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05 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Merck Animal Health Calls For World Rabies Day Awards Submissions
For the second consecutive year, Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) will be recognizing individuals and organizations who work to prevent rabies in their communities through the World Rabies Day Awards....
02 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States ABF: ‘It’s not for everybody’
In a recent article in Poultry Health Today magazine, Miller Poultry’s live-production manager, Stephen Shepard, oozes enthusiasm for antibiotic-free (ABF) production.And who can blame him?...
Poultry Industry News from United States Salmonella Tied to Live Poultry Sickens 372 in 47 States
US - Signaling what has become an ongoing yearly pattern, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) yesterday reported eight multistate Salmonella outbreaks linked to contact with live poultry in backyard flocks, including chicks and ducklings....
Poultry Industry News from United States Infectious bronchitis: The ‘eye of the storm’ for chicken health
Ask any poultry producer about the most economically important disease in broilers, breeders or layers.Infectious bronchitis (IB) almost always tops the list....
Poultry Industry News from United States Hatchery expert offers tips for fighting bacteria, improving biosecurity
With more US poultry companies reducing or eliminating antibiotic use in the hatchery, poultry companies need to make an even greater effort to guard against costly bacterial infections....
Poultry Industry News from United States Despite similar labels, PAA products used in processing not all the same
An interview with David Schwab, PhD. General Manager Kroff Lab Services, Inc. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States IBDV: Management obstacles and options
For most broiler flocks, controlling infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) and resulting immunosuppression is best accomplished with a strong breeder-vaccination program. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Options for Salmonella control in live poultry production
Salmonellosis remains one of the most common foodborne diseases in the US. It’s also the most costly foodborne disease in the US, causing an estimated $3.7 billion in medical expenses annually....
Poultry Industry News from United States Teaming with poultry companies to ensure carcass quality and food safety
The role of today’s technical services veterinarian needs to go beyond posting sessions, field trials, product support and new approaches to disease management....
Poultry Industry News from United States Has poultry-farm biosecurity improved since the 2015 HPAI outbreak?
More than 42 million commercial poultry, mostly layers, died in the 2015 outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the US. The catastrophe pointed to biosecurity gaps that needed remediation to reduce the risk of future outbreaks....
31 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Zoetis Influence Feed: Tracking Influential Issues in Food and Agriculture - May 15 - 29.
Zoetis has created a bite-size brief of the 5 topics that are having the biggest impact on food and agriculture in the US. ...
30 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Focus of 2017 USPOULTRY Hatchery-Breeder Clinic
US - A successful poultry operation depends on many critical factors, one of which is hatchery-breeder management....
26 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Group Appeals LA Ruling Allowing Yom Kippur Chicken Rite
US - An animal rights group is appealing the dismissal of a federal lawsuit against a Southern California synagogue for holding a pre-Yom Kippur ritual in which a chicken is swung by its legs and then slaughtered....
25 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Environmental Goals on Tyson and World Resources Institute Agenda
US - As part of its deeper commitment to sustainable food production, Tyson Foods, Inc. has announced a collaboration with the World Resources Institute (WRI) to develop industry leading, science-based greenhouse gas (GHG) and outcome-based water conservation...
24 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States NFU Says President Trump's Budget Assaulting Farm Safety Net, Rural Communities
US - President Donald J. Trump issued a detailed fiscal year 2018 federal budget proposal yesterday (23 May), recommending drastic cuts to agricultural and rural related agencies and programmes....
Poultry Industry News from United States New Member of the Cobb Sales Team in North America
Mark Hamby has joined the North America sales team of Cobb-Vantress, Inc. as Southeast regional sales manager. He is responsible for managing sales efforts in Georgia, Florida, Indiana and parts of Tennessee and Kentucky....
23 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Cold Storage Situation for Poultry a Mixed Bag
US - The latest USDA 'Cold Storage' report contained some positive implications for red meat demand in April, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
18 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States NCC, Poultry Groups Provide Input to EPA on Burdensome Regulations
US - The National Chicken Council (NCC) this week joined with USPOULTRY and the National Turkey Federation (NTF) to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt who asked the public for ideas for reducing the...
17 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Study: Economic Ripple Effect of Livestock Operations in Indiana
ANALYSIS - If you've driven through the US state of Indiana, you'll have seen lots of corn and soybean fields. It’s no surprise that it ranks in the top 10 US agricultural states, but what is surprising is that Indiana livestock operations are seeing...
16 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Diverse Rotations, Poultry Litter Improve Soybean Yield
US - Continuous cropping systems without rotations or cover crops are perceived as unsustainable for long-term yield and soil health....
15 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Trump Declares War on Environmental Regulations
US - Under the Trump administration, budgets are being cut and regulatory powers curtailed for federal bodies across the board – but none more so than the Environmental Protection Agency. What does this mean for US farmers and producers? Rachel Lane...
11 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Air quality affects S. Heidelberg colonization in broilers
Improving air quality in broiler houses may be an important way to reduce colonization of Salmonella Heidelberg, according to the results of a study presented at the 2017 International Poultry Scientific Forum.1...
Poultry Industry News from United States Further Delay of Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Rule Opposed
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is delaying the effective date of the rule published on 19 January 2017, for an additional six months to 14 November 2017, to allow time for further consideration by USDA....
10 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Nutrition the Focus at Latest Aviagen Internal School
May. 10, 2017 – HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Aviagen’s® latest internal school “Understanding the Nutritional Needs of the Bird” was designed to offer the company’s customer service representatives a unique opportunity to increase their understanding...
Poultry Industry News from United States Symposium to focus on poultry veterinarian’s role in shaping public policy, government regulations, consumer perceptions
Today’s poultry veterinarians are being asked to do more than ensure flock health and welfare. They’re also lending their expertise to public policy discussions that steer government regulations and consumer perceptions....
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