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18 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States New Crop Variety May Save More Soybeans from Parasites
US - Research scientists at Kansas State University have designed and patented a soybean variety that protects from nematode parasitic infestation, which could potentially save the soybean industry millions of dollars per year....
Poultry Industry News from United States Novus CEO Receives Prestigious International Business Award
US - During a special ceremony hosted by the Boeing Institute of International Business in the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University, Novus President and Chief Executive Officer, Francois Fraudeau, was recognized for his contributions...
17 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Industry Grows Online Presence to Tackle Consumer Questions
US - The US's National Chicken Council (NCC) announced the launch of a new blog – The Cluck – and a new Instagram account as part of its Chicken Check In initiative to help tackle consumer misconceptions of the poultry industry....
Poultry Industry News from United States Backyard Flocks Biggest Risk for Spreading vvIBDV in US
US - Infectious bursal disease (IBD), commonly known as Gumboro, is an immunosuppressive disease in chickens caused by infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV)....
13 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Nutriad Continues to Invest in USA
US - Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, that opened its’ new USA production facility in Hampshire (IL) less than one year ago, continues to invest in the American market....
Poultry Industry News from United States Heat Can Quickly Inactivate Bird Flu Virus
US - The avian influenza virus can be relatively quickly inactivated by heat, shows emergency research funded after the devastating bird flu outbreaks across the US in 2015....
12 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Backyard Egg Producers Need Salmonella Caution, Research Reveals
US - Eggs from small flocks of chickens are just as likely to be contaminated with Salmonella enteritidis as eggs sold in grocery stores, which typically come from larger flocks, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences....
11 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Perdue Completes Project to End Routine Antibiotic Use in Chickens
US - Major poultry company Perdue Farms has announced completion of its project to end the routine use of antibiotics in chicken production, with ninety-five per cent of all its chickens now raised without any antibiotics....
10 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Broiler, Turkey Exports Experience Very Good Month
US - The USDA-ERS released August monthly trade number yesterday. These meat trade numbers are on a carcass weight basis and are calculated from product weight numbers reported by the US Department of Commerce, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Poultry Industry News from United States APHIS Issues Updated Indemnity Calculator for Laying Hens
US - The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is updating its indemnity calculator formula for laying hens, effective October 1, 2016....
07 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Broiler Chicken Production Down From Last Year
US - Broiler-type chicken production since July has been running close to, or slightly below last year. The ready-to-cook weight of production during July and August was down 0.2 per cent from a year ago and given the weekly trends of September, summer...
Poultry Industry News from United States Zoetis Calls on Veterinary Students to Apply for 2017 Scholarships
US - Zoetis Inc. is partnering with the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) to invite second- and third-year veterinary students in the US and Caribbean to apply for the 2017 Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarship Award....
06 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: More Corn Available for Livestock, Poultry Feed
US - Grain inventories in the US as of September 1 were in line with market expectations, according to data released by the USDA-NASS late last week, according to the latest Daily Livestock Report published by Steiner Consulting Group....
30 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Researchers Improve Diet of Female Broilers
US - A recent study by researchers Dr Sami Dridi and Dr Michael Kidd at the University of Arkansas yielded new ways to improve the diet of female broilers....
Poultry Industry News from United States Economic Contribution of Export Trade of US Grain
US - Exports of grain and grain products generated $74.7 billion in annual economic output and added $82 billion in value to the United States’ economy in 2014, according to an Informa Economics IEG study commissioned by the US Grains Council. ...
29 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Seminar Highlights Avian Flu Preparedness After 2015 Outbreak Cost Billions
US - The economic losses caused by the avian influenza outbreak across the US in 2015 was $3.3 billion, according to Dr Melburn Stephens, speaking at USPOULTRY’s recent 2016 Live Production and Welfare Seminar in Nashville, Tennessee....
Poultry Industry News from United States Waterfront Brunch for Ladies at Mississippi Poultry Convention
US - The ladies’ event sponsored by Cobb-Vantress, Inc. at the annual convention of the Mississippi Poultry Association was held at the Bud & Alley waterfront restaurant in Seaside, Florida...
26 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Cobb Appoints New General Manager for North America
US - Todd Wilson, who has more than 25 years of experience in the Unites States poultry industry, has been appointed general manager for Cobb-Vantress, Inc. for North America....
23 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Glowing Bacteria Could Improve Food Safety
US - Scientists looking for traces of a type of E. coli bacteria contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands - turning off the lights to see if the bacteria glow in the dark....
Poultry Industry News from United States Top Restaurant Chains Make Progress on Antibiotics Use in Chicken
US - Since last year, twice as many of the US’s top fast food chains are responding to the public health crisis of antibiotic resistance by adopting strong policies that prohibit the routine use of antibiotics, or medically-important antibiotics, in...
22 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Industry Basics to Building The Family Business
US - Gene and Phyllis Williams have included poultry farming in building their family’s business for over 40 years. ...
19 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: US Holiday Turkey Consumption Forecast Lower Than Last Year
US - The turkey market is moving into the home stretch for getting product through the distribution system and in place for the Thanksgiving holiday, according to the latest Daily Livestock Report by Steiner Consulting Group....
16 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Lawsuit Alleges Big Poultry Companies Destroyed Stock to Fix Prices
US – A new class-action lawsuit has alleged big poultry companies, including Tyson and Perdue Farms among others, were engaged in a scheme to fix prices by killing flocks and destroying eggs to limit production....
14 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States American Farmers Seek More Support as Incomes Remain Low
US - Bolstered by the US's National Farmers Union (NFU) and Farm Aid, 275 family farmers are uniting this week at the US Capitol to ask for emergency assistance and increased funding to address the harsh economic realities brought on by historically low...
13 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Aviagen Hosted Prominent Latin American Poultry Companies at Business Conference in Las Vegas
US - Global poultry breeder Aviagen® welcomed 130 attendees from 13 countries throughout Latin America to Las Vegas, United States, for the third Aviagen Business Conference-Latin America (ABC-LA), 23-27 August....
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