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06 June 2016
Industry Insights: Increased Production, Improved Animal Welfare Meet Global Needs
ANALYSIS - The growing population, increases in household income and water scarcity are key drivers for the protein industry, and technology that can increase production and improve animal welfare will be important in meeting these challenges, according...
23 May 2016
Georgia Poultry Launches AirStorm Ventilation Fans
GLOBAL - Georgia Poultry’s launch of AirStorm fiberglass fans continues our commitment to reducing the price poultry farmers pay for production equipment. ...
07 March 2016
Suspected Avian Flu Outbreak in Norwegian Turkeys
NORWAY - An outbreak of avian influenza is suspected on a turkey farm in Østfold after routine surveillance detected antibodies....
18 February 2016
Researchers Look for New Ways to Fight Blackhead in Turkeys
US - Blackhead is a serious condition with high morbidity and mortality in turkeys....
27 January 2016
Nigeria Reports 11 New Avian Flu Outbreaks
NIGERIA - A further 11 outbreaks of Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported in central and northern Nigeria....
18 January 2016
USDA Reports Added 50 Million Lbs to Chicken Production
ANALYSIS - USDA released four reports on Tuesday with implications for the livestock and grain markets, writes Sarah Mikesell for ThePoultrySite. ...
23 November 2015
Avian Influenza US Outlook for 2016
ANALYSIS - RNA virus' mutate very rapidly, but Harrisvaccines does not have to guess which strain is going to affect the industry next thanks to their unique rapid response technology. ...
16 October 2015
Informed Silicon Dioxide as a Natural Feed Supplement to Improve Animal Performance and Farm Environment
CANADA - Ceresco Nutrition, a research company that is behind the new technology based on the transfer of vibratory information through an aqueous medium, says their product Silica+® is the future of the feed industry....
13 October 2015
USDA's Double Punch: Production Up, Exports Down
ANALYSIS - USDA added to their 2015 chicken production forecast and lowered exports in Friday's World Ag Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report. ...
07 October 2015
combiTERM – The Indirect Air Heater
ITALY - Pericoli, always highly attentive to the consumer needs, offers its "top seller" product for heating, the combiTERM, which has many possible configurations according to specific customer needs....
23 September 2015
More Avian Flu Detected in Nigeria
NIGERIA - A further 18 new outbreaks of Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported on layer and turkey farms in Nigeria....
22 September 2015
US Bird Flu Measures Labelled “Inhumane”
US – A US government fall-back measure to eradicate bird flu from infected holdings has met strong opposition from animal welfare groups labelling the approach “miserable and protracted”....
21 September 2015
Cherkizovo Group Begins Tambov Turkey Project Construction
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group and Grupo Fuertes have launched the first phase of construction of the facilities for the Tambov Turkey project...
15 June 2015
Harrisvaccines Developing Vaccine for Avian Influenza
US - Joel Harris, Director of Sales and Marketing at Harrisvaccines, said Harrisvaccines is in the process of developing a vaccine to help producers battling Avian Influenza....
26 May 2015
Two Further Avian Flu Outbreaks in US
US - There have been two more confirmed outbreaks of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza in Iowa....
22 May 2015
Ohio Wild Turkey Hunters Catch Thousands
US - Ohio hunters checked 17,638 wild turkeys during the combined 2015 spring wild turkey hunting season and youth wild turkey hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR)....
18 May 2015
Unapproved Chemical Use Leads to AA Poultry Recall
US - AA Poultry Processing is recalling a large volume of chicken and turkey meat products, after possible contamination with an unapproved subtance was discovered....
15 May 2015
Four New Avian Flu Outbreaks Confirmed in US
US - Following confirmation of a second outbreak of H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), the state of Nebraska has declared a State of Emergency. Four new outbreaks - all in turkeys - are included in the latest official nationwide report, bringing...
08 May 2015
Energy-saving Initiative for Bernard Matthews
UK - Bernard Matthews, the largest turkey producer and processor in the UK, has broken ground on the next phase of its large-scale carbon-cutting exercise....
06 May 2015
Avian Flu Toll in US Doubles in a Week
US - Five new outbreaks of H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza have been confirmed in Minnesota and three in Iowa; seven of these were in commercial turkeys. These bring the total number of confirmed outbreaks to 122 with almost 24 million birds affected....
05 May 2015
Registration Open for International Turkey Production Symposium
GERMANY - Registration is open for the 8th Hafez International Symposium on Turkey Production, which takes place in Berlin at the end of May....
CME: Rising Bird Flu Cases Do Not Change Price Outlook
US - The bird flu situation continues to worsen, with more cases announced daily in Iowa and Minnesota, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
01 May 2015
USDA Finds Salmonella Falls in Poultry Meat Plants
US - The latest test results from the USDA, covering the period from July 2014 to September 2014, revealed reductions in the prevalence of Salmonella in chicken plants and another zero-positive result at turkey plants. For Campylobacter, the positive...
30 April 2015
New Video Gives VIP Tour of Processing Plants
US – A new video is offering viewers a behind-the-scenes look at poultry processing standards in the US industry....
Eleven New Avian Flu Outbreaks Confirmed in US
US - The latest official update records 11 new outbreaks of H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza, all in commercial flocks - four in Iowa in chickens and seven in Minnesota turkeys; more than 4.36 million birds are affected in these new outbreaks, bringing...
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