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03 August 2017
Germany Vigilant After Massive Recall of Tainted Eggs
GERMANY - German authorities are on high alert after neighboring Belgium and the Netherlands issued a recall for millions of contaminated eggs. The scare was caused by a toxic insecticide that could adversely affect human health....
31 July 2017
Hy-Line to Tap Indian Poultry Market
INDIA - US-based layer poultry genetics firm Hy-Line International, which has joined hands with city-based Srinivasa Hatcheries to offer high-yielding birds, expects the partnership to boost its global footprint. Hy-Line has about 50 per cent market share...
28 July 2017
Iran’s Per Capita Egg Consumption at 198
IRAN - Each Iranian consumed 198 eggs on average in the last fiscal year (March 2016-17)....
Lidl Portugal Ceases Egg Sales from Caged Hens
PORTUGAL - Lidl Portugal has announced that it is the first retail chain in Portugal to cease the sale of eggs from hens kept in cages....
26 July 2017
Pig Breeding, Chicken Egg Production in EEU States Named as Growth Points
KAZAKHSTAN - The Eurasian Economic Commission declares that pig breeding and production of chicken eggs is the growth points in the agriculture of 2017-2018, reads the draft prognosis of the development of agricultural complex EEU....
24 July 2017
USPOULTRY Financial Management Seminar Looks Beyond Spreadsheets
US - USPOULTRY’s 2017 Financial Management Seminar brought together more than 160 accounting professionals for three days of professional development, education, brainstorming and networking. Attendees learned about a variety of topics including hedging...
21 July 2017
GPA Introduces Private Label Eggs from Non-Caged Chickens
BRAZIL - Brazilian retailer GPA has introduced a new range of eggs produced by non-caged chickens at a more affordable price than free-range and organic eggs. Earlier this year, GPA committed to sell only private label eggs from hens reared outside of...
17 July 2017
Nigerian Experts Develop High Egg Output, Disease-resistant Chickens
NIGERIA - A team of experts under the auspices of African Chicken Genetic Gains in Nigeria has announced a breakthrough in poultry production in Nigeria following the development of disease-resistant breed of chicken with higher egg output....
11 July 2017
British Egg Sales Crack Six Billion
UK - Egg sales have topped six billion for the first time since modern records began, with soaring sales confirming British shoppers’ growing love affair with eggs....
07 July 2017
Research Will Lead to Improved Vaccines for Reovirus
US - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, in which researchers developed new tools and methods leading to improved vaccines for reovirus....
NZ's Largest Free Range Egg Producer to Start Stamping Eggs
NEW ZEALAND - The country's largest free range egg producer has begun stamping its eggs with a mark of origin....
06 July 2017
Tiger Holds Training for Lusaka Poultry Farmers
ZAMBIA - In an effort to continue improving the skills of poultry farmers on various aspects of poultry management, Tiger Chicks held a training session for poultry farmers in Lusaka on 28 June....
When Temps Rise, Japanese Quail Require Breeze
BRAZIL - Tiny Japanese quail eggs are a small niche market in the United States, but they're a big business in Brazil where they are sold fresh in grocery stores in egg cartons that hold 30 of the small, speckled delicacies, and are a hard-boiled staple...
05 July 2017
Iran Produces 160k Tons of Eggs Per Annum
IRAN - About 160,000 tons of eggs per year are produced in excess of Iran’s domestic demand, the head of board of directors at Tehran’s Union of Producers of Egg-Laying Hen said....
20 June 2017
New Layer Makes Eggs Less Costly To Produce, Says JBG
JAMAICA - Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) is introducing a new bird to the market, called the Barred Rock, which the poultry producer says is likely to lead to a cut in the price of table eggs....
19 June 2017
Taiwanese Egg Vendors to Face Fines
TAIWAN - Egg vendors who fail to place disposable layers inside plastic containers are to face fines of up to NT$150,000 starting this month, the Council of Agriculture (COA) has warned....
14 June 2017
Chicken Farms to Boycott Fried Chicken Chains
SOUTH KOREA - Chicken farmers are threatening to boycott fried chicken franchises, blaming BBQ, Kyochon and other chains for dampening poultry consumption by raising the prices of one of Korea's favorite foods. ...
Qatar Seeks to Import Eggs from Iran
IRAN - An Iranian union of chicken farmers said it has received requests from Qatar to import chicken eggs over a possible food shortage there after Saudi Arabia and its allies cut ties with Doha....
Queensland's Third Largest Egg Producer Gone Into Administration
AUSTRALIA - Queensland’s third largest egg producer, Darling Downs Fresh Eggs, has been placed in voluntary administration....
08 June 2017
Eggs Can Significantly Increase Growth in Young Children
ECUADOR - Eggs significantly increased growth and reduced stunting by 47 per cent in young children, finds a new study from a leading expert on child nutrition at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. This was a much greater effect than...
07 June 2017
Govt Asked to Exempt Poultry Sector from Power Outage
PAKISTAN - The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Monday urged the Ministry of Water and Power to exempt poultry sector from load shedding....
30 May 2017
Focus of 2017 USPOULTRY Hatchery-Breeder Clinic
US - A successful poultry operation depends on many critical factors, one of which is hatchery-breeder management....
Danish Supermarket Chain Dropping Barn Eggs from Shelves
DENMARK - Most Danish supermarkets have already dropped eggs from caged hens from their shelves. ...
29 May 2017
What to Take Away from Canada’s Vast Agriculture Survey
CANADA - Canada’s agricultural industry received its five-yearly health check this month, with the publication of the 2016 Census of Canadian Agriculture – an incredibly detailed and comprehensive insight into the country’s farming sector. Angela...
24 May 2017
Queensland Egg Producers Boosted by Export Opportunities, Increasing Consumption
AUSTRALIA - Industry representatives say Queensland egg producers are in a good place, with domestic consumption on the rise and new export opportunities on the horizon....
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