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10 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States How Will Trump's Presidency Affect the Meat Industry?
US - We have no interest to wade into the political debate and are fully cognisant of the fact that passions run high after a very heated election season, reads the latest Daily Livestock Report published by Steiner Consulting Group....
04 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States How Did Chickens Cross from Asia to Africa?
GLOBAL - The discarded bone of a chicken leg, still etched with teeth marks from a dinner thousands of years ago, provides some of the oldest known physical evidence for the introduction of domesticated chickens to the continent of Africa, research from...
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Turkey Markets Approaching Finish Line for Winter Celebrations
US - Turkey markets are approaching the finish line for Thanksgiving preparations, according to the Daily Livestock Report is published by Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
03 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States How Will New GIPSA Rules Affect US Farmers?
US - When farmers thought regulations couldn’t get more difficult, the USDA began moving forward with new rules that will likely impact contracts and litigation, writes Rachel Lane....
Poultry Industry News from United States US Poultry Workers’ Injury, Illness Rate at All-Time Low
US - The incidence of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses in the poultry sector, which includes slaughter and processing, remains at an all-time low, according to the 2015 Injury and Illness Report released last Friday by the Department of Labor’s...
Poultry Industry News from United States Chile’s Ariztía Chooses SmartPro™ NF Incubation to Expand its Largest Hatchery
US - Chile’s family-run Ariztía is expanding its largest broiler hatchery at Malvilla, near San Antonio, with SmartPro™ NF series incubators from Pas Reform....
28 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Hatchery Expansion Delivers Major Boost for Moyer’s Chicks
US - Pas Reform has completed a major hatchery upgrade and expansion project for its oldest customer in the USA, Pennsylvania-based Moyer’s Chicks. ...
26 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Add Eggs to Your Salad to Increase Vitamin E Absorption
US - Adding whole eggs to a colourful salad boosts the amount of Vitamin E the body absorbs from the vegetables, according to research from Purdue University....
25 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States US Groups Push for Zero-Antibiotics Chicken in More Schools
US - Schools should be able to procure chicken raised without the routine use of medically important antibiotics from the Department of Agriculture through its USDA Foods program, according to a petition filed today by the Natural Resources Defense Council...
21 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Egg Company Accused of Misleading Consumers
US - Eggs from the National Pasteurized Eggs company, sold in grocery stores under the Davidson’s brand, is misrepresenting how its eggs are produced, according to a federal complaint filed by animal welfare organisation The Humane Society of the United...
19 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States European Sales of Animal Antibiotics Continue to Decline
EUROPE - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published today the sixth report on the sales of veterinary antibiotics in Europe, highlighting a continuing downward trend between 2011 and 2014....
18 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Over 1 Million Birds Killed by Hurricane Matthew on North Carolina's Poultry Farms
US - Initial reports show that North Carolina’s agricultural industries took a beating from the recent Hurricane Matthew....
Poultry Industry News from United States New Crop Variety May Save More Soybeans from Parasites
US - Research scientists at Kansas State University have designed and patented a soybean variety that protects from nematode parasitic infestation, which could potentially save the soybean industry millions of dollars per year....
Poultry Industry News from United States Novus CEO Receives Prestigious International Business Award
US - During a special ceremony hosted by the Boeing Institute of International Business in the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University, Novus President and Chief Executive Officer, Francois Fraudeau, was recognized for his contributions...
17 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Industry Grows Online Presence to Tackle Consumer Questions
US - The US's National Chicken Council (NCC) announced the launch of a new blog – The Cluck – and a new Instagram account as part of its Chicken Check In initiative to help tackle consumer misconceptions of the poultry industry....
Poultry Industry News from United States Backyard Flocks Biggest Risk for Spreading vvIBDV in US
US - Infectious bursal disease (IBD), commonly known as Gumboro, is an immunosuppressive disease in chickens caused by infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV)....
13 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Nutriad Continues to Invest in USA
US - Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, that opened its’ new USA production facility in Hampshire (IL) less than one year ago, continues to invest in the American market....
Poultry Industry News from United States Heat Can Quickly Inactivate Bird Flu Virus
US - The avian influenza virus can be relatively quickly inactivated by heat, shows emergency research funded after the devastating bird flu outbreaks across the US in 2015....
12 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Backyard Egg Producers Need Salmonella Caution, Research Reveals
US - Eggs from small flocks of chickens are just as likely to be contaminated with Salmonella enteritidis as eggs sold in grocery stores, which typically come from larger flocks, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences....
11 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Perdue Completes Project to End Routine Antibiotic Use in Chickens
US - Major poultry company Perdue Farms has announced completion of its project to end the routine use of antibiotics in chicken production, with ninety-five per cent of all its chickens now raised without any antibiotics....
10 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Broiler, Turkey Exports Experience Very Good Month
US - The USDA-ERS released August monthly trade number yesterday. These meat trade numbers are on a carcass weight basis and are calculated from product weight numbers reported by the US Department of Commerce, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Poultry Industry News from United States APHIS Issues Updated Indemnity Calculator for Laying Hens
US - The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is updating its indemnity calculator formula for laying hens, effective October 1, 2016....
07 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Broiler Chicken Production Down From Last Year
US - Broiler-type chicken production since July has been running close to, or slightly below last year. The ready-to-cook weight of production during July and August was down 0.2 per cent from a year ago and given the weekly trends of September, summer...
Poultry Industry News from United States Zoetis Calls on Veterinary Students to Apply for 2017 Scholarships
US - Zoetis Inc. is partnering with the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) to invite second- and third-year veterinary students in the US and Caribbean to apply for the 2017 Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarship Award....
06 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: More Corn Available for Livestock, Poultry Feed
US - Grain inventories in the US as of September 1 were in line with market expectations, according to data released by the USDA-NASS late last week, according to the latest Daily Livestock Report published by Steiner Consulting Group....
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