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10 February 2016
Canadian Egg Farmers Transition Away from Conventional Hen Housing
CANADA - Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC) has announced that the industry there will market-oriented transition from conventional egg production toward other methods of production for supplying eggs....
14 December 2015
Keep Poultry Warm, Dry in Winter to Maintain Egg Production
US - Providing indoor accommodations will help keep pastured poultry warm, dry and productive during winter, Purdue experts say....
20 November 2015
New US Research Farm to Find Pastured Poultry Solutions
US - The University of California Davis (UC Davis) has unveiled its new Pastured Poultry Farm, where research will take place into how to maximise production in such systems....
12 November 2015
Miscanthus Grass Can Be Used as Poultry Bedding Alternative
US - The growing poultry industry in Georgia has led farmers to search for alternative bedding supplies, so University of Georgia (UGA) experts have suggested using giant miscanthus grass as an alternative to more traditional materials....
05 November 2015
Be Prepared for the Cold Season - Pericoli Gives You the Right Solution
GLOBAL - Keeping one move ahead is the key for never being unprepared. As a matter of fact, it is often not easy to accept the idea that summer is over, but winter can turn out to be a tough enemy if not faced with proper precautions....
23 October 2015
Brazil to Encourage Cage-Free Egg Production
BRAZIL - Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture (MAPA) will soon begin working with the poultry industry to encourage cage-free or enriched cage egg production....
07 October 2015
combiTERM – The Indirect Air Heater
ITALY - Pericoli, always highly attentive to the consumer needs, offers its "top seller" product for heating, the combiTERM, which has many possible configurations according to specific customer needs....
05 October 2015
BroMaxx Crates Station Broiler Harvesting System Patented
NETHERLANDS - The BroMaxx Crates Station is an innovative solution that enables fast, labour efficient and animal friendly harvesting of broilers. ...
25 September 2015
MSD Animal Health Highlights New Advances at 3rd Asian High Quality Poultry Congress
MALAYSIA - Recently, MSD Animal Health held its 3rd Asian High Quality Poultry Congress in Melaka, Malaysia, bringing together a wide range of experts to discuss the latest advances in poultry production, with a focus on hatchery management, climate control,...
03 September 2015
PERIcooler - the Fresh Air Machine
ITALY - Evaporative cooling allows an indoor environment to be climatised in a specific structure by introducing air that is fresher and always new....
01 September 2015
US Poultry Facilities Recognised for Outstanding Safety
US - The US poultry industry has recognised 115 poultry facilities with outstanding safety performance at an annual award ceremony....
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. ...
17 August 2015
Agritechnica Is Coming to Germany in November 2015
GERMANY - Agritechnica 2015, which takes place from 10 to 14 November, is fast-approaching. Taking place in Hanover, Germany, this year’s show is aptly titled: ‘People, Technology, Innovation – the Future of Agricultural Technology.’...
04 August 2015
How We Created and Can Address the ‘Super Rat’
ANALYSIS - Sustained, prolonged and continuous rodent baiting protocols have resulted in the rapid development of ‘super rats’....
21 July 2015
Recycling Hot Air Could Save Poultry Farmers Money
US - A new way to recycle heat to make poultry barn heating more efficient has been developed by a researcher, according to reports from the University of Missouri's College of Engineering....
New Ammonia-Oxygen Monitoring System Developed for Poultry Houses
US - A new system for monitoring ammonia and oxygen levels inside poultry houses has been developed, during a recently completed research project at the North Carolina State University in Raleigh....
02 July 2015
New Circulation Fan ERD - Quality, Efficiency and Design in Unique Product
ITALY - A properly ventilated environment, without stratified heat, humidity and stagnant air helps the animal welfare increasing their productivity....
Thermal Fogging with Halamid
FRANCE - There has been a resurgence of interest in thermal fogging in the poultry industry recently and of experimentation with different active products as the use of traditional chemicals such as formaldehyde has been called into question on grounds...
10 June 2015
Poultry Farmers Save by Switching to Renewable Heating
UK - Farmers stand to save up to 45 per cent off heating bills by using renewable sources of heating in poultry houses, writes Silvio Spiess, CEO of Innasol....
08 June 2015
No Detrimental Effect of LEDs on Broiler Performance
SCOTLAND, UK - A study from Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) into the effects of LED lighting on broiler chickens has found that there were no detrimental effects in comparison to more traditional tungsten lighting....
15 May 2015
Alaso Corp Signs New Pennsylvania Distributor
US - Alaso Corp. has welcomed Ag Depot LLC as a new distributor covering the Pennsylvania area....
23 April 2015
Managing Aviary Birds Is Easier Than You Think
THE NETHERLANDS - To make the management of hens in aviaries easier, Vencomatic has introduced its new aviary system for layers: the Bolegg Gallery....
21 April 2015
New Insight on Broilers in Hot Weather
US – A new study into how temperature, relative humidity and air velocity interact and the effect on broilers has been completed at the University of Georgia....
07 April 2015
German Egg Market: Organics Up, Small Colonies Down
GERMANY - New figures from the ministry of food and agriculture reveal that the Germans eat on average 231 eggs per year....
27 March 2015
Agricultural Innovations Developed by New Funding
UK - £16 million is being invested in 25 projects aimed at developing innovative business ideas to support UK agriculture....
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