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18 January 2016
USDA Reports Added 50 Million Lbs to Chicken Production
ANALYSIS - USDA released four reports on Tuesday with implications for the livestock and grain markets, writes Sarah Mikesell for ThePoultrySite. ...
11 January 2016
Corn Distiller's Oil Finds New Purpose in Poultry Feeds
US - Including corn distiller’s oil in poultry rations helps provide carotenoid pigments to the birds, giving added value, according to a US Grains Council (USGC) research project conducted in conjunction with North Carolina State University....
25 November 2015
US Collaborates on Ag Research with Ireland, Northern Ireland
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said that the partnership with Ireland and Northern Ireland will allow the three countries to maximise investments in research intended to help solve global agriculture-related issues....
12 November 2015
CME: Feed Prices Looking Favourable for Poultry Producers
US - There were no surprises in the USDA's latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) for livestock and poultry, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner, whilst feed grain price forecasts have been lowered....
05 November 2015
Feed Treatment Set to Help Control AI
GLOBAL - Studies underway at Alabama’s Auburn University in the USA look set to provide layer operations with a critical control tool in the battle against Avian Influenza....
25 September 2015
Chicks Inoculated with Microbes Show Improved Feed Efficiency
US - Chicks inoculated at hatch with intestinal microbes had significantly higher growth rates and feed efficiency than those that were not inoculated, according to recently completed research from the USDA Agricultural Research Services and the University...
24 September 2015
Poultry Nutritionist Shares Insights on Direct-Fed Microbials
US - The trend toward reducing or even eliminating antibiotics from poultry production has created many challenges — the biggest being necrotic enteritis, says Carla Price, PhD, a consulting nutritionist based in Mississippi....
04 September 2015
Lower US Grain Prices Expected as Poultry Rebounds
US - The first field-based estimates of the 2015 corn and soybean crops from the US Department of Agriculture were not what the grain markets expected bringing the potential of lower prices, according to an Iowa State University economist....
27 August 2015
Feed Industry Hits Out at Antimicrobial Reporting Rule
US - The American animal feed industry has hit out at plans by the Food and Drug Administration to require new animal drug sponsors to submit estimates of antimicrobial ingredient sales by species....
21 August 2015
UAVs Are Not Just for Crop Farmers
US - Brett Haas, co-owner of Crop Copter, said while they started their unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) company with crop farmers in mind, they see a lot of interest and application for livestock farmers. ...
29 July 2015
US Chicken Organisation Calls for Ethanol Limits to Protect Feed Prices
US - The US' chicken industry is supporting adjustment of target levels of biofuels to be included in transportation fuel, with the National Chicken Council (NCC) saying the standards distort feed prices....
19 June 2015
New Trans Fats Ban Will Not Apply to Animal Food
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the final determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) are not generally recognised as safe, or GRAS, for use in human food, but the prohibition will not apply to animal feed. ...
17 June 2015
How Will Avian Flu Impact US Feed Markets?
US - The US is currently on the tail end of the worst bird flu outbreak in history, causing concerns over the potential effects on the feed market, write John Newton and Todd Kuethe from the University of Illinois' Farmdoc Daily Project....
07 May 2015
Novus to Sponsor International Food, Agribusiness Conference
US - Novus International, Inc. has announced its support as a Platinum Sponsor for the 25th Annual International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) World Conference held this year in St. Paul, Minnesota....
01 May 2015
Tips for Managing Gut Health Through Better Nutrition
US - Talking to Zoetis, a leading poultry specialist offers tips for managing gut health through better nutrition....
10 April 2015
VFDs Are Coming to the US Poultry Industry
US - "Are you ready for the Veterinary Feed Directives?" asks Zoetis....
Study Compares Two Methionine Sources in Broiler Diets
US - Results indicate both HMTBa and DL-Methionine deliver equal methionine value, reports Novus International....
09 April 2015
New Feed Rules: Write it Down or It Didn't Happen
US – New rules to strengthen food safety and industry practice are being analysed by America’s animal feed industry as preparation for the new regime....
02 April 2015
Foodborne Illness: New Data Points to Veg Sources
US - An interagency team of US federal agencies responsible for food safety recently released new data and methodology to identify sources of foodborne illness, reports Diamond V....
30 March 2015
CME: Poultry Slaughter Recovering After February Disruption
US - Transportation disruptions due to weather caused a significant decline in February broiler and turkey slaughter, but slaughter rates have now started to recover, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
24 March 2015
FDA Releases Farm Feed Guidelines
US – A period of public comment is now open on draft guidelines on farm animal feed, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced....
12 March 2015
Not If But When: HPAI Heading into US Midwest
US - Overlapping migratory waterfowl flyways are spreading highly pathogenic avian flu eastwards in the United States, warns Diamond V....
09 March 2015
Novus Receives Two Regional Awards at Best of NAMA
US - Novus International, Inc. has recently received two regional National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) awards, which recognise the best work in agricultural communications. ...
05 March 2015
Animals First, Productivity Always
US - 'Animals first, productivity always' is the business philosophy of Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition, which now includes Vi-COR....
04 March 2015
Webinar to Discuss Optimising Performance through Micronutrients
US - Novus International is to sponsor a webinar to discuss optimising performance through micronutrients on 12 March....
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