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30 December 2014
Dutch Government Funds Projects for More Sustainable Farming
THE NETHERLANDS - The Dutch government has announced financial support for 13 projects aimed at improving agricultural sustainability, including for better grassland management, local feed production and an expansion of the 'Beter Leven' welfare mark...
Quarterly Egg Sales Volume, Value up for Cal-Maine
US - Egg company, Cal-Maine Foods has reported an increase of more than four per cent in the volume of its sales in the last quarter and the average price has risen by almost three per cent, with speciality lines growing strongly....
Israeli 2015 Egg Quota to Surpass Two Billion
ISRAEL - The Knesset Economics Affairs Committee has increased the egg production quota for 2015 and 2016....
29 December 2014
Newcastle Disease Confirmed in Israel
ISRAEL - There has been one new outbreak of Newcastle disease reported and confirmed in the Hazafon region of the country. ...
23 December 2014
Chicken Meat Production Rises in Russia, Eggs Stable
RUSSIA - New figures indicate that for the first 11 months of this year, Russian poultry meat production has increased more than seven per cent, while total egg output is unchanged....
HKScan Sells Estonian Egg Business
ESTONIA - Finnish based meat and poultry processor HKScan is to sell its Estonia’s egg business, OÜ Koks Munatootmine, to Danish DAVA Foods Holding A/S....
19 December 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....
10 December 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....
03 December 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. ...
02 December 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. ...
28 November 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....
27 November 2014
Three Tips to Help Your Hens Produce Quality Eggs
US - What is best for your flock and how can you help them produce the best eggs for your family? A poultry expert from Purina Animal Nutrition shares their insights....
24 November 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....
22 November 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...
20 November 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....
18 November 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....
17 November 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....
11 November 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. ...
06 November 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....
05 November 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....
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