal Welfare (GCAW) to advance animal welfare standards throughout the global food supply chain...
01 August 2018
Aviagen and CPC launch Arbor Acres Broiler School
EDINBURGH, Scotland - 30 July 2018: Meeting featured sharing of ideas and common challenges...
31 July 2018
Cyclospora: FSIS issues public health alert for poultry products
USA - The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert out of an abundance of caution due to concerns about contamination with Cyclospora...
Japan Chunky Association journeys to VIV Europe and Aviagen SAU
EDINBURGH, Scotland - 31 July 2018: Aviagen recently welcomed a delegation from the Japan Chunky Association (JCA) to its stand at VIV Europe 2018 in the Netherlands and to Aviagen SAU in Spain...
28 July 2018
Research could lead to low cost infectious bronchitis vaccine production
UK - A research team led by Dr Erica Bickerton at The Pirbright Institute has genetically modified an infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) vaccine strain so that it can be grown in cell cultures in the lab rather than in hen eggs, which could make vaccine...
27 July 2018
Survey shows US chicken consumption remains strong
USA - US chicken consumption remains high, and consumers are hungry for more information about the chicken they purchase, according to new research presented today at the 2018 Chicken Marketing Summit in Orlando, Florida...
Let there be light: early exposure to UV aids broiler behavior, performance
Adding windows to poultry houses is an inexpensive way to improve the environment for broilers and possibly improve productivity, according to Rachel Lynn Dennis, PhD, assistant professor at the University of Maryland...
26 July 2018
National Chicken Council: food transparency and immersive virtual reality
USA - With nearly 90 percent of consumers interested in additional information about chicken, new 360° virtual tours of chicken production in the US satisfies consumers’ hunger for more...
Newcastle disease outbreak: APHA increases risk from low to medium in UK
UK - Following recent outbreaks of Newcastle disease (ND) in Belgium and other European countries the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has advised that the risk of disease has increased from low to medium...
The Aviagen UK Broiler Roadshow: coming to a venue near you!
Join the show that helps your broilers grow for success....
25 July 2018
Sajo hosts seminar in South Korea for Indian River poultry producers
Aviagen experts offer breeder and broiler management advice for health, welfare and economic benefits....
23 July 2018
British Poultry Council issues warning on a no-deal Brexit
UK - As the prospect of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit looms, Britain’s poultry meat sector has warned of the devastating impact on the cost of food if the UK loses essential workers...
20 July 2018
China’s “Livestock Revolution” demands “New Transition”
CHINA - The phenomenal growth in livestock farming in China, making it the world’s largest producer in the early 1990s, had profound consequences for the planet that its scientists are now addressing...
19 July 2018
Aviagen and PPR Broiler celebrate a decade of successful cooperation
Poultry suppliers hold informative joint seminar and award top broiler/breeder performance....
16 July 2018
National Chicken Council animal care guidelines certified by independent audit certification organization
USA - After several months of review, the National Chicken Council’s (NCC) broiler and broiler breeder welfare guidelines have been certified by the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization (PAACO), a leading authority on animal welfare...
 
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