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Wednesday, June 04, 2014
New Assessment for Environmental Impact of Broilers, Layers
AUSTRALIA – Poultry farmers around the world could soon have a consistent way of assessing the environmental impact of their operation....
Friday, May 30, 2014
Welfare Costs Put Australian Poultry Farmers under Pressure
AUSTRALIA - The country's chicken producers say they are struggling to meet rising cost of new animal welfare standards, while new rules for free-range hens and last year's avian flu outbreak are making it hard for farmers to meet demand....
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Climate Change Credentials of the US Egg Industry
US - A leading egg farmers' organisation, United Egg Producers, explains how the sector has contributed to sustainable food production and continues to make progress in terms of its environmental impact and bird welfare....
Scots' Fury at Italian Cage Egg Penalty
SCOTLAND - Europe’s decision to impose a paltry fine on Italy for defying the ban on laying cages is a slap in the face for Scottish egg producers, says the National Farmers Union of Scotland....
Egg Industry Investigation in Australia
AUSTRALIA - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has begun an investigation into allegations of cartel activity in the country's egg industry....
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
UK Egg Council Spreads the World on Egg's Health Benefits
UK - The British Egg Information Service (BEIS) is sharing information on the health benefits of eggs at Primary Care 2014....
Can Australia's Egg Industry Meet Demand by 2018?
AUSTRALIA - Poultry CRC is asking free-range egg producers in Australia about their future plans in order to draw up research proposals to help the country can meet the growing demand for this sector's products....
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
India’s Poultry Sector Margin to Improve During 2014-15
INDIA - Even though with volatile realisations, wide supply-demand disparity across regions amid high feed costs remain concern, Indian poultry industry expected to report improved margins in fourth quarter of 2013-14 (January to March) and 2014-15 fiscal...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Standardised On-farm Protocol for Phytase Comparison Will Increase Buying Decision Accuracy
GLOBAL - With ever-widening variety between commercial phytases making direct comparisons almost impossible, and end user choice both difficult and confusing, says AB Vista....
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Breeders, Layers in Guanajuato Receive Avian Flu Vaccination
MEXICO - The Mexican veterinary authorities report that there have been no new outbreaks of H7N3 bird flu in the country....
Monday, May 19, 2014
Revenue, Profit Higher for Ukrainian Egg Company
UKRAINE - Ovostar Union’s management reports being content with its financial results for the first quarter of this year in spite of the challenging political and economic situation....
Hy-Line Inaugurates Dr Dennis Casey Research Farm
US - In April, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey joined Hy-Line International senior staff in the dedication of the Dr Dennis Casey Research Farm....
Egg Industry Center Seeks to Fund Research
US - The Egg Industry Center (EIC) is seeking pre-proposals for egg industry-oriented research to fund through its grant award program....
Friday, May 16, 2014
Big Dutchman Showcases Group Laying Nest with Divided Roof
GERMANY - Big Dutchman will feature its group laying nest with divided roof - the 'Relax' labour-saving nest innovation for broiler breeders - at VIV Europe....
Always Ask for the Original Grasstech Nest Pad
EUROPE - The AstroTurf® Nest Pad from Grasstech is made from a special polyethylene composition....
EU Lifts Five-year Ban on Imports of Indian Poultry Meat
INDIA - Five years after imposing a ban on imports of poultry meat from India based on bird flu fears, the European Union has lifted the ban, whilst maintaining controls....
First Hatch of Ross 308 in New Ross Africa Hatchery in Zambia
ZAMBIA - Completion of the new Ross 308 broiler hatchery at Chainda Farm, Zambia will increase Ross Africa production capacity to 500,000 broilers per week in phase one of the project. The company will have the capacity to produce a total of one million...
Angry Farmers Plot Egg Crisis in Norway
NORWAY - Farmers in Norway are trying to force an egg shortage on the country before its National Day celebrations on 17 May, in protest at their government's attempts to cut the level of protection they enjoy. ...
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Weekly Overview: UK Poultry Industry Looks to the Future
UK - Whilst the country's egg and chicken meat industries face challenges ahead, visitors to the British Pig & Poultry Fair at the National Agricultural Centre this week seemed to be optimistic about the future of their businesses, reports Jackie Linden....
India's Poultry Industry to See Improvement in Profit Margins
INDIA - Though volatile realizations, wide supply-demand disparity across regions amid high feed costs remain a concern, the poultry industry is expected to report improved profit margins in the last quarter of 2013-14 and in 2014-15, ratings agency ICRA...
Strict Poultry, Egg Checks to Ensure Safe Consumption in Singapore
SINGAPORE - Whether it is chicken, duck, or eggs, by the time these imports reach the consumer’s plate, stringent checks will have been undertaken to ensure that they are safe for consumption....
Egg Prices Rise as Cage Farmers Embark on NZ$200M Upgrade
NEW ZEALAND - The cost of battery farmed eggs in New Zealand is on the rise as farmers begin converting to new welfare code compliant cages, a change estimated to cost the industry as much as $200 million....
Norwegian Farmers Block Egg Distribution
NORWAY - Norwegian farmers have begun a blockade of the distribution of eggs to the nation's grocery stores, in protest against the Government's offer of farm subsidies for next year. ...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
NZ Food Prices up in April on More Expensive Eggs, Dairy
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand food prices rose in April, snapping two declines, as eggs and dairy products lifted grocery bills in the month, though inflation remained contained as the strong kiwi dollar kept a lid on imported prices. ...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Mississippi Poultry Farmers Optimistic Despite Tornados
US - Poultry growers are reeling from the April 28 tornadoes that caused tremendous damage on farms and the loss of more than a million birds in four Mississippi counties....
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