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Friday, March 21, 2014
Enzyme Complex Helps Hens Retain More Nutrients
US - Research at University of Nebraska reveals that the specification of a layer ration can be reduced if an enzyme complex is included in the diet....
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Weekly Overview: Poultry Feeding Goes Greener
GLOBAL - Several news items caught my eye this week that show significant steps in improving sustainability in the feed industry, writes Jackie Linden....
Animals Australia Advocates an Egg-free Australia
AUSTRALIA - ANIMALS Australia is advocating Australians go egg free, urging consumers to “put the hen before the egg”....
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Hy-Line UK International Appoints New Business Development Manager
RUSSIA - Olga Myasnikova has been appointed Business Development Manager by Hy-Line International to lead the sales initiatives in the Russian markets....
Friday, March 14, 2014
CME: Chicken Demand Softened in January
US - The huge early-season rally for pork values continued on Wednesday with yet another record high for USDA’s estimated cutout value, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Low-pathogenic Bird Flu Reported in German Poultry Flock
GERMANY - A flock of free-range hens has been found with the low-pathogenic form of the H5N1 avian influenza A virus in Lower Saxony, near to the border with the Netherlands....
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Mexico Grants Market Access to Argentinian Poultry Eggs and Meat
MEXICO – Argentinian poultry meat and egg companies could be selling to the Mexican market after being given the green light earlier this week....
Dynamic Egg Production in Eastern Europe
GLOBAL - When the EU banned the use of conventional cages in 2012, the rest of the world watched and waited to see what impact this would have on global egg production. Now two years on, what has the result been?...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Jamaica Broilers Reports Drop in Profits
JAMAICA - Jamaica Broilers posted a 36 per cent decline in third quarter net profits behind higher operating costs and weaker consumer buying power in a tough domestic economy....
Poultry Prices Rise in Rawalpindi, Islamabad
PAKISTAN - The prices of poultry products have increased in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad and the price of live chicken in the retail market has reached PKR150 per kilo and for eggs, PKR115 per dozen....
Thermostabiity of Salmonella in Dried Egg White Investigated
ARGENTINA - A team of researchers has been investigating the time and temperature required for the elimination of Salmonella bacteria in dried egg albumen....
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
New Face Leads Union's Poultry Working Group
SCOTLAND, UK - Two Aberdeenshire farmers are to head up NFU Scotland’s pigs and poultry working groups after the long-serving chairmen of both groups recently stepped down....
Campaign Shows How Eggs Can Reduce Food Waste
UK - British Lion eggs has partnered with WRAP to highlight the role of eggs in helping to use up leftovers and reduce food waste....
New Push to End Battery Cages for India's Laying Hens
INDIA - The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) says a notice has been issued against the confinement of egg layers in battery cages. ...
Monday, March 10, 2014
Western Australia Faces Egg Shortage in Lead-up to Easter
AUSTRALIA - Western Australian egg producers say there may be a supply shortage in the lead-up to Easter. ...
States Join Missouri Lawsuit Targeting Animal Welfare
US - The decision by five states to join a lawsuit attacking a California animal welfare and food safety law may have far-reaching implications for a raft of state laws that protect agriculture and consumers, reports The Humane Society of the United States...
No Need to Limit Egg Intake, According to New Health Study
UK - A new nutrition research paper entitled "Dietary cholesterol, heart disease risk and cognitive dissonance" has been published, adding to the growing body of evidence that suggests there is no need to limit egg consumption....
Friday, March 07, 2014
Sustainable Intensification: Theme for VIV Europe 2014
THE NETHERLANDS - VIV Europe 2014 - the most prestigious trade show for innovative livestock farming, the production of meat, poultry, eggs, animal feed production, breeding stock, animal health and food safety - return to the Netherlands on 20 to 22...
Poultry Feed Prices Rise on Costlier Inputs
INDIA - Prices of poultry feed increased this week following an uptrend in prices of key ingredients in the last few days....
Thursday, March 06, 2014
New Production Systems Boost Poultry Production in India
INDIA - Government of India working with the state governments is encouraging many small families to start poultry farming to enhance the eggs and chicken production, according to Indbro....
Belgian Study Explores Use of Omega-3s in Broiler Breeder Diets
BELGIUM - The fatty acid composition of the egg yolk of breeder hens was affected by the ratio of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in their diet, according to a new study. Egg production was unaffected by dietary treatment but eggs from the birds receiving...
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Try a New Recipe for Pancake Day
UK - To celebrate Pancake Day 2014 - today, 4 March - British Lion eggs has created a new collection of delicious pancake recipes that will turn budding cooks into masterchefs and get your Shrove Tuesday off to a flying start!...
Cal-Maine Completes Acquisition of Egg Company
US - Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. has closed its acquisition of the remaining interests in Delta Egg Farm, LLC....
Chinese Food Prices Continue to Fall
CHINA - Chinese food prices are continuing to fall according to a survey of 36 large and medium sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
Monday, March 03, 2014
USDA's Vilsack Speaks about Implementation of Farm Bill
ANALYSIS - Tom Vilsack, US Department of Agriculture Secretary, spoke to a packed room at the 2014 Commodity Classic about the recently passed Farm Bill and more importantly - how USDA plans to implement it, reports Sarah Mikesell, live from the show...
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