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Poultry Industry News: United States

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....
Poultry Industry News from United States VFD offers improved control of variable speed fans
Most power ventilated livestock facilities rely on some method of control input to reduce the amount of air exhausted during colder weather. The farm operator calculates the number of animals and their weight to determine minimum ventilation rates expressed...
28 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Salmonella Infantis can complicate respiratory problems in broilers
Salmonella Infantis can become a persistent problem in broilers and exacerbate mortality when combined with infectious bronchitis, experience indicates at an integrated South American poultry company....
26 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States H5N2 low pathogenic avian influenza confirmed in Kandiyohi County commercial turkey flock
MINNESOTA, USA: Strain is not the same virus that caused 2015 outbreak; does not pose risk to public health or food safety...
Poultry Industry News from United States Research provides method to improve poultry product shelf life and safety
ATLANTA, USA - 25 October 2018: – The USPOULTRY Foundation announced the completion of a funded research project at the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Athens, Georgia, that has revealed a method to improve poultry product shelf life and safety...
25 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Taking ownership of your career development
An editorial by Roxanne Lagano Chief HR Officer at Zoetis...
24 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Research provides new tool for controlling reovirus
GEORGIA, USA - 24 October 2018: The USPOULTRY Foundation announces the completion of a funded research project at AviServe LLC in Newark, Delaware that has revealed a new tool for controlling reovirus...
 
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