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15 January 2018
RSPCA ask supermarkets to join M&S in commitment to improve chicken welfare
The RSPCA celebrated on Saturday the news that Marks & Spencer has committed to a huge improvement in chicken welfare and is urging other supermarkets and retailers to follow suit....
22 December 2017
WA Govt Threatens to Pull Out of Review of Chicken Welfare Standards
AUSTRALIA - The Western Australian Government has threatened to pull out of a national process to write new legal standards on chicken welfare....
19 December 2017
Researchers Develop Practical Solar Heater for Poultry Houses
US - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C., in which researchers developed a practical solar heater for poultry houses....
28 November 2017
Climate Change: Earth-air Heat Exchanger Best to Protect Animals in Livestock Buildings
AUSTRIA - The higher temperatures resulting from climate change will require certain measures to be taken in pig and poultry production....
25 October 2017
USPOULTRY Releases Lockout/Tagout Poster and Video
US - The poultry industry has been systematically improving worker safety for more than three decades, with current injury/illness rates now essentially the same as manufacturing as a whole....
17 October 2017
Nestlé USA Commended on Commitment to Improve Broiler Chicken Welfare
US - World Animal Protection welcomes the commitment made by Nestlé USA to improve the welfare of the chickens farmed for meat in its US food supply chain. ...
13 October 2017
Poultry Producers Doing More with Nutritional, Production Data Thanks to Cargill Software
GLOBAL - Cargill is helping broiler producers transform their nutritional and production data into valuable insights that can help them have a real impact on their profits. ...
10 October 2017
Robots Top Agenda at Annual French Livestock Show
FRANCE - SPACE is a huge French livestock show held annually each September in Rennes, Brittany. This year, it attracted a record nearly 150,000 visitors, Stuart Lumb reports. ...
22 September 2017
Waikato Could Soon Have Biggest Egg Factory Farm in NZ
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand's biggest egg producer, Mainland Poultry, wants to build a massive industrial chicken egg laying farm at 64 Old Road, Orini in the Waikato....
08 September 2017
America’s Largest Chicken Association Rolls Out Industry-Wide Standards for Broiler Chicken Welfare
US - The National Chicken Council (NCC), the United States' oldest and largest national association representing the US broiler chicken industry (chickens raised for meat), this week rolled out a set of industry-wide standards for broiler chicken welfare...
18 August 2017
2018 IPPE Registration and Housing Now Open
US - Attendee and exhibitor registration and housing for the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) are now open....
Niger to Boost Poultry Farming with Mobile Kits
NIGERIA - Niger State government is set to boost poultry production through the introduction of mobile kits. The mobile poultry is part of the youth empowerment scheme with agriculture entrepreneurship as the driving force....
14 August 2017
2017 Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar Moving to Kansas City; Industry Tours Offered
US - Protein conversion is an aspect of production that is not often discussed, but plays an important role in converting processing remnants into safe, high quality feed ingredients for a variety of industries....
08 August 2017
Hydration Supplementation Is Standard Practice for Shipping Chicks at Hubbard Breeders
ANALYSIS - Dehydration is an ongoing challenge for hatcheries that are shipping day-old chicks. ...
13 July 2017
Energy Technology Company to Significantly Impact Poultry Industry
US - Global Re-Fuel is an energy technology company that is poised to make a significant impact on poultry farming. Its PLF-500 biomass furnace offers a pioneering farm technology that addresses financial, health and environmental issues facing the agriculture...
12 July 2017
IPPE Chosen for 2018 US Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Programme
US - The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has been selected to participate in the 2018 US Department of Commerce’s International Buyer Program, and the Expo has participated in the International Buyer Programme since 2007....
Dutch Poultry Farmers Set to Visit Uganda in October
UGANDA - A group of Dutch poultry stakeholders from the Netherlands will visit Uganda in October, in a trade mission to seek business opportunities between their Ugandan counterparts and dealers in the Netherlands. ...
06 July 2017
When Temps Rise, Japanese Quail Require Breeze
BRAZIL - Tiny Japanese quail eggs are a small niche market in the United States, but they're a big business in Brazil where they are sold fresh in grocery stores in egg cartons that hold 30 of the small, speckled delicacies, and are a hard-boiled staple...
22 June 2017
Tyson Foods Rolls Out High-tech Chicken Welfare Programme
US - As part of its focus on sustainable food production, Tyson Foods has launched a broad, new animal well-being initiative that combines the latest technology with high-touch monitoring and training to improve the care of chickens....
18 April 2017
“Click-Clack” Doesn’t Mean Your Medicator is Working
GLOBAL - Many of the chemical products used in poultry and swine production are delivered through the water system. ...
04 April 2017
Ensure Farm Biosecurity with Key Cards
GLOBAL - The introduction of a contagious disease to a farm represents a severe economic impact on a flock. ...
28 February 2017
Automation's New Role in the Hatchery
ANALYSIS - KL Automation from Zoetis offers fully automated solutions for hatcheries that improve throughput and reduce manpower, creating a more efficient environment....
07 February 2017
Pen Vise Is Perfect Tool for Cleaning Brooder Orifices
Having the right tool makes any maintenance chore easier, and Hog Slat’s Pen Vise is the perfect tool for cleaning clogged brooder and heater orifices....
31 January 2017
Georgia FFA Project Supported by Local Industry
When a local FFA chapter asked for industry support, Georgia Poultry's Heath Whiddon jumped at the chance....
03 January 2017
Clear Advantage for Clear Feed Tray
Hog Slat and Georgia Poultry stores have received their first shipments of a new type of feed tray. Manufactured from post-consumer waste, the Pur-Chick Clear Feeder Tray is different than the paper or plastic trays currently in use....
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