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11 May 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Grower Competitive with GrowerSELECT Feeder
US - When Billy Dossett, a poultry producer in Collins Mississippi, USA, decided to replace the 14-year-old feeding system in his broiler houses, he turned to Georgia Poultry to supply the equipment....
Poultry Industry News from United States US Challenging China Over Failure to Remove Tariffs on Broiler Meat
US - US Trade Representative Michael Froman has said that the US is mounting a challenge to China at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) because of the Chinese Government’s failure to bring its duties on imports of US chicken broiler products into compliance...
Poultry Industry News from United States Rules Finalised on US Antibiotic Sales Reporting
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalised a rule that revises its annual reporting requirements for drug sponsors of all antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in food-producing animals....
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: US Broiler Export Data Surprises Analysts
US - USDA-ERS released March monthly live animal and meat (on a carcass weight basis) trade numbers last week, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
09 May 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States New Study Presents Strategies for Producing Food for Growing Population
US - Agriculture now produces more than enough calories to meet basic human dietary needs worldwide. Despite this seeming abundance, one out of eight people do not have access to sufficient food....
06 May 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Campylobacter: Pre-Harvest Research in the US
US - Despite significant progress by the poultry industry in reducing foodborne pathogens, the rates of human illness persist. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA Provides $16 Million for Sustainable Agriculture Research
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $16.5 million in grants to support research into methods for boosting agriculture productivity and ensuring food security in the face of pests, diseases and a changing climate....
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Chicken Prices Following Seasonal Patterns
US - Wholesale chicken parts prices are following fairly normal seasonal patterns, but generally at lower levels, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Poultry Industry News from United States Avian Flu in the US: High-Path, Low-Path and its Link to Other Poultry Diseases
GLOBAL - The most dangerous characteristic of avian influenza is its ability to mutate quickly from a low-pathogenic disease of the respiratory tract to a high-pathogenic disease with mortality rates up to 100%, explained David Swayne, DVM, PhD, research...
Poultry Industry News from United States US Turkey Industry Welcomes Bill on Pilot Programme for Legal Workers
US - The US' National Turkey Federation has welcomed the action of Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) to introduce a bill on foreign-born workers in the US, and said it is essential for the turkey industry to allow legal hiring of such workers....
05 May 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Global Food Price Index Up in April
US - Global prices of key staple food commodities rose in April, marking its third consecutive monthly increase after four years of decline....
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: US Broiler Exports Close to Year-Ago Levels
US - Monthly trade numbers, on a carcass weight basis, will be released on Thursday by USDA-ERS. This data will be for the month of March, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Poultry Industry News from United States Low Pathogenic Avian Flu Found in Missouri Turkeys
US - An outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza has been detected on a commercial turkey farm in Missouri....
04 May 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA Gives $6 Million for Antimicrobial Resistance Research
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the availability of $6 million to fund research to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR). ...
03 May 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Indiana Now Free From Avian Flu
US - The last remaining quarantine associated with the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) cases identified in Dubois County, Indiana has officially been lifted....
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Chicken Supply Projected 9.1 Per Cent Higher Than 2014
US - Competition for the “grilling dollar” will be tougher this year given the significant increase in supplies of all three main proteins, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Poultry Industry News from United States Another Report Hits Out at Poultry Plant Worker Conditions in US
US - A workers' organisation has again attacked the conditions for workers in American poultry processing plants, releasing the results from a number of interviews of plant employees....
Poultry Industry News from United States US Hits Lowest Salmonella Levels Since 2002
US - The US' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revealed continued declines in Salmonella contamination in food, in it's latest 2014-2015 Retail Meat Interim Report....
29 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Alternative Treatments for Necrotic Enteritis: Has CQR’s Steve Davis Found the ‘Silver Bullet’?
US - For years Steve Davis, DVM, of Colorado Quality Research had been looking for what he calls the “silver bullet” for managing necrotic enteritis in broilers without antibiotics....
28 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Chicken Farmers Often Earn More than Other Farmers, Report Shows
US - The National Chicken Council today released a study that presents the results of a 2015 broiler industry survey, with latest data showing a large number of applicants wanting to enter the industry....
27 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Editorial – Judicious Antibiotic Use: How Should the Poultry Industry be Judged?
US - Beginning in January 2017, FDA will require veterinarians to issue a veterinary feed directive, or VFD, for any medically important antibiotics administered through poultry or livestock feed. That’ll mean a little more paperwork and recordkeeping...
Poultry Industry News from United States ClearH2O Launches New Gel Vaccine Application Technology
ANALYSIS - With their commitment to continuous GelDrop® technology innovation, ClearH2O’s newest GelDrop Applicator incorporates unique 3-row manifold heads that deliver more GelDrops on day old chicks during hatchery processing, resulting in higher...
26 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Farming Group Launches Major Campaign on Benefits of Livestock, Poultry
EU - Farming organisation Copa & Cogeca launched a major campaign in Brussels today to underline the multiple benefits of the EU livestock and meat sector for growth, jobs, vibrant rural areas, a balanced diet and to show the high production standards...
25 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson Evaluates Poultry Plant Working Conditions
US - Third-party auditors are evaluating workplace conditions as part of a new social compliance programme started by Tyson Foods, Inc....
22 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States US Poultry Pathologists Say Antibiotic-Free Trend Should Not Sacrifice Welfare
US - Antibiotic use in poultry should be minimised through carefully planned and well-executed preventive practices, according to to a new position statement released by the American Association of Avian Pathologists....
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