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Poultry Industry News By Category: Poultry Welfare
18 October 2018
No-deal Brexit potentially catastrophic for farm animal welfare, consumers and farmers, warns RSPCA
UK - Government must prioritise high welfare imports to avoid chlorinated chicken and beef with growth hormones arriving on our supermarket shelves...
16 October 2018
Hurricane Michael devastates Georgia's agricultural industry
USA - Hurricane Michael has devastated Southwest and Central Georgia, right through the heart of Georgia's number one industry...
Reducing the impact of heat stress using synbiotics
Heat stress negatively affects bird performance around the world. Synbiotics are an interesting tool for reducing this negative impact. Synbiotics modulate the immune response to the stress caused by high temperatures, consequently improving bird performance....
12 October 2018
Cockerel found roaming around housing estate
UK - The RSPCA is appealing to find the owner of a chicken who was lost in the middle of a housing estate...
World Egg Day: HSI welcomes global progress towards cage-free production
GLOBAL - Friday, 12 October is World Egg Day and while the majority of egg-laying hens in the world are confined to barren cages for nearly their entire lives, Humane Society International (HSI), a global animal protection organisation, welcomes the progress...
RSPCA responds to second reading of Agriculture Bill, animal welfare support
UK - The RSPCA has issued a response to the second reading of the Agriculture Bill which supports animal welfare initiatives...
10 October 2018
Leading food companies form the Global Coalition for Animal Welfare
GLOBAL - Companies join forces to advance animal welfare standards throughout the global food supply chain...
09 October 2018
Southeast Asia's first workshop on cage-free egg production a success
INDONESIA - Humane Society International, in conjunction with the Indonesian Veterinary Medical Association, recently hosted Southeast Asia’s first technical workshop on cage-free egg production in Surabaya, Indonesia ...
05 October 2018
European Parliament: what are the public health, environmental impacts of intensive broiler production?
EU - The European Parliament urges the European Commission to address animal welfare, environmental and public health impacts of intensive broiler farming...
Thai livestock industry marks 2018 as one of the best years for animal welfare
Thailand celebrated World Animal Day 2018 with huge progress in animal rights, especially in the area of livestock welfare, where several game-changing policies have been made by the government and major food companies...
Expert panel warns that Brexit trade deals may be the biggest risk to high animal welfare
Future trade deals pose the highest threat to high farm animal welfare standards and protecting British farmers from being undercut by lower standard imports, according to an expert panel at the RSPCA post-Brexit higher welfare debate...
04 October 2018
Barn fires: chickens make up 95 percent of all animal deaths caused by fires
USA - Today, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) released a first-of-its-kind report highlighting the more than 2.7 million US farm animals who perished in potentially preventable barn fires from 2013 to 2017...
01 October 2018
Shareholders concerned over McDonald's broiler welfare policy
USA - A Trustee of the New York State Common Retirement Fund (Fund) wrote a letter to McDonald's chairman of the board and the president and CEO of the company, taking aim at McDonald's ...
CBS launches new Feed Science Platform for optimising poultry production
CANADA - Canadian Bio-Systems Inc (CBS) has launched the main phase rollout of its new Feed Science Platforms (FSPs), offering a comprehensive portfolio of advanced bio-based feed technology solutions to benefit swine, poultry, aquaculture and ruminant...
28 September 2018
More broilers, more feed: global demand for poultry feed on the rise
GLOBAL - Poultry feed market witnessing increasing demand from broiler production; the Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) most lucrative with 2x projected growth through 2027...
27 September 2018
Global egg industry adopts formal position on antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
GLOBAL - The International Egg Commission and its members support, and will promote, the responsible use of all antimicrobials to allow for the long-term safe production of eggs, safeguarding the availability of eggs and egg products for the world’s...
19 September 2018
Hurricane Florence: Sanderson Farms reports loss of 1.7 million broilers
USA - Sanderson Farms, Inc reported that the Company continues its assessment of damage to its North Carolina assets caused by Hurricane Florence...
Aviagen UK Broiler Roadshow delivers the latest information on broiler husbandry
Historic 18th century Oulton Hall, near Leeds, was the first venue for Aviagen® UK’s Broiler Roadshow in early September, bringing the latest broiler information and husbandry advice to Ross® growers and other UK industry professionals. ...
18 September 2018
IPPE Insights: Innovation driving efficiency, profitability & sustainability
At Novus International, new innovative products and applications are in the works to help producers improve their efficiency, profitability and sustainability....
Keeping track: Compassion launches first European EggTrack Report
EU - Following the success of Compassion in World Farming’s US EggTrack Report last year, the farm animal welfare charity launched a new report on 18 September 2018 to show the progress European companies are making towards meeting their 2025 cage-free...
13 September 2018
Weathering the storm: how you can prepare for Hurricane Florence
USA - Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc release advisory detailing safety tips producers out to take to prepare for Hurricane Florence...
12 September 2018
Post-Brexit Agriculture Bill to promote environmental action
UK - Michael Gove sets out major post-Brexit policy to invest in the environment and "take back control" for farmers after almost 50 years under EU rules...
Green Parrty denounces Gove’s live exports U-turn
UK - Speaking today in reaction to Michael Gove’s decision to back off banning live animal exports, despite Vote Leave’s claims during the referendum, Green Party of England and Wales Animal Rights Spokesperson Keith Taylor speaks out...
RSPCA expresses approval that animal welfare standards will not be lowered in new Agricultural Bill
UK - The RSPCA issued a statement on the new post-Brexit Agriculture Bill, expressing their approval of animal welfare standards...
11 September 2018
Red Tractor bid to become British food and farming flagship
UK - A new million pound TV advertising campaign launched by Red Tractor will help raise its profile and that of the thousands of farmers behind the assurance scheme and the high standards they adhere to, the NFU said today...
 
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