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Thursday, November 20, 2014
New Broiler Handbooks, Performance Objectives for All Aviagen Brands
GLOBAL - Aviagen® has released new Broiler Handbooks and updated global Performance Objectives for the Arbor Acres®, Indian River® and Ross® brands....
Updated Technology at Randox Food Speeds Drug Testing
UK - Constantly researching and developing innovative solutions to streamline diagnostic testing, Randox Food Diagnostics strive to increase customer confidence by improving food safety globally....
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Poultry Farmers in UK Must Remain Vigilant after Bird Flu Outbreaks
UK - Poultry producers have been urged to remain vigilant following a case of avian influenza discovered at a duck farm in Yorkshire, the National Farmers Union (NFU) said....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Yorkshire Bird Flu Outbreak Prompts Calls for Vigilance on Poultry Farms
UK - Further details on the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in East Yorkshire have been emerging since the first announcement yesterday, 17 November....
Conference to Debate Food vs Feed
UK - Animal feed vs human food will come under the microscope at the National Farm Management Conference ‘Farming for the Future - delivering sustainable intensification’. ...
US View of Sustainable Intensification at Farm Management Conference
UK - Gene Philhower, agricultural counsellor at the London US Embassy is guest speaker at the National Farm Management Conference in London next week....
Quick Guide to Bird Flu
UK - With the new outbreaks of avian influenza around the UK and Europe, here is quick question and answers guide to bird flu. ...
Monday, November 17, 2014
Winner of Young Poultry Person Award: Rebecca Tonks
UK - A project introducing a new egg containing added levels of an essential micro-nutrient has won St Ewe Free Range Eggs between Truro and St Austell an industry award....
Moy Park Invests in Biomass Technology
UK - Poultry meat and food processor, Moy Park, has got financial backing for new biomass technology and long term biomass fuel supply to improve sustainable fuel efficiency....
Poultry Firm Fined for Ammonia Spill Which Killed Thousands of Fish
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - A Coouty Fermanagh poultry company pleaded guilty and was fined £2,000 for making a polluting discharge to a waterway....
Friday, November 14, 2014
UK Farming Unions Condemn Scrapping of Chief Scientific Advisor
UK - The Presidents of the four UK farming unions on Thursday 13 November criticised the decision by the European Commission to scrap the post of Chief Scientific Advisor to the President....
Importance of Thorough Cleaning of Food Preparation Surfaces
UK - A study from the Institute of Food Research has shown that Campylobacter’s persistence in food processing sites and the kitchen is boosted by 'chicken juice'....
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Further Details on the New Common Agricultural Policy
SCOTLAND, UK - Further details of how the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) will be implemented in Scotland have been set out by Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead....
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Six UK Partners Fund Project to Combat Worldwide Animal Diseases
UK - A £20.5 million programme of research and training to tackle diseases that could pass from animals to humans has been funded by six UK partners....
British Farming Sector Wastes Almost £300 Million A Year On Outdated Energy Sources
UK - A new report out this week has revealed that the British farming sector wastes £300 million each year by using outdated off-mains energy sources....
Monday, November 10, 2014
Video: A Farmer's Tribute for Remembrance Sunday
UK - More than a million men and women in agriculture did their patriotic duty by producing the nation’s food or fighting on the front line, during a time of crisis....
What is the Nutritive Value of Wheat for Broilers?
UK - Specific weight is still used by the animal feed industry as a measure of grain quality even though it has been well established that there is a poor relationship between this measurement and nutritive value....
Friday, November 07, 2014
Further Increase in Poultry Feed Drives Need for Alternatives
UK - The production and price data of poultry feed has seen the highest rise in eight years, leading to calls to expand the range of animal feed available. ...
UK Farm Business Innovation Expo Returns to Olympia
UK - Farm Business Innovation exhibition and conference returns to Olympia London from 27 to 28 November, promising new ways for farmers, smallholders, land owners and estate managers to use their land to bring in more money....
AB Vista Announces Strong Growth in 2014
UK - AB Vista has announced revenue growth of more than 20 per cent for the financial year ending 15 September 2014....
Thursday, November 06, 2014
New Leader for MSD Animal Health’s Integrated Livestock Business
UK - MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada) has appointed Albert Urbanek as head of its Integrated Livestock Business Unit (ILBU) in the UK, covering the company's pig, poultry and aquaculture activities....
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
UK's New Animal Disease Research Centre Opened
UK - The BBSRC National Virology Centre at the Pirbright Institute was officially opened last week....
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
UK Poultry Person of the Year 2014 Announced
UK - The judging panel of the BPC/ForFarmers (formerly BOCM PAULS) has named John Reed, Agricultural Director of Cargill’s European Poultry Business, as the Poultry Person of the Year for 2014....
UK Vets Say Consumers Should Know about Slaughter Methods
UK - Nine out of 10 vets say consumers should be better informed about slaughter methods, according to a new survey from the British Veterinary Association (BVA)....
Monday, November 03, 2014
British Parents Want More Lesson on Food and Farming in Schools
UK - Parents want to see more British food served up in schools and more lessons on food and farming, according to a new NFU survey....
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