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11 February 2019
SmartPro™ NF is chosen by Wayne Farms for US hatchery renovation project
Wayne Farms LLC, one of the top-six poultry producers in the United States, has chosen SmartPro™ NF incubators from NatureForm and Pas Reform for its hatchery upgrade project in Decatur, Alabama....
New ECO Unit promises optimal control for the climate in poultry houses
Health, and thus performance of poultry, first and foremost depends on the quality of the air in the poultry house....
06 February 2019
Hendrix Genetics celebrates the opening of another world class turkey hatchery
The team of Hendrix Genetics looks back on a marvellous opening of their new hatchery in Beresford, South Dakota, with over 400 people attending. Hendrix Genetics opted for Petersime equipment again to ensure the highest biosecurity and turkey quality....
01 February 2019
A chick's first 24 hours in the production house
The Aviagen® poster 'The First 24 Hours' offers a useful checklist of things to prepare, consider and monitor when you take delivery of chicks for your production house. ...
03 December 2018
Conventional cages excluded from draft global standard by World Animal Health Organisation
GLOBAL - The World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) is proposing global standards for housing laying hens, which will now exclude conventional cages from their standard...
New UK powers which could open door to ban on live exports welcomed by RSPCA
UK, 3 December 2018 - Significant new powers granted to the UK and devolved nations post brexit, could be used to introduce a ban on live exports, claims the RSPCA...
Interview with the author: "Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics"
Dr Mark Fisher, the principal adviser for the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), Animal Welfare Team, and author of the recently published Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics, completed his PhD in animal physiology at the University...
21 November 2018
Ukraine's MHP to buy Slovenian poultry firm Perutnina Ptuj
(Reuters) - Ukraine's poultry firm MHP has signed an agreement to buy 90.7 percent of Slovenian poultry producer Perutnina Ptuj (PP), PP's owner Slovenska Industrija Jekla (SIJ) said on Tuesday...
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. ...
 
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