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Poultry Industry News: United States

22 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States New standards for foodborne pathogens expanding control programs to live production
A rise in the prevalence of Salmonella on whole chicken carcasses since USDA changed the testing medium used could indicate the prevalence of the pathogen was previously underestimated, Dianna Bourassa, PhD, poultry specialist at Auburn University Extension,...
21 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Bait stations improve rodent control
The use of bait stations improves the effectiveness of any rodent control program. ...
19 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Cobb celebrates new location and growth potential
City officials, poultry industry representatives and Cobb-Vantress, Inc. team members came together earlier this month to commemorate the company's recent decision to expand local operations by opening a new corporate office building in downtown Siloam...
Poultry Industry News from United States Uncertain supplies present challenges for rotation-minded producers
Poultry producers know the importance of developing a long-term strategy for maintaining the efficacy of anticoccidials, but sometimes unexpected backorders of feed medications in high demand force poultry companies to resort to plan B or C....
Poultry Industry News from United States Research reveals method to improve E. coli vaccines
USA - Last week, USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, in which researchers revealed a method to improve E coli vaccines...
Poultry Industry News from United States Salmonella infections linked to raw chicken products in 29 states
USA - CDC and public health and regulatory officials in several states have been investigating a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Infantis infections linked to raw chicken products. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Foster Farms debuts QR code virtual assistant in fresh chicken case
USA - Foster Farms introduces DORI, a new, interactive on-package QR code that is designed to make shopping for chicken easier. In her friendly Bitmoji style, DORI connects consumers to exclusive savings, more than 500 fresh chicken recipes, a guide to...
16 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Hurricane Michael devastates Georgia's agricultural industry
USA - Hurricane Michael has devastated Southwest and Central Georgia, right through the heart of Georgia's number one industry...
15 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Cal-Maine Foods to acquire Featherland Eggs Farms
USA - Cal-Maine Foods, Inc announced on 10 October 2018 that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Featherland Egg Farms, Inc, relating to its commercial shell egg production, processing, distribution and...
12 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Free IPPE Education Programme provides updates on regulatory changes in animal food industry
USA - The American Feed Industry Association’s (AFIA) free Feed Education Program returns for the twelfth time to the International Production & Processing Expo on Wednesday, 13 February 2019...
11 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States MSD Animal Health launches IDAL 3G Twin, the first needle-free and intradermal device with two lnjector heads for swine vaccination
New device in combination with Porcilis® vaccines provides quick and easy prevention of two of the most common swine diseases. ...
10 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA offers some food safety tips ahead of Hurricane Michael
USA - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by Hurricane Michael...
Poultry Industry News from United States Exploring the connection between hemorrhagic hepatopathy and inactivated vaccines used in broiler breeders
An interview with Andy McRee, DVM, Senior Technical Services Veterinarian, Zoetis...
Poultry Industry News from United States Wastewater treatment options: USPOULTRY seminar clarifies options
USA - Sponsored by USPOULTRY, the 2018 Environmental Management Seminar focused on wastewater treatment options and new technology associated with the live production and processing of poultry and egg products...
09 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Cobb Asia Champion Awards presented to Tyson China and Shandong Fengxiang
Each year, Cobb Asia collects breeder performance data to benchmark customer results in four areas: egg production, hatchability, chicks per hen housed and life of flock/hen mortality. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Are you maximising the productive potential of your flock?
USA - Offering seamless online and offline farm data, both in the field and in the office, the latest case study from one company highlights the benefits of going paperless...
Poultry Industry News from United States Good ventilation key to maximum profit, Cobb says
For many poultry growers, optimising profit potential starts with a solid understanding of the principles of ventilation and knowing how to execute them for increased profitability. ...
07 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Your next livestock medicator should be electric
It is a standard production practice to use water driven medicators to administer medications, vaccines, and supplements to livestock and poultry. With good water quality and routine maintenance, virtually all brands of water driven medicators do an excellent...
04 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Barn fires: chickens make up 95 percent of all animal deaths caused by fires
USA - Today, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) released a first-of-its-kind report highlighting the more than 2.7 million US farm animals who perished in potentially preventable barn fires from 2013 to 2017...
Poultry Industry News from United States US Ag Barometer drops to lowest level in two years as farm financial conditions worsen
Agricultural producer sentiment dropped to its lowest level since October 2016 as producers expressed concern over worsening farm financial conditions, according to the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer reading...
Poultry Industry News from United States Simple guide for measuring V-Belts
Replacing the belts on fans every year is a smart investment to ensure they are delivering their maximum performance. Worn fan belts can cause as much as 20% loss of cfm output....
03 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States New trade pact between Canada, Mexico and USA gives greater access to poultry
USA - US President Donald Trump took credit for salvaging a free trade accord with Canada and Mexico. As Fred Katayama reports, financial markets rallied on news of that deal...
Poultry Industry News from United States Study shows how unchanged boots disrupt biosecurity
Poultry farmers looking for ways to reduce the spread of viruses and bacteria in their facilities need look no further than the boots on their feet, according to a University of Guelph/University of Montreal study presented at the 2018 Western Poultry...
02 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA inspections can help improve poultry production and processing
Some of us in the poultry industry might consider this statement — “I’m from the government and I’m here to help you” — an oxymoron....
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