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Friday, July 15, 2011
Infra-Red Beak-Trimming Permitted Until 2021
NETHERLANDS - The farm minister has announced an end to beak-trimming in 2021 and the compulsory use of infra-red methods. ...
Monday, April 04, 2011
Egg Production on Two Levels with Modern Systems
GERMANY - The company Loher Landei GmbH, which is managed by Alfons Diekmann from Damme in Lower Saxony, Northern Germany, and his sons Thorsten and Arndt, recently inaugurated a new site for barn egg production in aviary systems: where there used to...
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
New Product and Technical Manager for Novogen
ASIA - Novogen has appointed Noppadon Sukontarattanasook as Product & Technical Manager as from 1 March 2011....
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Andhra Pradesh Retains Top Spot in Egg Production
ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA - The state continues to occupy first rank in egg production and broiler production in the country with an annual production of 1,940 crore eggs and 18 crore broilers....
Thursday, December 23, 2010
French Study Looks at Listeria Prevalence on Farms
FRANCE - According to research at Anses, the presence of pets and rodents, general biosecurity measures, litter storage, manure handling, feed form and drinker system appeared to impact the prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes on egg and broiler farms,...
Monday, December 06, 2010
Labour Shortage Makes India Look to Automation
INDIA - Automation of the poultry sector is the answer to the labour shortage. ...
Tuesday, November 09, 2010
Minister Announces Two Welfare Regulations
UK - Agriculture Minister Jim Paice yesterday made it clear that British consumers deserve to see only eggs from hens kept in better welfare cages on supermarket shelves once the EU-wide 2012 'battery' cage ban comes in. Broiler stocking density and beak-trimming...
Monday, November 08, 2010
Ducks Lay Fewer Eggs in Rainy Season
MALAYSIA - Heavy rains and poor fed quality during the curent wet season are combining to cut duck egg production to little more than half the usual laying rate. ...
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Wesjohann Group Companies Come Together
CAIRO, EGYPT - Four companies from the Wesjohann Group, including Aviagen and Lohmann Tierzucht, recently organised a training event in Cairo, Egypt, which attracted over 40 delegates. Ross customers from Ethiopia, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt and...
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
First Novogen Breeding Stock Arrives in Japan
JAPAN - The first NOVOGEN breeding stock has arrived in Japan, “the land of the rising sun”. Japan is a very important market for layer breeders with around 1.3 million parents being placed and interesting in so far as the market requirement is split...
Friday, July 23, 2010
Quality Farm-Fresh Eggs in Demand
FIJI - Ram Sami and Sons Fiji Limited, which specialises in production, distribution and marketing of quality farm-fresh eggs, is thinking of expanding their business....
Friday, March 19, 2010
LEI Publishes Report on Poultry Welfare in Argentina
ARGENTINA - The Agricultural Economics Research Institute (LEI) of the University of Wageningen in the Netherlands has published a report on the management and welfare of pigs and poultry in Argentina....
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Labor to Vote Down Cage Eggs Bill
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY, AUSTRALIA - The ACT government has signalled that it will block a Greens bill banning cage egg production when the Legislative Assembly sits this week....
Wednesday, September 09, 2009
New Gentler Line of Laying Hens Developed
US - A line of less aggressive laying hens that produce eggs to industry standard has been developed by a team of Agriculture Research Service (ARS) scientists. As a result of this development, the researchers also cut mortality losses among the birds...
Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Omega-3: Happier, Healthier, More Productive Hens?
UK - Most of us are aware of the potential health benefits of omega-3 found in fish oil and flax seed. Now researchers are looking at how omega-3 may help laying hens avoid bone damage. ...
Monday, July 13, 2009
Companies Adopt FDA Egg Safety Regulations
US - America’s egg farmers, who have been continually working to enhance food safety, are committed to working with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ensure the egg safety regulations are implemented and the gains in food safety the industry...
Wednesday, July 08, 2009
FDA Improves Egg Safety
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a regulation to help make eggs safer to eat....
Friday, June 19, 2009
McDonalds Launches Flagship Farms Programme
EU - Fast food restaurant chain McDonald's Europe has launched a new Flagship Farms programme, designed to promote and share the benefits of sustainable agricultural practices via real case studies from real farms in our supply chain....
Monday, June 15, 2009
New Test Can Tell Cage Eggs from Free-Range
NEW ZEALAND - A researcher at the Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS) National Isotope Centre has developed a test based on isotope analysis to distinguish between battery (cage) barn, free-range and organic eggs based on the hen's diet. ...
Wednesday, April 08, 2009
Salmonella Strain's Path to Virulence Uncovered
US - Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have uncovered genetic evidence about the evolutionary path that transformed Salmonella enteritidis from an innocuous bacterium into a virulent pathogen....
Friday, March 13, 2009
Customers Urged to Avoid Buying Large Hen Eggs
UK - Most people who buy eggs from supermarkets or other retail food stores seek to always lay their hands on ones as large as possible, in order to get a better value for their money....
Thursday, March 12, 2009
VIV ASIA - The Key to More Profitable Egg Production
THAILAND - Layer producers looking for lower feed costs with higher fibre feed ingredients can use the latest developments in enzyme technology reported Dr Yingjun Ru at the VIV Asia Eggs conference, Thailand, Bangkok, 12 March 2009. Using a carefully...
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
International Egg and Poultry Review
US - By the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). This is a weekly report looking at international developments concerning the poultry industry. This week's report focuses on the poultry situation in the US regarding the EU's restrictions. ...
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
IPSF: Eggshell Contamination Not Affected by Hen Housing
US - Georgia researchers have found that following washing, eggshell bacteria levels are similar for hens housed in cages or in other housing systems, writes ThePoultrySite editor, Jackie Linden....
Monday, January 26, 2009
December Egg Production Down Slightly
US - US egg production totaled 7.78 billion during December 2008, down slightly from last year, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)....
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