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26 March 2019
Avian influenza reported across four countries in recent months
GLOBAL - The Centre for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) has published a report detailing recent outbreaks of avian influenza in China, Nepal, Iraq and Cambodia...
NFU, broad coalition urge full funding for farm and ranch stress assistance network
USA - In an effort to improve mental health support for farmers, ranchers and farmworkers, National Farmers Union (NFU) and a broad coalition of leading farm and rural advocacy groups are urging Congress to fully fund the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance...
Gizzard changes seen in NAE flocks but diagnosis is murky
"Raising broilers without antibiotics appears to be affecting the gizzard in ways that aren’t yet fully appreciated...
ADM further strengthens board with new nominee, creation of sustainability and corporate responsibility committee
Archer Daniels Midland Company have announced two important strategic additions to its Board of Directors....
25 March 2019
Moy Park launches new plastics strategy
UK - Food company Moy Park has launched an ambitious new campaign to tackle the use of plastics and packaging across its business and the industry....
China reports H7N9 bird flu outbreak in Liaoning province
CHINA - China reported an outbreak of a highly pathogenic strain of H7N9 bird flu at a zoo in northeastern Liaoning province, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said....
British Meat Processors Association determined to change UK's 10-day shelf life rule
UK - Over the last year, the British Meat Processors Association together with Meat and Livestock Australia have jointly funded a project to provide independent research into whether a retail shelf-life of greater than 10 days can be applied to fresh...
India's $29.6 billion poultry and hatchery markets, 2014-2019 and 2024
INDIA - The "India Poultry and Hatchery Market, By Type (Layer/Egg and Broiler/Meat), By Sales Channel (Institutional Sales and Traditional/Modern Retail Sales), Competition, Forecast and Opportunities, 2014-2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's...
Aviagen slower-growing breeds get stamp of approval by Italian Ministry of Agriculture
Rowan Range birds recognised for welfare and quality, as market demand grows in Italy. ...
24 March 2019
Poultry Quarterly Q2 2019: China and trade restrictions key drivers for an improving, but volatile global outlook
GLOBAL - Trade conditions are gradually improving for global poultry thanks to rising global demand – especially from China, which is expected to face a protein shortage this year....
23 March 2019
That’s a wrap on the 48th Annual Midwest Poultry Federation Convention
USA - The Midwest Poultry Federation (MPF) Convention celebrated its 48th year of providing excellence in education and exhibits in Minneapolis last week...
22 March 2019
Cargill and Heifer launch Hatching Hope Global Initiative
GLOBAL - The programme will engage women poultry farmers to tackle hunger and poverty through the power of poultry....
21 March 2019
NFU urges Chancellor to act now to revise no-deal applied tariffs
UK - The UK farming unions have joined the NFU in writing to Chancellor Philip Hammond warning that the recent UK applied tariff policy announcement is another example of how British farming will be damaged by a no-deal Brexit....
Experts share breeder best practices at first Cobb China Academy
Cobb-Vantress, Asia’s breed of choice since 2017, recently hosted its first academy event in China to share expertise on breeder management. Held March 4-6 in Nanjing, Cobb China welcomed 70 participants from nearly 20 customers across the country....
Poultry Science Association Foundation announces Merck Animal Health half million endowment pledge for PhD student support
USA -Merck Animal Health was acknowledged as the Inaugural Founder Donor in the Poultry Science Association Foundation (PSA Foundation) during the at the USPOULTRY International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) last month in Atlanta....
20 March 2019
Ross customers explore latest broiler and breeder topics
Aviagen® SAU welcomed more than 15 customers to Cambrils, Spain, on Feb. 26 and 27 for a meeting rich with information sharing and relationship-building. The company currently organises similar events throughout the year for customers throughout Spain,...
Sovereign Foods announces acquisition of multi stage hatchery
SOUTH AFRICA - Sovereign Foods, the third largest poultry producer in South Africa, announced the acquisition of the Blue Hills hatchery in Midrand. The hatchery was previously known as Hyline Africa which was a commercial layer grandparent facility....
Chancellor urged to act now to revise no-deal applied tariffs
UK - The UK farming unions have joined the NFU in writing to Chancellor Philip Hammond warning that the recent UK applied tariff policy announcement is another example of how British farming will be damaged by a no-deal Brexit....
Aviagen Kft Awards Serbian growers for top breeder performance
Aviagen® Kft is proud to welcome Serbian producers Aviprom 2011 doo and Robins doo as the latest members of its Ross® 140 Club....
18 March 2019
Bring on the bugs: Insect meal proves effective for African poultry farmers
AFRICA - Affordable feed is a hurdle to production in many African nations, but insect meal is a promising solution to this growing problem...
Genomic sequencing could aid ILT control efforts in poultry
Molecular virology is already leading to discoveries that will improve management of infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT), according to Stephen Spatz, PhD, molecular virologist with USDA’s Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, Athens, Georgia....
Defra calls for animal and animal product importers to register on new UK Government import system
UK - The IPAFFS system, which will replicate the EU Trade Control and Expert System (TRACES) process currently used by importers to notify authorities of imports of animal products, and high-risk food and feed from non-EU countries...
17 March 2019
Minister Bibeau highlights Government support for women in agriculture
CANADA - Diversity and inclusion are integral to creating an economy that works for everyone. The full and equal participation of women in Canada’s agriculture and food system will ensure the sector remains an engine of economic growth, contributing...
16 March 2019
Hy-Line China breeder school 2018 wrap up
More than 100 Hy-Line grandparent and parent stock customers in China gathered at the Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Science in Shanghai for the Hy-Line China Breeder School....
Poultry Quarterly: China and trade restrictions key drivers for an improving but volatile global outlook
GLOBAL - Trade conditions are gradually improving for global poultry thanks to rising global demand – especially from China, which is expected to face a protein shortage this year, as can be read in the latest RaboResearch Poultry Quarterly report....
 
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