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Monday, September 01, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States CME Report: Poultry Market on the Rise
US - USDA’s monthly Agricultural Price publication was released on Thursday and we think its output-to-feed price ratios are quite telling regarding today’s profit situation in the livestock and poultry sectors, write Steve Meyer & Len Steiner....
Poultry Industry News from United States Register for AFIA Course on Feed Manufacturing
US - Registration is now open for 'AFIA-500: Fundamentals of Feed Manufacturing'. The distance education programme is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and Kansas State University, and is ideal for individuals at all levels interested...
Friday, August 29, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Simpler Test Detects Avian Reticuloendotheliosis, Marek's Disease
US - US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have found a way to make it easier to detect two serious poultry diseases by modifying an already available test....
Poultry Industry News from United States Video Series Looks at Environmental Stewardship on Poultry Farms
US - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a new video series highlighting environmental stewardship on poultry and egg farms....
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson Completes Hillshire Brands Takeover
US - Tyson Foods, has completed its takeover of The Hillshire Brands Company....
Poultry Industry News from United States Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza Detected in US Ducks, Pheasants
US - Low pathogenic avian influenza of the H7 sub-type has been detected on a breeding farm and hunting preserve containing approximately 40,000 mallard ducks and approximately 7,000 to 8,000 pheasants in New Jersey....
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Lack of Growth for US Chicken Businesses
US - In a year full of surprises, one that has gotten a bit lost is the lack of growth in the US chicken business. Most analysts went into 2014 expecting US chicken companies to quickly ramp up production to take advantage of lower grain costs and their...
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson to Sell Heinold Hog Markets Business
US - Tyson Foods and The Hillshire Brands Company have reached an agreement with the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice....
Poultry Industry News from United States Foster Farms Demonstrates How to Combat Salmonella
US - Foster Farms, California's biggest chicken producer, has been accused of poisoning people with salmonella bacteria. After an outbreak last autumn, the US Department of Agriculture threatened to shut down three of the company's plants....
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States CME Report: US COOL Still Runs Afoul of WTO Rules
US - A number of news outlets reported over the weekend that the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has determined that USDA’s latest attempt to write rules for mandatory country of origin labelling still runs afoul of WTO rules, write Steve Meyer and Len...
Poultry Industry News from United States Protein Sources Improved Starter Feed Formulation for Broiler Chickens
US - As the production cycle of broilers has been reduced to such an extent that the starter phase represents more than a quarter of the cycle, poor feeding at this time can have a significant negative impact on the final weight of birds....
Poultry Industry News from United States Further Nutrition Research Needed for Sustainability
US - Over five decades, the poultry industry has developed from a backyard operation to the world’s largest animal protein supplier for human consumption. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Zoetis Receives Full License for First Vaccine for Georgia 08 Type Infectious Bronchitis Virus in Poultry
US - Zoetis Inc. has obtained a full license from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to sell Poulvac® Bron GA 08, the first commercially available vaccine to reduce disease caused by Georgia 2008 (GA 08) Type infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) in...
Poultry Industry News from United States Favourable Market Conditions Help Sanderson Farms
US – US integrated poultry processor Sanderson Farms has seen net sales for the third quarter of 2014 of $768.4 million compared with $739.0 million for the same period a year ago....
Poultry Industry News from United States Further Extension of Tender Offer for Hillshire Brands Shares
US - Tyson Foods has extended the offering period of its previously announced tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Hillshire Brands to allow more time for anti-trust examination of the deal....
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Looking for Corn Consumption Response
US - In the newsletter of 11 August, the prospects for corn consumption to respond to lower prices during the 2014-15 marketing year and the potential for a subsequent price recovery were discussed, writes Darrel Good. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Producer to Reopen Former Townsends Plant
US - A poultry producer plans to reopen the former Townsends chicken processing plant in Siler City, North Carolina....
Monday, August 25, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Pork, Turkey Demand Help Hormel Profits
US – Meat and food processing giant Hormel Foods has reported record fiscal 2014 third quarter net earnings of $138.0 million, up 21 per cent from net earnings of $113.6 million a year earlier....
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson Loses Donning Doffing Appeal
US - A Tenth Circuit panel last week rejected attempts by Tyson Foods to reverse a $4 million verdict and attorneys’ fee award in an employee class action over unpaid wages for time spent putting on protective equipment....
Friday, August 22, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Facilities Recognised for Outstanding Safety Performance
US - The Joint Industry Safety and Health Council recognized 96 chicken and turkey facilities for outstanding safety performance through the implementation of innovative and effective employee safety and health programmes. The annual safety awards were...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States DeWeese Joins Technical Service Team
US - Rory DeWeese, with 25 years’ experience in the US poultry industry, has joined the Cobb-Vantress North American technical service team. ...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Cargill Reports Drop in Revenue, Earnings
US – US meat and agrifood business Cargill has seen a 19 per cent drop in its annual earnings and a 12 per cent fall in earnings for the fourth quarter of the year....
Poultry Industry News from United States Aviagen Recognizes Performance of US Customers
US - Aviagen, the world’s leading poultry breeding company, recently recognized four North American customers whose real-world experience showcases the exceptional performance of Aviagen’s Ross® 708 female breeder. ...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States FDA Reports Positive Trends in Antimicrobial Resistance
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) yesterday released its National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) 2011 Executive Report, showing mostly decreasing antimicrobial resistance trends....
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States WASDE Report Bearish for Beans, Slightly Bullish for Corn, Neutral Wheat
ANALYSIS - Corn futures initially moved to a new contract low in the wake of Tuesday's USDA supply and demand and crop production reports - but mainly due to a sell-off in the soybean futures market following the data, writes Jim Wyckoff for ThePoultrySite....
 
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