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29 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Producer-Buyer Contract Arrangements Aided by New FAO Legal Guide
GLOBAL - A new legal guide from the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is designed to support more equitable contract farming arrangements, and better policy making....
24 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Genetic Selection for Improved Feed Efficiency: The Past, Present and Future
GLOBAL - Genetic selection over the last 70 years has seen substantial improvements in the performance of laying hens....
23 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Early Chick Placement Aids Performance, Profits
GLOBAL - Broiler producers know that if their flocks perform better, so will their profits. One obstacle to improved performance that’s easily overlooked is delayed placement, says Taylor Barbosa, DVM, MS, PhD, ACPV. ...
Poultry Industry News from Global African Poultry Wrap: Disease Pressures; Poultry Price Fluctuations
AFRICA - Avian influenza disease outbreaks and smuggling of cheap poultry products are putting pressure on the poultry industry in West African countries, whilst producers in Southern African countries are struggling with price fluctuations....
21 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Fears Grow Over West African Avian Flu Outbreaks
AFRICA - Fears are growing that without timely intervention to stem outbreaks of avian flu across West Africa, further spread across the region and beyond is inevitable, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said....
14 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global More Investment Needed to Fight World Hunger
GLOBAL - Eradicating world hunger sustainably by 2030 will require an estimated additional $267 billion per year on average for investments in rural and urban areas and in social protection, a new UN report says. ...
09 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Rigorous Surveillance Imperative to Prevent Spread of Avian Influenza
Poultry producers should become more familiar with avian influenza (AI) subtypes to avoid being blindsided by this devastating disease, say Jose A. Linares (Technical Director, Global Poultry) and Dan T. Domingo (Director, Global Diagnostic Medicine,...
07 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global West African Scientists Trained in Latest Technology for Avian Flu Detection
WEST AFRICA - Scientists from West African countries are being trained in the early and accurate detection of the avian influenza virus using the latest techniques....
Poultry Industry News from Global Food Prices Expected to Fall Over Next Decade
GLOBAL - Strong crop yields, higher productivity and slower growth in global demand should contribute to a gradual decline in real prices for agricultural products over the coming decade, according to the latest Agricultural Outlook report produced by...
06 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Southern African Drought Hammers Poultry, Red Meat Producers
AFRICA - Poultry and red meat producers in Southern Africa are bracing for a steep rise in feed costs after drought conditions affected South Africa, the biggest grain producer in the region....
Poultry Industry News from Global Huge Opportunities for Agricultural Growth in West Africa
AFRICA - West Africa has unprecedented opportunities for agricultural growth, but making the most of them will require more effective regional integration, says a new report by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Food and Agriculture Organisation...
03 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global UK, US Feed Market Prices Up
UK and US - UK feed wheat futures (Nov-15) closed at £132.00/t on Tuesday, up £7.60 on the week and the highest settlement price since the end of March 2015. ...
02 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global History in the Making
GLOBAL - If imagination is the fount of innovation, then is accident the mother of invention?...
29 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Russia Extends Ban on Imports of Agricultural Products to 2016
GLOBAL - The Russian Government has announced that it will be extending the ban on agricultural products from the EU until 5 August 2016....
Poultry Industry News from Global Sustainable Intensive Agriculture: The Route to Feeding 9 Billion
GLOBAL - Sustainable intensive agriculture is key to feeding nine billion by 2050. This was one of the topics discussed by Dr Sean Rickard at a conference held at the Farmers Club, London, organised by ANPARIO plc. Stuart Lumb reports....
25 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global New RSPCA Assured Food Label Enters the Market
UK - A new ethical food label assured by the RSPCA has been launched in a bid to help improve the lives of a further 100 million farm animals, plus many millions of farmed salmon and trout, in the next five years....
Poultry Industry News from Global Report Shows Implications of Climate Change for Food Industry
GLOBAL - Global warming will have profound consequences on where and how food is produced, and also lead to a reduction in the nutritional properties of some crops, experts say in a new book....
24 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global African Poultry Wrap: Trade Restrictions Disputed; Kenyan Women Supported
AFRICA - Poultry companies in Africa are seeking to reduce costs as they bid to expand further into the region, whilst the continent's poultry industry is having to deal with imports from the United States and other high volume poultry producing countries....
23 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global FAO Family Farming Platform to Help Food Security
GLOBAL - Recognising the contributions of family farmers to food security and poverty eradication worldwide, the FAO has launched a new digital platform that aims to become a "one-stop shop" for information, data and legislation on the sector that produces...
22 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Astral Foods Poultry Profits Boosted in Africa
AFRICA - South African poultry company Astral Foods has reported profit increases across its African operations....
Poultry Industry News from Global Call for More Action on Global Food Security to Beat Hunger
GLOBAL - A United Nations’ target set in 2000 to reduce global hunger by a half by 2015 has almost been achieved....
19 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global AB Vista Appoints New Supply Chain and Regulatory Director
GLOBAL - AB Vista has appointed Dr Heidi Burrows as Supply Chain and Regulatory Director....
Poultry Industry News from Global Is Animal Welfare Becoming a Commercial Issue?
ANALYSIS - Large multinational processing companies, retailers and foodservice organisations are starting to define the way that producers view animal welfare and ethical, sustainable production....
18 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global International Egg Commission Announces Avian Flu Communications Network
GLOBAL - An exceptional group of people from across the global egg industry have agreed to be a part of the International Egg Commission (IEC) Avian Influenza Communications Network which is being launched this week....
12 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Webinar to Examine New VFD Rules for Poultry, Livestock
An interactive webinar to help the poultry and livestock industries understand the FDA’s new rules for the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) has been set for Wednesday, June 17, at 2 pm EDT....
 
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