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04 May 2016
British Pig & Poultry Fair Unveils Brexit Debate
UK - Visitors to the British Pig & Poultry Fair will have a chance to find out whether farming is better off in or out of the EU in a topical Brexit debate on 11 May....
25 April 2016
Antibiotic-Free Poultry Production Challenges
ANALYSIS - Antibiotic reduction in poultry is a hot topic – but how can producers meet this challenge without affecting productivity? Olivia Cooper reports....
13 April 2016
Chile Increases Broiler Meat Production by Over 5 Per Cent
CHILE - Production of broiler meat in Chile in 2015 increased by 5.6 per cent compared with 2014, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA-FAS)....
09 March 2016
Fifteen More Bird Flu Outbreaks Found in Nigeria
NIGERIA - H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza has been found at fifteen more locations in Nigeria....
07 March 2016
249,490 Chickens Die in Taiwan Avian Influenza Outbreak
TAIWAN - Five new outbreaks of Low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) have been reported on poultry farms in Chinese Taipei....
Suspected Avian Flu Outbreak in Norwegian Turkeys
NORWAY - An outbreak of avian influenza is suspected on a turkey farm in Østfold after routine surveillance detected antibodies....
02 March 2016
Global Coalition Set to Transform the Future of Protein Production
GLOBAL - As part of a move to improve the sustainability of protein production, leading international businesses and NGOs have formed The Protein Challenge 2040 - the world’s first collaboration across the protein system that aims to address the question:...
New EFRA Report Shows UK Farmers at Risk
UK - A report published by a cross-party group of MPs acknowledges the threats facing the farming industry but positive, visible and tangible action must now be taken, said the NFU....
16 February 2016
Poultry Production Costs Rise in Brazil
BRAZIL - Pig and broiler production costs have risen sharply at the start of 2016, according to Brazil's Centre of Intelligence for Poultry and Swine (CIAS)....
29 January 2016
New Recordkeeping Requirements for Indiana Poultry Purchases, Sales
US - Last October, in response to the highly pathogenic avian influenza findings throughout the Upper Midwest, Indiana adopted new recordkeeping requirements for Hoosier poultry owners buying and selling birds. At the time, members of the Indiana State...
Antibiotics and Safeguarding Animal Health: ‘As Much as Necessary, as Little as Possible’
GLOBAL - Following the landmark resolution made at the World Economic Forum in Davos to tackle antibiotic resistance, HealthforAnimals has renewed its call to promote the responsible use of antibiotics, and communicate the importance of veterinary medicine...
Merial Appoints Pierluigi Crippa as of Head of Business Operations Europe, Middle East & Africa
GLOBAL - Merial, the animal health division of Sanofi, has announced the appointment of Pierluigi Crippa to the position of Head of Business Operations Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)....
Avian Influenza Not Affecting Indiana Grocery Prices
US - Avian influenza that led to the culling of 414,000 turkeys and chickens at southern Indiana commercial poultry farms is having little effect on prices of turkey and eggs at grocery stores, a Purdue University agricultural economist says....
IPPE: Highlights from The World's Biggest Poultry Event
ANALYSIS - This week, ThePoultrySite team has been busy at the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, where the latest research and new products in the industry have been presented....
New Report Finds Tesco Breaches GSCOP
UK - Following a new report from the Groceries Code Adjudicator, the National Farmers Union (NFU) has said it was absolutely correct to lobby for over a decade for a grocery code and adjudicator. ...
28 January 2016
Philippines to Focus on Poultry Least Affected by El Niño
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture has said that to counter the negative effects of El Niño and the turbulent typhoons like the ones that wreaked havoc in the country, it will give more attention to livestock and poultry production since these...
CME: December Chicken Hatchery Output Unchanged From Year Ago
US - According to USDA-NASS in their recently released Chickens and Eggs Report, broiler-type chick hatch in December was unchanged from twelve months earlier. Eggs in incubators at the beginning of January were also close to the same as a year earlier,...
27 January 2016
Nigeria Reports 11 New Avian Flu Outbreaks
NIGERIA - A further 11 outbreaks of Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported in central and northern Nigeria....
NFU Urges Government to Renew Efforts to get Aid to Flood-Hit Farms
UK - The National Farmers Union (NFU) is urging the Government to redouble its efforts to help farms still struggling with the deluge of water from Storm Desmond....
26 January 2016
Poland’s Konspol Eyes New Slaughtering Facility to Expand Sales
POLAND - Polish poultry meat processor Konspol has launched talks with local authorities to build a new slaughtering facility in Kotunia, in Poland’s western region of Wielkopolskie, according to the municipality’s authorities, writes Jaroslaw Adamowski...
EU ‘Crucial’ for Scottish Farming
SCOTLAND, UK - Staying in the EU is ‘absolutely crucial’ for the future of Scottish farming, Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead has said....
Indian Poultry Sector Seeks FY17 Maize Import Allocation
INDIA - Even though maize prices are expected to remain stable, trade veterans think that the industry has a short window of two months to get import allocations for 2016-17 from the government in order to keep the prices cool during the rest of the year....
25 January 2016
CME: Livestock Futures Market Volatile Again
US - Last week was another volatile one in the livestock futures markets, that now sounds like a broken record, and USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released their monthly Cattle on Feed and Cold Storage reports on Friday; those...
Indiana Veterinarian Reminds Producers Avian Flu Event is Not Over
US - Although tests in the Dubois County avian influenza incident continue to prove negative, much more work must still be completed before this event can be considered over, according to Indiana State Veterinarian Bret D. Marsh, DVM....
21 January 2016
Calls for More Funding to Keep Syria's Farmers in Production
SYRIA - With the war in Syria now approaching its sixth year, agricultural production has plummeted and food supplies are at an all-time low, so the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation has called for more funding targeted at helping farmers keep their...
 
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