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Poultry Industry News: United States

18 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States IPPE Insights: Innovation driving efficiency, profitability & sustainability
At Novus International, new innovative products and applications are in the works to help producers improve their efficiency, profitability and sustainability....
Poultry Industry News from United States Special report: Poultry veterinarians teaming up to reduce condemnations, optimise food safety
Minimising carcass condemnations and reducing the load of foodborne pathogens moving from broiler farms into processing might seem like separate production objectives — and they are....
17 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States What's that buzzing? FDA approves black soldier fly larvae as poultry feed ingredient
USA - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended amendment of the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) ingredient definition of dried black soldier fly larvae (BSFL) to include feeding to poultry...
13 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Weathering the storm: how you can prepare for Hurricane Florence
USA - Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc release advisory detailing safety tips producers out to take to prepare for Hurricane Florence...
Poultry Industry News from United States New software streamlines custom-vaccine management for livestock veterinarians
Newport Laboratories, Inc., a leader in livestock custom-made vaccines (CMVs), today launches HerdPoint,™ a new solution for veterinarians that streamlines the nonadjacent-herd approval process and ongoing isolate management, all from a mobile phone...
12 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Newport Laboratories is now part of Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) is excited to announce that Newport Laboratories, Inc. in Worthington, Minnesota, is officially part of Boehringer Ingelheim’s animal health business unit....
11 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States The future of cell-cultured poultry meat: USDA and FDA to hold joint meeting
USA - US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, DVM and US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD today announced a joint public meeting to be held on Oct. 23-24, 2018 to discuss the use of cell culture technology to develop products...
Poultry Industry News from United States Trace minerals, used litter, coccidiosis control key to managing enteritis in NAE flocks
Starting broiler flocks on used litter, coupled with effective coccidiosis control and the use of trace minerals, can help minimise necrotic enteritis (NE) in broiler flocks raised without antibiotics, Steve Davis, DVM, told Poultry Health Today....
06 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States The world’s largest turkey hatchery
Local officials and turkey farmers gathered in Terra Haute Indiana as the doors were opened on the world’s largest turkey hatchery on August 15....
05 September 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States IPPE launches seventh annual Young Leaders “30 under 30” programme
USA - The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is launching the seventh annual Young Leaders “30 under 30” programme targeting young professionals who normally would not have the opportunity to attend IPPE...
31 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States One death in recent outbreak of Salmonella
USA - CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- infections linked to kosher chicken...
28 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States US and Mexico reach agreement on NAFTA
President Donald Trump has announced that the US and Mexico have reached a deal on terms to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), putting pressure on Canada to reach agreement with the two nations jointly or through separate bilateral...
24 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Cell-based meat and poultry: top firms co-sign letter to President Trump
The North American Meat Institute (Meat Institute) and Memphis Meats today co-signed a letter to President Donald Trump asking the Administration to clarify the regulatory framework for cell-based meat and poultry products...
Poultry Industry News from United States Marek’s and Salmonella: John Smith, DVM, offers insights on two new broiler-vaccination trends
John Smith, DVM, poultry veterinarian for Alectryon in Baldwin, Georgia, shared ideas with Poultry Health Today on two changes in broiler-vaccination strategies in the US poultry industry....
23 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Animal Welfare Institute and Farm Sanctuary sue USDA over slaughterhouse records
USA - The Animal Welfare Institute and Farm Sanctuary sued the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today, 23 August 2018, for failing to respond to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for department records related to the treatment...
22 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Avian influenza: mobile systems can inactivate virus
USA - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, in which researchers developed a mobile system that can inactivate avian influenza virus...
21 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Coccidiosis control: New strategies for a new era
Coccidiosis can be controlled in broilers without antibiotics as long as producers pay closer attention to hatchery coccidiosis vaccination procedures, brooding and stocking rates, Greg Mathis, PhD, president of Southern Poultry Research, told Poultry...
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson Foods to acquire Keystone Foods for $2.16 billion
GLOBAL - Tyson Foods has announced that it will acquire Keystone Foods from Marfig Global Foods for $2.16 billion in cash...
20 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States US poultry industry gains new leadership for sustainability and welfare initiatives
USA - In an effort to begin the collaborative process of addressing and advancing issues related to animal welfare and sustainability, the US Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs (US-RSPE) and the International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA) have...
17 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Blackhead disease causes reduced egg production in layer hens
Blackhead disease can cause a substantial drop in egg production in commercial layer hens, Christina Sigmon of North Carolina State University, said during the 2018 International Poultry Scientific Forum. [1]...
Poultry Industry News from United States Early identification needed to protect broilers from reovirus
Reovirus is mutating every 2 to 3 years, which is making it difficult to protect broilers from the effects of the virus, Don Waldrip, DVM, technical service veterinarian for Zoetis, told Poultry Health Today....
Poultry Industry News from United States Emerging animal health companies compete for funding in ‘shark tank’ style forum
Kansas City Animal Health Corridor Investment Forum showcases the latest industry innovations and animal health startups...
16 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Putting paper under chick’s drinkers: Is it really helpful?
Placing paper under water lines increases water consumption by baby chicks, but only for the first 3 or 4 hours after house placement, research indicates....
Poultry Industry News from United States Turkey To Go celebrates sixty years at the fair
Turkey To Go, the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association’s (MTGA) food stand at the Minnesota State Fair, is celebrating 60 years of selling delicious turkey products to fairgoers...
15 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States 191 US poultry facilities recognised for safety performance
During the 2018 National Safety Conference for the US poultry industry, 191 chicken and turkey facilities received safety awards by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council...
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