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23 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global African Poultry Wrap: Poultry Producer Problems in West Africa Trump Growth in East Africa
AFRICA - Power supply constraints in Africa have spread to the western region of the continent and are impacting on poultry producers, in a region that is also suffering new outbreaks of avian influenza, writes Tawanda Karombo....
22 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Spices for Hot Chicks: Phytogenics for Heat-Stressed Birds
GLOBAL - High ambient temperatures mean detrimental performance and reduced profits for producers. Extreme cases cause suffering and death in all poultry breeds. Phytogenic feed additives in poultry diets help alleviate the negative impacts of heat stress...
Poultry Industry News from Global EU Referendum: What Would Brexit Mean for Farming?
ANALYSIS – Since the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU was announced, many stakeholders in agriculture from the UK and further afield have had a lot to say about whether the country should stay in or leave. Here is an overview of what the...
21 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global What is Welfare for Laying Hens?
ANALYSIS - The recent trend of retailers and foodservice providers moving to ‘cage-free’ eggs has left many egg producers wondering how these demands will be met within the stated timelines, writes ThePoultrySite's editor Alice Mitchell....
20 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Windrowing Litter Can Reduce Pressure from Poultry Viruses, Insects and Bacteria
GLOBAL - Poultry producers looking to improve litter quality and flock health should consider windrowing — a practice that not only works to control ammonia in the reconditioned litter but also reduces pathogen and insect pressure....
17 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Condemnations, Mortality Shift Focus to E. coli Vaccination in Some Broiler Flocks
GLOBAL - While infectious bronchitis remains a serious threat to broiler health, it often opens the door to the more costly secondary infection, Escherichia coli, explained Kalen Cookson, DVM, director of clinical research at Zoetis....
Poultry Industry News from Global Utilising Advancements in NIR Technology to Optimise the Feed Production Process
GLOBAL - Understanding the variability in feedstuffs could be the key to unlocking greater returns from feed formulation, according to Dr Hadden Graham, Global Technical Director at AB Vista....
16 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global High Demand for Beef, Poultry Meat and Eggs in Africa Creates Opportunities
AFRICA - Demand for beef and other meat products remains strong in Africa, despite most producers in regions such as southern Africa and the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA) looking to grow exports into the European Union and other...
15 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Feed Additives Worth Billions Expected to be Sold in 2016
GLOBAL - The natural and organic trend is sweeping the animal feed additives landscape, with the global market experiencing a gradual shift from use of antibiotics to incorporating feed additives made from natural and organic ingredients, according to...
13 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Talking with Customers about Antibiotic Use and Other Poultry-Production Practices
GLOBAL - Today’s consumers face a bewildering array of labels and marketing claims when purchasing poultry products — particularly as it relates to antibiotics....
Poultry Industry News from Global Antoine Le Calvé Joins NOVOGEN as Nutritional Specialist
GLOBAL - NOVOGEN has the pleasure to announce that Mr. Antoine Le Calvé has joined the company as Nutritional Specialist. He will be member of the Technical Team of Novogen and report directly to the General Manager....
Poultry Industry News from Global Nutriad Introduces MYCOMAN®: Mobile App for Mycotoxin Management
GLOBAL - Mycotoxins in cereal crops affect the health and performance of animals all around the world. Changing quality and availability of raw materials lead to an increasing need for efficient ways of measuring the level of mycotoxin contamination,...
Poultry Industry News from Global Bill Gates Donates Chickens to Lift People Out of Poverty
GLOBAL - In the past week, Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates has been speaking out about the benefits of keeping chickens for families living in poverty....
08 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global How Much Does Animal Agriculture Contribute to US Greenhouse Gas Emissions?
ANALYSIS - As the November 2015 Global Climate Change Conference COP21 concluded in Paris, 196 countries reached agreement on the reduction of fossil fuel use and emissions in the production and consumption of energy, even to the extent of potentially...
Poultry Industry News from Global Tyson Vet Shares Experiences with Antibiotic-Free Broilers
GLOBAL - Producing Salmonella-free chicks without antibiotics is a delicate procedure — sort of a little like baking a cake, says Scott Gustin, DVM, director of veterinary services for Tyson. You need to start with high-quality ingredients and pay close...
07 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Mycotoxicoses in poultry: a manageable problem
GLOBAL - Earlier experiments, conducted for short periods or using single purified compounds, showed that poultry were resistant to DON. ...
06 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Industry Insights: Increased Production, Improved Animal Welfare Meet Global Needs
ANALYSIS - The growing population, increases in household income and water scarcity are key drivers for the protein industry, and technology that can increase production and improve animal welfare will be important in meeting these challenges, according...
03 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Antibiotic Stewardship: Keeping Good Tools Effective
GLOBAL - The efficacy of many antibiotics used today is at risk because of increased resistance of pathogenic bacteria....
Poultry Industry News from Global Improving Genetic Performance Requires Nutrition Updates
GLOBAL - Ongoing improvements in broiler breeder performance need to be matched by ongoing improvements in breeder nutrition. ...
Poultry Industry News from Global Four Tips for Taking the Lead on the Animal-Welfare Conversation
GLOBAL - Recently, I ran across an ad from a well-known animal-rights organization looking for an undercover investigator. That prompted me to check ads run by similar organizations. I found that, except for a unique phrase here and there, the job descriptions...
02 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Global Poultry Production Predicted to Grow Through 2016
GLOBAL - Global food commodity markets are on a stable path for the year ahead, with solid production prospects and abundant stocks pointing to a broadly stable outcome for prices and supplies, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said....
Poultry Industry News from Global New Online Learning from Improve Offers Flexible, Interactive CPD
GLOBAL - Veterinary CPD provider Improve International has launched a range of ‘bitesize’ online training courses for veterinary professionals wanting to gain the latest skills and knowledge in key clinical subjects. The training is interactive and...
01 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Restarted US Poultry Exports Shake Up Global Trade, Rabobank Says
GLOBAL - The return of the US in many global poultry markets is shaking up global trade streams, with other exporters starting to defend their market share via price concessions, according to the Rabobank Global Poultry Quarterly Report for Q2....
27 May 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global What’s Your Poultry Farm’s Carbon Footprint?
GLOBAL - As environmentalists monitor the role agriculture plays in greenhouse-gas emissions, all poultry producers need to get a handle on their farm’s carbon footprint, says Claudia Dunkley, PhD, extension poultry specialist at the University of Georgia....
26 May 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Amazon Soy Moratorium Extended Indefinitely
GLOBAL - European feed associations FEFAC and FEDIOL have welcomed the indefinite extension of the Amazon Soy Moratorium, which guarantees market access only to soy products that are not grown on deforested land, and are free from slave labour or threats...
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