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Thursday, October 23, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Everyone is Talking about Sustainability
GLOBAL - The theme of the week in the poultry world seems to have been sustainability, particularly its environmental aspects....
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Russia Most Active in WTO over Animal Health and Food Safety
ANALYSIS - In just over two years since joining the World Trade Organization in August 2012, Russia has become one of the most active members of the body dealing food safety and animal health issues – the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Committee....
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New Tool Aims to Cut Environmental Impacts of UK Turkey Industry
UK - At an event in London yesterday, 20 October, a new tool to assess the environmental impacts of turkey production was unveiled, paving the way for future reductions, reports Jackie Linden. ...
Poultry Industry News from Global Second Successive Year of Grain Surpluses
ANALYSIS - This year will see the second successive year of global grain surpluses, reports Chris Harris....
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Family Farms at Centre of World Food Day
GLOBAL - Today is World Food Day, and the focus is on family farming, which underpins food security on a world level and must be led by innovation going forward....
Poultry Industry News from Global Mycotoxins: Farmers Must Be Vigilant
ANALYSIS - Mycotoxins can wreak havoc on a producer's feeding program, and this year is no exception, given the cool wet conditions across much of the US Midwest, reports Sarah Mikesell, 5m senior editor, talking with a Biomin Key Account Manager....
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global WTO Rules in Favour of US over Indian Ban on US Poultry Imports
US & INDIA - A World Trade Organization (WTO) panel has ruled in favour of the US in a case following a ban by India in 2007 aimed at preventing imports of US chicken into the country on the grounds of preventing avian influenza....
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Antibiotics: You Can't Control What You Don't Measure
GLOBAL - Two reports have been published in the last week on antibiotic use for animals, one from the United States and the other from the European Union. From Sweden comes a scientific paper suggesting that low concentrations of heavy metals and antibiotics...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Which Antibiotics Are Used in Animals in Europe and Why?
EU - A survey has been published on the antibiotics most commonly used and for what conditions in cattle, pigs, horses, dogs and cats by vets in 25 European Union countries....
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Poultry Industry News from India Indian Chicken Output Growing at Nine Per Cent Annually
ANALYSIS - With three billion broilers production annually, India chicken production is currently growing at a rate of nine per cent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) and table egg production is growing at eight per cent, G.B. Sundararajan, managing...
Monday, October 06, 2014
Poultry Industry News from China Does China Really Impact Global Commodity Prices?
ANALYSIS - Does China really have a strong impact on the US and global commodity prices? No, says economist Kel Kelly. ...
Friday, October 03, 2014
Poultry Industry News from France European Poultry Producers Association Gathers in Marseille
FRANCE - 'Keeping the Poultry Business Profitable with European Standards' is the theme of the annual General Assembly of the European Poultry Producers and Exporters Association, avec, held this week. Jackie Linden reports from the meeting in Marseille....
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Responsible Antibiotic Use is Key Theme of Animal Health Week
GLOBAL - The Canadians are celebrating Animal Health Week with a particular focus on using antibiotics safely but this has also been a hot topic in the US and indeed, globally this week. New outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian flu in poultry in Russia...
Friday, September 26, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom How to Tell If Your Hen Is Laying Eggs
UK - Mike Colley, FAI Farms' Poultry Manager, explains how to tell if your female chicken is in lay. ...
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: South America Steps in to Meet Russian Food Demand
SOUTH AMERICA & RUSSIA - Delegations from Argentina and Brazil have been visiting Moscow lately to explore the opportunities to boost their trade with Russia for poultry products and other foods....
Poultry Industry News from Global Demand Growth for Protein Brewing in Russia, China, Africa
ANALYSIS - The demand for pork and poultry continues to grow in countries like China and Africa, and the food ban from Russia has created an opportunity for Brazil to export even more protein, reports Sarah Mikesell, 5m senior editor. ...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Massey Ferguson Driven by Global Opportunities
ANALYSIS - Operating in 170 countries, Massey Ferguson is looking to emerging markets like Africa and the Middle East to offer their dependable products to farmers who have never used mechanized equipment before, reports Sarah Mikesell from near Aberdeen,...
Friday, September 19, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Can Farming Reverse Its Ageing Trend?
ANALYSIS – Agriculture is ageing and more must be done to draw young people into UK food production to meet growing national and world demand....
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Caring for the Planet, Its Animals and People
GLOBAL - A new study from Germany has identified some regions where the effects of climate change may, at least in part, be positive for farming in the future. A new Agriculture Commissioner has been nominated for the EU and already there has been a call...
Monday, September 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Concerns Raised over Future Safety of UK Food Imports
ANALYSIS - Concern is rising in the UK over the safety of imported meat and food products after funding for non-statutory residue testing is withdrawn at the end of the financial year....
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Global Food Firms Take Action on Animal Welfare
GLOBAL - No longer are the ethical aspects of food production receiving just a small mention hidden at the end of a company's sustainability report....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Will Scotland's Independence Vote Impact Agriculture?
ANALYSIS - Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond addressed international agricultural journalists at a conference in Scotland on Sunday evening saying, “There is a debate going on as part of this great national discussion about Scotland’s place...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global How Can Companies Improve Animal Welfare?
ANALYSIS - Major meat and food processing companies around the world are starting to take a lead in animal welfare issues....
Monday, September 08, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global What Are Climate Change's Implications for Agriculture?
ANALYSIS - The effects of climate change on crop and food production, which are already evident in several regions of the world, show that negative impacts are more common than positive ones....
Friday, September 05, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Unilever to End Culling of Day Old Chicks in Egg Supply Chain
ANALYSIS - Global food processing giant Unilever has joined the growing list of major companies to put forward proposals to improve animal welfare in the food supply chain....
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