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Friday, December 19, 2014
Eggs: Cracking Hangover Cure
UK - Eggs’ status as a health food is supported by official data which shows that today’s eggs are significantly more nutritious than previously thought....
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Welfare Campaigners Urge Cage-free Eggs Sales in California
US - The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is urging food retailers to sell only non-cage eggs in response to the the latest California egg law....
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Norway Joins EU Research on Chicken Mites
NORWAY - Chicken red mites bring both financial and animal welfare problems for the poultry industry but a new academic collaboration has been formed to tackle these challenges. ...
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
British Free Range Egg Producers Association Hands out Awards
UK - This year’s Free Range Awards were handed out to businesses, individuals and producers who have made a positive impact on the sector in the past 12 months. ...
Friday, November 28, 2014
$500,000 Regional Grant for Egg Producer Expansion and New Jobs
AUSTRALIA - South Australia’s largest egg producer will soon begin construction on a new free range egg production facility in the Yorke and Mid North region through a $500,000 State Government Regional Development Fund grant....
How British Farmers Keep Free-range Eggs at the Top of the Basket
UK – The annual general meeting and conference of the British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) was held yesterday, 27 November in Solihull near Birmingham. Jackie Linden reports....
Monday, November 24, 2014
Next British Egg Week in November 2015
UK - The dates for British Egg Week 2015 have been announced as 5 to 11 October. ...
Chicken Gains in Popularity in Lithuania
LITHUANIA - Average chicken consumption has risen to around 25kg per person and year from just 12kg in 2003....
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Bird Flu Spreads in Dutch Poultry
THE NETHERLANDS - Two further outbreaks of avian influenza have been reported in Dutch poultry in new provinces across the country and two further poultry flocks have been culled as a precaution against further spread of the virus. The government has...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Updated Technology at Randox Food Speeds Drug Testing
UK - Constantly researching and developing innovative solutions to streamline diagnostic testing, Randox Food Diagnostics strive to increase customer confidence by improving food safety globally....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Growing Demand for Poultry Training Certificate in Australia
AUSTRALIA - There is growing demand for a Certificate III in Agriculture (Poultry) course that covers hen welfare, food safety and other important elements of egg farming....
Monday, November 17, 2014
Highly Pathogenic Bird Flu Reported in Netherlands, UK
THE NETHERLANDS & UK - Over the weekend, two outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian flu were announced, one each in the Netherlands and East Yorkshire in the UK....
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Location of IEC Conference Announced
PORTUGAL - The International Egg Commission are very pleased to announce that Lisbon will be the location for the next IEC Business Conference in April 2015....
Newcastle Disease Detected in St Helena
ST HELENA - There have been seven new outbreaks of Newcastle disease in St Helena affecting the New Ground and Half Tree Hollow areas. ...
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Advice on Eggs for Mums, Babies and the Elderly
UK - The British Egg Industry Council says that the safety record of British Lion eggs means that vulnerable groups should now be allowed to consume them when runny....
Research into the Prevention of Severe Feather Pecking
THE NETHERLANDS - Wageningen University is looking into what farmers can do to prevent Severe Feather Pecking (SFP) in laying hens when beak-trimming is banned....
Novus Hosts Poultry Breeder Forum in Rayong, Thailand
THAILAND - Formulating breeder diets with MINTREX chelated trace minerals impacts breeder longevity, hatchability and progeny quality, says Novus International....
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Australian Free-range Poultry Farmers Have Their Say on Research
AUSTRALIA - As proposed in May, the Poultry CRC is conducting a survey of free range chicken farms across Australia in order to investigate the future direction of research in this area....
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Over One Million Birds Killed by Storms in India
INDIA - The cost of chicken and eggs is going through the roof in the city, thanks to the damage suffered by the poultry industry due to the cyclone Hudhud. With the industry not showing any signs of immediate revival, prices are likely to soar further....
Optimising the Welfare of Free Range Hens in Australia
AUSTRALIA - Research by Poultry CRC builds on previous work to provide scientific evidence as to whether stocking density is important to layer welfare in free range systems. It will also examine how environmental enrichment may interact with stocking...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Thai Chicken Farmers Set to Raise Egg Prices
THAILAND - Chicken farmers have agreed to increase prices of eggs by 20 satang per an egg from 2.60 baht (THB) to THB2.80 from 4 October. ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Novogen Enforces Rights over Patent Dispute
FRANCE - Groupe Grimaud and its subsidiary Novogen have just been brutally attacked by their competitor Lohmann Tierzucht (part of EW Group GmbH), who claims that Novogen has made use of a patent for a selection process using genotypic markers against...
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Big Dutchman to Set Up 150,000-Birds Layer Farm in Uttar Pradesh
INDIA - Germany based poultry management company, Big Dutchman’s India arm BD Agriculture India has bagged an order to set up 150,000-bird layer farm in Uttar Pradesh state, writes Jagdish Kumar....
British Vets Question Health, Welfare of Free-range Chickens
UK - A recent newspaper report highlights the welfare issues that can also affect free-range hens, according to Zoetis. ...
Bachoco Reports Strong Performance in Third Quarter
MEXICO - Commenting on the company's third-quarter results, just published, Industrias Bachoco's CEO reports that stable supply and lower costs in Mexico and the US contributed to higher profits and gross margin than a year ago....
 
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