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Thursday, August 28, 2014
Aberdeenshire Hatchery to Close Next Week
SCOTLAND, UK - A chicken hatchery in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, will close next week, with the loss of about 20 jobs....
Foster Farms Demonstrates How to Combat Salmonella
US - Foster Farms, California's biggest chicken producer, has been accused of poisoning people with salmonella bacteria. After an outbreak last autumn, the US Department of Agriculture threatened to shut down three of the company's plants....
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Swaziland is Moving Towards Commercial Farming
SWAZILAND - A major effort to revitalise agriculture in Swaziland, the government, the European Union and FAO have helped over 20,000 smallholder farmers produce more, higher-quality food and connect with new markets. Agriculture is on its way to become...
Immediate EU Response Needed for Russian Exports Ban
EU - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President Eddie Downey has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney, to take immediate steps to force an effective response from the EU Commissioner for Agriculture, to the Russian ban on food exports....
Protein Sources Improved Starter Feed Formulation for Broiler Chickens
US - As the production cycle of broilers has been reduced to such an extent that the starter phase represents more than a quarter of the cycle, poor feeding at this time can have a significant negative impact on the final weight of birds....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Copa Cogeca Welcomes Move to Support EU Agriculture Sector
EUROPE - Copa-Cogeca has welcomed the move by European Agriculture Commissioner Ciolos to help support the EU farm sector in response to the crisis hitting the sector as a result of the Russian ban on agricultural products....
Monday, August 18, 2014
Research Reveals Hen Smothering Affects Half UK Commercial Flocks
UK - More than half of commercial chicken flocks in the UK are affected by smothering and it is an unpredictable and difficult issue for farm managers to address....
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Kwetters Choose Lay-Insight
NETHERLANDS - Kwetters, an international business which is involved in the purchasing, sorting, packaging, sales and distribution of free range and organic eggs introduces a new management system. ...
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Russia to Ban Range of Agriculture and Food Products
ANALYSIS - Russia's president Vladimir Putin has announced a ban on imports of agricultural and fishery products from the US, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway in reaction to sanctions imposed against it by these countries....
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Seminar to Examine Poultry Management, Animal Welfare
US - USPOULTRY’s 2014 Live Production and Welfare Seminar will address the latest management techniques, husbandry and technology to enhance the health and welfare of birds. Sponsored by US Poultry & Egg Association, the seminar will be held 16-17 September,...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Call for Nominations for New Director for Poultry CRC Board
AUSTRALIA - The Poultry CRC is calling for nominations for a Director to fill a casual vacancy on its Board....
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Indonesia Plays Important Role in Tanzania Agriculture
INDONESIA - Minister for Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives Mr Christopher Chiza in Inauguration of Big Result Now of the Vision 25 which held in Morogoro, Saturday 12 July said Indonesia plays an important role in Tanzanian agriculture....
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Study Shows Livestock Emissions on the Rise
US - Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gases emitted by livestock, according to a new report from the Carnegie Institution for Science....
Federation Inaugurates Poultry Project in Kombo Central
GAMBIA - Saamasang Federation on Thursday (17 July) inaugurated a Poultry Project worth D35, 000 for the people of Kombo Central in West Coast Region at a ceremony held at the Women's Federation Nursery School in Brikama Nema Taba. ...
National Safety Conference to Discuss Industry Safety Trends, Best Practices
US - Through speaker presentations and a series of more informal roundtable discussions, the 2014 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry will address current safety challenges facing industry safety professionals today. Recognizing an ongoing...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Successful Breeder Management All in the Details
US - "How do we optimize egg production? We all know that a lot of things have to fall into place... programmes such as housing and nutrition, but the biggest factor is understanding the reproductive system in both male and female breeders," remarked...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Cal-Maine Breaks Through One Billion Eggs
US - Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. has reached annual sales of over one billion dozen eggs for fiscal year 2014 with an expected total of 1.014 billion dozen fresh eggs sold. ...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Finnish Broiler Study Shows High Standards with Voluntary Codes
FINLAND - Meat processor, HKScan, has completed a detailed study of its Finnish broiler production chain, which reveals high standards of excellence achieved with voluntary actions that exceed the statutory requirements....
Friday, July 04, 2014
Nominations Open for Family Farm Environment Award
US - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award. ...
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Hotraco Agri Wins VIV Innovation Award with New Fortica
NETHERLANDS - On the last day of the VIV Europe 2014, Diederik Fetter, director of Hotraco Group, was handed the Innovation Award 'Housing and Farming' by the jury for the revolutionary and innovative Fortica touch-screen poultry house computer....
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Lakes Free Range Egg Company Wins Sustainability Award
UK - Aintree Racecourse played host to business leaders from across the North West last week (25 June) as the region celebrated the best examples of responsible business at the BITC (Business in the Community) Responsible Business Awards....
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Indian Broiler Company Moves into Egg Production
INDIA - Chicken producer and processor firm, Amrit Group is to set up an egg division based on Hy-Line layers....
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Two Million Hectare Shortfall in UK Land Possible by 2030
UK - A University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) study has revealed that by 2030, the UK could require up to seven million hectares of additional land to meet a growing population’s food, space and renewable energy needs,...
Friday, June 20, 2014
Business Community Flags Nigeria for Broiler Opportunity
NIGERIA – Entrepreneurs are being encouraged to look at Nigerian poultry farming as a recipe for fast profits in a dynamic market....
Taste the Difference with Pasture-Raised Eggs, Says Farmer
US – Pasture hens produce better tasting eggs, according to a US smallholder from Illinois....
 
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