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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Farmers Union Pleased with Proposed Clean Water Act Rule
US - The US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) has proposed a rule regarding provisions of the Clean Water Act....
Friday, February 21, 2014
Organic Acid Product Reduces Broiler Weight Loss During Feed Withdrawal
GLOBAL - This is the first report that demonstrate that this organic acid product increased water consumption and reduced bodyweight loss between feed withdrawal and shackling of broilers, which are associated with improved meat quality attributes, according...
Friday, January 03, 2014
Modern Broilers Drink More Water
US - Increases in feed and water consumption do not seem be the only reason for the higher bodyweight gains of today's broilers than those 10 or 20 years ago, according to a new study....
Monday, October 28, 2013
House Passage of Water Resources Act Please Farm Bureau
US - The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2013 was passed by the United States House of Representatives last week....
Friday, October 25, 2013
Poultry Grower Prevails Against Environmental Agency
US - Poultry and livestock farmers declared victory on Wednesday (23 October) when a federal court ruled in favor of West Virginia poultry farmer Lois Alt in a lawsuit she brought against the Environmental Protection Agency. ...
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Complete Drinking Water Treatment for Better Performance
BELGIUM - Acidifying the drinking water can help to improve the quality of the “forgotten nutrient”, according to CID Lines....
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Healthy Water, Healthy Flock
BELGIUM - On some farms, there can still be a problem with the drinking water quality, even after a thorough cleaning of the drinking lines. In these cases the problem often lies with the quality of the water that enters the farm, says CID Lines....
Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Farm Bureau Seeks Ruling on Farmyard Stormwater
US - The American Farm Bureau Federation this week (1 July) asked the US District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia to determine that livestock and poultry farmers do not need Clean Water Act discharge permits for ordinary stormwater runoff...
Friday, June 07, 2013
EPA, CBF Agreement on Animal Agriculture in Chesapeake Bay Watershed
US - In a 2010 settlement agreement to a lawsuit brought by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) and partners, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) agreed, among other things, to promulgate a new national Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO)...
Friday, March 29, 2013
CID Lines' VIV Asia Stand Well Received
THAILAND - This year's edition of VIV Asia took place in Bangkok, Thailand on 13 to 15 March. CID Lines attended the exhibition with a great booth construction, on which they received many compliments from visitors. ...
Plasson Launches Water on Demand System
THAILAND - At VIV Asia earlier this month, Plasson launched its Water on Demand system for poultry houses....
Thursday, February 21, 2013
EPA Releases Confidential Farm Data
US - The National Pork Producers Council is extremely troubled by the US Environmental Protection Agency’s release earlier this month to several activist groups of personal information on US hog farmers and on other livestock and poultry farmers and,...
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Virginia Adopts Water Strategy to Address Quality Concerns
US - The Department of Environmental Quality and the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) will be implementing a new strategy to proactively address potential water quality concerns that may arise on small farms that raise...
Friday, October 19, 2012
Swii’Flo: New Roxell-Nipple Drinking System
BELGIUM - Swii’Flo, Roxell’s newest poultry drinking system, maintains an excellent drinking water quality and house hygiene. The one-armed drip cup allows easy access to the drinking nipples....
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Healthy Flock Essential to Successful Final Product
US - “Providing adequate, good quality water supply to growing flocks is critical to good performance. Water makes up 70 per cent of a chicken’s body weight and 85 per cent of chicks, therefore it is essential to maintain the bird’s water weight,”...
Friday, September 28, 2012
Assurance Schemes Cover Bathing Equipment for Ducks
ANALYSIS - The UK's poultry industry body has explained the thinking behind the latest standards for duck production, following allegations from an animal charity that they mean a backward step in animal welfare terms, particularly in respect of the provision...
Monday, September 17, 2012
Poll: Public 'Appalled' over Duck Rearing Conditions
UK - New research shows that eight out of 10 people are 'appalled' that farmed duck can be reared without bathing water and think it should be illegal, according to RSPCA. ...
Friday, September 14, 2012
Global Water Crisis: an Urgent Security Issue
GLOBAL - The world today faces a water crisis with critical implications for peace, political stability and economic development, experts warn in a new report issued jointly by the InterAction Council (IAC), a group of 40 prominent former government leaders...
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Overview of This Week’s Poultry Industry News
ANALYSIS – Conference Season is at its busiest, reports senior editor, Jackie Linden, who has recently attended the UK’s leading trade show for the poultry sector and an international conference in Brussels with a wider geographical perspective.Common...
Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Vegetable Protein Key for Future Protein Supplies
UK - Scientists at Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) are playing their part in addressing the UK protein deficit through a five–year research project valued at £2.15 million....
Monday, February 14, 2011
Chickens' Campylobacter Risk Affected by Weather, Water Source
NORWAY - Mild weather and rain increase the risk of Campylobacter in chickens, according to new research from the National Veterinary Institute. Farms using their own water sources also had a higher risk of infection. ...
Thursday, December 23, 2010
French Study Looks at Listeria Prevalence on Farms
FRANCE - According to research at Anses, the presence of pets and rodents, general biosecurity measures, litter storage, manure handling, feed form and drinker system appeared to impact the prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes on egg and broiler farms,...
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Water Quality Continues to Improve
NETHERLANDS - Water quality continues to improve, according to a study by GD Deventer but problems remain....
Wednesday, December 02, 2009
Water Industry Regulator Recognises Farmers' Role
UK - The NFU has praised a move by water industry regulator Ofwat to limit water bills for farmers and growers. ...
Monday, June 01, 2009
Ducks, Water and Distorted Science
UK - Professor Marion Stamp Dawkins, Professor of Animal Behaviour of Oxford University, puts the record straight with regard to her research into duck welfare that was criticised in the popular media recently. ...
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