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03 March 2015
IPC Expects Record Attendance at Rome Meeting; Focus to be on Avian Influenza
GLOBAL - Two high-ranking officials with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) will discuss one of the most active seasons in several years for highly pathogenic avian influenza when the...
02 March 2015
Most Ducks Farmed Without Full Body Access to Water
UK – Farmed ducks are not legally required access to bathing water in the UK, an animal rights group has stressed after a series of consumer polls....
27 February 2015
Moves to Increase Welfare in Non-stun Slaughter
UK - The British government is to look at ways of introducing post-cut stunning in religious slaughter systems....
Warning of Lower Poultry Production Standards Threat in EU-US Trade Talks
EU - British poultry producers must not be left at a competitive disadvantage by lower standard imports....
25 February 2015
Early-bird Deadline Approaches for Welfare Conference Registration
CROATIA - The reduced registration rate for the Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) International Symposium 2015 ends on Friday 27 February. ...
24 February 2015
Lisbon Conference Looking at Male Layers, Beak Trimming
PORTUGAL - 'Continuous Improvement of Animal Care' will be the focus of the Business Analysis session at the International Egg Commission (IEC) Business Conference in April....
23 February 2015
Call to Government to End Non-stun Slaughter on Day of Parliamentary Debate
UK - The British Veterinary Association (BVA), supported by the RSPCA, has called on the British Government to end non-stun slaughter on the day of a Parliamentary debate on an e-petition relating to ending non-stun slaughter to promote animal welfare....
Farmers Warned to Take Special Care of Livestock During Heatwave
AUSTRALIA - Livestock owners are reminded to take special care of their stock over the next few days of high temperatures as animals suffer from the heat as well....
20 February 2015
Crop Seed, Animal Feed Aid for Drought-Hit Cape Verde
CAPE VERDE - The FAO will provide food crop seeds, animal feed and drip irrigation equipment to help thousands of people in Cape Verde whose food security and livelihoods are at risk following a sharp fall in crop production due to drought....
18 February 2015
What Are Your Views on the Critical List of Antibiotics?
ANALYSIS - Agricultural use of antimicrobial medicines produces a source of resistant bacteria that can spread to humans....
Center for Food Integrity CEO to Discuss ‘Big Food’
US - Charlie Arnot, CEO of the Center for Food Integrity, will present, “Size Matters: Why We Love to Hate ‘Big Food.’” The presentation examines the relationship development and pattern of trust that consumers have with food and those who produce...
17 February 2015
Early Registration Deadline Ahead for Animal Welfare Conference
CROATIA - Those interested in attending the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) International Animal Welfare Science Symposium in Zagreb in July 2015 are reminded that early registration closes on 1 March....
16 February 2015
British Poultry Council Welcomes 13 Harper Scholars
UK - The British Poultry Council (BPC) Scholarships scheme at Harper Adams University has attracted 13 new scholars in 2014-15....
13 February 2015
Equipment Company Rejects Battery Hen Allegations
INDIA – A farm equipment provider has refuted allegations over being issued high court notice regarding plans for an egg battery farm....
11 February 2015
Court Throws Out Bid to Block New Poultry Inspection Rules
US - A bid to block new poultry inspection regulations and practices in the US has been thrown out by a US district court....
06 February 2015
Should CCTV Be Installed in Slaughterhouses?
UK - An all-seeing eye and independent monitoring would ensure the maximum quality of animal welfare conditions in slaughterhouses....
New Legislation to End Welfare Issues for Farm Animals in Research
US - Federal lawmakers have introduced a bill to require much needed protection for farm animals used for agricultural research at federal facilities....
Broiler, Turkey Welfare Research Pre-Proposals Invited
US - USPOULTRY is accepting research pre-proposals for the determination of the interaction of bird density and well-being in broilers and turkeys....
05 February 2015
Government Challenged on Animal Welfare Ahead of Election
UK - Political parties were this week urged to take action on animal welfare and disease prevention as the British Veterinary Association (BVA) President John Blackwell set out the organisation’s 2015 General Election manifesto....
02 February 2015
Benchmark Holdings to Acquire Improve International Limited
UK - Benchmark Holdings Plc has acquired the entire issued share capital of Improve International limited, the Swindon-based veterinary continuing professional development provider. ...
Animal Welfare at Slaughter Improves in UK
UK - Animal welfare in slaughterhouses in the UK is improving, according to a recently published survey, which reveals that 96 per cent of slaughterhouses complied fully with the regulations on welfare of the animals....
28 January 2015
IPPE: When Vaccination Goes Wrong
US – A leading international researcher says that vaccination can make viruses both “hot” and more dangerous, using the example of Marek’s disease in poultry, reports Jackie Linden....
26 January 2015
Welfare Rule Doubles California's Egg Prices
US – Intense market debate reignited in California after the cost of eggs doubled as farms realigned to new laws limiting layer bird stocking rates....
Poultry Company Tests New Broiler Bedding Material
US - Last week, Sanderson Farms, Inc. and Thrivez Poultry Bedding hosted an introduction to the Thrivez integrated poultry bedding solution, demonstrating a new, locally-grown and renewable material can help improve bird welfare....
22 January 2015
New Research to be Presented by AB Vista in Sydney
AUSTRALIA - Two new sets of research data are to be presented by Dr Mike Bedford, AB Vista’s Research Director, during the 26th Australian Poultry Science Symposium (APSS) at the University of Sydney on 8 to 11 February....
 
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