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Thursday, August 28, 2014
Find out More about Sustainable Poultry Production
EUROPE - Organisers of the upcoming Poultry Science Symposium examining the sustainability of the European poultry sector, the UK Branch of the World's Poultry Science Association (WPSA), say there is still time to register for the meeting, which takes...
Foster Farms Demonstrates How to Combat Salmonella
US - Foster Farms, California's biggest chicken producer, has been accused of poisoning people with salmonella bacteria. After an outbreak last autumn, the US Department of Agriculture threatened to shut down three of the company's plants....
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Win Free Tickets for the Saudi Agriculture Seminar Series
EGYPT - This year’s Saudi Agriculture will be held from the 7 till 10 of September. The event provides a unique platform to view the latest equipment and technologies in the agriculture and agro-food industry. Advanced Machinery Company (AMC), dealer...
Protein Sources Improved Starter Feed Formulation for Broiler Chickens
US - As the production cycle of broilers has been reduced to such an extent that the starter phase represents more than a quarter of the cycle, poor feeding at this time can have a significant negative impact on the final weight of birds....
Zoetis Receives Full License for First Vaccine for Georgia 08 Type Infectious Bronchitis Virus in Poultry
US - Zoetis Inc. has obtained a full license from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to sell Poulvac® Bron GA 08, the first commercially available vaccine to reduce disease caused by Georgia 2008 (GA 08) Type infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) in...
Stricter Rules for German Chicken Producers Could Affect Competiveness
GERMANY - The German Federal State of Lower Saxony has introduced stricter rules for broiler production. ...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Looking for Corn Consumption Response
US - In the newsletter of 11 August, the prospects for corn consumption to respond to lower prices during the 2014-15 marketing year and the potential for a subsequent price recovery were discussed, writes Darrel Good. ...
Poultry Industry Weighs in on Labour Policy
NEW ZEALAND - The poultry industry says abolishing factory farming would mean a hike in egg and chicken prices for the consumer....
Friday, August 22, 2014
Australian Egg Farm Exposed for Cruelty
AUSTRALIA - A farm that supplies eggs to Australia's biggest egg producer has again been accused of multiple animal welfare breaches by an animal rights group....
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Germany Forms Alliance to Increase Animal Welfare
GERMANY - The German food industry has formed an alliance to respond to the ongoing criticism on animal husbandry. Farmers, the meat industry and retailers want to set higher animal welfare standards across a broader front with a new animal welfare initiative....
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
South African Ostriches Found with Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza
SOUTH AFRICA - There has been one new outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza detected in South Africa. ...
Russia to Introduce Electronic Veterinary Certificates
RUSSIA - Russia is to introduce electronic veterinary certificates from February 2017....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Three New Outbreaks of Newcastle Disease in Israel
ISRAEL - Three new outbreaks of Newcastle disease have been detected in Israel. ...
Examination of Chicken Samples Completed in Hong Kong
HONG KONG - The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) completed on 15 August the examination of samples collected from a chicken farm in San Tin where abnormal chicken deaths occurred. No infectious agents were found....
Procedures to Prevent New Avian Flu Strain A/H5N6
VIET NAM - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has issued an emergency dispatch asking cities and provinces nationwide to deploy measures to prevent the new avian flu virus A/H5N6....
Egg Producer Seeks Pardon for Abuse of Hens
SOUTH AFRICA - Egg producer Quantum Foods, a subsidiary of Pioneer Foods, has unreservedly apologised for the abusive treatment laying hens received at its Phokeng depot in Rustenburg, the NSPCA said on Thursday....
Monday, August 18, 2014
Research Reveals Hen Smothering Affects Half UK Commercial Flocks
UK - More than half of commercial chicken flocks in the UK are affected by smothering and it is an unpredictable and difficult issue for farm managers to address....
Thursday, August 14, 2014
New Veterinary Vaccinology Network to Help Tackle Animal Disease Threat
UK - BBSRC has funded a new multidisciplinary network of veterinary vaccinology experts to help in the fight against animal diseases, some of which have the potential to spread to humans. ...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Odisha to Set Up Veterinary University
INDIA - Looking at the growing importance of education in agriculture sector in the state, Odisha will be setting up a new veterinary university and second agriculture university....
FDA Reports Positive Trends in Antimicrobial Resistance
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday released its National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) 2011 Executive Report, showing mostly decreasing antimicrobial resistance trends....
Maple Leaf Food Announces New Leader of Animal Wellness
CANADA - Maple Leaf Foods has announced that Dr Stephanie Cottee will be joining the Company in the new position of Leader, Animal Wellness effective 11 August, 2014. ...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Experts Meet to Solve Infectious Disease Challenges
AUSTRALIA - Many of Australia's leading animal and human infectious disease experts are joining forces this week to identify challenges that might benefit from greater collaboration across Australia's research institutions....
Monday, August 11, 2014
Hong Kong Investigates Abnormal Death of Chickens
HONG KONG - The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) is investigating the abnormal death of chickens at a farm in San Tin, Yuen Long. Initial test results revealed that the chickens were not infected with avian influenza....
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
How to Register for Poultry Health Scheme
UK - The Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) and Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) on 1 August updated the Poultry Health Scheme, which is part of protecting animal health and preventing disease, including in...
Congressmen Commend Final Rule on Poultry Slaughter Inspection
US - Congressmen Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Rick Crawford (AR-01), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Chicken Caucus, have released statements after USDA published its final rule on the 'Modernization of Poultry Slaughter Inspection' on 31 July 2014....
 
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