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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...
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Butterball Renews Commitment to Turkey Care
US - Turkey processor, Butterball, has renewed its commitment to ensure the safety and care of its animals....
Petersime: Leading Innovator in Turkey Egg Incubation
GLOBAL - Incubating turkey eggs is an art of its own. Turkey embryos and poults require dedicated incubation programs and adapted hatchery equipment. Petersime has been committed to finding solutions for turkeys since the very beginning of its activities,...
Poultry Association Announces New Research Programme
US - The Boards of the US Poultry & Egg Association (USPoultry) and the USPoultry Foundation have announced the creation of a new research programme to address current issues facing the poultry industry. ...
Monday, September 16, 2013
Russian Veterinary Inspection of US Turkey Plants Planned
RUSSIA - Russian vets are scheduled to inspect US poultry farms in October, with aims that include ascertaining the freedom of turkey meat from the beta-agonist, ractopamine....
Friday, September 06, 2013
Turkey Company Gains New Investors, Refreshes Brand
UK - Bernard Matthews Holdings Ltd has announced that it has successfully completed an investment from Rutland Partners to support the growth and development of its turkey meat business. The news follows a million-pound campaign introducing a new logo...
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Cherkizovo Sees Profits Slide
RUSSIA - Integrated meat and food producer, Cherkizovo, has seen its revenue rise by five per cent to US$779.6 million in the first half of 2013 from $746 million in the first half of 2012. ...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Broad Approval for UK's Poultry Welfare Assessment Systems
UK - Following an audit earlier this year, the EU Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) has broadly approved the country's systems for evaluating the implementation of EU animal welfare legislation for meat chickens and turkeys. FVO commented that the UK ...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
EC Endorses Control Measures for Avian Influenza in Emilia-Romagna
EU - A decision confirming the risk areas set up by the Italian authorities in relation to the outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in poultry farms located in Emilia-Romagna was today adopted by the Commission. ...
Bird Flu Hits Another Farm in Ferrara
ITALY - The Italian veterinary authorities have reported a third outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza at a farm in Ferrara province....
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Poultry Facilities Recognised for Outstanding Safety Performance
US - The Joint Industry Safety and Health Council yesterday (21 August) recognized 92 chicken and turkey facilities for outstanding safety performance through the implementation of innovative and effective employee safety and health programs. The annual...
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Nisin-CO2 Combination Controls Listeria in Turkey Sausage
US & LIBYA - Researchers have found that the addition of nisin to a turkey sausage product, together with carbon dioxide in the packaging controlled the foodborne pathogen, Listeria, for 42 days of refrigerated storage....
Thursday, August 08, 2013
New Pedigree Hatchery Gears up for UK and Export Growth
UK - The opening of the new pedigree hatchery at Danbury this summer marks the completion of a five-year expansion for FarmGate Hatcheries' turkey breeding programme....
Monday, August 05, 2013
Closure of House of Raeford Turkey Plant Leads to Layoffs
US - Last week, the House of Raeford Farms closed its turkey slaughter plant in North Carolina. The closure led to 950 employees being laid off. ...
Friday, August 02, 2013
Researchers Reveal Clostridium's Secrets
FINLAND - New research reveals that there is wide variation in the Clostridium perfringens isolates found in commercial turkeys in flocks with and without necrotic enteritis. ...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Register for International Poultry Council Meeting
SWITZERLAND - Registration is open for the International Poultry Council (IPC) conference in Geneva from 10 to 12 October 2013....
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