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22 June 2018
New office holders elected by the British Egg Industry Council
Andrew Joret has been re-elected as Chairman of the British Egg Industry Council (BEIC), following the Annual General Meeting of the Council on 19 June...
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...
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...
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...
11 May 2018
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)...
08 May 2018
Egg imports halt in Iran as production increases
Egg imports have come to a halt following the rise in domestic production and the return of supply-demand balance in Iran, secretary-general of Iran’s Union of Producers of Egg-Laying Hens said...
02 May 2018
New issue of Poultry Digital magazine zeroes in on sustainability
The UN Sustainable Development Goals, IKEA's "Better Chicken" programme, sustainable hen housing and phytogenics feature in the MAy 2018 issue of Poultry Digital magazine...
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...
24 April 2018
The Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development goes to The Lakes Free Range Egg Company
The Lakes Free Range Egg Company has been recognised by The Queen’s Award for Enterprise - one of the most prestigious business awards programmes in the world. ‘The Lakes’ achieved their award in the Sustainable Development category...
23 April 2018
Asian food industry leaders put animal welfare on their agenda
JAKARTA, Indonesia - 23 April 2018 - Humane Society International (HSI) recently hosted Indonesia’s first corporate animal welfare roundtable, bringing together leading food service, restaurant and hospitality companies to discuss the global movement...
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...
20 March 2018
Layer-hen stocking density affects Salmonella shedding
Lower stocking density for laying hens was associated with less faecal shedding of Salmonella Heidelberg in a USDA study....
19 March 2018
Welfare concerns over new footage from UK poultry farm
Footage has emerged which claims to show the horrific conditions endured by 500,000 chickens that lay eggs for the UK’s largest egg producer and supermarkets...
14 March 2018
Canadian government working with poultry industry to reduce Salmonella risk
The Government of Canada is working with the poultry industry to reduce the risk of Salmonella illness from frozen raw breaded chicken products...
08 March 2018
Improving egg production profits with pullet weight management
Pullet body weight strongly influences sexual maturity and overall reproductive performance of the adult layer. Proper gut health management is key to achieving ideal body weight and ensuring optimal performance and profitability....
05 March 2018
What happens during egg transfer?
Egg transfer from setters to hatchers is an important step in the hatching process. However, during the process, there are numerous risks that threaten to cause reductions in hatchability, such as mortality and malpositions....
23 February 2018
McDonald’s beats KFC, Burger King, Subway and Starbucks on animal welfare
The leading global measure of how companies perform on farm animal welfare has revealed that McDonald’s has outperformed its global rivals....
21 February 2018
The Lakes Free Range Egg Company wins gold at the International Green Awards
The awards are part of an international campaign to find the greenest companies, councils and communities. The Lakes won the UK Green Apple Award last year, after competing against 500 other nominations for the Environmental Best Practice Award. They...
15 February 2018
Webinar: Jamesway Incubator Company offering webinar series on embryo diagnosis
Jamesway Incubator Company is very pleased to be offering a series of webinars which tap into the vast knowledge of our hatchery professionals...
01 February 2018
Hockerwood Eggs expects to increase egg production by 10 eggs per bird
LONDON, 29 January 2018 - Hockerwood Eggs in Nottinghamshire is the first free-range egg producer in the world to install Vencomatic’s latest state-of-the art Veranda Gallery Aviary System....
30 January 2018
Joint venture between Innovatec Hatchery Automation and Agri Advanced Technologies
Innovatec Hatchery Automation, located in The Netherlands, and Agri Advanced Technologies (AAT), a subsidiary of the EW GROUP, have agreed a long-term cooperation as independent companies....
Australian broiler farm sold to egg producer
Poultry farm conversion from meat to eggs a saviour...
1,000,000 birds placed on the Bolegg Gallery
It is two years since we released the Bolegg Gallery. A multi-tier aviary system for layers that combines user friendliness with a clever and economic design....
17 January 2018
Lawsuit filed against Walmart for claiming "cage-free" eggs
A lawsuit has been filed in the US against Walmart and Cal-Maine Foods which claims they lied to customers about access to outdoors for laying hens, reports the Modern Farmer....
08 January 2018
States in Flap Over Egg-laying Chickens
AUSTRALIA - A brawl between the States over animal welfare standards for egg-laying chickens could derail a proposed national plan for the industry, with WA and Victoria saying it did not reflect "modern" practice....
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