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31 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Pilgrim's Pride Reports Increased Income
US - Big US poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride has reported an increase in income in the second quarter of 2015 compared with the same period last year, despite the avian flu outbreaks causing a challenging export market....
Poultry Industry News from United States Biosecurity Key to Preventing Avian Flu, Conference Reminds Managers
US - Biosecurity programmes are key to prevention of avian flu, attendees were reminded at USPOULTRY’s 2015 Hatchery-Breeder Clinic held in Nashville, Tennessee....
30 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Zoetis to Expand BioDevice Solutions for Poultry Industry with Acquisition of Hatchery Automation Technology Leader KL Products, Inc.
US - Zoetis Inc. today announced an agreement to acquire KL Products, Inc. to strengthen its automation technology for poultry hatchery operations....
Poultry Industry News from United States Coccidiosis Research Yielding New Perspectives on AST
US - Adding molecular biology to anticoccidial sensitivity testing (AST) offers a more in-depth look - and surprising findings - of Eimeria species contributing to coccidiosis in poultry houses, explain Lorraine Fuller and Emily Kimminau from the University...
Poultry Industry News from United States US Agriculture Officials Meet for Avian Flu Conference
US - Top agriculture officials in the US met in Iowa recently for a conference on this year's highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks....
Poultry Industry News from United States New Virulence Factors Discovered Affecting Necrotic Enteritis in Broilers
US - Previously unknown bacterial proteins which may be important factors involved in necrotic enteritis in chickens have been discovered, in a recently completed project at the University of Connecticut....
Poultry Industry News from United States Consumers Do Not View GMO Labels as Negative 'Warnings'
US - Labelling food containing GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) would not act as 'warning' labels and scare consumers away from purchasing these products, according to a new study from the University of Vermont....
29 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Some Poultry Vaccines Allow More Virulent Viruses to Evolve
US - Experiments with the virus causing Marek's disease in poultry seem to confirm the controversial theory that some vaccines could allow more virulent versions of a virus to survive, according to recent research published in PLoS Biology....
Poultry Industry News from United States US Chicken Organisation Calls for Ethanol Limits to Protect Feed Prices
US - The US' chicken industry is supporting adjustment of target levels of biofuels to be included in transportation fuel, with the National Chicken Council (NCC) saying the standards distort feed prices....
Poultry Industry News from United States Ecuador Partially Lifts US Poultry Product Avian Flu Ban
ECUADOR - Ecuador's Sanitary Authority (AGROCALIDAD) has lifted restrictions on imports of US processed poultry products from highly pathogenic avian influenza-free states, regions, zones or areas....
28 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Disease-Causing Klebsiella Bacteria Found in Poultry, Pork Meat
US - Chicken, turkey and pork sold in retailers harbours disease-causing bacteria known as Klebsiella pneumoniae, according to a new study from the George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Hormel Foods Buys Organic Brand
US - Hormel Foods Corporation has announced the closing of its acquisition of Applegate Farms....
27 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY Announces More New Research Grants
US - The poultry levy organisation USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation have approved a total of $288,664 for seven new research grants at three institutions....
24 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: US Cold Storage Stocks Significantly Higher Than 2014
US - USDA’s monthly Cold Storage report shows (as expected) significantly larger stocks of frozen meat and poultry relative to last year, but some reduction of those stocks from last month, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Poultry Industry News from United States Producers Could be Winning Battle Against Marek’s Disease
US - The virulence of Marek’s disease virus may have plateaued, according to a recently completed research project at the USDA Agriculture Research Service in East Lansing, Michigan....
Poultry Industry News from United States Arkansas Student Develops Salmonella Transmission Study Method
US - A graduate student has developed a method to study the transmission of Salmonella between chickens, by using genetically marked strains of the bacteria, according to reports from the University of Arkansas....
23 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Broiler Flock Growing; Turkey Flock Recovering
US - The US' broiler flock is still growing, and the turkey flock appears to be recovering from the effects of highly pathogenic avian influenza, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Poultry Industry News from United States Study Finds US Consumers Use COOL in Purchase Decisions
US - A recent study by the University of Arkansas showed that US consumers were more likely to purchase meat when it was identified as a US product....
22 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States US Meat, Poultry Production Down in Second Quarter
US - US red meat and poultry production were strongly affected by weather and disease in the second quarter of 2015, according the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS)....
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY Awards Three New Salmonella Research Grants
US - Three institutions will be able to carry out new poultry research after being awarded new grant funding....
21 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States New Ammonia-Oxygen Monitoring System Developed for Poultry Houses
US - A new system for monitoring ammonia and oxygen levels inside poultry houses has been developed, during a recently completed research project at the North Carolina State University in Raleigh....
Poultry Industry News from United States Recycling Hot Air Could Save Poultry Farmers Money
US - A new way to recycle heat to make poultry barn heating more efficient has been developed by a researcher, according to reports from the University of Missouri's College of Engineering....
20 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Aviagen Increases Production Capacity of US Feed Mill by 66 Per Cent
US - Aviagen has raised the capacity of it’s Athens-based Feed Mill in Alabama, US by 66 per cent in a move to commensurate with growing demand for its poultry breeding stock, increased production and the establishment of new farms....
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY Women's Leadership Conference Set for August
US - The 2015 USPOULTRY Women’s Leadership Conference is an invaluable platform for women in various levels of management and responsibilities who want to grow as leaders in their organisations, communities and careers. ...
17 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Bird Flu a Wild Card for US Chicken, Pork Markets
US - While much of the focus in the pork market has been on slaughter levels, weights and fall supplies, we think market participants would do well to also keep an eye on the broiler market....
 
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