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16 November 2018
Evaporative media test chamber
Evaporative pads, used on poultry or livestock buildings, require scheduled routine maintenance to remain effective. A recent addition to Hog Slat Inc.’s engineering facility will help provide producers with information focused on increasing the useful...
Canada announces investments in greenhouse gas emission-reduction on the farm
CANADA, 15 November 2018 - Farmers know the importance of keeping the land, water and air healthy to sustain their farms from one generation to the next...
14 November 2018
Upgrade your farm’s fire safety
Minimise the effects of fire losses in livestock and poultry buildings by following these basic guidelines and implementing a fire plan....
13 November 2018
Underfloor, geo-thermal heating keeps Llyr’s hens happy and laying
WALES, UK, 13 November 2018 - A North Wales hill farmer is keeping his 16,000 hens happy and laying thanks to underfloor heating from ‘green’ energy stored in the earth...
12 November 2018
Cage-free egg production in Brazil: Not a matter of "what" but "how"
BRAZIL, 12 November 2018 - Last month, FAI Brazil and Humane Society International (HSI) hosted the second Meeting on the Corporate Movement for Cage-Free Egg Production...
09 November 2018
A market-ready method for gender identification in hatching eggs
GERMANY, 8 November 2018 - On 8 November 2018, the Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Julia Klöckner, together with Dr Ludger Breloh, SELEGGT Managing Director and Jan Kunath, Deputy CEO of REWE Group, presented in Berlin the now market-ready...
08 November 2018
California votes: hens must be cage-free by 2022
USA, 7 November 2018 - California voters overwhelmingly approved a measure Tuesday requiring that all eggs sold in the state come from cage-free hens by 2022...
Evonik strengthens its activities in Precision Livestock Farming with acquisition of Belgian Big Data software provider Porphyrio
Evonik strengthens its activities in Precision Livestock Farming with acquisition of Belgian Big Data software provider Porphyrio...
06 November 2018
Open data and data-driven agriculture in the spotlight at the GODAN Forum
DENMARK, 5 November 2018 - Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), a United Nations, UK and US government-supported initiative advocating the proactive sharing of Open Data to make information about agriculture and nutrition available,...
05 November 2018
Biosecurity, disinfection, downtime keys to better ILT control
Strict biosecurity is the best defense against infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) in broiler flocks, advises Maricarmen García, PhD, a professor at the University of Georgia...
Air around the egg with X-Treck
Vencomatic Group is considered to be the leader of on-farm hatching in traditional broiler houses. This pioneering work ultimately resulted in the X-Treck system. Victor van Wagenberg has been involved since the beginning as product manager in the development...
Compassion in World Farming launches first European EggTrack report
EU - Compassion in World Farming announced their first European EggTrack report which shows the progress companies are making towards ending the use of cages for laying hens...
26 October 2018
Aviagen incubation and hatchery specialists offer expertise at World Poultry Science Association’s annual incubation and fertility research group meeting
Aviagen is committed to sharing latest developments and expertise and collaborates closely with global organisations for the benefit of the poultry industry. ...
24 October 2018
Research provides new tool for controlling reovirus
GEORGIA, USA - 24 October 2018: The USPOULTRY Foundation announces the completion of a funded research project at AviServe LLC in Newark, Delaware that has revealed a new tool for controlling reovirus...
23 October 2018
New director of North APAC sales brings expertise to Asian market
The 2018 research from Rabobank has forecast continuing growth in the Asian poultry market which has already outperformed global growth for the past five years...
AAAP issues call for papers for 2019 conference
The American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) is now accepting abstract submissions for its 2019 conference, 2-6 August, Washington, DC. The deadline is 3 December 2018...
21 October 2018
Bait stations improve rodent control
The use of bait stations improves the effectiveness of any rodent control program. ...
17 October 2018
How will access to data boost agricultural productivity?
The Global Open Data for Agriculture (GODAN) and the Open Data Charter have launched a guide for governments to open agricultural data...
12 October 2018
World Egg Day: HSI welcomes global progress towards cage-free production
GLOBAL - Friday, 12 October is World Egg Day and while the majority of egg-laying hens in the world are confined to barren cages for nearly their entire lives, Humane Society International (HSI), a global animal protection organisation, welcomes the progress...
09 October 2018
Are you maximising the productive potential of your flock?
USA - Offering seamless online and offline farm data, both in the field and in the office, the latest case study from one company highlights the benefits of going paperless...
04 October 2018
Simple guide for measuring V-Belts
Replacing the belts on fans every year is a smart investment to ensure they are delivering their maximum performance. Worn fan belts can cause as much as 20% loss of cfm output....
Barn fires: chickens make up 95 percent of all animal deaths caused by fires
USA - Today, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) released a first-of-its-kind report highlighting the more than 2.7 million US farm animals who perished in potentially preventable barn fires from 2013 to 2017...
20 September 2018
Sierra Leone working to build huge pullets and egg farm
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - The new farm, which will be one of the largest in West Africa, will address all domestic egg needs by producing about 195 million eggs per year and will create 2,000 new jobs...
19 September 2018
Hurricane Florence: Sanderson Farms reports loss of 1.7 million broilers
USA - Sanderson Farms, Inc reported that the Company continues its assessment of damage to its North Carolina assets caused by Hurricane Florence...
13 September 2018
Weathering the storm: how you can prepare for Hurricane Florence
USA - Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc release advisory detailing safety tips producers out to take to prepare for Hurricane Florence...
 
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