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21 October 2014
New Tool Aims to Cut Environmental Impacts of UK Turkey Industry
UK - At an event in London yesterday, 20 October, a new tool to assess the environmental impacts of turkey production was unveiled, paving the way for future reductions, reports Jackie Linden. ...
CME: Wholesale Turkey Prices Deemed Excellent
US - The turkey business struggled mightly in the wake of the 2012 crop, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
16 October 2014
Date, Location Set for 2015 International Turkey Conference
UK - The Turkey Science and Production Conference 2015 will be hled from 11 to 13 March at the usual venue near Chester....
14 October 2014
High Costs Blamed as North Carolina Turkey Plant Closed
US - Historically high meat costs have brought the announcement of the closure of House of Raeford's turkey cook plant in Rose Hill, North Carolina as the company focuses on chicken products....
08 October 2014
Quarterly Earnings Fall for Cargill
US - Cargill has reported earnings down sharply for the latest quarter but its animal nutrition group reported a moderate increase and the meat division performed strongly, according to the company's CEO....
07 October 2014
AVEC Announces Changes in Organisation at General Assembly
FRANCE - a.v.e.c., the association representing the poultry meat industry in the EU commemorated its 57th General Assembly in Marseille from 2 to 5 October 2014 with a gathering of an unprecedented number of participants; more than 160 delegates representing...
03 October 2014
Dutch Bird Flu Case Contained
NETHERLANDS – The site of a low pathogenic avian influenza outbreak has been cleansed and disinfected and awarded disease free status with no news of further outbreaks....
01 October 2014
Salmonella: Reducing Pre-harvest Prevalence and Load
US - Reducing the prevalence and/or load of the pathogen in poultry flocks prior to processing helps to control salmonellosis, says Diamond V....
26 September 2014
Gold Awards for Golden Turkeys
UK - Traditional Farm Fresh Turkey Association (TFTA) are a membership of over 50 turkey producers in the UK, producing in excess of 165,000 turkeys to high welfare standards, on family farms, specifically for the Christmas market....
24 September 2014
Butterball Announces Expanded Corporate Citizenship Programme
US - Turkey meat processor, Butterball, has announced an expanded corporate citizenship platform that showcases its efforts to create a positive impact in all areas of operation, which includes the welfare standards of American Humane Certification....
22 September 2014
International Poultry Council Develops Strategic Plan
GLOBAL - Several members of the International Poultry Council huddled with the IPC Executive Committee and a strategic planning expert in Edinburgh, Scotland, last week to exchange ideas on charting a course for the organization as it prepares to enter...
09 September 2014
CME: US Consumer-level Meat, Poultry Demand Strong in July
US - US consumer-level meat and poultry demand remained strong in July. Total real per capita expenditures on beef, pork, chicken and turkey amounted to $44.62 in July, up from June’s $45.96 and 1.2 per cent higher than last July’s $44.08, write...
Successful First Hatch at New Turkey Hatchery Galli Gallo
ROMANIA - Eighty-six per cent hatch of set – that’s the promising result of the very first hatch at Galli Gallo’s brand new turkey hatchery, according to Petersime....
03 September 2014
Russian Turkey Producer Krasnobor Chooses S-line
RUSSIA - Established in 2000 in the Tula region, Krasnobor is Russia’s first turkey meat producer. The company recently finished the construction of a brand new hatchery located in Matovo village, Novomoskovsk Region, with a total setting capacity of...
Tambovskaya Turkey Project Continues to Grow
RUSSIA - Chairman of Cherkizovo Group Board of Directors Igor Babaev, First Deputy Governor of Tambov Region Alexander Dubovik, and the owners of the Spanish company Grupo Fuertes visited the construction site of JV Tambov Turkey in the region’s Pervomaisky...
02 September 2014
Russian Poultry Production Increases
RUSSIA - Russia’s total production of poultry for slaughter in the first half of this year reached to 2,571,900 tonnes live weight, according to the Department of Animal Husbandry and Breeding at the Ministry of Agriculture....
01 September 2014
Successful First Hatch at New Turkey Hatchery Galli Gallo
ROMANIA - The recent €2-million investment in the new turkey hatchery is unique in South-east Europe. The goal, according to Petersime, is to produce and deliver high-quality poults at a low price per poult, with less or no mortality at the farm....
29 August 2014
Simpler Test Detects Avian Reticuloendotheliosis, Marek's Disease
US - US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have found a way to make it easier to detect two serious poultry diseases by modifying an already available test....
Canadian Broiler Meat Production Forecast to Grow Moderately
CANADA - Post forecasts another year of moderate growth for 2015, with broiler meat production estimated at 1,100,000 metric tons (MT), or two per cent above the 2014 level....
27 August 2014
CME Report: US COOL Still Runs Afoul of WTO Rules
US - A number of news outlets reported over the weekend that the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has determined that USDA’s latest attempt to write rules for mandatory country of origin labelling still runs afoul of WTO rules, write Steve Meyer and Len...
25 August 2014
Turkey Farmers Left with Few Options as Inghams Closes Factory
AUSTRALIA - South Australian turkey farmers are considering their options after poultry giant Inghams announced it would close its McLaren Vale factory....
Pork, Turkey Demand Help Hormel Profits
US – Meat and food processing giant Hormel Foods has reported record fiscal 2014 third quarter net earnings of $138.0 million, up 21 per cent from net earnings of $113.6 million a year earlier....
Animal Health Issues Impacting Mexican Poultry Industry
MEXICO - The Mexican poultry industry continues to be affected by several minor disease issues. As a result of ongoing biosecurity measures, a modest increase in production of broiler meat and eggs are expected....
22 August 2014
Poultry Facilities Recognised for Outstanding Safety Performance
US - The Joint Industry Safety and Health Council recognized 96 chicken and turkey facilities for outstanding safety performance through the implementation of innovative and effective employee safety and health programmes. The annual safety awards were...
21 August 2014
Brazilian Broiler Production Forecast to Increase in 2015
BRAZIL - Post forecasts broiler production to increase by five per cent in 2015....
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