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24 April 2017
EXAFAN: Cutting Edge Company at Figan
EU - EXAFAN in a leader in the supply of complete in-house produced equipment for agricultural operations of poultry, swine and other species, as well as the management and start-up of turnkey projects....
20 April 2017
Study Ranks Production Attributes Most Important to Consumers
US - For many consumers, buying a gallon of milk is much more complex than finding the preferred fat content and expiration date. They want to know how the cows were treated, what they were fed, whether they received growth hormones or antibiotics, whether...
19 April 2017
BFREPA Says RSPCA Should Focus on Hen Welfare
UK - The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) says the RSPCA’s decision to press ahead with the implementation of aerial perching on its Freedom Foods free range egg units could be detrimental to bird welfare. ...
Removal of Requirement to House Birds in Higher Risk Areas from 13 April
UK - Defra has announced that all poultry in England are to be allowed outside from Thursday, 13 April, following updated evidence on the risk posed by wild birds....
14 April 2017
Enzymes Are Key Piece of Puzzle to Feed the 9 Billion
ANALYSIS - How do we feed the world’s future population and the growing global demand for protein?...
12 April 2017
Ceva Supports WVA's Animal Welfare Awards 2017
GLOBAL - The World Veterinary Association (WVA) is delighted to announce the creation of the Global Animal Welfare Awards 2017 co-founded and supported by Ceva Santé Animale. ...
11 April 2017
Improved Quality Assurance Programme for Aussie Egg Industry
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Egg Corporation (AECL) is pleased to announce the release of Egg Standards of Australia (ESA), a voluntary quality assurance programme for rearing and layer farms, which provides a practical mechanism for egg farmers to demonstrate...
Free Range Hens Back Outside for Easter
UK - The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC), which represents more than 95 per cent of UK free range egg production, has welcomed Defra’s announcement that the risk of avian influenza has reduced sufficiently for all free range hens in England to be...
05 April 2017
UK Farming Needs to Justify Support Post-Brexit
UK - The UK farming sector must put forward a strong case for continued support from public funds once the UK leaves the EU or it might lose out. ...
Confirmation of Perdue as Ag Secretary Pleases Turkey Federation
US - National Turkey Federation members are very pleased the Senate Agriculture Committee has recommended the full Senate confirm Sonny Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture. ...
28 March 2017
Chicken Farmers Proud to Raise Chicken that Canadians Trust
CANADA - Canada’s chicken farmers are appalled by the inaccurate and irresponsible portrayal of Canadian chicken production that is being used to target retail and foodservice companies....
Chicken Study Reveals Key Hurdle for Campylobacter Vaccine Effort
UK - New University of Liverpool research reveals that the immune response of farmed chickens does not develop fast enough to fight off Campylobacter during their short lifespan. The findings have important implications in the challenge towards developing...
Public Interest Grows in Issues Related to Livestock Transportation
CANADA - The General Manager of the National Farm Animal Care Council says the general public is becoming more aware of and interested in issues related to the transport of livestock, Bruce Cochrane writes....
22 March 2017
Mandatory Animal Care Programme Passes Third-Party Audit with Flying Colours
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada’s (CFC) strong commitment to animal care has been confirmed with the completion of an inaugural comprehensive third-party audit. NSF International’s report concluded that “The national Animal Care Programme has...
HCM City Poultry Meat, Eggs to Carry Details of Origin
VIET NAM - The HCM City People’s Committee has approved a programme to label poultry meat and eggs with details of product origin to protect consumers, according to Nguyễn Ngọc Hòa, deputy director of the local Department of Industry and Trade....
Agriculture Victoria Urged to Seize Animal Welfare Role from Activist Groups
AUSTRALIA - Victoria's peak farm lobby has warned the State Government needs to act swiftly to stop animal activist groups from seizing the power to police farm practice, in its submission to a parliamentary inquiry into the Victorian branch of the RSPCA....
21 March 2017
SPCA-approved Eggs Under Scrutiny
NEW ZEALAND - Consumers who purchased eggs from Countdown believing they were free-range should be entitled to a refund since it has been proven they were actually caged eggs, Consumer NZ says....
15 March 2017
Poultry Climate Control: New Sensor a Milestone for Poultry Production
NETHERLANDS - Big Dutchman will start marketing an award-winning new sensor developed by Dräger with immediate effect: the DOL 53 sensor. Farmers can use this sensor to measure and monitor the ammonia concentration in their poultry houses permanently...
MP Urges Commerce Commission to Look Into Egg Labelling
NEW ZEALAND - Green Party MP Mojo Mathers has written to the Commerce Commission asking it to inquire into the alleged mislabelling of eggs laid in cages as “free-range”, the Green Party said today....
14 March 2017
Research: Superdosing Phytase Reduces Severity of Woody Breast in Poultry
ANALYSIS - The exact cause of woody breast, a muscle myopathy affecting the quality, texture and colour of chicken breast meat, is currently unknown – although initial research points to genetics and fast growth rates. ...
13 March 2017
Retailers Warned Against Cutting Prices for 'Free Range' Products
IRELAND - Farmers have called on the retail sector to support the free range sector as the Department of Agriculture confirmed it is to extend its mandatory housing notice for poultry until 30 April....
07 March 2017
Applegate Pledges to Improve Animal Welfare Standards for Broilers
US - Applegate, the nation's leading natural and organic meat brand, is committing to transforming the lives of millions of chickens in its supply chain. ...
03 March 2017
British Egg Industry Council Concerned to Protect Hens
UK - The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC), which represents more than 95 per cent of UK free range egg production, has advised that although some free range hens will be allowed back outside this week, some free range farmers will choose to temporarily...
IPPE Insights: Which Three Key Drivers Will Impact Poultry in 2017?
ANALYSIS - What are the three main trends the poultry will face in 2017? Delair Bolis, Head of the Global Poultry Unit with MSD Animal Health, shares his thoughts at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta. ...
02 March 2017
Cargill, Heifer Commemorate Partnership with Kick-off Celebration
CHINA - Cargill and Heifer International are celebrating the official launch of a programme aimed at improving the lives of more than 450 smallholder farming households in the Qinsghen, China....
 
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