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Poultry Industry News By Category: Welfare - beak trimming
19 April 2018
Eat less and better meat and dairy, say campaigners
A powerful alliance of 52 organisations have set out their stall for how to eat meat and dairy more sustainably...
11 July 2016
Using Nature as a Reference to Optimise Welfare and Performance
GLOBAL - At Petersime, we believe we should use nature as a reference to build incubators and develop technology. ...
17 February 2016
Welfare Research Can Influence Change, Lead to On-farm Solutions
ANALYSIS - Collaborating with industry partners, FAI Farms develops research programs that influence welfare and sustainability change in the livestock industry. ...
27 October 2015
Recovering From Crisis: Shared Experiences of UK and US Egg Sectors
ANALYSIS - At first sight, the egg industries of the United Kingdom and United States might not have much in common. However, a recent meeting revealed that they have both suffered major crises and are constantly challenged by regulations as well as market...
25 September 2015
Germany Celebrates First Birthday for Animal Welfare Initiative
GERMANY - Germany is marking the first anniversary of the agriculture ministry’s initiative to boost animal welfare policies and promote good practice with a new website....
21 April 2015
IEC Business Meeting: World Egg Organisation Is Born
ANALYSIS – Last week, the global egg industry gathered in Lisbon for the IEC Business Meeting. Experts from different regions discussed the hot topics for the international egg industry and its chairman, César de Anda, introduced the new World Egg...
13 April 2015
NFU Lobbying Against Beak Tipping Ruling Ahead of Election
UK - In the run-up to the General Election, the NFU is lobbying against a ban on beak tipping, due to come into force in 2016....
24 February 2015
Lisbon Conference Looking at Male Layers, Beak Trimming
PORTUGAL - 'Continuous Improvement of Animal Care' will be the focus of the Business Analysis session at the International Egg Commission (IEC) Business Conference in April....
11 November 2014
Beak Trimming to be Banned by 2018
NETHERLANDS - Beak trimming will be banned from 1 September 2018. What does this mean for the poultry industry? ...
06 November 2014
Research into the Prevention of Severe Feather Pecking
THE NETHERLANDS - Wageningen University is looking into what farmers can do to prevent Severe Feather Pecking (SFP) in laying hens when beak-trimming is banned....
02 September 2014
Welsh Egg Producers Urged to Lobby MPs on Beak Trimming Rule
WALES, UK - The National Farmers Union of Wales (NFU Cymru) is urging egg producers to lobby their political representatives in order to ensure that the derogation on beak trimming of hens can continue....
30 July 2014
Study Examines Feeding for Better Broiler Breeder Welfare
CANADA - Skip-a-day feeding and/or dietary supplementation with a bulking material or appetite suppressant from 10 to 36 weeks of age improved feather scores in broiler breeder females, which indicates less stereotypical behaviour, according to scientists....
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