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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....
22 November 2016
New Feeders Prove Effective Way to Lower Costs
“Our old feeders just weren’t allowing us to compete with some of the newer barns around the area. Our very first flock with new Classic Flood feeders settled at number one,″ explained C.L. England, a poultry grower from Exeter, Missouri, USA. ...
16 November 2016
McDonald's South Africa to Source Cage-Free Eggs
SOUTH AFRICA - McDonald’s South Africa has announced plans to switch to 100 per cent cage-free eggs in its supply chain by 2025, similar to announcements by companies in the US, UK and Latin America....
15 November 2016
Dedicated Feed Line Boosts Flock Performance
Several years ago we came up with the idea of installing a dedicated feed line in the brood area to add extra feeder space and reduce hand filling, explained Georgia producer, Jacob Williams....
01 November 2016
WeatherFlow – Wind Meter for Your Smartphone
The old saying, “You can’t improve what you can’t measure” applies to measuring wind speed in a hog or poultry house. Gauging wind speed of tunnel ventilation or velocity out of an inlet without an anemometer (wind meter) is like trying to regulate...
25 October 2016
3-D Printer Shapes Poultry, Livestock Equipment
One of the newest tools utilized by the Georgia Poultry/Hog Slat engineering group is a 3-D printer.  About the size of a small refrigerator, the 3-D printer generates plastic prototype parts from computer generated 3-D models....
18 October 2016
GrowerSELECT Reduces Margin Stacking
Margin stacking is a term that may or may not be familiar to you. It refers to the cost or profit margin that each member of the supply chain contributes to bring a product to the end user. Every manufacturer, distributor and dealer adds their own margin...
14 October 2016
Largest McDonald’s Operator in Latin America to Source Cage-Free Eggs
LATIN AMERICA - The largest operator of McDonald’s restaurants in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the world’s largest McDonald’s franchisee, has announced plans to switch to 100 per cent cage-free eggs in its supply chain by 2025....
10 October 2016
UK Shoppers Willing to Pay More for Free Range Eggs
UK - As British Egg Week 2016 gets underway, a OnePoll survey has shown that 78 per cent of UK shoppers who buy free range eggs are happy to pay a premium for them....
 
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