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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Bird Flu Outbreaks Hit Further Countries
GLOBAL - In the last week, new outbreaks of avian flu have been reported in Germany, Italy, Canada, the US and Japan....
Monday, December 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Gradual Improvement Forecast for Australian Poultry Sector
AUSTRALIA - The latest figures indicate that Australian poultry and egg farmers are experiencing gradual improvements in production and prices....
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Can the Poultry Industry Meet Everyone's Demands?
GLOBAL - How should the poultry industry react if consumer demands on one aspect of production leads to predictable adverse effects on some other aspect? This dilemma is faced by US chicken producers following an announcement by school meal providers...
Poultry Industry News from Canada Details Emerge of Canada's Latest Avian Flu Outbreaks
CANADA - Details have emerged of the three most recent confirmed outbreaks of H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza in British Columbia. The five outbreaks have affected 112,800 birds, mainly broiler breeders and meat turkeys....
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Poultry Sector Faces up to Tough Challenges
GLOBAL - In the UK, recent results from a survey of Campylobacter prevalence in chickens for sale has caused a leading poultry company to take action. The global animal health agency has called for better surveillance for disease as avian flu hits poultry...
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Farm Incomes to 'Fall Significantly' in Ireland in 2015
IRELAND - Following a relatively stable 2014, a new report from Teagasc economists suggests a mixed bag in terms of possible income developments across Ireland’s farming sectors during the course of next year....
Monday, December 01, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom 2 Sisters Food Group Leads Way on Campylobacter Fight
UK - 2 Sisters Food Group is leading the largest and most comprehensive programme to tackle campylobacter ever undertaken by the UK poultry industry....
Friday, November 28, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom How British Farmers Keep Free-range Eggs at the Top of the Basket
UK – The annual general meeting and conference of the British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) was held yesterday, 27 November in Solihull near Birmingham. Jackie Linden reports....
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Could Eating Turkey Save Your Life?
US - The biological machinery needed to produce a potentially life-saving antibiotic is found in turkeys. ...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Netherlands Dutch Establish Poultry Transport Corridor for Bird Flu Biosecurity
THE NETHERLANDS - As the fourth poultry farm has been confirmed with the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza virus, the Dutch agriculture secretary has set up a 'safety corridor' to transport chickens from South Netherlands (Zuid-Nederland)....
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Government Updates Guidance on Bird Flu Biosecurity
UK - Following the outbreak of H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza at a farm in Yorkshire last week, the agriculture department has updated its advice on biosecurity, particularly regarding contact with wild birds....
Monday, November 24, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Turkey Genome Map Approaches Completion
US - The turkey genome sequencing project is providing an important tool for the poultry industry and basic research....
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Netherlands Bird Flu Spreads in Dutch Poultry
THE NETHERLANDS - Two further outbreaks of avian influenza have been reported in Dutch poultry in new provinces across the country and two further poultry flocks have been culled as a precaution against further spread of the virus. The government has...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: New Bird Flu Virus Spreads to Europe
GLOBAL - A new subtype of highly pathogenic avian flu virus has hit Europe for the first time, with an outbreak in Germany in the first week of November followed by a further two in the Netherlands and the UK over last weekend. The risks to human health...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Bird Flu Update: Movement Ban in Yorkshire Bites, Ukraine Bans Poultry Meat Imports
UK, NETHERLANDS, GERMANY - In the UK, the culling of birds at the outbreak farm in Yorkshire has been completed, while the control measures are causing difficulties for nearby free-range egg farmers. Ukraine has banned poultry imports from the three EU...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union Europe Responds to Bird Flu Outbreaks
EU - Emergency measures to combat bird flu have come into force in countries already reporting outbreaks - the Netherlands and the UK - and surveillance is raised in France. The virus in the UK has been confirmed as H5N8 and culling has begun on the affected...
Poultry Industry News from Global Antimicrobials: Usage Falling, Resistance Rising
GLOBAL – Antimicrobial usage is falling in Europe but bacterial resistance to antibiotics is increasing at an alarming rate....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Yorkshire Bird Flu Outbreak Prompts Calls for Vigilance on Poultry Farms
UK - Further details on the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in East Yorkshire have been emerging since the first announcement yesterday, 17 November....
Monday, November 17, 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union Highly Pathogenic Bird Flu Reported in Netherlands, UK
THE NETHERLANDS & UK - Over the weekend, two outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian flu were announced, one each in the Netherlands and East Yorkshire in the UK....
Poultry Industry News from European Union Anger Rises at Loss of EU Scientific Advisor
ANALYSIS - Last week the European Commission president, Jean Claude Juncker decided to abolish the post of chief scientific advisor....
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Trade Show Offers Opportunity to Explore Global Concerns in Farming
GLOBAL - There was a growing presence of international exhibitors and visitors at the EuroTier trade show in Hanover, Germany, this week. Although some exhibitors from the poultry sector were absent this time, a poultry conference was arranged, which...
Poultry Industry News from Germany EUROTIER: Seeking Solutions to Antibiotic Resistance
GERMANY - At an event at EuroTier 2014 in Hanover, the President of the German veterinarians' association offered his views on possible solutions to the issue of antibiotic resistance....
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Germany EUROTIER: Global Concerns for a Growing International Farming Sector
GERMANY - Almost half the exhibitors at this year’s EuroTier, which opened this week in Hanover, Germany, come from outside of the country....
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Germany EUROTIER: Poultry Event Explores Different Approaches to Welfare
GERMANY - Gerhard Wagner [pictured], President of the European Poultry Club opened the International Poultry Conference prior to the EuroTier show in Hanover yesterday, saying that "animal welfare" is understood in many difference ways across the world....
Friday, November 07, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Germany New Strain of Avian Influenza Detected in German Poultry
GERMANY - With a new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza confirmed at a turkey farm in northern Germany, a whole range of measures have been introduced to control the spread of the virus....
 
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