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Poultry Industry News By Category: Feed and Nutrition
08 October 2014
Quarterly Earnings Fall for Cargill
US - Cargill has reported earnings down sharply for the latest quarter but its animal nutrition group reported a moderate increase and the meat division performed strongly, according to the company's CEO....
07 October 2014
Aviagen Appoints Corzo as Global Head of Nutrition Services
US – Aviagen has announced that Dr Alejandro (Alex) Corzo has accepted the position of Global Head of Nutrition Services....
02 October 2014
CME: "Shockingly Small" Year-end Soybean Stocks
US - Today is grains day, precipitated by yesterday’s quarterly Grain Stocks report from USDA and the 2014 harvest moving into a higher gear, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
01 October 2014
Salmonella: Reducing Pre-harvest Prevalence and Load
US - Reducing the prevalence and/or load of the pathogen in poultry flocks prior to processing helps to control salmonellosis, says Diamond V....
29 September 2014
Long-Term Impacts of Feeding GM Crops to Livestock Evaluated
US - New research represents the longest-term monitoring of the health-impact of GM crops in history as it examines at 29 years of livestock productivity and health data from both before and after the introduction of GM crops into animal feed formulations,...
24 September 2014
Oil Extraction Method Affects Feeding Value of Corn for Poultry
US - Ethanol plants are getting more efficient at extracting fuel from corn (maize), and that can affect the quality of distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS), a by-product of ethanol production often used as an economical feed alternative for hogs...
23 September 2014
Monitoring Corn and Soybean Consumption
US - The corn and soybean markets appear to be expecting the USDA’s already very large US production forecasts to be increased in the October 10 Crop Production report, reports Darrel Good....
16 September 2014
Chicken Producers Hit Back at Article on Use of Antibiotics in Chicken Feed
US - US chicken producers have hit back at criticism levelled at it in an article from the newsagency Reuters, claiming that antibiotics used in human medicine are frequently used as growth promoters in feed for chickens....
15 September 2014
CME: Does Cheap Feed Make Cheaper Meat?
US - Even as grain supplies in the US, and globally for that matter, are expected to increase significantly in the next 12 months, the amount of meat protein available to consumers will still be lower than what it was two years ago, write Steve Meyer...
12 September 2014
CME: 74 Per Cent of US Corn Crop Rated Good/Excellent Condition
US - seventy four per cent of the US corn crop was rated in good/excellent condition, unchanged from the previous week and 20 points better than year ago and the five year average for this week, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
02 September 2014
Biomin Sponsors Mycotoxin Event at Poultry Science Association
US - Mycotoxin occurrence data reveal that the majority of feed ingredients are tainted with various mycotoxins and very frequently even a combination of different toxins can be found in the feed, according to Biomin....
01 September 2014
Register for AFIA Course on Feed Manufacturing
US - Registration is now open for 'AFIA-500: Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing'. The distance education programme is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and Kansas State University, and is ideal for individuals at all levels interested...
26 August 2014
Looking for Corn Consumption Response
US - In the newsletter of 11 August, the prospects for corn consumption to respond to lower prices during the 2014-15 marketing year and the potential for a subsequent price recovery were discussed, writes Darrel Good. ...
12 August 2014
Corn Consumption Forecast
US - With expectations of a record large US corn crop in 2014, market attention will soon shift to prospects for corn consumption. The market will follow a number of indicators of potential use as well as the revealed pace of consumption in the ethanol,...
US Feed Body Submits Comments on Sustainability Guidelines
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has recently submitted comments to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations on the Livestock Environmental Assessment Performance (LEAP) draft guidelines regarding the animal feed supply...
08 August 2014
Record Sales for Land O'Lakes
US - Animal feed, crop, egg and dairy company, Land O’Lakes, Inc., has posted record second-quarter (Q2) and first half-year sales and earnings....
30 July 2014
Novus International Launches Web Site for Customers in China
US - Novus International officially launched a new version of its global website tailored to the needs of the China market....
21 July 2014
Feed Enzyme Makes Sorghum an Attractive Alternative Ingredient
US - Supplementing feed for pigs and poultry with protease enzymes helps break down complex protein structures in sorghum, making it a more viable feed component for these species, according to Novus....
18 July 2014
Poultry Nutrition Research Award Goes to Joseph Moritz
US - The American Feed Industry Association in partnership with the Poultry Science Association (PSA) has recognised Joseph Moritz, PhD, a faculty member at West Virginia University's Department of Animal and Nutritional Science, for his contributions...
Novus Scientists Share Findings at 2014 PSA Annual Meeting
US - The wealth of scientific information that is shared during the 2014 Poultry Science Association (PSA) Annual Meeting makes it a valuable industry event, reports Novus. ...
17 July 2014
Why Are Chicken Prices in the US Really Breaking Records?
ANALYSIS - US consumers are facing record chicken prices. While a recent report suggested this was due to poor fertility in one company's male broiler line, that seems to be an over-simplification, writes Jackie Linden. The root of the situation goes...
15 July 2014
Nutritional Appointment to Cobb World Technical Support Team
US - Vitor Hugo Brandalize has been appointed as nutritional specialist in the Cobb World Technical Support team....
14 July 2014
US Corn Prices Drop - Will Corn Creep Back into Feed Rations?
ANALYSIS - Matt Roberts, agricultural economist at The Ohio State University, said corn prices could drop another 40 cents to 50 cents going into the fall and with lower grain prices, he questions when livestock producers will start adding corn back into...
11 July 2014
Novus Scientists Preparing to Present Groundbreaking Research at PSA 2014
US - Novus scientists are preparing presentations and posters for the 103rd Poultry Science Association (PSA) conference in Corpus Christi, Texas....
10 July 2014
Poultry Science Meeting to Explore Feeding the World in 2050
US - Danisco Animal Nutrition and partners will discuss the poultry industry’s role in feeding the world by 2050 at the 2014 Poultry Science Association (PSA) Annual Meeting from 14 to 17 July 2014....
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