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18 December 2018
Boehringer Ingelheim vaccinates over 100 billion birds with VAXXITEK® HVT + IBD since 2006
VAXXITEK® HVT + IBD provides a life-long immunity against Infectious bursal disease and Marek's disease. It is the first vector vaccine to have been launched on the avian market. VAXXITEK® HVT + IBD is registered in more than 75 countries. ...
17 December 2018
RSPCA responds to Stacey review on farm inspections and animal welfare
UK, 17 December 2018 - A more flexible and incentives-led approach to farming regulation has been recommended as part of a wide-ranging review into the sector published Thursday 13 December...
14 December 2018
How does organic chicken impact climate change?
SWEDEN, 14 December 2018 - Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required, according to recent study...
13 December 2018
Kerala poultry business expects revival after Christmas
INDIA, 13 December 2018 - Christmas, not Easter, will be the resurrection season for the USD$550 million chicken business in Kerala...
FPCCI hails PM’s poultry-based poverty alleviation move
PAKISTAN, 13 December 2018 - The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Wednesday lauded the move of Prime Minister Imran Khan to help the poor combat poverty through poultry business...
Ukraine increases poultry exports
UKRAINE, 13 December 2018 - Ukraine in January-November 2018 increased exports of poultry by 22.2 percent, to 303,890 tonnes, the State Fiscal Service reported on its website...
Coalition applauds animal health provisions in 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report
USA, 13 December 2018 - Members of the Animal Agriculture Coalition released a statement applauding animal health provisions included in the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report, which was sent to President Trump’s desk for signature yesterday...
Farm Bureau board endorses USMCA agreement
USA, 13 December 2018 - The board of directors of the American Farm Bureau Federation yesterday recommended swift passage of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement...
GIRA forecasts strong global demand for meat
GLOBAL, 13 December 2018 - A growing global population and increasing incomes are expected to be key drivers behind the continued growth in global demand for meat, according to global meat market specialists GIRA...
EU citizens want more transparent food safety studies
EU, 13 December 2018 - The EU is making it easier for citizens to have access to scientific studies underpinning decisions in the field of food safety on issues such as pesticides...
12 December 2018
NFU's new report highlights role of farming in enhancing the environment
UK, 12 December 2018 - The NFU published an important new benchmarking report on the farmed environment, launching with a high-profile stakeholder event in London yesterday (11 December) attended by Defra Minister George Eustice...
Angola spends US$66 million on chicken importing
ANGOLA, 12 December 2018 - Angola spends US$66 million annually to import chicken, said the national director of Agriculture, José Carlos Bettencourt...
Can water treatments help reduce Salmonella levels before processing?
Feed withdrawal before moving broilers to the processing plant appears to increase their susceptibility to Salmonella, indicates research from the University of Georgia....
Costco sets stricter standards for antibiotic use by poultry suppliers
USA, 12 December 2018 - The warehouse retailer took steps to control use of medically important antibiotics, the overuse of which in animal agriculture presents a risk to human health as bacteria become resistant to the drugs...
11 December 2018
Changes could help to improve China's food safety
CHINA, 11 December 2018 - Action to promote better treatment of farm animals in China started about five years ago, according to Sun Zhongchao, who has researched the subject for eight years and was the first Chinese expert to gain a doctorate in animal...
Lawson tests fried chicken-dispensing robot in Tokyo
JAPAN, 12 December 2018 - Major convenience store chain Lawson Inc. began experimenting Tuesday with a hot-and-ready food-dispensing robot that looks like its famous mascot, Karaage-kun, at an outlet in Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo...
Is genetics the key for lasting IBV immunity?
Manipulating the immune response may be one way infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is controlled in the future, predict researchers studying genetic lines of poultry....
Cobb Europe relief team leader wins 2018 Zoetis / BPC Trainee Award
Jonathan Bowen, who began to work with poultry little over three years ago after starting his career in the Royal Navy, is the 2018 winner of the Zoetis / British Poultry Council Trainee Award....
10 December 2018
Innovation and joint action needed to achieve sustainable agriculture and food systems
GLOBAL, 10 December 2018 - Last week the FAO Council met in Rome to discuss the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...
Trees can help mitigate ammonia emissions from farming
UK, 10 December 2018 - A new online calculator and guidance has been developed to help farmers and others to design woodlands to capture airborne ammonia and so reduce air pollution...
09 December 2018
OX Days in Egypt: sharing incubation knowledge and experiences
The Petersime Operational Excellence Days are booming! Another edition of our event for sharing information, knowledge and experiences about incubation took place in Egypt in October....
07 December 2018
E.coli: Fewer antibiotics means more biosecurity
The threat of E.coli infection in poultry farms has never been far away. It continues to be one of the most important sources of economic and welfare problems in poultry production. ...
06 December 2018
Research enables food sector to reuse water to wash chicken feet
Research from the Technical University of Denmark shows that it is possible to clean chicken feet using 50 percent less water and that cleaning water can be reused in cooling systems without compromising on food safety...
New food purchasing programme in DC schools to improve animal welfare
USA, 4 December 2018 - The Council of the District of Columbia voted unanimously to pass the Healthy Students Amendment Act of 2018, which codifies into law the District’s implementation of the Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP)...
Inaugural Latin American Poultry Summit to focus on broiler, layer production and processing
USA - Debuting at the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the Latin American Poultry Summit will exclusively feature leading industry experts who will address technical topics covering live production and processing...
 
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