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07 December 2018
Chicken Council's new website shares info on how broilers are raised, produced in US
USA, 6 December 2018 - Recognising consumers' desire for more information when they are dining out, the National Chicken Council (NCC) recently launched a new website designed exclusively for foodservice and culinary professionals to learn more about...
03 December 2018
Conventional cages excluded from draft global standard by World Animal Health Organisation
GLOBAL - The World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) is proposing global standards for housing laying hens, which will now exclude conventional cages from their standard...
Poultry Market Intelligence Forum to examine industry forecasts, trends for 2019
USA, 3 December 2018 - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) will host its annual Poultry Market Intelligence Forum at the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta...
App to help poultry farmers grow business with intelligent data
INDIA, 3 December 2018 - US-based Cargill is developing farmer-friendly apps which can digitise manual inputs of farm statistics on a real-time basis...
Interview with the author: "Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics"
Dr Mark Fisher, the principal adviser for the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), Animal Welfare Team, and author of the recently published Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics, completed his PhD in animal physiology at the University...
29 November 2018
Dietary grape seed improves welfare and performance of heat-stressed Japanese quail
Effects of dietary grape seed on performance and some metabolic assessments in Japanese quail with different plumage colours exposed to heat stress...
27 November 2018
New poultry facility to be most technologically advanced in the world
Maple Leaf Foods has announced plans to build a $660 million value-added fresh poultry facility in London, Ontario....
FAO praises China's progress on animal welfare
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations will continue cooperating with China on farm animal welfare to help improve animal health and food safety, the organization's China representative said...
23 November 2018
Farmers urge British consumers to mix it up on Stir-up Sunday
Free range egg farmers across Britain are urging the public to mix it up when it comes to the size of eggs they use in their Christmas pudding recipes this Stir-Up Sunday....
Salmonella prevention webinar to support UK caterers
The Royal Society of Public Health is running a webinar into the cause and prevention of salmonella on 14 January 2019, highlighting the food safety benefits of using British Lion eggs....
Italian supermarket chains to cease sale of eggs from caged hens
Italian supermarket chains Conad and MD have announced plans to cease the sale of eggs from caged hens....
21 November 2018
Silicon supplement could improve bone strength and welfare of millions of chickens a year
UK, 21 November 2018 - Scientists have found a way to develop a silicon food supplement for poultry, which could provide a major boost to the health and welfare of millions of chickens produced every year...
UK farmers' unions comment on draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement
UK, 21 November 2018 - Following the publication of the draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and the outline Political Declaration on the future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union, the Presidents of NFU Scotland, NFU England and...
Red tractor launches bid to become flagship of British food & farming
UK 21 November 2018 - A huge step in Red Tractor’s evolution has been announced as the assurance scheme bids to become the flagship of British food and farming...
20 November 2018
Summit to feature advancements in industry sustainability programs
USA, 20 November 2018 - Reflecting the continued importance of sustainability to the future of the protein sector, the annual Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit will once again be held at the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)...
Vulnerable group advice helps serve up strong egg sales
UK, 20 November 2018 - A year on from a change in official advice, which said that everyone including those classed as vulnerable groups, mums-to-be, young children, and the elderly, can now enjoy eggs however they want, provided they are produced to...
Consumer inflation eases in October
CHINA, 20 November 2018 - CPI growth was down slightly from September due to falling food prices...
19 November 2018
Germany tackles antimicrobial resistance
GERMANY, 19 November 2018 - The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) organised two symposia dealing with microbial risks in food in November 2018: "Food-associated viruses" (7 November) and "Antimicrobial resistance in the food chain" (8-9...
Egyptian government to adopt law banning live poultry distribution
EGYPT, 19 November 2018 - The ministries of agriculture, trade and industry, supply, health, and local development have prepared mechanisms for adopting law No. 70 of 2009, aiming to ban the distribution of live poultry in Cairo and Giza governorates...
Chicken feed big money for Astral
SOUTH AFRICA, 19 November 2018 - Lower chicken feed prices helped Astral Foods nearly double its net profit while selling the same amount of meat ...
Farmers, frontline defenders against antimicrobial resistance
GLOBAL, 19 November 2018 - Farmers have a vital role to play in stemming the spread of antimicrobial resistance among disease-causing pathogens, and can make a significant contribution simply by adopting good hygiene practices during their day-to-day...
18 November 2018
New report shows progress in achieving farm antibiotic targets
Twelve months after industry-led targets for antibiotic use were identified for all main farm livestock species in the UK, a review of progress has been released, including details of where targets have been achieved early and where challenges remain...
14 November 2018
"We need you to handle antimicrobials with care," says OIE
FRANCE, 14 November 2018 - The World Organisation for Animal Health kicks off World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2018 with a call to action for all animal health stakeholders: “We all have a role to play to protect these invaluable medicines”...
13 November 2018
Underfloor, geo-thermal heating keeps Llyr’s hens happy and laying
WALES, UK, 13 November 2018 - A North Wales hill farmer is keeping his 16,000 hens happy and laying thanks to underfloor heating from ‘green’ energy stored in the earth...
12 November 2018
Cage-free egg production in Brazil: Not a matter of "what" but "how"
BRAZIL, 12 November 2018 - Last month, FAI Brazil and Humane Society International (HSI) hosted the second Meeting on the Corporate Movement for Cage-Free Egg Production...
 
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