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Poultry Industry News: United States

03 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Hubbard to become a subsidiary of Aviagen Group
Aviagen®, today announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase Hubbard Breeders, the broiler genetics division of Groupe Grimaud. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Elanco opens dedicated manufacturing facility for autogenous poultry vaccines in Winslow, Maine
Elanco officially opened its new autogenous poultry vaccine manufacturing facility in Winslow, Maine, on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 3, 2017....
01 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States US broiler industry steadily reducing incidence of foodborne pathogens
The US broiler industry has been steadily reducing the prevalence of Salmonella and Campylobacter on chicken parts since the USDA’s new performance standards took effect last year....
Poultry Industry News from United States Cobb Champion award goes to Russia
The latest Cobb Champion award for broiler performance has gone to Chicken Kingdom company, located in Lipetsk, Russia, and part of Cherkizovo Group. The awards were introduced last year to recognise annual world-class performance at breeder, broiler...
Poultry Industry News from United States Coalition Supports Nomination of Censky as USDA Deputy Secretary
US - The National Chicken Council this week joined other agricultural organisations in supporting the nomination of Stephen Censky as Deputy Secretary for the US Department of Agriculture....
31 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States US Agriculture Recognises Value of NAFTA
US - Canada's Agriculture Minister says US agriculture recognises the benefits that have been created by NAFTA over the past 20 years, according to Bruce Cochrane....
28 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Increased Chicken Inventories Biggest in Ten Years
US - Inventories of meat in cold storage at mid-year were lower than a year ago, except for turkey, according to USDA-NASS (National Agriculture Statistics Service), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Poultry Industry News from United States ‘Raised without antibiotics’ marketing has nothing to do with science
“It has nothing to do with science.” That’s the message I’ve received from two different restaurant chains in the past month. To meet market demand, they’re leaning toward selling poultry meat from broilers raised without antibiotics or, at...
27 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States US Poultry Industry Weighs in on NAFTA Renegotiation
US - In a recent letter to the current administration, the North American Agriculture and Trade Coalition referred to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as a "bonanza for American Agriculture."...
26 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Partnership on Live Production, Welfare & Biosecurity Seminar
US - The US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), National Chicken Council (NCC), National Turkey Federation (NTF) and United Egg Producers (UEP) have announced a new collaboration in hosting the Live Production, Welfare & Biosecurity Seminar. The...
Poultry Industry News from United States AAAP premieres video at 60th annual conference
A video saluting accomplishments of the American Association of Avian Pathologists made its debut on the closing night of the group’s 60th annual conference....
25 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States New Vaccine Production Could Improve Flu Shot Accuracy
US - A new way of producing the seasonal flu vaccine could speed up the process and provide better protection against infection....
24 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY Financial Management Seminar Looks Beyond Spreadsheets
US - USPOULTRY’s 2017 Financial Management Seminar brought together more than 160 accounting professionals for three days of professional development, education, brainstorming and networking. Attendees learned about a variety of topics including hedging...
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Veterinarians Need to be the 'Voice of the Birds'
US - Veterinarians need to be more proactive and be the “voice of the birds” on issues related to health and well-being, according to Nancy Reimers, DVM, a poultry veterinarian in California and chair of the Animal Welfare Committee, American Association...
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry veterinarian named to AVMA Future Leaders program
Tak Niino, VMD, a senior poultry technical services representative for Zoetis, was one of 10 veterinarians in different fields selected to the Future Leaders program of the American Veterinary Medical Association....
21 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States 'Old Bug' with New Name Easily Mistaken for E. coli Peritonitis
US - Commercial chicken flocks that appear to have Escherichia coli peritonitis might actually be infected with a re-emerging old pathogen with a new name....
20 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Chicken Consumption Remains at All-Time High; Growth Tempers Somewhat
US - US consumers report their chicken consumption remains high although 2017 levels have moderated and returned to those seen a couple of years ago, according to new research presented this week at the 2017 Chicken Marketing Summit....
Poultry Industry News from United States Modernised NAFTA Must Work for US Ag, Says AFBF
US - North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations need to protect valuable market gains for US agriculture while addressing remaining challenges in the US's closest international markets, Jason Perdue, a row crop, beef and poultry farmer from York,...
Poultry Industry News from United States Study: Health Insurance Costs Threat to Farm Viability
US - According to a new US Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded study, lack of access to affordable health insurance is one of the most significant concerns facing American farmers, an overlooked risk factor that affects their ability to run a successful...
Poultry Industry News from United States Shortage of Medications Remains Top Issue for US Turkey Industry
US - Same story, different year: A shortage of effective, FDA-approved medications is still the top health issue for the US turkey industry, according to a survey conducted by a turkey veterinarian....
Poultry Industry News from United States China, US Applaud Comprehensive Economic Dialogue
US - Senior Chinese and US government officials spoke positively of their first Comprehensive Economic Dialogue (CED) in Washington on Wednesday after they reached a wide consensus....
19 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Making Chicken Feathers
US - The rubber-like elasticity of skin, which contracts to its original shape after being stretched, is key to the development of regularly spaced hairs and sweat glands during development, according to new research at the University of California, Berkeley....
18 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Pork, Poultry, Egg Forecasts for 2017 and 2018 Unchanged
US - In the cash market, as reported by USDA-Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), fed steer prices were higher week-over-week, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Poultry Industry News from United States US Prioritises Trade Deficits Key in Renegotiation of NAFTA
US - The United States on Monday launched the first salvo in the renegotiation of the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), saying its top priority for the talks was shrinking the US trade deficit with Canada and Mexico....
17 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Veteran poultry scientist optimistic about managing necrotic enteritis in NAE flocks
The trend toward “no antibiotics ever” (NAE) poultry production has no doubt spawned problems with necrotic enteritis (NE), but the industry is making progress in its search for alternative methods of managing the disease, Charles Hofacre, DVM, PhD,...
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