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26 September 2017
Researchers Aim to Improve Gut Health of Livestock Animals
US - Researchers at the University of Delaware are looking into what causes that gut feeling in livestock animals such as cows and chickens....
SA's Vaccinated Poultry Not to be Exported
SOUTH AFRICA - They are damned if they do and damned if they don’t. That is the conundrum faced by poultry farmers who want to vaccinate their birds against avian flu but risk losing their ability to export....
PEW Calls for Promotion of Poultry Industry
PAKISTAN - The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said that the poultry industry should not be burdened with additional taxes so that it can progress....
Climate Insurance Rarely Well Thought Out in Agriculture
GLOBAL - Internationally subsidised agricultural insurance is intended to protect farmers in developing countries from the effects of climate change....
25 September 2017
More Investments, Surveillance Needed to Curb Misuse of Antimicrobials, FAO Warns
GLOBAL - A stronger global effort, including larger investments and improved surveillance measures, is required to ensure that antimicrobials are used responsibly and in ways that do not threaten public health and food production, according to FAO Deputy...
Caged Poultry Items Unsafe for Humans, Research Shows
INDIA - Caged poultry products, which are widely used in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), are dangerous for human consumption....
Federation Says Farmers Face Financial Ruin Switch to Cage-free
NEW ZEALAND - Nearly three quarters of eggs sold are from caged chickens and egg farmers are calling on supermarkets to continue selling them....
Korean Egg Consumption Rises Ahead of Chuseok Holiday
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's egg consumption has increased ahead of the long Chuseok holiday, retail industry data showed Sunday....
22 September 2017
USPOULTRY Recognises Tyson River Valley Animal Foods, Keystone Foods with Clean Water Awards
US - The US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has awarded the 2017 Clean Water Award to Tyson Foods River Valley Animal Foods in Scranton, Arkansas, and Keystone Foods in Gadsden, Alabama....
Waikato Could Soon Have Biggest Egg Factory Farm in NZ
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand's biggest egg producer, Mainland Poultry, wants to build a massive industrial chicken egg laying farm at 64 Old Road, Orini in the Waikato....
Over 500 Meat, Chicken Shops Forcefully Shut Down in Gurgaon
INDIA - Over 500 meat and chicken shops here today were allegedly shut down by Shiv Sena workers for Navratri festival....
21 September 2017
'Raised by a Canadian Farmer' Means Even More Now
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada has expanded its "Raised by a Canadian Farmer" brand to incorporate the programs that farmers use to raise their birds to the highest standards of care, quality and sustainability....
Egg, Poultry Producer Moves Into E-grocery
MALAYSIA - Egg and poultry producer Lay Hong Bhd is close to buying a stake in a listed logistics company as it seeks to enter the e-grocery and same day delivery business in Malaysia....
Chicken Consumption Higher Than Supply in SA
SOUTH AFRICA - The US has defended its controversial stance on chicken exports to the beleaguered domestic poultry industry, saying chicken consumption exceeded production in South Africa....
Surging Costs Spice up Asian Inflation Outlook
ASIA - Radish prices jumped 71 per cent from a year earlier in South Korea last month. In India, prices for tomatoes and onions have doubled from a year ago....
Conflicts Drag Down Food Security Amid Growing Global Food Output
GLOBAL - Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve the global food supply situation, but ongoing civil conflicts and climate-related shocks are affecting progress towards hunger...
20 September 2017
USPOULTRY Accepting Broiler, Turkey Research Pre-Proposals
US - The USPOULTRY Board Research Initiative is requesting pre-proposals in four areas: Clostridium enteritis in broilers, reovirus vaccines for turkeys, intestinal protozoa of turkeys and the euthanasia of large birds. The deadline for pre-proposal submission...
Farmers Advised to Adjust to Higher Canadian Dollar
CANADA - The Chief Agricultural Economist with FCC is advising farmers to be prepared for the impact of increasing interest rates on the value of the Canadian dollar, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Fipronil-tainted Eggs Found in Bulgaria
BULGARIA - A batch of 215,000 fipronil-tainted eggs has been found in a warehouse and in shops in Plovdiv, the second largest city in Bulgaria, an official said Tuesday....
Fairhill Chickens’ Production Down 25%
ZIMBABWE - Gweru-based poultry producer, Fairhill Chickens’ production has plummeted by more than 25 per cent owing to the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza virus commonly known as bird flu, which broke out in the country in May....
19 September 2017
World Hunger on the Rise Again, Says New Report by UN
GLOBAL - After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, says a new edition of the annual United Nations report on world food security and nutrition...
Bulgarian Farms with Fipronil-tainted Eggs Remain Closed
BULGARIA - Three farms where eggs were found with fipronil remain shut down, reports Sega. ...
18 September 2017
Industry Calls for Urgent Action on Organic Derogations
UK - The NFU, NPA and stakeholders across the industry(1) are urging the European Commission to extend two derogations for organic pig and poultry which are coming to an end on 31 December 2017....
Canada's Ag Minister Takes NAFTA Message to New Orleans
CANADA & US - Canada's Minister of Agriculture took his message of the value of the North American Free Trade Agreement to New Orleans last week, writes Bruce Cochrane....
15 September 2017
First Case of Bird Flu Detected on Eastern Cape Farm
SOUTH AFRICA - Sovereign Food Investments Ltd (Sovereign Foods or the Company) announced yesterday (Thursday, 14 September) morning in a SENS announcement that it has detected avian influenza (AI) at a single layer house on a farm that forms part of the...
 
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