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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Aviagen Sees Continued Improvement in Broiler Performance Traits
NEW ZEALAND - While genetic progress in broiler chicken biological performance and welfare traits has been remarkable, the potential to naturally select for even more improvement to these traits has not yet been exhausted. With the implementation of more...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand New Zealand Poultry Meat Firm Aims for Further Global Growth
NEW ZEALAND - Hot on the heels of being named New Zealand’s 'Supreme Exporter', chicken and turkey meat processor, Tegel, says it intends to continue its global growth....
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Slow Growth Forecast for New Zealand's Poultry Sector
NEW ZEALAND - Exports from the country's Primary Industries (agriculture) have reached record levels this year. Its poultry meat and egg sector is forecast to grow slowly but is very small compared with the dairy, red meat and wool industries....
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Conference Focuses on Importance of Intestinal Functions
NEW ZEALAND - The Poultry Beyond 2020 Conference was recently held at the Skyline Conference Centre in Queenstown, New Zealand. Some 120 professionals, from feed and poultry companies, research institutes and universities across the globe, met to discuss...
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Egg Prices Rise as Cage Farmers Embark on NZ$200M Upgrade
NEW ZEALAND - The cost of battery farmed eggs in New Zealand is on the rise as farmers begin converting to new welfare code compliant cages, a change estimated to cost the industry as much as $200 million....
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand NZ Food Prices up in April on More Expensive Eggs, Dairy
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand food prices rose in April, snapping two declines, as eggs and dairy products lifted grocery bills in the month, though inflation remained contained as the strong kiwi dollar kept a lid on imported prices. ...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Rooster Poses as Hen, Survives Chop
NEW ZEALAND - A rooster living in a battery hen farm has survived against incredible odds....
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Massey Study Shows Broilers Do Well on Coarsely Ground Maize
NEW ZEALAND - Coarsely ground maize (corn) in the diet of broilers had beneficial effects on growth and gut microflora when it was fed to birds aged 11 to 35 days to replace ground maize. There were some adverse effects on carcass yields....
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand New Zealand Sending Chicken to Faraway Markets
NEW ZEALAND - Leading poultry producer Tegel Foods was keen to expand its export markets, but first it had to extend the shelf life of its products to overcome the long-distance travel from New Zealand....
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Water Policy Statement Welcomed by NZ Farmers
NEW ZEALAND – Water policy is going to be scientifically, culturally and economically informed for the first time, says the Federated Farmers of New Zealand....
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Farmer Brown Gets Cracking with Colony Eggs
NEW ZEALAND - Kiwis nationwide now have a greater choice of welfare-friendly, affordable eggs with the launch of "Farmer Brown Colony" laid eggs in supermarkets this week....
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Study Reveals Cruelty of Chicken Farming, Claims Green Party
NEW ZEALAND - The Green Party is calling for changes to the Animal Welfare Act to end cruel farming practices, including factory farming chickens for meat....
Monday, September 02, 2013
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Tegel Foods Realises World’s Best FCRs with Petersime
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand’s number one poultry integrator, Tegel Foods Ltd., has recently constructed a brand new broiler hatchery in Christchurch. Petersime was selected as the supplier of incubators and HVAC equipment via distributor UPEC....
Monday, August 19, 2013
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Vigil for Chicken Industry Victims
NEW ZEALAND - A vigil was held in Auckland on Sunday, 18 August, to commemorate the millions of New Zealand chickens that suffer short and brutal lives when raised for meat. ...
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Future of Scrambled Eggs up for Question at Youth Parliament
NEW ZEALAND - The future of New Zealand’s scrambled eggs will be questioned at this week’s Youth Parliament....
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand NZ Sushi Company Switches to Free Range Chicken
NEW ZEALAND - NZ’s most successful sushi company, St Pierre’s Sushi, who introduced Kiwis to sushi in 1984, are set to revolutionise the fast food market once more by being the first major fast food chain in NZ to offer free-range chicken on their...
Monday, May 13, 2013
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand McLeod Retires as GM of Aviagen New Zealand
NEW ZEALAND - Don McLeod has had an extensive career within the poultry industry, dedicating the majority of his working life to a handful of different companies over a 40-year period....
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand MPI Swoops on Suspected Illegal Poultry Operation
NEW ZEALAND - Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Investigators have executed search warrants at two premises in the Flat Bush area in Manukau, Auckland believed to be involved in an illegal poultry operation. ...
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Aviagen Announces Appointment of Operations Manager in NZ
NEW ZEALAND - Aviagen has announced the arrival and appointment of Marc Scott as the new Operations Manager, responsible for the management of team and the production in New Zealand. ...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Massey Study Examines Success in Campy Reduction
NEW ZEALAND - Researchers based at Massey University have shown how molecular-based surveillance has contributed to the reduction in cases of foodborne disease from Campylobacter in the country since 2008. ...
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Food Prices Rise 1.9 Per Cent in January
NEW ZEALAND - Food prices rose 1.9 per cent in the January month, and were up 0.8 per cent on a year earlier, Statistics New Zealand said today (Thursday). ...
Monday, February 04, 2013
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Efforts to Reduce Farming Dangers Showing Progress
NEW ZEALAND – Farm safety and rural depression initiatives have had positive effects on the welfare of the rural population, according to Federated Farmers of New Zealand. ...
Friday, February 01, 2013
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Decision Makers Chicken over Egg Debate, Says Organic Body
NEW ZEALAND - "Revised legislation phasing out battery cages over 10 years and introducing colony cages in NZ does little to curb animal welfare issues - we are just putting more birds in bigger cages," says Debbie Swanwick, Spokeperson, Soil & Health,...
Friday, January 11, 2013
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand South Island Fire Warning Issued
NEW ZEALAND - Prolonged hot periods without rain have lead to fires breaking out in areas of the north South island which has caused disturbance and concern across rural organisations. ...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Poultry Industry News from New Zealand Call for Full Trade Liberalisation Through TPP
NEW ZEALAND - Farmers and food processors from Australia, New Zealand and Canada are calling on Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries to conclude a 21st century trade agreement in 2013 that liberalises trade across all goods and services....
 
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