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Poultry Industry News: United States

08 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United States US Supreme Court rejects challenge to California foie gras ban
USA (Reuters) - The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected the latest challenge to California's ban on foie gras, a delicacy produced from the enlarged livers of ducks and geese that have been force-fed corn...
07 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United States Heat-stress study shows need to increase ventilation with stocking density
As bird density increases, broiler producers need to be “more aggressive” with house ventilation to prevent heat stress in flocks, Brian Fairchild, PhD, professor, and Ming Lin Teo, graduate research assistant, University of Georgia, told Poultry...
03 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United States It takes two: Coccidiosis vaccines effective against E. tenella after adequate cycling
Coccidiosis vaccination was effective in broilers challenged with Eimeria tenella but only after vaccinal oocysts cycled twice, Laura Tensa, DVM, told Poultry Health Today....
27 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Biosecurity expert sees more room for improvement on poultry farms
Biosecurity on commercial poultry farms has come a long way but still has far to go, Joseph Giambrone, PhD, professor of poultry science, Auburn University, told Poultry Health Today....
25 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Reduction in use of medically important antibiotics sold for chicken production, says FDA
USA - Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that domestic sales and distribution of all medically important antimicrobials intended for use in food-producing animals decreased by 33 percent between years 2016 and 2017...
22 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States New US turkey hatchery shows industry’s focus on automation, biosecurity
Between sinking unemployment rates, the challenge of retaining good labour to conduct repetitive tasks and the increasing need to optimise biosecurity, more and more poultry companies are turning to robotics to improve efficiency and production....
21 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Research shows nutritional effects of coccidiosis vaccination
USA - USPOULTRY announces the completion of a funded research project at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, that shows the nutritional effects of coccidiosis vaccination...
20 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Wastewater treatment challenges in poultry and egg processing education programme offered at 2019 IPPE
USA - Water is an essential component of producing a safe and wholesome source of protein. While the poultry and the egg industries have a long history of efficiently treating the wastewater generated in poultry and egg processing plants, industry wastewater...
19 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA updates National Poultry Improvement Plan, Program Standards
USA, 19 December 2018 - The US Department of Agriculture’s Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is updating the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) Program Standards to finalise provisions for compartmentalisation of primary breeding...
Poultry Industry News from United States Groups issue framework for antibiotic stewardship in food animal production
USA, 19 December 2018 - Leading stakeholder organisations define and outline core components of stewardship to protect public health...
18 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA confirms virulent Newcastle disease in a commercial chicken flock in California
USA, 18 December 2018 - The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of virulent Newcastle disease in a commercial chicken flock in Riverside County, California...
Poultry Industry News from United States Disease scare in Wicomico County leads to culling 40,000 chickens
USA, 18 December 2018 - After an inconclusive test for avian influenza, a commercial chicken farm in Wicomico County, Maryland depopulated 40,000 birds...
14 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Researchers to disclose novel in ovo application of BioTyton, White Dog Labs’ new probiotics product
USA, 14 December 2018 - North Carolina State University (NCSU) researchers Dr Shaymaa Abousaad, Dr Ramon Malheiros, and Dr Peter Ferket, along with White Dog Labs’ personnel Shawn Jones and Bryan Tracy, will be presenting at the International Poultry...
13 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Farm Bureau board endorses USMCA agreement
USA, 13 December 2018 - The board of directors of the American Farm Bureau Federation yesterday recommended swift passage of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement...
Poultry Industry News from United States Coalition applauds animal health provisions in 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report
USA, 13 December 2018 - Members of the Animal Agriculture Coalition released a statement applauding animal health provisions included in the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report, which was sent to President Trump’s desk for signature yesterday...
12 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Costco sets stricter standards for antibiotic use by poultry suppliers
USA, 12 December 2018 - The warehouse retailer took steps to control use of medically important antibiotics, the overuse of which in animal agriculture presents a risk to human health as bacteria become resistant to the drugs...
Poultry Industry News from United States Can water treatments help reduce Salmonella levels before processing?
Feed withdrawal before moving broilers to the processing plant appears to increase their susceptibility to Salmonella, indicates research from the University of Georgia....
11 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Cobb Europe relief team leader wins 2018 Zoetis / BPC Trainee Award
Jonathan Bowen, who began to work with poultry little over three years ago after starting his career in the Royal Navy, is the 2018 winner of the Zoetis / British Poultry Council Trainee Award....
Poultry Industry News from United States Is genetics the key for lasting IBV immunity?
Manipulating the immune response may be one way infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is controlled in the future, predict researchers studying genetic lines of poultry....
Poultry Industry News from United States How does blackhead disease spread? New research sheds light
USA, 11 December 2018 - The USPOULTRY Foundation announces the completion of a funded research project at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, that has clarified how blackhead disease spreads...
10 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Fire kills over 50,000 chickens at Illinois egg facility
USA, 10 December 2018 - Between 50,000 and 80,000 hens died in a fire at an Illinois egg production facility, a spokesman from the owner of the farm told Newsweek...
Poultry Industry News from United States Foie gras off Amazon.com's menu in California after settlement
USA, 8 December, 2018 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has agreed not to sell foie gras in California from birds that have been force fed and pay $100,000 in penalties and costs as part of a lawsuit settlement, a prosecutor said Friday...
07 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY releases seventh video in series highlighting poultry, egg farm environmental stewardship
USA, 7 December 2018 - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a seventh video in a series highlighting environmental stewardship on poultry and egg farms...
Poultry Industry News from United States Chicken Council's new website shares info on how broilers are raised, produced in US
USA, 6 December 2018 - Recognising consumers' desire for more information when they are dining out, the National Chicken Council (NCC) recently launched a new website designed exclusively for foodservice and culinary professionals to learn more about...
06 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States New food purchasing programme in DC schools to improve animal welfare
USA, 4 December 2018 - The Council of the District of Columbia voted unanimously to pass the Healthy Students Amendment Act of 2018, which codifies into law the District’s implementation of the Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP)...
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