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20 October 2017
Almost 2/3 of Western Cape's Egg Layers Culled, Govt Reports
SOUTH AFRICA - Close to two thirds of the Western Cape egg-laying hens have been culled as cases of bird flu continue to increase, the Western Cape's Economic Opportunities MEC Alan Winde said on Friday....
19 October 2017
Call for Govt Permission to Import Hatching Eggs
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe’s avian influenza-ravaged poultry can be revived if Government allows more suppliers to import hatching eggs, players in the sector have said....
ISE Foods Seeking to Set Up Advanced Poultry Farm on Pilot Basis
INDIA - Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday informed that ISE Foods, one of world's biggest producers of eggs, is willing to set up an advanced poultry farm in India on a pilot basis....
18 October 2017
Poultry Farmers, Health Ministry Discuss Impact of Styrofoam Ban
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA - Representatives from the Ministry of Health are meeting today with the executive of the Antigua and Barbuda Poultry Farmers Association to discuss the impact the ban on styrofoam egg boxes will have on the industry....
Iran's Need to Boost Egg Exports Amid Surplus Production
IRAN - Iran’s egg production constitutes 1.3 per cent of the 70-million-ton global egg production per year, placing the country at 11th place, a deputy agriculture minister said....
South Korean Egg Prices Back Down After Bird Flu Spike
SOUTH KOREA - Omelets should be making a welcome return to South Korean dining tables as a prolonged spike in the price of eggs looks to have finally subsided -- an outbreak of avian flu late last year had seen them skyrocket....
17 October 2017
Germ-free Hatching Eggs: Alternative to Formaldehyde Application
AUSTRIA - There was a Europe-wide outcry in the summer of 2017 as it emerged that hatching eggs were being treated with the insecticide fipronil, which is harmful to health....
16 October 2017
Govt Supports Animal Care in Agriculture
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada applauds the Government of Canada for its support of animal care in agriculture in Canada....
Eggheads Smash World Record
UK - Last Friday (13 October), 183 eggheads dipped their toast soldiers in unison to become world record holders. ...
13 October 2017
BFREPA Delighted by FSA Runny Eggs Announcement
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) says it is delighted with the FSA’s announcement that infants, children, pregnant women and elderly people can now safely eat raw or lightly cooked eggs that are produced under the British...
11 October 2017
Poultry Producers Import Hatching Eggs from Europe
ZIMBABWE - Poultry producers could be forced to import hatching eggs from Europe on the back of local and regional shortages that were triggered by the outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza virus commonly known as bird flu....
Poultry Industry on the Rise as Investors Spot Potential
RWANDA - A year ago, Jean Baptiste Musabyimana relocated from France – where he was a financial auditor in a big firm–and returned to Rwanda. Shortly after his arrival, he started a Rwf1.5 billion chicken farm in Bugesera District....
New Govt Advice: British Lion Eggs Safe for Mums-to-be, Babies & the Elderly
UK - Pregnant women, babies and elderly people can now enjoy dippy eggs again for the first time since the 1980s – as long as they have the British Lion mark on....
10 October 2017
Robots Top Agenda at Annual French Livestock Show
FRANCE - SPACE is a huge French livestock show held annually each September in Rennes, Brittany. This year, it attracted a record nearly 150,000 visitors, Stuart Lumb reports. ...
'Egg Scandal' Insecticide Found in Bakery Products
GERMANY - According to a report published in the Süddeustche Zeitung on Tuesday, the insecticide Fipronil - first found in eggs in July - has made its way further into the food chain....
4 Eggs for Tk12 on World Egg Day Fair
BANGLADESH - The special offer is just for a day, and will only be available in a day-long fair in Dhaka's Krishibid Institution of Bangladesh....
09 October 2017
Free Range Producers will Rise to Challenge of Increased Production, Says BFREPA
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association says its members will innovate and invest to meet any rise in demand for their product....
British Egg Week Breakfasts with Hotel Style Twist
UK - For British Egg Week 2017 (9– 15 October) British Lion eggs have teamed up with The Goring Hotel to share six of its famous breakfast recipes. The hotel’s Michelin-starred Executive Chef, Shay Cooper, is also providing tips and tricks on how...
Innscor to Inject US$8M Towards Chicken Restocking
ZIMBABWE - Innscor Africa Ltd says it is planning to invest in excess of US$8 million for the restocking of its chicken-rearing subsidiary Irvine’s in the aftermath of the recent avian flu outbreak outbreak at the company’s Lanark Farm....
Researchers Rear Hens Laying Drug-filled Eggs
JAPAN - The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Kansai in Osaka Prefecture has succeeded in making hens lay eggs that contain a pharmaceutical agent that can be used to treat such diseases as cancer and hepatitis, it...
Egg Farmers Unite to Form Association
TAIWAN - An egg farmers’ association was founded on Saturday (7 October) in Changhua County’s Erlin Township to improve the self-regulation of egg production following several tainted-egg scares this year....
05 October 2017
Keeping Birds Healthy While Following Good Biosecurity Best Practices
US - Industry leaders from around the world recently gathered in Nashville for the 2017 Live Production, Welfare and Biosecurity Seminar....
04 October 2017
Warming Unlikely to Impact Animal Agriculture in Northeast
US - Climate change will not significantly impair animal agriculture in the Northeast region of the United States, according to a multidisciplinary team of researchers, who point out there are many variables in the future scenario they envision....
Livestock, Poultry Farmers Can Apply for Grants to Improve Animal Welfare
US - Starting yesterday (3 October), farmers who wish to improve the welfare of their farm animals can apply for a Fund-a-Farmer grant of up to $2,500 from Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT)....
03 October 2017
USPOULTRY’s Seminar Focused on Live Production, Processing Environmental Concerns
US - More than 130 poultry and egg industry environmental professionals recently gathered in Destin, Florida, to attend USPOULTRY’s Environmental Management Seminar....
 
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