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14 January 2015
Chickens, Eggs, Turkeys Bring Jobs, Economic Growth to US
US - Over the last two years, the nation's poultry industry has added 477,000 jobs and had an impact on economic output to the tune of $204 billion, according to a new study....
Deadline Approaches for International Poultry Council's Rome Meeting
ITALY - The International Poultry Council (IPC) is urging delegates to register for its conference in Rome in April before the deadline on 31 January 2015....
09 January 2015
Strong Turkey Sales Kick off Cargill's Starts Anniversary Year
GLOBAL - January 2015 marks the beginning of the 150th year in business for US-based Cargill, with second-quarter earnings up 41 per cent contributing to a seven per cent increase for the first six months of its financial year....
08 January 2015
New App for Turkey and Chicken Welfare
US - Humane Farm Animal Care has developed an innovative app that can improve the health and welfare of turkeys and chickens. ...
22 December 2014
Remember to Defrost Your Turkey, Stay Food-safe
UK - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is urging consumers to start defrosting your turkey today in time for Christmas Day....
Irish Consumers Urged to Buy Irish Turkeys at Christmas
IRELAND - Irish farmers are urging Irish consumers to support local farmers by buying Irish reared turkeys this Christmas....
Outdoor Access of Organic Turkeys Can Pose Disease Risks
FINLAND - In the production of organic turkeys, the greatest biosecurity challenges and the highest disease risks are connected with outdoor access....
UK Avian Flu Restrictions Lifted
UK - All restrictions following the outbreak of Avian Flu in Yorkshire last month were lifted on 21 December....
18 December 2014
German Bird Flu Outbreak Confirmed as H5N8
GERMANY - The latest highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak in turkeys on turkey farm in Lower Saxony has been confirmed as the H5N8 variant. ...
17 December 2014
High-Path Bird Flu Returns to Germany
GERMANY - A turkey farm in Lower Saxony has been hit by the H5N8 highly pathogenic avian flu virus....
16 December 2014
Avian Influenza Confirmed in Italy
ITALY - There has been one new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza, H5N8, reported in the Veneto region of north-eastern Italy. ...
New Single-stage Hatchery for House of Raeford
US - Poultry company, House of Raeford, has a new SmartPro™ single-stage hatchery from Pas Reform in South Carolina....
09 December 2014
Turkey Welfare Label Denied by Austrian Health Department
AUSTRIA – A comprehensive farm assurance scheme tipped to save domestic poultry producers has been knocked back by health officials....
Six Awards for Kent Turkey Producer
UK - Cottage Farm Turkeys in Kent scooped six awards at the Anglian Turkey Association’s annual show at Stoke-by-Nayland....
03 December 2014
Moy Park Chief Executive Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year
UK - Moy Park Chief Executive Janet McCollum has been recognised as ‘Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year’ at the fourth annual Women in Business Northern Ireland Awards....
Bird Flu Outbreaks on Two of Canada's Poultry Farms
CANADA - Avian influenza of the H5 subtype has been confirmed at two farms in the Fraser Valley in British Columbia....
27 November 2014
Could Eating Turkey Save Your Life?
US - The biological machinery needed to produce a potentially life-saving antibiotic is found in turkeys. ...
26 November 2014
Thanksgiving Food Safety Tips
US - The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations on how to properly prepare a turkey to make sure yours is both delicious and safe to serve....
Hormel Reports Sales up Six Per Cent for the Year
US - Hormel Foods Corporation has reported record performance for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2014 and full year. Its turkey division, Jennie-O Turkey Store, had profits up 45 per cent for the quarter and 23 per cent for the year....
25 November 2014
Good Quarter for Cherkizovo Despite Market Volatility
RUSSIA - Cherkizovo Group demonstrated strong nine-month and third quarter results, according to the company's CEO, despite market and currency volatility. A new acquisition has increased its market share in poultry meat by two percentage points....
Chile's Poultry Meat Production Down Three Per Cent
CHILE – Meat imports rose last month as meat production tightened in Chile, says a ministry report....
24 November 2014
Turkey Genome Map Approaches Completion
US - The turkey genome sequencing project is providing an important tool for the poultry industry and basic research....
19 November 2014
Tyson Sees Income Rise as Chicken Sales Increase
US - US meat and food processing giant Tyson Foods has seen net income rise from $778 million last year to $864 million in 2014....
17 November 2014
Moy Park Invests in Biomass Technology
UK - Poultry meat and food processor, Moy Park, has got financial backing for new biomass technology and long term biomass fuel supply to improve sustainable fuel efficiency....
13 November 2014
Thanksgiving Turkey Prices Up This Year
US - Thanksgiving holiday food shoppers will find adequate supplies of turkeys but at higher prices, depending on the type and whether grocers pass the increases on to customers or eat the loss themselves, a Purdue University agricultural economist says....
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