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Thursday, December 12, 2013
US Broiler Forecast Unchanged: Turkey, Egg Output Estimates Lowered
ANALYSIS - The latest USDA estimates for poultry meat and egg production in the US for 2013 and 2014, summarised by Jackie Linden....
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Bachoco Family Trust Reduces Shareholding
MEXICO - The family trust has sold some of its shares in Industrias Bachoco....
Friday, December 06, 2013
Top Turkey Award for Suffolk Farmer
UK - Suffolk farmer Jeremy Blackmore's turkey has won the top trophy for the first time at the Anglian Turkey Association’s annual show at Stoke-by-Nayland....
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Farbest Second Turkey Plant Officially Opened
US - A new turkey processing plant has been officially opened by Farbest Foods in Knox County, Indiana, increasing the company's processing capacity to more than 12 million turkeys per year. The new line is scheduled to start rolling next week....
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Innovation, Excellence in British Poultry Industry Celebrated
UK - The British poultry industry celebrated outstanding achievements and potential for excellence during the British Poultry Council Annual Awards at the House of Commons yesterday, 2 December 2013....
Poultry Organisation Bounces Back a Year after Bird Flu
INDIA - A year after bird flu hit the Central Poultry Development Organisation and Training Institute (CPDO&TI) in Bangalore, Karnataka, there is good news for poultry keepers....
Friday, November 29, 2013
Livestock Project Helps Families on City Fringes to Prosper
BURKINA FASO - A FAO-funded project supplying chickens, turkeys, sheep and pigs to small-scale farmers, mostly women, has proven that with training, veterinary support and a nearby market, livestock are an excellent way to lift people out of poverty....
Thursday, November 28, 2013
CME: 2013 Witnesses Dramatic Change in Turkey Placements
US - The focus of this report for the most part is the red meat industry but we also often talk about broilers (a big competitor) and corn (a major input) in that context, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Resistant Bacteria Found for First Time on UK Poultry Farm
UK - Antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria have been found for the first time in farm livestock at a poultry farm in East Anglia, reports the Department of Health....
Monday, November 25, 2013
Turkey Supply to Peruvian Market to Reach Two Million Units
PERU - In the coming Christmas and New Year holidays, turkey supplies in the domestic market are estimated to reach two million units, up 3.1 per cent compared to the same period in 2012 (1.9 million units), according to the Ministry of Agriculture and...
Brazil Reports Growth in Revenue from Poultry Exports in 2013
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Poultry Union (UBABEF) reports that exports of domestic poultry - including chicken, eggs, turkeys, ducks, genetic material, chicks and fertile eggs - dropped 2.1 per cent of the total volume shipped between January and October...
CME: Average Turkey Price Record High in September
US - USDA released its meat and poultry retail price data for September and October this week, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
US Poultry, Egg Exports Continue on Record Pace for 2013
US - Although US poultry exports through the third quarter of 2013 continued on a record pace, growing marginally in quantity and value over the same period last year, combined exports of table eggs and processed egg products reached historical highs,...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Turkey Prices, Food Price Inflation Lower This Holiday
US - Holiday shoppers can expect less-expensive turkeys and moderate price increases on other Thanksgiving staples this holiday season, a Purdue Extension agricultural economist says....
Monday, November 11, 2013
US Forecasts Lower Chicken, Turkey Output; More Eggs
US - Broiler and turkey production forecasts for the rest of this year have been revised downwards, according to the latest report from the World Agricultural Outlook Board. Egg forecasts, however, are higher....
Friday, November 08, 2013
Losses by Butterball Hit Seaboard's Results
US - Agri-food company, Seaboard Corporation, has reported increased sales for the latest quarter but operating costs were also higher. For its Pork business, operating income was up for the period compared to the same quarter last year but the year-to-date...
Friday, November 01, 2013
Quarterly Earnings at Maple Leaf Take a Tumble
CANADA - Commenting on the company's latest quaterly results, Maple Leaf Foods' CEO said that "commercial performance is solid" but that it had been a "very challenging period of transition for the Maple Leaf organisation"....
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Turkey Producers Could Boost Sales with Easy Changes
UK - “We know consumers are finding things tight moneywise at the moment and whilst they still want something special for the Christmas meal, they do want to feel they are getting value,” said Michael Bailey, NFU Poultry Board Vice Chairman and Director...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Penn State Studies Sustainable Wild Turkey Hunting
US - Midway through a five-year study of wild turkeys, researchers at Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences are learning what level of fall wild turkey harvest by hunters causes a decline in the population....
Friday, October 25, 2013
Adding up True Return from Quality in Christmas Turkeys
UK - In marketing Christmas turkeys the key is to ensure customers get the best experience so they will come back next year, says Paul Kelly, managing director of Kelly Turkeys....
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Steep Drop in Hungarian Turkey Sector
HUNGARY - According to the census on 1 June, Hungary's cattle herd continues to increase while the pig numbers are in long-term decline. Overall, poultry numbers follow a seasonal pattern but there were 30 per cent fewer turkeys that 12 months previously....
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
House of Raeford Plant to be Vacated by December
US - Some time in December, the old House of Raeford turkey slaughtering plant on East Central Avenue in North Carolina should stand vacant of company personnel....
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Two New Houses for Turkey Production Draw Interest
GERMANY - The Röben family from Edewecht-Osterscheps in the German Ammerland district has been producing turkeys for the past twelve years. To enlarge the family-owned farm further, two new fattening houses for a total of 10,000 turkeys have now been...
Russian President Meets Poultry Meat Company Head
RUSSIA - In August, Russia's president, Vladimir Putin, attended a meeting of business leaders who included Vadim Vaneev, Head of Eurodon....
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Grandin Explains Turkey Farming, Processing in New Video
US - The National Turkey Federation (NTF) and the American Meat Institute (AMI) have released a video presentation of a turkey farm and processing plant hosted by leading animal welfare expert, Temple Grandin, PhD, professor of animal science at Colorado...
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