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Thursday, August 21, 2014
Poultry Industry News from China How Does the Industry Recover from China Meat Scandal?
CHINA - Following the withdrawal of meat products supplied by Shanghai Husi Food Co. from global fast-food chains last month, Whole Hog Editor John Strak predicts how the scandal may affect the markets....
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global South America Steps in to Meet Russian Needs
ANALYSIS - The trade war with between Russia and the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway that has flared up because of sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine was stepped up this week....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Russia Eyes New Food Importers to Sustain Supplies
ANALYSIS - The Russian ban on meat and food products is starting to bite and could have a dramatic effect on the global food market, writes Chris Harris....
Monday, August 18, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Research Reveals Hen Smothering Affects Half UK Commercial Flocks
UK - More than half of commercial chicken flocks in the UK are affected by smothering and it is an unpredictable and difficult issue for farm managers to address....
Friday, August 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Concerns Mount over Russian Block on Imports
ANALYSIS - Concerns have been raised around the world to the Russian block on imports from the USA, Canada, EU, Australia and Norway with a bitter reaction from both governments and the farming communities....
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Uganda Uganda's Poultry Industry: Sure Bet for the Future?
UGANDA - 'Unknown part' or sure bet? Uganda has a suitable climate and is poised on the brink of developing its poultry industry to the next level, according to industry analyst, Dr John Strak....
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States WASDE Report Bearish for Beans, Slightly Bullish for Corn, Neutral Wheat
ANALYSIS - Corn futures initially moved to a new contract low in the wake of Tuesday's USDA supply and demand and crop production reports - but mainly due to a sell-off in the soybean futures market following the data, writes Jim Wyckoff for ThePoultrySite....
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Agribusiness Exports Reach US$9.61 Billion in July
BRAZIL - Brazil agribusiness exports reached US$9.61 billion in July 2014, with chicken sales of US$772 million....
Monday, August 11, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Australia Australia Counts the Cost of Russian Food Import Ban
AUSTRALIA - The Government is currently assessing the likely impact of the Russian Federation ban on imports of certain agricultural products, raw materials and foodstuffs from Australia....
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Political Situation in Ukraine Impacts Global Poultry Trade
GLOBAL - The tense political situation in Ukraine has now led to Russia banning imports of food products, including poultry, from a number of countries, a move that seems likely to impact the Russian people at least as much as its trading partners. Food...
Poultry Industry News from Russian Federation Russia to Ban Range of Agriculture and Food Products
ANALYSIS - Russia's president Vladimir Putin has announced a ban on imports of agricultural and fishery products from the US, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway in reaction to sanctions imposed against it by these countries....
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Campylobacter Survey Shows 59 Per Cent of Chickens in UK Tested Positive
UK - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published the first set of quarterly results from a new survey of Campylobacter on fresh shop-bought chickens. The results show 59 per cent of birds tested positive for the presence of Campylobacter. In four per...
Monday, August 04, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA Announces New Inspection System for Poultry Products
US - The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) last week announced a critical step forward in making chicken and turkey products safer for Americans to eat....
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Global Concerns over Antibiotic Residues and Resistance
GLOBAL - Pressure is mounting against the use of antibiotics in farm animals in India and the UK, while in the US, a mandatory ban on in-feed antibiotics has been averted - at least, for now. A consumer survey in the US reveals that consumers rely on...
Poultry Industry News from United States Study Examines Animal Welfare Views, Meat Purchasing Choices
US - A new consumer survey by Purdue University shows many consumers gain knowledge of livestock and poultry welfare from animal rights organisations. ...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Some Progress on Climate Change Impacts Made by UK Agriculture
UK - A new report from Defra reveals improvements made in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in terms of soil nitrogen balance and artificial fertiliser use over the last decade, while a reduction in broiler feed conversion has been achieved in the last two...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Concern Continues over Potential Residues in Imported Foods
ANALYSIS - Concern is mounting over the threat of veterinary medicine residues in food products imported into the UK, writes Chris Harris....
Friday, July 25, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Government Boosts Research for Canada's Chicken Industry
CANADA - Member of Parliament Brad Trost, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, has announced an investment of up to C$275,000 to the Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan to undertake a research project on disease control in the Saskatchewan broiler...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Study Shows Livestock Emissions on the Rise
US - Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gases emitted by livestock, according to a new report from the Carnegie Institution for Science....
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Roundtable Addresses Using Antibiotics More Responsibly
GLOBAL - This week's news includes a report on a meeting discussing the responsible use of antibiotics, where the participants agreed on the principles of replacing, reducing and refining the use of these drugs for farm animals. They also stressed the...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Replace Reduce Refine – Way Forward for Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - A framework for replacement, reduction and refinement needs to be established for the responsible use of antimicrobials along the supply chain....
Poultry Industry News from United States Why Are Chicken Prices in the US Really Breaking Records?
ANALYSIS - US consumers are facing record chicken prices. While a recent report suggested this was due to poor fertility in one company's male broiler line, that seems to be an over-simplification, writes Jackie Linden. The root of the situation goes...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global What Will Climate Change Mean for Agriculture?
GLOBAL – World agriculture must create short and long term adaptation strategies to cope with climate change accelerating the water cycle....
Monday, July 14, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States US Corn Prices Drop - Will Corn Creep Back into Feed Rations?
ANALYSIS - Matt Roberts, agricultural economist at The Ohio State University, said corn prices could drop another 40 cents to 50 cents going into the fall and with lower grain prices, he questions when livestock producers will start adding corn back into...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Improving Prospects for Poultry Industries in Russia, South Africa
GLOBAL - Russian poultrymeat output in April reached a record, while the industry in South Africa has received a boost since duties were imposed on imports from Europe. Perhaps it is no coincidence that EU chicken exports are forecast to fall in the coming...
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