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28 March 2017
Chicken Farmers Proud to Raise Chicken that Canadians Trust
CANADA - Canada’s chicken farmers are appalled by the inaccurate and irresponsible portrayal of Canadian chicken production that is being used to target retail and foodservice companies....
27 March 2017
Broiler Chickens, Eggs Safe for Consumption, Says Veterinary Dept
MALAYSIA - Broiler chickens and eggs available in the market are safe for consumption, as the products are supplied by the country's authorised chicken breeders and operators, and are certified free from the H5N1 avian flu, the Veterinary Services Department...
24 March 2017
British Lion Eggs Launches Lecture Plan
UK - British Lion eggs, in association with Westminster Kingsway College, has created and launched a lecture plan to help catering students learn everything they need to know about sourcing, cooking and serving eggs and egg products....
22 March 2017
Mandatory Animal Care Programme Passes Third-Party Audit with Flying Colours
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada’s (CFC) strong commitment to animal care has been confirmed with the completion of an inaugural comprehensive third-party audit. NSF International’s report concluded that “The national Animal Care Programme has...
HCM City Poultry Meat, Eggs to Carry Details of Origin
VIET NAM - The HCM City People’s Committee has approved a programme to label poultry meat and eggs with details of product origin to protect consumers, according to Nguyễn Ngọc Hòa, deputy director of the local Department of Industry and Trade....
21 March 2017
Australian Egg Consumption Cracks Christmas Record
AUSTRALIA - The latest data indicates Australians purchased a record number of eggs from supermarkets in December 2016, 7.9 per cent higher than December 2015....
Liquid Danish Eggs Sold in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - Danish liquid eggs are now being sold in supermarkets across South Korea....
SPCA-approved Eggs Under Scrutiny
NEW ZEALAND - Consumers who purchased eggs from Countdown believing they were free-range should be entitled to a refund since it has been proven they were actually caged eggs, Consumer NZ says....
Jamaica Broilers Sales Energise Bottom Line
JAMAICA - Freed of its loss-making energy asset, Jamaica Broilers Group's egg and poultry sales across three geographic markets pushed up the company's earnings by nearly 50 per cent in the third quarter ending January....
20 March 2017
Uni Student Creates Cost-effective Egg Incubator
UGANDA - A second year student of Bachelors of Vocational Studies in Agriculture with Education (BVS Agric/Ed) at Kyambogo University has created a cost-effective electric egg incubator from two large basins, a piece of blanket, a small dish, a small...
17 March 2017
Alabama Officials Investigate Avian Flu Detections
US - Alabama agriculture officials are investigating suspected avian flu outbreaks at three locations in the northern part of the state, close to where H7N9 outbreaks — one highly pathogenic and one low pathogenic — were recently reported on two Tennessee...
15 March 2017
MP Urges Commerce Commission to Look Into Egg Labelling
NEW ZEALAND - Green Party MP Mojo Mathers has written to the Commerce Commission asking it to inquire into the alleged mislabelling of eggs laid in cages as “free-range”, the Green Party said today....
13 March 2017
Retailers Warned Against Cutting Prices for 'Free Range' Products
IRELAND - Farmers have called on the retail sector to support the free range sector as the Department of Agriculture confirmed it is to extend its mandatory housing notice for poultry until 30 April....
10 March 2017
IFA: Stakeholders Urged to Support Free Range Producers
IRELAND - Following the announcement by the Department of Agriculture that the housing notice on poultry is to be extended until 30 April, IFA Poultry Chairman Nigel Renaghan has called on all stakeholders in the poultry sector to work together to protect...
09 March 2017
Singapore's Poultry, Egg Supply Unaffected by Malaysian Bird Flu Outbreak
SINGAPORE - Malaysia’s Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) has reported an outbreak of H5N1 avian flu (bird flu) in a village of Kota Bharu, Kelantan. Singapore's Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) has assured the public that poultry and poultry...
08 March 2017
CME: HPAI-infected Poultry Barred from Entering Food System
US - A case of highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza (HPAI) was confirmed in Lincoln County, Tennessee chicken breeder flock this past weekend, according to the Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
07 March 2017
Avian Influenza and Free Range Eggs: What's the Latest?
UK - Chief executive of the British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) Robert Gooch has issued a statement regarding avian influenza and its threat to the UK's free range egg sector....
Cal-Maine Closes Acquisition of Egg Production Assets of Happy Hen Egg Farms
US - Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALM) today announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Happy Hen Egg Farms, Inc. and affiliates, relating to their commercial production, processing, distribution...
Council Reacts to HPAI at Tennessee Broiler-Breeder Farm
US - The National Chicken Council (NCC) was notified by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) that the agency has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza (HPAI)...
03 March 2017
British Egg Industry Council Concerned to Protect Hens
UK - The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC), which represents more than 95 per cent of UK free range egg production, has advised that although some free range hens will be allowed back outside this week, some free range farmers will choose to temporarily...
02 March 2017
Q4 Results Show 2016 a Milestone Year for Cherkizovo Group
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group, the largest vertically integrated meat and feed producer in Russia, reports that its results for the fourth quarter (period ending 31 December 2016) have revealed that it has reclaimed its status as the country's top meat producer....
2016 a Challenging Year for Livestock Sector in Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE - The year 2016 proved to be a rather trying period for the livestock sector. The drought and continued pressure on consumer purchasing power exerted many challenges on all parts of livestock value chains....
07 February 2017
Pen Vise Is Perfect Tool for Cleaning Brooder Orifices
Having the right tool makes any maintenance chore easier, and Hog Slat’s Pen Vise is the perfect tool for cleaning clogged brooder and heater orifices....
31 January 2017
Intrinsically Heat Stable Enzymes Can Take the Heat Without a Coat – Naturally
GLOBAL - The upward trend in commercial animal feed conditioning temperatures aims at improving pellet quality, as well as enhancing feed hygiene, and continually tests the stability limits of various feed additives, writes Dr. Ajay Bhoyar, senior manager,...
21 January 2017
Measuring Up Methionine Sources
GLOBAL - Methionine is an essential amino acid in animal nutrition. Last year’s global methionine market experienced strong demand growth of 6 per cent, despite supply disruptions....
 
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