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Poultry Industry News By Category: Poultry Welfare
20 April 2018
More animal-friendly trapping method for Rondeel's chickens
Chickens no longer need to be picked up by their legs and put upside down in crates when they go to the slaughterhouse. Eyes on Animals introduces the Dutch poultry industry to the 'Swedish trapping method' for chickens. Poultry farm Rondeel is the first...
19 April 2018
Eat less and better meat and dairy, say campaigners
A powerful alliance of 52 organisations have set out their stall for how to eat meat and dairy more sustainably...
17 April 2018
Taking steps for business-wide welfare and sustainability
Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC commits to sustainability and welfare improvement targets in 2017 sustainability report...
13 April 2018
FAI Director, Paul Cook, joins McDonald’s new Chicken Sustainability Advisory Council
As part of their journey towards improved chicken sustainability, McDonald’s have appointed FAI Technical Director Paul Cook to a multi-stakeholder advisory council featuring key suppliers, genetics experts, leading welfare academics and researchers...
Maple Leafs Foods invests in Entomo Farms to expand cricket farming production
Entomo Farms, North America’s largest insect farm for human consumption, announced today that it raised Series A funding from Maple Leaf Foods, Canada’s largest protein consumer packaged goods company...
12 April 2018
Find out how (and why) to improve the gut health of your flock with a free ebook
"Poultry Diseases Influenced by Gastrointestinal Health" by A. Gino Lorenzoni DVM, MSc, PhD is a guide to how and why to improve the gut health of your flock...
Pirbright research to boost vaccine production
Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have received money which will enable research into boosting vaccine yields by up to ten fold...
09 April 2018
MSD Animal Health receives marketing authorization from European Commission for expanded indication of PANACUR® AquaSol for chickens
MADISON, NJ, 9 April 2018 – Addition of a new therapeutic indication to combat the intestinal parasite, Capillaria spp. (L5 and adult stages)...
05 April 2018
Sainsbury's backtracks on chicken welfare
Compassion in World Farming is extremely disappointed to announce that almost eight years after awarding Sainsbury’s with their Good Chicken Award, the retailer has failed to achieve its higher welfare commitments and has formally withdrawn from the...
30 March 2018
Red Tractor Assurance to launch TV advertising campaign
Red Tractor Assurance will have its own national television advertising campaign later this year for the first time in its history...
Nutrition innovation to help poultry producers meet antibiotic reduction goals
BANKGOK, THAILAND—As global health authorities and policymakers confront the escalating threat of antimicrobial resistance, innovations in sustainable poultry nutrition offer producers tools to improve bird performance and productivity without antibiotics...
29 March 2018
Single vaccine developed for avian flu and duck enteritis
UK, 28 March 2018 - The Pirbright institute has developed a single vaccine for both avian flu and duck enteritis...
Applications now open for the Moredun Foundation Award Scheme
UK - The Moredun Foundation is delighted to announce that applications are now open for the 2018 Moredun Foundation Award Scheme, which provides funding for innovative projects and individuals with an interest in livestock health and welfare...
Rowan Range guides for optimal management now ready to download
New suite of documents offer in-depth advice for Aviagen’s slower-growing and colored bird portfolio. ...
26 March 2018
Animal welfare enhanced by new code for meat chickens
A welfare code for meat chickens has been updated today as part of a programme of reforms to safeguard and enhance the welfare of animals...
RSPCA Cymru welcome measures to install CCTV in slaughterhouses
Animal welfare charity welcomes news of CCTV installations in Wales' slaughterhouses, but continues to call for mandatory legislation...
24 March 2018
One step closer to CCTV in all Welsh slaughterhouses
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed a statement from the Welsh Government which hints at future legislation to introduce CCTV in Welsh slaughterhouses...
23 March 2018
Health and welfare at the forefront of Aviagen’s research explains newly recruited Jens Lesuisse
Aviagen® is delighted to announce the appointment of Jens Lesuisse as research manager. In the Q and A Jens explains more about his priorities and ambitions in this Q and A....
21 March 2018
Welfare concerns peak in USA and UK after recent legislation changes, undercover footage
21 March 2018 - Welfare concerns are high this week in light of recent developments in the US and UK...
19 March 2018
Welfare concerns over new footage from UK poultry farm
Footage has emerged which claims to show the horrific conditions endured by 500,000 chickens that lay eggs for the UK’s largest egg producer and supermarkets...
14 March 2018
Canadian government working with poultry industry to reduce Salmonella risk
The Government of Canada is working with the poultry industry to reduce the risk of Salmonella illness from frozen raw breaded chicken products...
13 March 2018
Bill passed in Kansas House to allow large-scale poultry operations
TOPEKA — The Kansas House gave final passage Monday to a bill that would allow large, factory-scale poultry feeding operations to do business in Kansas, reports Peter Hancock for the Lawrence Journal-World...
12 March 2018
Research improves future probiotics
TUCKER, Georgia: 12 March 2018 – USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California in which researchers may have found a way to improve future...
05 March 2018
Cobb-Brazil live haul trailers deliver climate control
Cobb-Brazil is investing more than one-million dollars in a new fleet of state-of-the-art chick transporters to make sure chicks arrive to customers in top condition. Brazil’s large landscape with spread-out farms previously presented a challenge for...
02 March 2018
Researchers develop method for making new types of vaccines
TUCKER, Georgia, 1 March 2018 - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the US National Poultry Research Centre, Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory in Athens, Georgia in which researchers developed...
 
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