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Poultry Industry News: United States

20 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States IBV vaccination protects broilers despite ammonia exposure
A recent study corroborates previous findings that broilers properly vaccinated for infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) are protected from IBV challenge despite exposure to moderate levels of ammonia...
Poultry Industry News from United States Meeting of great industry minds at first-ever Latin American Poultry and Nutrition Congress
Aviagen featured expert speakers and diverse offering of poultry breeding stock...
Poultry Industry News from United States Summit to feature advancements in industry sustainability programs
USA, 20 November 2018 - Reflecting the continued importance of sustainability to the future of the protein sector, the annual Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit will once again be held at the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)...
16 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Evaporative media test chamber
Evaporative pads, used on poultry or livestock buildings, require scheduled routine maintenance to remain effective. A recent addition to Hog Slat Inc.’s engineering facility will help provide producers with information focused on increasing the useful...
15 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA sued over insufficient certification of labelling claims
Yesterday (14 November), the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) sued the US Department of Agriculture for its unreasonable delay in responding to a 2014 AWI petition, which asked the agency to require independent certification of certain animal raising label...
Poultry Industry News from United States Turkey prices reach 10-year low
USA, 14 November 2019 - Consumers heading to grocery stores this Thanksgiving will find many reasons to give thanks...
14 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson reports lower consumer demand for chicken in US
USA, 13 November 2018 - (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc reported quarterly sales on Tuesday that missed Wall Street estimates, as the top US meat processor was hit by lower demand for chicken...
Poultry Industry News from United States Upgrade your farm’s fire safety
Minimise the effects of fire losses in livestock and poultry buildings by following these basic guidelines and implementing a fire plan....
13 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Trump's trade war plunging demand for chicken as cheap pork fills the shelves
USA, 13 November 2018 (Reuters) - Americans are losing their taste for chicken and eating more beef and pork as President Donald Trump's trade wars reduce US pork exports to China and Mexico and leave cheaper bacon and ribs at home...
12 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States UK poultry farmers "petrified" by a trade deal with the US
UK, 12 November 2018 - Investing in innovation and catering to consumer demand has helped the poultry industry become successful, but challenges including a lack of certainty surrounding Brexit and issues sourcing labour could undermine the industry’s...
Poultry Industry News from United States One death linked to Salmonella outbreak in California
USA, 8 November 2018: Since the last update on July 19, 2018, 74 ill people from 26 states have been added to this investigation...
09 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Worker safety record showing continued improvement
USA, 8 November 2018 - Injury and illness rates down from a year ago and down 83 percent since 1994...
08 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Muscle myopathies and foodborne pathogen management the focus of new, hands-on food safety programme at 2019 IPPE
USA - The 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will offer a new education programme titled, Salmonella and Campylobacter Control in Poultry Production and Processing – Meeting Food Safety Goals...
Poultry Industry News from United States California votes: hens must be cage-free by 2022
USA, 7 November 2018 - California voters overwhelmingly approved a measure Tuesday requiring that all eggs sold in the state come from cage-free hens by 2022...
07 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Cobb shares expertise on breeder male management at Latin American Poultry & Nutrition Congress 2018
Cobb-Vantress regional leadership recently shared its expertise on managing breeder males at the inaugural Latin American Poultry & Nutrition Congress (LPN Congress), held in Miami from October 23-25, 2018. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY and Foundation approve $385,000 in research grants
USA, 6 November 2018 – USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation have approved approximately $385,000 for five new research grants at five institutions through the comprehensive research programme...
06 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Consistency, follow-up key to controlling IBV
Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is a “moving target” and trying to keep ahead of it requires consistency and follow-up, Sjaak de Wit, DVM, PhD, of GD Animal Health, the Netherlands, told Poultry Health Today....
05 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Cobb hosts seventh Regional Technical School in Central America
Cobb-Vantress, Inc / Siloam Springs, Arkansas, USA: More than 100 poultry professionals from 10 countries across North and Central America joined together last week in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, for Cobb-Vantress’ VII Regional Technical School...
Poultry Industry News from United States Biosecurity, disinfection, downtime keys to better ILT control
Strict biosecurity is the best defense against infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) in broiler flocks, advises Maricarmen García, PhD, a professor at the University of Georgia...
02 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Routine tests identify new case of low pathogenic avian influenza in a Minnesota poultry flock
USA - 2 November 2018: Strain is not the same virus that caused 2015 outbreak; does not pose a risk to public health or food safety...
01 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry groups welcome EPA’s clarification on needless reporting requirement
USA - 1 November 2018: The US Poultry & Egg Association, National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and United Egg Producers commend the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its proposed changes to the Emergency Planning and Community Right...
31 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Cal-Maine completes acquisition of egg production assets
USA - 31 October 2018: Cal-Maine Foods, Inc has finally closed the previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Featherland Egg Farms, Inc, relating to its commercial shell egg production, processing, distribution and sale business...
30 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States NIFA invests in research to maintain healthy flocks
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced support for research to help maintain healthy agricultural animals. The funding is made possible through NIFA's Agriculture and Food Research Initiative...
29 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Zoetis Influence Feed: Food scientists speak up
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and agriculture to bring you insights in a convenient...
Poultry Industry News from United States Halting in ovo vaccination not a good option for managing hatchery bacteria
Higher 7-day mortality from bacterial infections in the hatchery is no reason to stop in ovo vaccination for Marek’s and other diseases, according to a consulting poultry veterinarian....
 
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