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15 February 2018
Russia actively increasing the export of poultry meat
The Russian poultry industry has been developing rapidly during the last several years, leading to a significant increase in its poultry meat production and satisfaction of the country's domestic needs for this product...
02 February 2018
Maple Leaf Farms celebrates 60 years in the poultry business
LEESBURG, IN, 1 February 2018 – Maple Leaf Farms, a fourth generation family owned poultry company, is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2018 with a year-long look back at its history with employees and business partners ...
10 January 2018
New colour reference book from AAAP helps pinpoint avian diseases
A new tool for identifying avian diseases from the American Association of Avian Pathologists....
09 January 2018
08 January 2018
Two More H5N6 Bird Flu Outbreaks in Gyeonggi, South Jeolla Provinces
SOUTH KOREA - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has reported two further outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu in farms located in the provinces of Gyeonggi and South Jeolla....
04 January 2018
OIE Reports Further H5N6 Bird Flu Outbreak in South Jeolla Province
SOUTH KOREA - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has reported yet another outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 avian flu....
03 January 2018
High-path H5N6 Bird Flu Detected at South Jeolla Province Poultry Farms
SOUTH KOREA - Dr Oh Soon-Min, Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer at the Animal Health Policy Bureau of the Ministry of Agriculture has reported two outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza at two farms located in South Jeolla Province....
27 December 2017
Taiwan Reports Low-Path H5N6 Bird Flu
TAIWAN - Dr Tai-Hwa Shih, Chief Veterinary Officer at the Ministry of Agriculture in Taipei, has reported two outbreaks of the H5N6 strain of low pathogenic avian influenza at two farms located in Zhushan, a township in Taiwan....
12 December 2017
OIE Reports HPAI Outbreak in Netherlands
NETHERLANDS - Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer at the Ministry of Economic Affairs has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu at a farm in Flevoland....
All Pork, Poultry Samples Test Positive for E.coli
VIET NAM - Samples of poultry and pork collected from local markets in five southern provinces and cities were reported to be contaminated with the E. coli bacteria due to unhygienic conditions at marketplaces, said Dr Nguyễn Vũ Thượng, deputy director...
29 November 2017
DA to Test Poultry Farm in Nueva Ecija
PHILIPPINES - Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol has ordered the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) to conduct a random test in a poultry facility in Nueva Ecija to confirm the presence of avian influenza in the province....
23 November 2017
Indonesia to Export Chickens, Ducks to Malaysia
INDONESIA - Malaysia plans to import chickens and ducks from Indonesia, following a visit by Indonesian delegates, Animal Farm Board secretary general Ade Zulkarnain told The Jakarta Post on Tuesday....
Poultry Being Pre-emptively Killed Near Olympic Venues
SOUTH KOREA - Gangwon authorities are asking farmers near Olympic venues to slaughter or relocate poultry to prevent the spread of bird flu, which was detected in North Jeolla on Sunday....
20 November 2017
SK to Disinfect All Poultry Farms, Vehicles Following Bird Flu Outbreak
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will disinfect all poultry farms and vehicles across the country following its first avian influenza outbreak this winter, the government said Monday....
07 November 2017
Unity for More Food Safety in Europe and Neighboring Countries
GLOBAL - "To protect consumers, the responsible public institutions have to be networked together all over the world," says Professor Dr Andreas Hensel, President of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) and German representative of the...
01 November 2017
Made in Malawi Incubators Boost Poultry Industry
MALAWI - Lilongwe-based company Incubators Malawi says it aims at achieving a more developed way of poultry farming....
04 October 2017
Livestock, Poultry Farmers Can Apply for Grants to Improve Animal Welfare
US - Starting yesterday (3 October), farmers who wish to improve the welfare of their farm animals can apply for a Fund-a-Farmer grant of up to $2,500 from Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT)....
03 October 2017
HCM City Retail Outlets Sell Traceable Chicken Meat, Eggs
VIET NAM - Consumers in HCM City can trace the origin of chicken meat and eggs they buy at both traditional and modern retail outlets starting 3 October....
Tainted Egg Yolks Found in Mooncakes
TAIWAN - The yolks of duck eggs from two poultry farms in Yunlin County’s Yuanchang Township that were used in mooncakes were found to contain Sudan IV, a toxic chemical dye, use of which in food is banned, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said, adding...
27 September 2017
Cargill, Faccenda Foods to Combine Fresh Chicken, Turkey & Duck Activities
UK - Cargill and Faccenda Foods on Monday (25 September) agreed to establish a joint venture to create a leading UK food company focused on chicken, turkey and duck. ...
14 September 2017
Chinese Firms Buy Leading UK-based Duck Breeder
CHINA - Two Chinese companies have acquired a leading British poultry firm which supplies the breed of the famed Peking roast ducks....
13 September 2017
Hunan Pursues Greener Agriculture
CHINA - Central China's Hunan province is pursuing a greener agriculture through transformation and upgrading of its livestock and poultry industry, according to a waste to resource meeting held in Changsha county on 5 September....
08 September 2017
Korea to Enhance Poultry Farming Environment
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will take steps to enhance the overall environment of poultry farms and ban sales of live chickens and ducks to prevent future outbreaks of avian influenza, the agriculture ministry said Thursday. ...
06 September 2017
Poultry Keepers Urged to Prepare for Winter Avian Flu Threat
UK - All poultry keepers across the UK are being urged to remain vigilant to the threat of bird flu and take action now to reduce the risk to their flocks and the wider poultry industry this winter in a joint call from the Chief Vets of Wales, Scotland,...
24 August 2017
Korean Govt to Inspect All Chickens for Insecticides
SOUTH KOREA - The government will conduct an investigation into chickens throughout the country after some chicken meat has been found to have more anthelmintic residue than the permissible level, the agricultural ministry said Wednesday....
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