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Tuesday, February 07, 2012
Mexico Seeks Link Between Cattle Deaths & Poultry Litter
ANALYSIS - Urea toxicity has been blamed for the deaths of an 600 cattle in Mexico lately but there could be another explanation, writes ThePoultrySite senior editor, Jackie Linden....
Monday, February 06, 2012
Cattle Deaths Attributed to Urea Poisoning
MEXICO - The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (SAGARPA) has confirmed that the death of 600 head of cattle in Actopan was caused by urea poisoning....
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Symposium Focuses on Quality in Rendered Products
US - "Rendered products are safe feed ingredients," said Dr David Meeker, senior vice president of the National Renderers Association at the International Rendering Symposium held during the 2012 International Poultry Expo and International Feed Expo....
Thursday, January 26, 2012
New Agreement on Organic Fertiliser Control Could Reduce Burden
IRELAND - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) have, following discussions with representatives of the pig and poultry industry, agreed on a new approach for the control and management...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Poultry Litter Can Ease Energy Crisis
BANGLADESH - The government could have saved foreign currency if it had gone for generating electricity from poultry waste instead of costly diesel– and furnace oil–based rental plants. It would also avoid a free-fall of the local currency...
Friday, January 13, 2012
US Plant for Chicken Waste Problems


US - “ECOCORP, Inc.’s planned manure-to-energy plant on Maryland’s Eastern Shore is just another band-aid for the state’s broken corporate agriculture system and its unsustainable practices," according to Food & Water Watch Executive, Director...
Friday, December 23, 2011
Regulation to Benefit Competitiveness Welcomed
IRELAND - IFA National Pigs and Pigmeat Committee Chairman Tim Cullinan welcomed the successful conclusion to negotiations between farmers and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will improve competitiveness by reducing costly and unnecessary...
Friday, November 25, 2011
South West Farmers Urged to Improve Slurry Storage
UK - Farmers in the South West are being reminded that time is running out if they need to enlarge their slurry storage to become compliant in Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs). ...
Friday, November 18, 2011
MP Chalks Out Pig and Poultry Expansion Plans
KERALA, INDIA - The State-owned Meat Products of India (MPI) has chalked out various expansion initiatives, which includes setting up an automated poultry processing plant, a bio-waste disposal facility, a chilling and freezing plant and a modern pig...
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Bernard Matthews Announces Renewable Project
UK - Bernard Matthews Ltd, the UK’s leading turkey farmer and supplier, and Glendale Power Ltd have announced a renewable power project at the existing Bernard Matthews site in Holton, Suffolk....
Dynamic Fuels in Initial Commercial Flights
US – The first commercial airline flights in the US to use biofuel produced by Dynamic Fuels LLC, a joint venture of Tyson Foods and Syntroleum Corporation began last week in Seattle. ...
Wednesday, November 09, 2011
Industrial Emission Directive Reviews Under Way
UK - The European Commission has appointed consultants to deal with review commitments in Article 73 of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED), which includes a review of poultry thresholds. ...
Thursday, November 03, 2011
IPE Introduces International Rendering Symposium
US - The International Poultry Expo is introducing a new education programme entitled 'International Rendering Symposium: Focus on Quality' as a featured component of its educational programmes at the 2012 Expo. ...
Cargill Reduces GHG Emissions at US Plants
US – Ongoing efforts by meat, poultry and agrifood business, Cargill, to improve energy efficiency and expand its use of renewable energy sources has enabled the company to exceed the Chicago Climate Exchange's (CCX) required six per cent in annual...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Chicken Litter Power Welcomed in Maryland
MARYLAND, US - The state is embracing chicken manure as a source of biomass for renewable power generation. ...
Thursday, October 06, 2011
Meat Processing Waste for Renewable Energy
HUNGARY - German energy company, re Bioenergy GmbH, has started operations at the most modern biogas plant in Hungary at Szarvas. ...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
MHP to Build Biogas Complexes
UKRAINE - MHP, the largest Ukrainian poultry producer, plans to invest $130 million in an energy programme in the next five years. ...
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
FSA Advises Rejection of Proposal on PAP in EU Feed
UK - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has written to Government ministers setting out its advice not to support European Commission proposals that the European Union should relax a ban on using pig and poultry processed animal proteins (PAP; previously...
Monday, September 19, 2011
Training Programme to Focus on Effluent Treatment
US - US Poultry & Egg Association will sponsor a Poultry Wastewater Operator Training Program on 15 to 16 November at the Perdue Training Center in Salisbury, Maryland....
Friday, September 09, 2011
FSA Discusses Relaxation of Meat & Bone Meal Ban
UK - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has discussed a proposal to relax certain provisions in the current ban on the use of meat and bone meal (now called processed animal protein, PAP) in feeds for poultry and pigs. ...
Thursday, September 08, 2011
Caribbean Broilers Backs Down on Chicken Feed
JAMAICA - Public pressure has forced Caribbean Broilers to scrap plans to use chicken waste parts to make poultry feedstock, although it's still looking at "prospects for export". ...
Wednesday, September 07, 2011
Refining Odour Assessment
AUSTRALIA - With the support of the Poultry CRC, University of New South Wales student, Hung Lee, is investigating the fate of volatile organo-sulphur compounds in odour assessment....
Tuesday, September 06, 2011
More Poultry Litter Applied to Illinois River Watershed
OKLAHOMA, US - There has been a six per cent increase in poultry litter application to land draining to the Illinois River in the last two years. ...
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Turkey Farmer Sees Benefits of Litter Incineration
PENNSYLVANIA, US - A turkey farmer has saved $32,000 in fuel costs as well as reducing health risks and environmental impacts by installing an incinerator that burns used poultry litter. ...
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Risks in Processed Hatchery Waste for Pet Foods
EU - The use of hatchery waste in pet foods is considered to present some risk, according to a report from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) panel on Biological Hazards (BIOHAZ)....
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