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Poultry Industry News: United States

22 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY Recognises Tyson River Valley Animal Foods, Keystone Foods with Clean Water Awards
US - The US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has awarded the 2017 Clean Water Award to Tyson Foods River Valley Animal Foods in Scranton, Arkansas, and Keystone Foods in Gadsden, Alabama....
Poultry Industry News from United States Cobb introduces MV male to Chinese market
The advantages of the new Cobb MV male were outlined to more than 200 delegates at seminars for the Chinese market held in Kaifeng, Henan Province, and Haicheng, Liaoning Province....
Poultry Industry News from United States Lapses in biosecurity: Veterinarian urges poultry companies to avoid these mistakes
Biosecurity needs to be approached as a comprehensive process, not as a series of segregated actions, according to Jean Sander, DVM, senior technical services veterinarian for Zoetis....
Poultry Industry News from United States Paw quality in broilers: Why it’s important
Footpad dermatitis is a major concern in broiler chickens because it adversely affects animal welfare. There’s also an increased demand for chicken paws from overseas markets. In fact, in recent years, the value of the paw market to China alone reached...
Poultry Industry News from United States Mycoplasma in poultry: Often overlooked but still costly
The incidence of Mycoplasma gallisepticum is currently low in broiler and broiler breeder flocks thanks to decades of effort by the US poultry industry, but producers should maintain their guard to prevent a resurgence of the disease, cautions Naola Ferguson-Noel,...
20 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Trump Administration Brings New Poultry Challenges, Opportunities
US - During a panel on global trends at the International Pork and Poultry Show (SIAVS) in São Paulo, James H Sumner, President of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) and President of the International Poultry Council (IPC), addressed the...
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY Accepting Broiler, Turkey Research Pre-Proposals
US - The USPOULTRY Board Research Initiative is requesting pre-proposals in four areas: Clostridium enteritis in broilers, reovirus vaccines for turkeys, intestinal protozoa of turkeys and the euthanasia of large birds. The deadline for pre-proposal submission...
18 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Aviagen appoints Eduardo Souza Vice President, research and development, North America
Aviagen® has announced that Eduardo Souza has accepted the position of Vice President of Research and Development for Aviagen’s North American region, effective Aug. 23....
15 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Animal Rights Group Sues to End Pre-Yom Kippur Chicken Ritual
US - An animal rights group filed a lawsuit against the California Police for not enforcing animal cruelty laws by halting a pre-Yom Kippur ritual....
11 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Tonnage of US Chicken Sold in July Up 7%
US - Last week, USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) compiled and posted the monthly US trade data for meat and livestock, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Poultry Industry News from United States 2017 USPOULTRY Women’s Leadership Conference Focused on Professional, Personal Development
US - Women from across the poultry industry recently gathered in Destin, Florida, for two days of professional and personal development. Sponsored by USPOULTRY, the conference is an annual event attended by more than 120 women in varying stages of their...
Poultry Industry News from United States Alternative therapies called best long-term hope for blackhead disease in turkeys
Alternative treatments may be the only long-term hope for managing blackhead in turkeys, said Robert Beckstead, PhD, turkey health specialist, North Carolina State University....
08 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY Announces 2018 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award Competition
US - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award....
Poultry Industry News from United States America’s Largest Chicken Association Rolls Out Industry-Wide Standards for Broiler Chicken Welfare
US - The National Chicken Council (NCC), the United States' oldest and largest national association representing the US broiler chicken industry (chickens raised for meat), this week rolled out a set of industry-wide standards for broiler chicken welfare...
07 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States HSUS Seeks Cage-Free Status for Pork, Veal & Eggs in California
US - Last November Massachusetts voters approved – by a 3 to 1 margin – a groundbreaking ballot question that will mandate all pork, veal and eggs sold in the Bay State come from pigs, calves and laying hens not confined to ultra-tight quarters. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Coccidiosis, necrotic enteritis challenge cage-free layer systems
Cage-free housing for egg layers allows birds to exhibit more natural behaviors, but it also carries an increased risk for morbidity and mortality, according to a report at the 2017 Midwest Poultry Conference.1...
Poultry Industry News from United States Shepherd to lead global quality assurance
Dr. Gene Shepherd is now managing director of world quality assurance and veterinary services at Cobb-Vantress....
06 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson Prompted to Expand Production Due to Strong Chicken Demand
US - In response to strong consumer demand for chicken, Tyson Foods, Inc. yesterday announced plans to build a $320 million poultry complex in eastern Kansas....
Poultry Industry News from United States IPPE Launches 6th Annual Young Leaders "30 under 30" Programme
US - The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is launching the sixth annual Young Leaders "30 under 30" programme targeting young professionals who normally would not have the financial resources or opportunity to attend IPPE....
01 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Experimental Vaccine May Provide Better Salmonella Control
US - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the US National Poultry Research Center, USDA ARS, in Athens, Georgia, in which a researcher completed initial steps toward developing an experimental...
Poultry Industry News from United States NCC Urges EPA to Reduce Total Renewable Fuel Mandate in Final Rule
US - In comments submitted yesterday, the National Chicken Council (NCC) urged US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Secretary Scott Pruitt to use the agency’s statutory general waiver authority to further reduce the total renewable fuel volume for...
30 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Cobb champion awards go to South Africa
Two Cobb Champion Awards have gone to companies in South Africa – Quantum Foods and RCL Foods. The awards were introduced last year to recognize annual world-class performance at breeder, broiler and hatchery levels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa....
29 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Looming crisis for poultry: Finding and funding veterinarians
The poultry industry is rife with job openings for veterinarians that can’t be filled, according to Mark Jackwood, PhD, University of Georgia....
28 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: New All-time Highs in US Red Meat, Poultry Production
US - Last Thursday, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) published their monthly "Livestock Slaughter" report with data for July, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
25 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson's Incubation Technology Centre Set to Begin Operations
US - Tyson Foods this week officially opened its Incubation Technology Center, located at the corner of East Huntsville Avenue and North Monitor Road in east Springdale....
 
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