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Poultry Industry News: United States

30 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Cobb champion awards go to South Africa
Two Cobb Champion Awards have gone to companies in South Africa – Quantum Foods and RCL Foods. The awards were introduced last year to recognize annual world-class performance at breeder, broiler and hatchery levels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa....
29 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Looming crisis for poultry: Finding and funding veterinarians
The poultry industry is rife with job openings for veterinarians that can’t be filled, according to Mark Jackwood, PhD, University of Georgia....
28 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: New All-time Highs in US Red Meat, Poultry Production
US - Last Thursday, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) published their monthly "Livestock Slaughter" report with data for July, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
25 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson's Incubation Technology Centre Set to Begin Operations
US - Tyson Foods this week officially opened its Incubation Technology Center, located at the corner of East Huntsville Avenue and North Monitor Road in east Springdale....
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY Cosponsors 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Summit
US - Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), along with Field to Market, the Innovation Center for US Dairy, the National Pork Board, the Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops and the US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, is cosponsoring the upcoming 2017...
Poultry Industry News from United States Managing coccidiosis successfully in poultry raised without antibiotics
Producers raising flocks without antibiotics are finding new ways to manage gut health and coccidiosis with vaccination and anticoccidials, Greg Mathis, PhD, coccidiosis specialist, Southern Poultry Research, told Poultry Health Today....
23 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Paw quality in broilers: Why it’s important
Footpad dermatitis is a major concern in broiler chickens because it adversely affects animal welfare. There’s also an increased demand for chicken paws from overseas markets. In fact, in recent years, the value of the paw market to China alone reached...
21 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: US Broiler Production Forecast Adjusted Down to 0.3%
US - US consumers will have plenty of meat protein options this fall. So far demand has been quite robust, evidenced by the higher year/year prices for many products despite increased availability, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Poultry Industry News from United States Support within US Key to Successful NAFTA Renegotiation
US - The Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says strong American support for NAFTA, particularly within the agricultural community, will play an important role in the renegotiation of agreement, according to Bruce Cochrane....
18 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: USDA Modestly Adjusts Corn, Soybean Harvest Forecasts
US - Despite much talk of deteriorating conditions and the potential for lower yields in several parts of the Corn Belt, USDA made some very modest adjustments to its corn and soybean harvest forecasts (see our report on 11 August for full coverage...
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson to Expand Tennessee Poultry Operation; More Jobs to be Created
US - Tyson Foods will invest $84 million as part of its commitment to the continued success of its Union City, Tennessee poultry plant, company officials said Wednesday. More than 300 jobs will be created by the project, which is expected to be complete...
Poultry Industry News from United States 2018 IPPE Registration and Housing Now Open
US - Attendee and exhibitor registration and housing for the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) are now open....
Poultry Industry News from United States Building a better vaccination program
Poultry companies naturally want to provide the best disease protection for the least cost, but deciding which vaccines to use and when can be a daunting task....
Poultry Industry News from United States Swain to lead Cobb Southwest US Sales
With more than 25 years’ experience in the poultry industry, Charles Swain recently began a new role with the Cobb-Vantress North American sales team as the sales manager for the southwest U.S....
Poultry Industry News from United States AAAP Inducts 19 More Avian-health Professionals into Hall of Honour
US - Recognising their many contributions to the world poultry industry, the American Association of Avian Pathologists recently inducted 19 more avian-health professionals into its Hall of Honour....
16 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Facilities Recognised for Outstanding Safety Performance
US - At the 2017 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry in Destin, Florida, 147 chicken and turkey facilities received safety awards by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson Foods Streamlines Organisation, Maximises Growth
US - Tyson Foods, Inc. has streamlined its organisation in support of a growth strategy announced earlier this year, the company reported earlier this month. The new structure is designed around the company’s segments of Beef, Pork, Chicken and Prepared...
15 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Development of Local Food Systems Helps Bridge Gap Among Different People
US - One of the major barriers that environmentalists face in trying to implement sustainable practices is getting disparate groups to agree on what needs protecting and which way is the best course of action....
14 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States 2017 Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar Moving to Kansas City; Industry Tours Offered
US - Protein conversion is an aspect of production that is not often discussed, but plays an important role in converting processing remnants into safe, high quality feed ingredients for a variety of industries....
09 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: New 'Crop' Report to be First to Incorporate Extensive Survey For Farmers
US - Participants in the livestock sectors will be paying attention to this Thursday’s "Crop Production" report from USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
08 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Finding the right balance with antibiotics and flock welfare
Antibiotic use continues to divide the poultry industry, with one side supporting responsible use of all FDA-approved medications while others commit to raising birds without antibiotics....
Poultry Industry News from United States Nutriad presents new poultry gut health research data
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad continues to strengthen its position as an innovator and leader in research on natural digestive performance additives....
Poultry Industry News from United States New rule, same baseline skews sampling for foodborne pathogens
Last year, at the recommendation of the USDA Agricultural Research Service, the US poultry industry switched from buffered peptone water to “neutralized” buffered peptone to reduce the risk of false negatives when sampling whole chickens and parts...
07 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Cargill Enters into Animal Feed Business Agreement with Virginia-based Company
US - Cargill has reached an agreement to acquire the animal feed business of Richmond, Virginia-based Southern States Cooperative, Inc., a move that will help the company better serve its customers in the eastern United States. The transaction is expected...
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