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20 April 2016
Australian Farmers Hit Back at TV Show's Laying Hen Comments
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (AECL) has released a statement after comments on a television programme seemed to hit out at laying hen housing conditions and antibiotic use in the country's egg industry....
11 April 2016
IEC Warsaw 2016: Sustainability Gains Ground in Poultry Industry
POLAND – The International Egg Commission (IEC) hosted the 2016 Business Conference in Warsaw from 3rd to 5th April. Egg industry players from all over the world discussed hot industry topics, writes Nuria Martínez Herráez, editor at ThePoultrySite/ElSitioAvícola....
01 April 2016
Industry Insights: Global Trends in Ag Equipment
ANALYSIS - While the underlying trend in agricultural equipment has been Tier 4 final solutions, a diversified customer base and a growing population's sustainable use of natural resources, specifically water, are key drivers of the global market....
03 March 2016
Georgia Poultry's GrowerSELECT Focuses on Quality, Value
GLOBAL - GrowerSELECT is a private label brand from Hog Slat and Georgia Poultry, initially created to supply repairs for the OEM brands that Hog Slat sells, and from there has been developed into a complete system....
01 March 2016
How To Select an Ag Replacement Motor
GLOBAL - Today’s livestock operations rely on electric motors to function. Unfortunately, like all things mechanical, motors wear out and have to be replaced, writes Georgia Poultry's Scott Bauck. ...
29 February 2016
Hog Slat Feed Bins Are Built Like a Tank
GLOBAL - Feed storage can be costly, so Hog Slat designs its feed bins to offer producers the longest-lasting feed storage product possible....
24 February 2016
Antibiotic Free Poultry Is Key Industry Driver
ANALYSIS - The move to antibiotic free production is one of the key drivers in the poultry industry as consumers demand what they perceive as a healthier product, reports Sarah Mikesell, live from the 2016 International Production and Processing Expo...
19 February 2016
Incubation Temperature Could Improve Chicken Bones for Better Welfare
DENMARK - Chicken meat is very popular with consumers and chicken breast fillets in particular. Due to the demand for this lean type of meat, breeding efforts have specifically focused on selecting chickens with a higher daily growth rate and more significant...
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
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....
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....
02 July 2015
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...
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