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Poultry Industry News: Sweden

21 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Sweden Reports Outbreak of Newcastle Disease in Laying Hens
SWEDEN - Dr Ingrid Eilertz, Chief Veterinary Officer Director and Head of the Swedish Board of Agriculture Department for Animal Welfare and Health at the Ministry for Rural Affairs has reported an outbreak of Newcastle disease at a poultry farm located...
02 February 2017
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Blenta Gains Cobb ‘Champion’ Award in Sweden
SWEDEN - One of Sweden’s leading poultry companies, Blenta, has been presented with a Cobb ‘Champion’ award for achieving an average hatchability of 90 percent....
26 July 2016
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Celebration of 30 year association with Cobb Sweden
SWEDEN - The 30 year association between Cobb-Vantress and its Swedish distributor Cobb Sweden was celebrated at a famous vineyard, Fladie Vingard near Malmö in the south of Sweden....
16 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from Sweden ‘40’ is the magic number as Aviagen SweChick celebrates anniversary
SWEDEN - 40 Aviagen® SweChick customers from across Scandinavia came together recently to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary at their Hatchery in Åstop, Sweden....
25 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Leaders Gather in Stockholm for World Water Week
SWEDEN - World leaders, water experts and development professionals have gathered in Stockholm to discuss and jointly find solutions to the world’s several escalating water crises....
02 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Eat Chicken and Eggs Instead of Beef to Save Planet
SWEDEN - Switching our diets to include more eggs and chicken while reducing beef consumption could lead to major global climate benefits, according to new research from David Bryngelsson at the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden....
08 October 2014
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Heavy Metals May Contribute to Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria
SWEDEN - A new study at Uppsala University shows that very low concentrations of heavy metals and antibiotics contribute to resistance....
06 October 2014
Poultry Industry News from Sweden New Outbreak of Newcastle Disease in Sweden
SWEDEN - There has been one new outbreak of Newcastle disease confirmed in the Ostergotlands Lan region of Sweden. ...
08 July 2014
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Second Newcastle Disease Outbreak in Southern Sweden
SWEDEN - A new outbreak of Newcastle disease has been confirmed in Swedish poultry, in the same area as the previous one....
20 June 2014
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Swedish Newcastle Disease Outbreak Affects Egg Layers
SWEDEN - The Swedish veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of Newcastle disease at a poultry farm located in Östergötland County (or Östergötlands län), situated in southeastern Sweden....
28 May 2014
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Record Result for Latest Ross SweChick 140 Club Member
SWEDEN - Aviagen SweChick customer, Övraby Lantbruks AB, a contract farmer for SweHatch, is celebrating a record achievement of 151 chickens per hen housed at 60 weeks from their Ross® flock....
24 July 2013
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Scandinavian Poultry Producers Get in the Club with Ross
SWEDEN - Three poultry producers from Sweden and Norway are being championed by Aviagen® SweChick for excellent breeder performance achieving over 140 chicks per hen housed from their Ross® flocks. ...
23 July 2013
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Broad Breeding Goals, Genetic Diversity Essential for Broilers
SWEDEN - Aviagen UK Breeding Programme Director, Jim McAdam, outlined the need for welfare and sustainability components in broiler breeding at the recent meeting of the World Poultry Science Association (WPSA). ...
16 May 2013
Poultry Industry News from Sweden House Environment Focus at Annual Aviagen SweChick Seminar
SWEDEN - Aviagen SweChick recently held its annual customer seminar, attended by representatives of the company’s customer base across Sweden, Norway, Iceland and Denmark....
25 April 2013
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Layer Hybrids React Differently to Fibre Source
SWEDEN - Layers in enriched cages frequently pecked at straw pellets provided with the feed or in letter bath, report researchers based in Uppsala but the two hybrid lines studied behaved differently in their pecking behaviour and in terms of eggshell...
27 March 2013
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Continuous Investments in Petersime Incubators by Lantmännen
SWEDEN - Lantmännen Swehatch, part of one of the Nordic area’s largest groups within food, energy, machinery and agriculture, has recently replaced six incubators in its hatchery in Väderstad with Petersime BioStreamer™ incubators. At the same time,...
21 August 2012
Poultry Industry News from Sweden HKScan to Increase Efficiency in Sweden
SWEDEN - As part of the extensive development programme launched in the spring extending until the end of 2013, Finnish meat processor HKScan will further enhance the group's business in Sweden....
18 June 2012
Poultry Industry News from Sweden WPSA Welfare Conference Set for June 2013
SWEDEN - The ninth European Symposium on Poultry Welfare, co-organised by the Swedish Branch of the World’s Poultry Science Association (WPSA) will be held in Uppsala on 17 to 20 June 2013. ...
15 December 2011
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Sweden Bracing for EU-Induced Egg Boom
SWEDEN - A ban on barren cages for egg-laying poultry, which comes into effect in the New Year, could mean an egg boom for Sweden if the demand rises quicker than the European poultry farmers have time to adjust. ...
09 March 2011
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Chickens Reportedly 'Tortured' During Slaughter
SWEDEN - The Swedish National Food Administration (Livsmedelsverket) has discovered that a number of chickens have not been bled, and thus suspects that they may have been scalded and plucked alive....
16 February 2011
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Sweden Reports New ND Outbreak
SWEDEN - There has been another outbreak of Newcastle disease (ND), in a different region from the one previously reported....
07 February 2011
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Sweden Reports Newcastle Disease Outbreak
SWEDEN - There has been an outbreak of Newcastle disease on a farm in Gotland County. ...
26 January 2011
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Climate Tax on Meat and Milk to Cut GHG
SWEDEN - A climate tax corresponding to €60/ton CO2eq on meat and milk could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from European agriculture by around seven per cent. If the land made available is used for bioenergy production, the decrease in emissions can...
22 February 2010
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Study Finds Salmonella-Contaminated Feed Ingredients
SWEDEN - Salmonella was isolated from 15 per cent of soybean meal consignments, 10 per cent of rapeseed meal samples and up to 13 per cent of finished feed from five feed mills, representing a significant source of these bacteria on pig farms. ...
30 December 2009
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Source of Enterococcal Infection in Swedish Broilers
SWEDEN - Researchers have studied environmental contamination by vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) on three broiler farms and found that even a low level of contamination means the infection of all birds over one production cycle....
 
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