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03 September 2015
Welfare is Good Business
Environmental impact, food safety, welfare and productivity can all go hand in hand. "How does that work?" asks Anne-Marie Neeteson, VP Welfare and Compliance at Aviagen....
PERIcooler - the Fresh Air Machine
ITALY - Evaporative cooling allows an indoor environment to be climatised in a specific structure by introducing air that is fresher and always new....
Poultry Science: Food Safety, Bird Health, Management Stress
US - The 2015 Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting last month in Louisville, USA included studies on food safety, enteric health, respiratory health, and management stress....
Grants Offered to Improve US Poultry Farm Welfare
US - Farmers in the US who want to improve the welfare of their farm animals can apply for grant funding from the Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT)....
25 August 2015
Australian Free Range Layer Research Boosted with New Facilities
AUSTRALIA - The University of New England is now delivering state-of-the-art free-range research facilities at its Laureldale Poultry Research Farm, which also caters for research into cage and barn systems....
24 August 2015
Texas Gets New Avian Health Complex
US - A new avian health complex has been formally opened at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM)....
14 August 2015
“You Can Do An Awful Lot With Water”: Combining Carp and Duck Production
VIDEO – An organic, high welfare duck rearing system is incorporating carp to maximise production potential....
12 August 2015
USPOULTRY Live Webinar to Discuss Avian Flu Prevention, Welfare
US - The US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) will be holding a live webinar in September, discussing a variety of poultry farm management issues....
02 August 2015
Survey Finds Animal Welfare Tops Consumers’ Ethical Concerns
ANALYSIS - Three quarters of consumers in the UK put animal welfare at the top of the list when it comes to ethical issues for food companies....
31 July 2015
Poultry, Pig Animal Welfare Research Boosted in Australia
US - Research into animal welfare has been boosted by a $1 million Adelaide State Government grant to expand pig and poultry facilities at the University of Adelaide’s Roseworthy campus....
27 July 2015
New Zealand to Stop Animal Antibiotic Use by 2030
NEW ZEALAND - “By 2030 New Zealand will not need antibiotics for the maintenance of animal health and wellness,” said New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) President Dr Steve Merchant....
15 July 2015
German Poultry Associations Commit to Stopping Beak Cutting
GERMANY - Germany has decided to stop the cutting of poultry birds' beaks, in order to try and improve animal welfare....
14 July 2015
Germany Steps Up Research to End Killing of Male Layer Chicks
GERMANY - Researchers in Germany have been presented with extra funds to help the country phase out the killing of male day-old layer chicks as soon as possible....
09 July 2015
General Mills Goes Cage-Free
US - US-based global food manufacturer General Mills has announced a new commitment for working towards using only cage-free eggs in its foods....
07 July 2015
Indian Poultry Industry Under Pressure over Drug Residues, Slaughter Conditions
INDIA - Reports of unethical practices and poor food standards in the Indian poultry and meat industries have led the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to devise new regulations....
02 July 2015
Getting the Measure of Biosecurity
UK - How often do you measure and evaluate your biosecurity procedures? the Aviagen Global Technical Transfer Team asks....
New Circulation Fan ERD - Quality, Efficiency and Design in Unique Product
ITALY - A properly ventilated environment, without stratified heat, humidity and stagnant air helps the animal welfare increasing their productivity....
Respiratory Disease and Immune Status
US - Recent university research evaluated the effects of Original XPC (XPC) on antibody titers and clinical signs of respiratory disease in poultry, Dr Stephanie Frankenbach reported in the Diamond V newsletter PoultryAdvisor....
Biosecurity and Vaccination for Control of Avian Influenza
INDIA - Feeding 9 billion human beings by 2050 and the role of chicken and eggs in filling the gap of protein are being actively discussed, writes Dr.T.Kotaiah from Indbro....
Australian Workshops on Welfare at Slaughter a Success
AUSTRALIA - The Australian organisation Poultry CRC has been running workshops to outline the basic principles of Modified Atmosphere Killing (MAK), as well as the composting of dead spent layer hens on-farm....
01 July 2015
PETA Files Lawsuit Over Californian Poultry Slaughter
US - Animal welfare organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recently filed a lawsuit, aiming to ban electric stunning used in poultry slaughter....
26 June 2015
Ryan Gosling in Row Over Cage Egg Letter
US - Film star Ryan Gosling spoke out against the use of cages in the egg supply chain this week, but an organisation supporting the use of cages later claimed his own restaurant uses a non-cage-free egg supplier....
25 June 2015
How to Replace, Reduce and Refine Antibiotics On Farm
ANALYSIS – Pressure is mounting on the animal health industry to reduce, replace and refine the usage of certain antimicrobial medicines, writes Michael Priestley....
New RSPCA Assured Food Label Enters the Market
UK - A new ethical food label assured by the RSPCA has been launched in a bid to help improve the lives of a further 100 million farm animals, plus many millions of farmed salmon and trout, in the next five years....
19 June 2015
Is Animal Welfare Becoming a Commercial Issue?
ANALYSIS - Large multinational processing companies, retailers and foodservice organisations are starting to define the way that producers view animal welfare and ethical, sustainable production....
 
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