converting website visitors

ThePoultrySite.com - news, features, articles and disease information for the poultry industry

Poultry Industry News By Category: Farmer/Worker Health & Safety
19 January 2018
Bird flu detected in wild birds in Warwickshire
Highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu has been detected in wild birds in Warwickshire...
18 January 2018
BVA and BVPA respond to new bird flu prevention zone announcement
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has today (18 January) declared a bird flu prevention zone across the whole of England, requiring all bird keepers to follow strict biosecurity measures....
LAMMA 2018 closed today
LAMMA, the UK’s largest farm machinery, equipment and agricultural services show, has been unable to open to the public today due to safety reasons....
16 January 2018
Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) develops new online guide for humane killing during disease control
As part of its strategy to promote the highest standards of welfare worldwide for food animals, the Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) has produced a new online guide which covers the humane killing of livestock during disease control operations....
15 January 2018
BVA and BVP respond to confirmation of Avian Influenza in wild birds in Dorset
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) on 12 January confirmed that Avian Influenza of the H5N6 strain has been detected in 17 wild birds in Dorset. ...
12 January 2018
APHA: Bird Flu detected in wild birds in Dorset
Highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu has been detected in wild birds in Dorset. ...
11 January 2018
Farm safety seminars at LAMMA 2018
A new series of seminars on farm safety will take place at LAMMA ’18, which returns to the East of England Showground, Peterborough on January 17 and 18, 2018....
09 January 2018
Sovereign Foods Welcomes Lift of Prohibition at Hartbeespoort Plant
Sovereign Foods today announced that the City of Tswhane’s Health and Social Development and the Department of Health (DOH) has lifted the prohibition notice imposed on its plant in Hartbeespoort on 27 December 2017 for the Listeria bacterium. ...
08 January 2018
Two More H5N6 Bird Flu Outbreaks in Gyeonggi, South Jeolla Provinces
SOUTH KOREA - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has reported two further outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu in farms located in the provinces of Gyeonggi and South Jeolla....
Egg Shortage Grips Zimbabwean Poultry Industry
ZIMBABWE - There is a massive shortage of chicken eggs on the local market due to the effects of avian influenza outbreak which occurred last year severely impacting on the country’s poultry industry, an official said....
Sh32b Poultry Project in the Offing
TANZANIA - A multi-billion-shilling poultry project is set to take off in Siha District, Kilimanjaro Region....
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....
04 January 2018
Food, Trade Commitments Welcomed in Secretary of State’s Oxford Address
UK - NFU Scotland has welcomed Michael Gove’s support for food production, delivering fairer food supply chains and securing the right trading platforms post-Brexit when the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs addressed the Oxford...
OIE Reports Further H5N6 Bird Flu Outbreak in South Jeolla Province
SOUTH KOREA - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has reported yet another outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 avian flu....
Saudi Arabia Bans Transport of Live Poultry
SAUDI ARABIA - Health authorities in Saudi Arabia have banned the transfer of live birds inside the country, after a fresh outbreak of bird flu in the kingdom on Saturday, the official Saudi news agency SPA said....
03 January 2018
Closure of Open System Poultry Farms to be Ordered
MALAYSIA - Several commercial chicken farms which have been operating under the open rearing system will be ordered to cease operations, said Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan, the current Menteri Besar of Negeri Sembilan....
02 January 2018
Antibiotic Use in Poultry Feed to be Phased Out from 2018
SRI LANKA - Sri Lanka will, this year, look to further regulate and phase out antibiotic growth promoters used in poultry feed in an effort to combat antimicrobial resistance in the country....
28 December 2017
Oman Firm to Set up $38.9m Poultry Project
OMAN - Oman’s Ministry of Housing recently signed a usufruct contract with the Poultry Farms Company to set up a poultry project on an area of more than 12 million sq m, at a total cost of more than RO15 million ($38.9 million), said a report. ...
Thailand Exports More Chicken Meat in 2017
THAILAND - Thailand exported 790,000 tonnes of chicken meat in 2017, up from 743,000 tonnes in 2016, said Kukrit Arepagorn, Manager of the Thai Broiler Processing Exporters Association. ...
27 December 2017
Rwanda to Triple Poultry Production in Five Years
RWANDA - Rwanda seeks to enhance poultry meat production from 30,000 tonnes per year as of 2016, to 100,000 tonnes within the next five years....
Govt Allocates $24m as Compensation for Chicken Farmers
IRAN - The government has allocated 1 trillion rials ($24 million) as compensation to chicken farmers for the massive losses caused by the recent outbreak of avian flu across the country, Government Spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said on Tuesday....
Giant Japanese Producer Aims to sell 4B Eggs a Year in India
JAPAN - Japan's largest egg producer, Ise Foods, is teaming up with Suzuki Motor in a joint venture to launch major egg production operations in the enormous Indian market, aiming to selling 4 billion eggs annually, about 5 per cent of India's current...
22 December 2017
Price Hike Rocks Armenian Egg Market
ARMENIA - In recent days, egg prices in Armenia’s supermarkets started growing because of a shortage of eggs in the country, Zhoghovurd (People) reported on Thursday referring to economy entities. ...
Jamaica Broilers Commissions US$2M Pellet Mill
JAMAICA - Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) officially commissioned into operation a third pellet mill at its Old Harbour, St Catherine Best Dressed Feed Mill last Thursday....
21 December 2017
International Rendering Symposium to Examine Industry Challenges, Opportunities in Rendering Industry
US - Will AAFCO definition changes affect your products? Does the current pet food customer understand or care about rendered ingredients? These and other hot topics will be featured at the International Rendering Symposium, held 1-2 February, at the...
 
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 
News By Advertiser
News By Country
News By Bird
News By Category

Our Sponsors

Partners


Seasonal Picks

Poultry Breeds and Management