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13 February 2019
BVA calls for a holistic view of animal welfare during live transport
As the political appetite for improvements to live animal transport increases, the BVA urges the government to put welfare at the centre of any decision-making with regards to moving livestock inside and out of the UK...
23 January 2019
Depicting the poultry value chain in miniature
Aviagen hatchery and delivery truck featured in Georgia Poultry Lab diorama ...
04 December 2018
Let's tie EU farm grants to better treatment of poultry and livestock
EU - Campaigning MEP John Flack is backing a move to link farm subsidies to animal welfare across Europe...
03 December 2018
New UK powers which could open door to ban on live exports welcomed by RSPCA
UK, 3 December 2018 - Significant new powers granted to the UK and devolved nations post brexit, could be used to introduce a ban on live exports, claims the RSPCA...
20 November 2018
Brazil's record soy exports to China could expand further
BRAZIL, 14 November 2018 (Reuters) - Brazil's record soy exports to China could grow further, an Agriculture Ministry official told Reuters on 14 November, as the Asian nation's trade war with the United States boosts its demand for South American beans...
12 November 2018
UK poultry farmers "petrified" by a trade deal with the US
UK, 12 November 2018 - Investing in innovation and catering to consumer demand has helped the poultry industry become successful, but challenges including a lack of certainty surrounding Brexit and issues sourcing labour could undermine the industry’s...
12 September 2018
Green Parrty denounces Gove’s live exports U-turn
UK - Speaking today in reaction to Michael Gove’s decision to back off banning live animal exports, despite Vote Leave’s claims during the referendum, Green Party of England and Wales Animal Rights Spokesperson Keith Taylor speaks out...
23 August 2018
Animal Welfare Institute and Farm Sanctuary sue USDA over slaughterhouse records
USA - The Animal Welfare Institute and Farm Sanctuary sued the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today, 23 August 2018, for failing to respond to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for department records related to the treatment...
04 June 2018
Poultry and swine production resumes in Brazil
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Association of Animal Proteins (ABPA) reports that 163 cold storage units throughout Brazil reported a resumption of activities on Friday 1 June 2018, after suspension of slaughter and processing as a direct consequence of the truck...
31 May 2018
After 70 million chickens culled amid strikes, Brazil reports partial resumption of production activity
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA) reports a partial resumption of production activity during a strike which has led to the culling of 70 million chickens...
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...
20 November 2017
SK to Disinfect All Poultry Farms, Vehicles Following Bird Flu Outbreak
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will disinfect all poultry farms and vehicles across the country following its first avian influenza outbreak this winter, the government said Monday....
12 September 2017
Hydration Supplementation Can Help Boost Chick Health
ANALYSIS - Once hatched, Mother Nature has supplied chicks with a two- to three-day yolk sac supply of hydration and nutrition while chicks learn what to eat and drink. ...
28 March 2017
Public Interest Grows in Issues Related to Livestock Transportation
CANADA - The General Manager of the National Farm Animal Care Council says the general public is becoming more aware of and interested in issues related to the transport of livestock, Bruce Cochrane writes....
03 October 2016
Reducing Transport Costs With Petersime's Egg Pallets
GLOBAL - The Petersime egg transport system with pallets is a more economic and user friendly solution to transfer eggs from breeder farm to the hatchery and back....
30 September 2016
Economic Contribution of Export Trade of US Grain
US - Exports of grain and grain products generated $74.7 billion in annual economic output and added $82 billion in value to the United States’ economy in 2014, according to an Informa Economics IEG study commissioned by the US Grains Council. ...
27 April 2016
ClearH2O Launches New Gel Vaccine Application Technology
ANALYSIS - With their commitment to continuous GelDrop® technology innovation, ClearH2O’s newest GelDrop Applicator incorporates unique 3-row manifold heads that deliver more GelDrops on day old chicks during hatchery processing, resulting in higher...
16 November 2015
Ovologic - Smart Egg Logistics
GLOBAL - The Vencomatic Group introduces a complete packaging solution for the handling and transportation of eggs: Ovologic....
08 October 2015
Research Boost for Broiler Transportation to Slaughter
DENMARK - Scientists and private enterprises in Denmark have joined forces to improve the transportation of broilers to the slaughterhouse....
21 August 2015
UAVs Are Not Just for Crop Farmers
US - Brett Haas, co-owner of Crop Copter, said while they started their unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) company with crop farmers in mind, they see a lot of interest and application for livestock farmers. ...
17 August 2015
Agritechnica Is Coming to Germany in November 2015
GERMANY - Agritechnica 2015, which takes place from 10 to 14 November, is fast-approaching. Taking place in Hanover, Germany, this year’s show is aptly titled: ‘People, Technology, Innovation – the Future of Agricultural Technology.’...
28 May 2015
Canada Supports Safe Transportation of Livestock and Poultry
CANADA - Canada has given a grant of $183,929 to the Canadian Animal Health Coalition (CAHC), to help ensure that livestock and poultry are transported in a safe and humane manner by certified transporters....
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....
30 March 2015
Comprehensive Plant Management Poultry Course in May
US – The provision of safe, affordable and sustainable products is the aim of a poultry plant manager course this May....
25 March 2015
Poultry Proposal Tantamount to Economy Shrinking
SOUTH AFRICA – A request to get US poultry into South Africa is practically asking the government to shrink its economy, says an industry leader....
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