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Thursday, May 09, 2013
New Turkey Brooding Hub in Illinois
ILLINOIS, US - Farbest Farms is constructing a six-building brooding hub near Sacramento in southwestern McLean County to produce young male turkeys....
Monday, May 06, 2013
Scientists Study Causes of Poult Enteritis Complex
BRAZIL - Researchers tested growing and finishing turkeys from farms across the country for a number of viruses in order to gain a greater understanding of the cause(s) of poult enteritis complex. ...
Friday, May 03, 2013
Maple Leaf CEO Reports Very Difficult Quarter
CANADA - Sales for Maple Leaf Foods' Agribusiness Group (Canadian pig production and animal by-product recycling operations, including biodiesel manufacturing and distribution) were higher in the first quarter of 2013 than in the same period of the previous...
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Turkey Federation Refutes Alarmist Food Safety Claims
US - The National Turkey Federation (NTF) strongly disputes the misleading findings of a Consumer Reports article about ground turkey, which makes a number of alarming claims based on a sample of ground turkey products....
Monday, April 29, 2013
Bachoco Reports Quarterly Net Sales up Seven Per Cent
MEXICO - First-quarter 2013 sales and EBITDA were up compared to the same period last year. Due an outbreak of avian flu in this accounting period, the company recognised a one-time charge of more than 220 million pesos (MXP)....
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Chicken: Safe, Healthy Part of Balanced Diet, Says NCC
US - The National Chicken Council (NCC) has responded to a report on meat and poultry safety from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), saying that chicken is a safe and healthy part of balanced diet....
CME: Cold Storage Protein Stocks up on Five-Year Average
US - Overall, meat stocks in cold storage continues to trend above year ago and five-year average levels, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Customs Destroys Cartons of Frozen Chicken, Turkey
NIGERIA - The destruction of 7552 cartons of contraband frozen turkey and chickens smuggled into the country from France was supervised by Nigeria's Area Comptroller of Customs Federal Operations Unit David Dimka....
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Processor Workshop to Focus on Regulatory Updates, Sustainability
US - The 2013 Poultry Processor Workshop will address regulatory updates affecting processing operations and highlight key sustainability efforts in the poultry industry....
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Newcastle Disease Outbreak in Haifa
ISRAEL - The Israeli veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of Newcastle disease at a farm in Haifa affecting five-week-old meat turkeys. ...
Friday, April 05, 2013
Turkey Producers Feeling Positive about Local Processing
CANADA - Turkey farmers in Nova Scotia are looking forward to a period of greater stability with the opening of the Eden Valley Poultry plant in Berwick....
Pew Report Criticises 2011 Salmonella in Turkey Recall
US - An outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg infections linked to ground turkey in 2011 revealed, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts, numerous inadequacies in the foodborne illness surveillance system that, if addressed, could help to prevent illnesses...
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Marketing Tips for Turkey Producers
UK - More than 160 traditional turkey producers including a number from Scotland and Ireland took part in Kelly Turkeys poult customers open day. ...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Inghams Sacks Workers for Cruelty to Turkeys
AUSTRALIA - Inghams sacked five workers on Friday, 22 March, for beating turkeys as they were prepared for slaughter....
Friday, March 22, 2013
TURKEY CONFERENCE: Focus on Welfare and Management
UK - Welfare and management issues were at the heart of a varied programme of presentations at this year's Turkey Science and Production Conference, which started near Chester on 21 March. Senior editor, Jackie Linden, reports....
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Showcase for Local Food as Easter Fest Returns
UK - Easter Fest returns to Danbury on Good Friday (29 March) with Kelly Turkeys hosting the local food bonanza for the first time since 2010....
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
CME: Retail Prices for Meat, Poultry Proteins Stay Strong
US - While wholesale beef and pork prices have struggled — at least relative to their expected levels so far this year — retail prices for all meat and poultry proteins remain strong, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Poultry Groups See Potential of Indonesian Market
US - In comments jointly filed with the Office of the US Trade Representatives, the National Chicken Council, USA Poultry & Egg Export Council, and National Turkey Federation predicted that, if US chicken, turkey, and other poultry products had fair and...
Friday, March 15, 2013
House of Raeford Pulls out of Commodity Turkey Business
US - US integrated poultry processor House of Raeford Farms is to pull out of the commodity turkey business....
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Record Attendance for IPC Meeting in Bangkok
THAILAND - Poultry industry representatives from 18 countries gathered in Bangkok on 11 and 12 March for the first-semester meeting of 2013 of the International Poultry Council (IPC). ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
CME: Broiler, Turkey Production Estimates Revised Upward
US - The latest USDA estimates of US beef, pork and poultry production contained only minor adjustments to forecasted 2013 red meat output, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Meat Producers Need Big Grain Crop to Lower Feed Costs, Boost Profits
US - The pounds of meat produced in the United States will drop in 2013 for the second time in five years. That includes beef, pork, chicken and turkey, according to a report given to Congress, writes Duane Dailey, Senior Writer at University of Missouri....
Monday, March 11, 2013
Eurodon Increases Production Capacity
RUSSIA - Last year Eurodon company strengthened its leading position in the Russian turkey market and successfully increased production volume....
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Study Finds Antibiotic-Resistance Genes on Turkey Farms
GERMANY - Genes for resistance to the antibiotic, vancomycin, were found in Enterococcus bacteria in around one-quarter of the turkeys originating from 55 per cent of the flocks tested in south-west Germany, and in 70 per cent of the dust samples from...
Friday, March 01, 2013
Profitable Poultry: Raising Birds on Pasture
US - Raising Birds on Pasture features farmer experiences plus the latest research in a guide to raising chickens and turkeys using pens, movable fencing and pastures....
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