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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Do You Feel Well Informed about Conditions to Use Antibiotics on Farms?
ANALYSIS - Concern has been growing among farming, veterinary and political communities as well as the public at large over the over-use of antibiotics....
Monday, January 26, 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States IPSF: Feed Sustainability in Theory and Practice
US - On the opening day of the International Poultry Scientific Forum (IPSF) in Atlanta today, 26 January, sustainability of the feed sector was among the topics addressed. Jackie Linden reports....
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Could EU Poultry Meat Exports to Russia Resume?
ANALYSIS - The way could be reopened for the restoration of exports of pork and pig meat products to Russia, and this could be followed by a resumption of poultry meat exports....
Monday, January 19, 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Where is the Global Poultry Industry Headed?
ANALYSIS - Delair Bolis, Executive Director, Head of Global Poultry Business Unit at MSD Animal Health, shares expectations for the global poultry industry. ...
Friday, January 16, 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Why is McDonald's Passionate about Sustainability?
ANALYSIS - McDonald's vision is to source all of their food and products sustainably, said Francesca DeBiase, VP Strategic Sourcing, Sustainability at McDonald's....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom How Well are Farmers Caring for Environment?
ANALYSIS - Changing policies on pesticides, animal feeds and welfare are threatening to reduce wheat crops in the UK and the pig herd each by a third....
Thursday, January 08, 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Oxford Conference Tackles Challenging Issues
GLOBAL - EU red tape and the making of decisions and regulations have some in for criticism from some of the speakers at the Oxford Farming Conference this week, while challenging issues such as climate change and a lack of R&D funding have also been...
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States US Welfare Campaigners Target Cage Egg Producers, Processors
US - 'Prop 2' came into effect in California on 1 January, effectively ending the sale of eggs from hens in battery cages there. A Minnesota-based company processing spent hens has denied allegations of animal cruelty following undercover filming by a...
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: 2014 Ends with Bird Flu Fears
GLOBAL - 2014 is ending on a challenging note for the global poultry sector as outbreaks of avian flu are being reported in flocks across three continents....
Monday, December 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Gradual Improvement Forecast for Australian Poultry Sector
AUSTRALIA - The latest figures indicate that Australian poultry and egg farmers are experiencing gradual improvements in production and prices....
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Can the Poultry Industry Meet Everyone's Demands?
GLOBAL - How should the poultry industry react if consumer demands on one aspect of production leads to predictable adverse effects on some other aspect? This dilemma is faced by US chicken producers following an announcement by school meal providers...
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Poultry Sector Faces up to Tough Challenges
GLOBAL - In the UK, recent results from a survey of Campylobacter prevalence in chickens for sale has caused a leading poultry company to take action. The global animal health agency has called for better surveillance for disease as avian flu hits poultry...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: New Bird Flu Virus Spreads to Europe
GLOBAL - A new subtype of highly pathogenic avian flu virus has hit Europe for the first time, with an outbreak in Germany in the first week of November followed by a further two in the Netherlands and the UK over last weekend. The risks to human health...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Bird Flu Update: Movement Ban in Yorkshire Bites, Ukraine Bans Poultry Meat Imports
UK, NETHERLANDS, GERMANY - In the UK, the culling of birds at the outbreak farm in Yorkshire has been completed, while the control measures are causing difficulties for nearby free-range egg farmers. Ukraine has banned poultry imports from the three EU...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union Europe Responds to Bird Flu Outbreaks
EU - Emergency measures to combat bird flu have come into force in countries already reporting outbreaks - the Netherlands and the UK - and surveillance is raised in France. The virus in the UK has been confirmed as H5N8 and culling has begun on the affected...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Yorkshire Bird Flu Outbreak Prompts Calls for Vigilance on Poultry Farms
UK - Further details on the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in East Yorkshire have been emerging since the first announcement yesterday, 17 November....
Monday, November 17, 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union Highly Pathogenic Bird Flu Reported in Netherlands, UK
THE NETHERLANDS & UK - Over the weekend, two outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian flu were announced, one each in the Netherlands and East Yorkshire in the UK....
Poultry Industry News from European Union Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
ANALYSIS - Last week the European Commission president, Jean Claude Juncker decided to abolish the post of chief scientific advisor....
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Trade Show Offers Opportunity to Explore Global Concerns in Farming
GLOBAL - There was a growing presence of international exhibitors and visitors at the EuroTier trade show in Hanover, Germany, this week. Although some exhibitors from the poultry sector were absent this time, a poultry conference was arranged, which...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Germany EUROTIER: Poultry Event Explores Different Approaches to Welfare
GERMANY - Gerhard Wagner [pictured], President of the European Poultry Club opened the International Poultry Conference prior to the EuroTier show in Hanover yesterday, saying that "animal welfare" is understood in many difference ways across the world....
Friday, November 07, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States US Approves First Chinese Plants to Export Poultry Meat
US - Concerns have been raised in the US over possible food safety risks following an announcement earlier this week that the American authorities have named the first Chinese poultry plants that can export US-reared chicken back to the country after...
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Poultry Welfare: Bringing Together Theory and Practice
GLOBAL - The news this week on poultry welfare includes a new study on the causes and prevention of feather pecking and a study on welfare teaching across the EU. Australian free-range poultry farmers are being given the opportunity to steer future research...
Monday, November 03, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Ukraine What Challenges Face Ukraine?
ANALYSIS - The trouble-torn country of Ukraine is facing more challenges than the political unrest that is being seen on televisions and in news reports around the world, writes Chris Harris....
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: A Perfect Storm Ahead for Avian Flu?
GLOBAL - With the start of November just ahead, those of us in the northern hemisphere are preparing for winter and it could be that we should also be making arrangements for a powerful flu season....
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....
 
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