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Poultry Industry News: Japan

11 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from Japan Lawson tests fried chicken-dispensing robot in Tokyo
JAPAN, 12 December 2018 - Major convenience store chain Lawson Inc. began experimenting Tuesday with a hot-and-ready food-dispensing robot that looks like its famous mascot, Karaage-kun, at an outlet in Shinagawa Ward, Tokyo...
19 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from Japan Japan able to export raw eggs to US for first time
JAPAN - For the first time, Japan's fresh eggs can be exported to the United States after a restriction on shipments was lifted on Tuesday, the farm ministry said...
31 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from Japan Japan Chunky Association journeys to VIV Europe and Aviagen SAU
EDINBURGH, Scotland - 31 July 2018: Aviagen recently welcomed a delegation from the Japan Chunky Association (JCA) to its stand at VIV Europe 2018 in the Netherlands and to Aviagen SAU in Spain...
07 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from Japan Nutriad starts distribution in Japan
Multinational specialty feed additives producer Nutriad announced it has reached an agreement with Watanabe Chemicals to distribute its’ products in Japan....
07 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from Japan Global Food Safety Initiative reveals new benchmarking requirements
TOKYO, 6 March 2018 - The Global Food Safety Initiative announced at its annual Global Food Safety Conference in Tokyo, the latest initiative in GFSI’s mission to advance food safety and encourage industry action ...
22 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from Japan Nippon Chunky celebrates a great occasion - 50 Years with Ross
On November 7, 2017 Nippon Chunky, the exclusive Ross® distributor in Japan, held a celebration for 50 years of well-deserved success with its strong promotion and support of the broiler breeder, as well as its dedication to providing the best after-sales...
05 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from Japan Mitsubishi to Launch Thai Poultry Processing JV
JAPAN - Trading house Mitsubishi Corp. intends to open a plant in Thailand to fry, steam and freeze chicken for export to Japan and elsewhere, under a joint venture with local food company Betagro Group....
27 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from Japan Giant Japanese Producer Aims to sell 4B Eggs a Year in India
JAPAN - Japan's largest egg producer, Ise Foods, is teaming up with Suzuki Motor in a joint venture to launch major egg production operations in the enormous Indian market, aiming to selling 4 billion eggs annually, about 5 per cent of India's current...
09 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from Japan Researchers Rear Hens Laying Drug-filled Eggs
JAPAN - The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) Kansai in Osaka Prefecture has succeeded in making hens lay eggs that contain a pharmaceutical agent that can be used to treat such diseases as cancer and hepatitis, it...
16 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Japan Matsusaka celebrates 50 years with Cobb in Japan
The 50-year association between Itochu and Cobb-Vantress, Inc. in Japan was celebrated at Kaoden, Kikyo-no-ma of Matsusaka City, when a specially engraved globe was presented to Cobb Japan, a joint venture between the two companies....
02 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Japan Japanese Livestock Farms Regain Chinese Corn After 7 Years
JAPAN - Japan imported China-grown corn for livestock feed for the first time since February 2010 in March in order to ease shortages, according to the Japanese Ministry of Finance....
07 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Japan Aviagen UK Compartment Ensures Security of Supply to Japanese Market
JAPAN - Since January 2017, Aviagen® has delivered two shipments under its poultry Compartment status to long-standing Ross® grandparent stock (GP) distributor Nippon Chunky, ensuring a secure supply of poultry breeding stock to the Japanese market....
27 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Japan Japan Begins Culling of Chickens After H5 Strain of Bird Flu Detected
JAPAN - Local authorities in northeastern and western Japan began the culling on Friday of around 300,000 chickens after a highly virulent stain of the H5 strain of bird flu was detected in dead birds at poultry farms in the regions....
13 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from Japan 23rd Hubbard Redbro Association Conference
JAPAN - The Hubbard Redbro Association celebrated its 23rd Annual conference in Kyoto, Japan, during October 2016....
30 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from Japan Two Japanese Poultry Farms Find Bird Flu Outbreaks
JAPAN - One layer farm and one duck farm have been affected by outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Japan....
12 August 2016
Poultry Industry News from Japan Merial Holds Third Avian Forum Asia in Japan
JAPAN - The 3rd Avian Forum Asia was held on 12 to 13 July at Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay, in Tokyo, Japan....
13 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from Japan Japan’s Amuse Inc. brings the future into focus with Smart technologies from Pas Reform
JAPAN - Amuse Inc. has commissioned Pas Reform’s SmartPro™ single-stage incubation technologies for its brand new 5mio layer hatchery near Myakazi, on the island of Kyushu, in Japan...
24 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from Japan 100th Japan Chunky Association Meeting in Over 40 Year History
JAPAN - Three hundred managers from customer companies in Japan attended the 100th JCA in Osaka to recognise the historic milestone and continue to be part of a very productive and successful relationship between Aviagen®, Nippon Chunky and the Ross®...
17 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from Japan Duck Viral Hepatitis Found in Japanese Ducklings
JAPAN - Cases of duck viral hepatitis have been found in Japan after farm owners discovered high mortality in their ducklings....
28 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Japan Roosters Highest on Pecking Order Crow First
JAPAN - Roosters at the top of the social ladder are the first to crow in the morning, according to newresearch from the Institute of Transformative Biomolecules (ITbM) at Nayoga University....
21 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from Japan Bird Flu Hits Japanese Broiler Breeder Flock
JAPAN - Almost 73,000 broiler breeders at a farm in Saga prefecture in the north-west of the island of Kyushu have been culled following the detection of the H5N8 high-path bird flu virus....
16 January 2015
Poultry Industry News from Japan Japanese Layer Flock Hit by Avian Flu
JAPAN - Culling has begun of a 200,000-bird laying flock in Okayama in the west of Honshu island after confirmation of a highly pathogenic H5 avian flu virus - the fourth outbreak in the country this winter....
31 December 2014
Poultry Industry News from Japan Update on Avian Flu Situation in Japan
JAPAN - The latest outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza has led to the culling of 37,000 poultry in Yamaguchi prefecture, which is in the far west of the island of Honshu....
29 December 2014
Poultry Industry News from Japan Another Outbreak of Avian Flu Confirmed in Japan
JAPAN - Another outbreak of H5 avian influenza at a poultry farm in Miyazaki prefecture has been confirmed....
17 December 2014
Poultry Industry News from Japan Bird Flu Confirmed in Wild Birds in Japan
JAPAN - Highly pathogenic avian influenza, H5N8, has been detected and confirmed in the Kagoshima region of the country. ...
 
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