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20 June 2018
New-look Cereals delivers for whole farming sector
Visitors and exhibitors welcomed the far-reaching farmer-led changes at the Cereals Event last week, with plenty of cutting-edge technology and advice on offer...
Immediate action needed from Defra on Countryside Stewardship
NFU President Minette Batters, backed by the entire NFU Council, has today called for immediate bridging payments for agri-environment agreement holders and a rollover option for scheme renewals...
18 June 2018
Hubbard JA257 accredited by Better Life scheme in the Netherlands
Hubbard is delighted to announce that the ‘Hubbard JA257’, a new Hubbard Premium breed made up of the recently introduced Hubbard M22 male mated with the well-known Hubbard JA57 female, has been accredited by the Dutch Animal Welfare Association (‘Dierenbescherming’)...
15 June 2018
Could your backyard flock make you sick?
USA - The CDC has been looking into recent outbreaks of Salmonella linked to poultry found in backyard flocks and offers some advice on staying safe...
14 June 2018
CPF ready to digitise broiler supply chain
THAILAND - Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) announced today (14 June 2018) a digital transformation that will revolutionise its broiler supply chain. Cloud technology and Big Data will play important roles in synergising all of CPF’s business units...
13 June 2018
New opportunity for arable farmers: Grow your business with free range chickens
UK - Traditional Norfolk Poultry, a leading producer of free range chickens in the UK, has chosen the Cereals event in Cambridgeshire this week to launch its latest project to offer arable farmers a new opportunity for diversification...
12 June 2018
Online grading tools available now on
Aviagen’s Global Technical Transfer Team publishes latest tools of the trade to offer practical management support. ...
08 June 2018
British poultry meat sector’s drive for excellence in bird health delivers again on antibiotic stewardship
The British Poultry Council has released its 2018 Antibiotic Stewardship Report which highlights the significant achievements made by the British poultry meat sector’s drive for excellence in bird health and welfare that’s delivering responsible use...
06 June 2018
Australian poultry farms undergo major shift
Move towards “super farms” drives investment...
05 June 2018
NFU lifts the lid on the IPM toolbox at industry summit
The NFU will today (5 June 2018) hold its first Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Summit bringing together industry professionals, academics and arable farmers to discuss research and on-farm practicalities of an integrated approach to managing pests and...
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...
01 June 2018
Sustainability by design: why Sweden has it sussed
Maria Donis is managing director at the Swedish Poultry Meat Association and is also on the board of AVEC. Pia Gustavsson is chief veterinarian and is responsible for running the veterinary programmes. The Poultry Site heard from them about sustainability...
30 May 2018
International partnership to address human-animal-environment health risks gets a boost
PARIS, 30 May 2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) today agreed to step up joint action to combat health threats associated with...
22 May 2018
FAI Farms extends higher welfare breed trial services to US producers and companies
New York, USA, 22 May, 2018 - The Food Animal Initiative (FAI Farms), the food sustainability research, data and consultancy business, is expanding its higher welfare breed trialling services to US producers and companies, in line with the RSPCA Broiler...
21 May 2018
USPOULTRY: What to expect when you're inspected
TUCKER, Georgia, 21 May 2018 - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a video that demonstrates what poultry and egg farms can expect if their farms are inspected by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). To ensure the information...
16 May 2018
ABN unveils its "Total Farm Performance" offering
Launched at the British Pig & Poultry Fair 2018, the service will unlock farm potential, drive efficiencies and increase profit margins across the poultry supply chain...
15 May 2018
New apprenticeship launched by British poultry industry
The British poultry industry has today launched a new apprenticeship standard for poultry workers, creating a pipeline to bring skilled workers into the sector and developing existing skills and talent...
11 May 2018
Victims of modern slavery in Northern Ireland's poultry and eggs sector
A new report about modern slavery in the UK from the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) finds potential victims in Northern Ireland are most often found working in the poultry and eggs sector...
Minister MacAulay announces three appointments to the Farm Products Council of Canada
OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, 10 May 2018 - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) - The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, announced today three appointments to the Farm Products Council of Canada (FPCC)...
04 May 2018
A Bill of Rights for contract poultry farmers
SPRINGDALE, Arkansas, 3 May 2018 – Tyson Foods, Inc. is launching several new initiatives aimed at enhancing communications and transparency with the thousands of independent farmers who grow the company’s chickens ...
26 April 2018
CPF announces global policy on animal welfare
Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) announced a global policy on animal welfare in line with international animal health principles to ensure of the welfare of its farm animals’. The policy will be implemented by all of its business worldwide to fulfil...
25 April 2018
EU guidelines give a boost to former foodstuffs industry
The UK Former Foodstuffs Processing Association (UKFFPA) has welcomed the European Commission’s publication of ‘Guidelines for the feed use of food no longer intended for human consumption’...
23 April 2018
FDA report finds rodent infestation at farm which recalled over 200 million eggs
An inspection from the US Food and Drug Asministration finds unsanitry conidtions, rodent infestation at farm responsible for recall of more than 200 million eggs ...
18 April 2018
Clostridium perfringens on broiler meat can survive processing, potentially sicken consumers
Most broiler producers know the economic impact of necrotic enteritis caused by Clostridium perfringens, particularly in birds raised without antibiotics....
16 April 2018
Too many eggs, not enough tech: Egg glut in Nigeria a result of a paucity technology
CEO Emmanuel Iregbeyen, Emiraz Farms, points to a lack of technology as the culprit for Nigerian egg glut...
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