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02 August 2012
Poultry Manure to Produce Electricity
TURKEY - A 20 million Turkish Liras biogas facility to be established in Band?rma, one of the leading poultry centers in the northwestern province of Bal?kesir, will produce energy out of the manure of around 2.5 million chickens. ...
23 July 2012
AFBF Asks to Join Poultry Farmer’s Lawsuit Against EPA
US - Taking aim at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in support of a Farm Bureau member, the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit concerning EPA’s authority to regulate poultry and livestock farms...
10 July 2012
Protesters Cause Death of 700,000 Birds
INDIA - 700,000 birds died when a mob cut off the power supply to a poultry farm in Vizianagaram district, which cut the air conditioning and caused asphyxiation. ...
09 July 2012
Broilers Farms for 600,000 Chickens Planned
AUSTRALIA - Two broiler farms large enough to grow up to a combined 600,000 chickens have been marked down for land north-west of Geelong....
27 June 2012
IFA Row Erupts Over Disposal of Poultry Litter
IRELAND - A rift has developed within IFA between livestock and poultry farmers, after a spate of animal deaths due to botulism was blamed on the disposal of litter from poultry houses....
12 June 2012
New Report Identifies Multi-Million-Pound Boost for UK Meat Industry
UK - Potential benefits to the country’s meat industry to the tune of around £40 million per annum have been identified in a new report for the Royal Agricultural College by Stewart Houston, reports senior editor, Jackie Linden....
Urban Waste Threatens Chesapeake Bay
US - Urban waste and not chicken manure is the biggest threat to the Chespeake Bay, Maryland, according to Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc....
28 May 2012
Poultry Litter Incineration Not Feasible or Sustainable
US - The poultry industry has a massive waste problem. National consumer group Food & Water Watch criticized the plans of poultry processing giant Perdue Agribusiness and Fibrowatt LLC to build a power plant on Maryland’s Eastern Shore that generates...
17 May 2012
Additional Financial Assistance for Poultry Manure Relocation
DELAWARE, US - Delaware farmers can soon receive more assistance to move excess poultry manure off their farms to land that can benefit with the addition of manure or to alternative uses, reducing nutrient loading in certain areas and helping improve...
25 April 2012
UFU Still Supportive of Rose Energy Project
NORTHERN IRELAND - Responding to a report published last week which had been commissioned by the NI Agriculture Minister which had investigated alternatives to fluidised bed combustion of poultry litter, the Ulster Farmers’ Union has still stressed...
24 April 2012
Egg Shells Hatch into Sophisticated Uses
UK - A university research project in the UK is looking at useful ways to recycle egg shells, with the potential of saving millions of dollars a year from an item that is usually disposed of in landfills. The projected uses of recycled egg shells include...
19 April 2012
Alternative Options for Poultry Litter Management
NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - A new study looking at poultry litter management and disposal options has recommended that a proto-type poultry litter fuelled gasification plant be developed, and that baling of poultry litter for export be practiced to reduce...
13 April 2012
Chicken Droppings to Power Biogas Plants in Rizal
PHILIPPINES - Chicken droppings will soon be widely used in Rizal to power biogas plants, as Agham Party List Reprersentative Angelo Palmones conjoins with DOST IV-A Director Fernando E. Ablaza in designing the new digester. ...
10 April 2012
Egg Shell Recycling Idea Gets Food and Drink iNet Support
UK - Scientists and food industry experts hatched a plan this Easter to turn egg shells into plastics that could be used to manufacture anything from food packaging to construction materials....
04 April 2012
Corporation to Make Pet Food Out of Chicken Waste
KERALA, INDIA - With the majority of chicken stalls in the city using open dumping of waste as a common disposal method, the Kochi Corporation is planning to introduce a scientific method for treating the poultry waste. ...
02 April 2012
Exclusive Bins Likely for Poultry Waste
TAMIL NADU, INDIA - A suggestion to provide exclusive bins for poultry waste will be considered by the Coimbatore Corporation, Commissioner T.K. Ponnusamy told poultry and meat stall owners at a meeting on Friday....
29 March 2012
Transforming Poultry Waste to Wealth in Lagos
NIGERIA - In line with the state’s commitment of turning waste to wealth, the Lagos State government has introduced a new technology that will transform waste from poultry farms into very rich manure for crop cultivation. ...
14 March 2012
Marshall County Poultry Farmers Find New Use for Chicken Litter
KENTUCKY, US - Chickens produce a lot of waste. In fact, poultry farmers struggle to find ways to dispose of or reuse chicken litter in a way that’s friendly to the environment. In Marshall County, two poultry farmers are using the litter in an innovative...
28 February 2012
Govt Creates Opportunities for Use of Agricultural Biomass
CANADA - Thanks to an investment by the Canadian government, Canadian producers will have access to new business opportunities for agricultural biomass. Yesterday, Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry and Minister of State (Agriculture), announced...
16 February 2012
ENERGY NOW - Help for Farmers to Develop AD
UK - A new consultancy service for farmers looking to branch out into anaerobic digestion and biogas production was launched at the Energy Now exhibition and conference at the Three Counties Showground in Malvern this week. ...
ENERGY NOW - NFU Offers Energy Advice Service
UK - The National Farmers Union is launching an energy helpline service for farmers. ...
10 February 2012
EPA Overestimates Chicken Manure Claims in Chesapeake Bay
US - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has overestimated the amount of chicken manure that is in the nutrient runoff that enters the Chesapeake Bay, according to new University of Delaware study....
09 February 2012
This Week's Poultry News Round-Up
ANALYSIS – If the forecast US maize plantings are harvested successfully, it is likely that US stocks-to-use levels could climb higher, which would help to stabilise the market and prices look likely to be around $5.50 to $5.75 a bushel, writes Jackie...
07 February 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....
06 February 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....
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