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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Aid for Pig, Poultry Welfare Totals BGN 20M Under Each Scheme
BULGARIA - Tatyana Angelova, Deputy Executive Director of the State Aid directorate and the SAPARD programme at the State Fund Agriculture (SFA), announced that the first tranche of financial aid for welfare of pigs and poultry has amounted to BGN 20...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Australian Supermarkets Demand RSPCA Standards for Chickens
AUSTRALIA - Chicken growers across the country are having to make changes to their operations following the decision by the major supermarkets to only stock RSPCA accredited birds....
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Weekly Overview: Raising the Bar for Poultry Welfare
GLOBAL - With the news of a call to raise standards still further in the European Union, poultry welfare is focus of this week's news round-up, writes Jackie Linden. Cage-free egg production and better broiler welfare are on the agenda in the EU and Australia,...
How Can EU Food be Produced to Higher Welfare Standards?
ANALYSIS - A five-year plan has been launched to encourage the production, sourcing and consumption of food and products from animals to be from higher welfare regimes across Europe....
Rooster Poses as Hen, Survives Chop
NEW ZEALAND - A rooster living in a battery hen farm has survived against incredible odds....
Taiwanese Students Dress as Hens for Poultry Welfare
TAIWAN - Students at Chung Yuan Christian University have protested in view of the Council of Agriculture by dressing up as chickens and demanding healthier living environments for laying birds. ...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Poultry Worker Filmed Abusing Chick
CANADA - An animal rights group claims a "culture of cruelty" exists at Horizon Poultry in Hanover....
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Team Seeks to Understand Free Range Farming’s Questions
AUSTRALIA - The latest edition of eChook discusses what free range poultry production actually means in Australia. This stems from the fact that no two free range farms are the same....
Monday, April 14, 2014
Freedom Food Announces Launch of Online Suppliers Directory
UK - It is often easy to over-engineer the solution to a problem or a challenge, but for Freedom Food – the only UK assurance and food labelling scheme dedicated solely to improving farm animal welfare – the solution to the challenge of increasing...
Green Party Opposes 'Factory Farming', Live Animal Exports
UK - Top of the Green Party's manifesto priorities for the May elections is action against mega-farms and 'factory farming'; it also aims to ban live animal exports and put greater regulation on animal transportation. ...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Weekly Overview: Poultry Industry Addresses Some of the Big Issues
GLOBAL - In the last week, we have reported from the recent International Egg Commission conference on topics including welfare, environmental sustainability and feed security, writes Jackie Linden. Other topics in the news this week have been the WTO's...
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Utilising New Knowledge in Poultry Industry
AUSTRALIA - Poultry CRC explains why is it so difficult to apply research findings in the poultry industry....
Monday, April 07, 2014
Poor Stunning Extremely Rare in UK Slaughterhouses
UK - Animals in British slaughterhouses are correctly stunned before slaughter in over 99 per cent of cases, according to official figures released by the Government....
Friday, April 04, 2014
Sustainability Honour for Cargill's Chicken
US - McDonald's has honoured Cargill with seven 'Best of Sustainable Supply' awards, recognising the company's projects to help reduce environmental impacts, improve sustainability and enable farmers and rural communities to prosper. ...
Happy Hens Lay More Eggs
INDIA - Dr T. Kotaiah of Indbro Research & Breeding Farms Pvt. Ltd puts forward his case that hen welfare needs to be balanced with the production of food for a growing human population. ...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
New Plans for European Organic Farming
EU - Maintaining consumer confidence, maintaining producer confidence and making it easier for farmers to switch to organics are the main objectives of a new EU Regulation on organic production and the labelling of organic products....
Friday, March 28, 2014
Welfare Group Clashes with California over Battery Egg Law
US – The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has mounted a legal case against California’s attempt to snub a law that will demand better layer bird treatment....
Improved Health, Higher Liveability of Broilers
NETHERLANDS - We all know that raising broilers in unhygienic circumstances causes illness, says Jansen Poultry Equipment. ...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Night at the Vet College Sets Chickens as Main Theme
UK - The Royal Veterinary College is opening its doors once more for members of the public to come behind the scenes at the College for a free evening of fun activities and hands on science. This year the theme is all about chickens!...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Breeding Poultry with Improved Natural Resistance
THE NETHERLANDS - Is it possible to improve the natural immunity of poultry through breeding? Selection of poultry with high levels of natural antibodies, will increase animal welfare, reduce antibiotic usage and increase profit. Wageningen UR researcher...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
How Can Science and Farming Live Together?
ANALYSIS - Modern farming needs modern scientific techniques, engineering, technology and social science....
Monday, March 24, 2014
Poultry Welfare and Value Fit Together, Say UK Market Analysts
UK - Poultry is as good value now as ever before, business analyst Timetric has found. ...
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Animals Australia Advocates an Egg-free Australia
AUSTRALIA - ANIMALS Australia is advocating Australians go egg free, urging consumers to “put the hen before the egg”....
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Research Council Celebrates 20 Years of Animal Welfare Advances
UK - BBSRC has supported world-leading bioscience for over two decades. For its 20th anniversary, the Research Council will be exploring a variety of ways that BBSRC helps to deliver impact from research, focusing here on animal welfare....
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Chicken Reportedly Not Slaughtered the Halal Way
MALAYSIA - It is alleged that chicken at one market still alive after improper slaughter were thrown into boiling water while some dead birds were left on the floor. ...
 
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