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20 May 2015
Commission to Conduct Survey on Animal Welfare
EU - The European Commission is to launch a Eurobarometer survey into animal welfare this year....
13 May 2015
Award for 2 Sisters’ Work on Campylobacter
UK - Poultry and food processor, 2 Sisters Food Group has won industry praise for its work in controlling Campylobactor....
08 May 2015
Animal Welfare Amendment Bill Passes Final Reading
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand’s Animal Welfare Amendment Bill received unanimous support during its third and final reading in Parliament this week....
07 May 2015
Major Interest in Chicken Cooling Shown at Conference
US - Poultry producers from 14 states and 16 countries converged on the Oconee County Civic Center this week to learn how to keep their chickens cool this summer....
06 May 2015
Factors Behind Broiler Back Disease Discovered
US - Infection pathways of a back disease affecting broilers have been discovered in a recently completed USPOULTRY research project, and could lead to preventative health treatments....
05 May 2015
CME: Rising Bird Flu Cases Do Not Change Price Outlook
US - The bird flu situation continues to worsen, with more cases announced daily in Iowa and Minnesota, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
01 May 2015
Call for US Chicken Farmers to Improve Welfare, Cut Antibiotic Use
US - Leading animal welfare and food safety groups are urging the poultry meat industry to reduce antibiotics responsibly, including the implementation of better welfare practices....
29 April 2015
CME: Avian Influenza Limited Impact on Prices
US - Avian influenza continues to march through the upper Midwest with USDA reporting confirmed cases in six more flocks in Iowa, North Dakota, Wisconsin and Minnesota, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
24 April 2015
Beyza Piliç Switches to Petersime for Expanding Hatchery
TURKEY - Beyza Pílíç, a leading broiler integration in Adana, has recently decided to expand its hatchery and install new equipment from Petersime....
23 April 2015
CME: Turkey Prices Remain Strong Despite Bird Flu
US - With more cases of HPAI (Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) cropping up, there is growing concern about the impact that it may have on livestock markets going into the spring and summer, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
22 April 2015
Which Bird Comes Top of the Class?
AUSTRALIA – Having commercial and traditional poultry breeds in New South Wales schools is teaching children that chickens are farmed but can be pets too....
21 April 2015
Germany Focuses on Farm Animal Welfare
GERMANY - The German agriculture department has launched a new initiative to make animal welfare a high priority....
New Insight on Broilers in Hot Weather
US – A new study into how temperature, relative humidity and air velocity interact and the effect on broilers has been completed at the University of Georgia....
20 April 2015
New Replacement for 'Freedom Food' Label
UK - The new RSPCA Assured label will replace 'Freedom Food' from next month, giving members greater value, according to the Society....
17 April 2015
Residue Levels in Food Falling Across EU
EU - The amount pesticides or veterinary drug residues found in meat and food products across Europe is falling and the majority of products pose no risk to public health....
16 April 2015
What's Been the Bird Flu Impact in the US So Far?
US - Loss of exports, rather than supply, will be the most marked effect from the bird flu outbreak to hit the Mississippi flyway. ...
13 April 2015
NFU Lobbying Against Beak Tipping Ruling Ahead of Election
UK - In the run-up to the General Election, the NFU is lobbying against a ban on beak tipping, due to come into force in 2016....
09 April 2015
Cage-Reared Hens Show Impaired Spatial Awareness
NORWAY - Differences in the complexity of the rearing environment between cages and aviaries impact on the short-term memory of laying hens, and their ability to navigate their environment, according to a study from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences...
08 April 2015
European Commission Makes Progress on Poultry Welfare During Transport
EU - The Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) at the European Commission has hosted the second meeting of European experts working on the production of a network document to improve the welfare of poultry during transport....
07 April 2015
Call for Poultry CRC Industry Transferrable Projects
AUSTRALIA - Poultry CRC will fund up to 10 research projects during the 2015-2016 financial year, each up to the value of A$100,000, as part of the Poultry CRC Strategic Funding. ...
Hilton Commits to Cage-free Eggs
GLOBAL - Hospitality chain, Hilton Worldwide, has committed to improving animal welfare in its supply chain by switching to cage-free eggs and gestation crate-free pork....
02 April 2015
Weekly Overview: New Technology Looks Set to Solve Poultry Welfare Issue
GLOBAL - A modern technique successfully harnessed by researchers in Germany looks set to solve one of the welfare issues currently challenging the poultry sector, namely the need to cull male chicks of layer lines. Also in the news in the last week,...
Farmers Set out the Truth about Egg Farming
US - The National Association of Egg Farmers (NAEF) explains the truth about egg production practices. ...
01 April 2015
Germany Aims for Chicken Sexing in the Egg by 2016
GERMANY - On a recent visit to the University of Leipzig to review the latest research there, the agriculture minister has called for a practical method to determine the sex of chicken embryos in order to bring to an end the culling of male layer chicks...
Dunkin' Donuts Moves to Cage-Free Eggs
US - Dunkin' Donuts has announced a new commitment to using gestation crate-free pork and cage-free eggs in its foods....
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