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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...
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Marketing and the Ethics of Big Food
US - In another edition of the MOFAD Roundtable series focused on honest dialogue about tough food issues, experts came together at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development to hash out the ethics of “big food” marketing, writes...
Monday, July 07, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Animal Welfare Expert Considers Whole Animal
ANALYSIS - Dr Francoise Wemelsfelder, animal behaviourist and welfare scientist, has developed scientific approaches for the study of animals as whole beings, bringing insights from philosophy of mind and social psychology and anthropology into the study...
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Focus on 'One Health': Antibiotic Resistance and Foodborne Pathogens
GLOBAL - In the last week, there have been several reports in the news relating to the links between animal health and human health, in particular, on antibiotic resistance and foodborne pathogens....
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Campylobacter Causes Disease in Some Chickens: First Evidence
UK - University of Liverpool researchers have found that one breed of chickens showed damage to the gut mucosa and developed diarrhoea after an experimental infection with Campylobacter....
Monday, June 30, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA Reports Hammer Soybean Futures Lower
ANALYSIS - Soybeans led a downside price surge in grain futures Monday, in the wake of mostly bearish supply and demand data released by the US Department of Agriculture at midday Monday, writes livestock analyst Jim Wyckoff for ThePoultrySite. ...
Poultry Industry News from China How Improving Welfare Can Improve Profits
ANALYSIS - Animal welfare has moved up the agenda for livestock production and companies are now embracing the concept and wanting to understand new solutions to improving conditions for animals bred for food....
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Part II: Three Truths about Public’s Perception of Genetic Modification
ANALYSIS - The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the American food system is controversial, write Oistein Thorsen and Garret Higgins, both with trie....
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Three Truths about Public’s Perception of Genetic Modification
ANALYSIS - The use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the American food system is controversial. Public discourse of GMO has been characterized by polarization and inflated rhetoric, write Oistein Thorsen and Garret Higgins, both with trie....
Friday, June 20, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United States Meat, Poultry and Fish Account for 30 Per Cent of US Food Waste
US - A recently published report shows that while meat, poultry and fish makes up 12 per cent of the volume of US food waste, this group accounts for 30 per cent of the value of those losses, writes Jackie Linden....
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Poultry Industry News from China Weekly Overview: World Meat Congress and the Poultry Industry in China
GLOBAL - A round-up of the highlights of the World Meat Congress, which was held in Beijing, China, earlier this week and the latest on avian flu outbreaks....
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Poultry Industry News from China WORLD MEAT CONGRESS: Chinese Progress in Global Meat and Livestock Sector
ANALYSIS - China is playing an increasingly important role on the international meat market thanks to rising consumption, prices and imports....
Monday, June 16, 2014
Poultry Industry News from China WORLD MEAT CONGRESS: Animal Welfare to be New Moral Trade Barrier
ANALYSIS - Animal welfare issues could become a new trade barrier following a landmark ruling by the World Trade Organisation, writes Chris Harris from the World Meat Congress in Beijing....
Poultry Industry News from China WORLD MEAT CONGRESS: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Livestock
ANALYSIS - Livestock is producing 7.1 giga-tonnes of greenhouse gases (GHG) per year – 14.5 per cent of the total human induce emissions, writes Chris Harris from the World Meat Congress in Beijing....
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Poultry Will Continue to Feed the World
GLOBAL - If efficiency can be achieved throughout the supply chain using new technologies, poultry meat and egg production can easily be raised to feed the world's growing population. That was the main conclusion of a report presented in London this week,...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global We Can Feed the Poultry to Feed the World
GLOBAL - "We need science to improve poultry productivity so that the growing demand for animal protein can be met in 2050 and beyond," said Peel Holroyd in his introduction to the latest study for the Temperton Fellowship for Poultry Research. Jackie...
Poultry Industry News from Global Data Dilemma: Charting the Progress on Antimicrobials
GLOBAL – Veterinary medicine is in a global dilemma over how to measure the amount of antimicrobial drugs used on farms....
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Global Outcome Measures Drive Producer Profitability, Sustainable Practices
ANALYSIS - Farmers are seeing the value of switching to outcome measures to increase profitability as part of building on their sustainable farming practices. ...
 
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