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03 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom How to Complete a Basic Chicken Health Check
ANALYSIS - In this video, Mike Colley, FAI Farms poultry manager, explains how to complete a basic chicken health check, including how to look out for common respiratory problems and lice....
02 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States How Can US Poultry Producers Protect Flocks from Avian Flu Threat?
US - Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) serotype H5N2 appear to be slowing in the US, but the potential for new outbreaks as migrating birds move south in autumn is high, reports Eric Gingerich, DVM (Technical Specialist in Poultry,...
Poultry Industry News from Netherlands Food Security in a Transparent World
NETHERLANDS - Delegates at a recent conference on how to achieve worldwide food security heard about sustainability initiatives from global fast-food company McDonald's and a meat company sourcing its beef from a particularly environmentally sensitive...
30 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from Netherlands Dutch Vet Shares Insight into Curbing Antibiotic Use
NETHERLANDS - The Dutch Chief Veterinary Officer shared some important insights into reducing antibiotic use on farms at the recent AgriVision conference in the Netherlands. Jackie Linden reports....
29 June 2015
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....
26 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from Netherlands Science Bridges the Gap to Future Food Security
NETHERLANDS - A speaker from DuPont at the recent AgriVision conference in the Netherlands revealed the scientific effort being made towards a sustainable global future. Jackie Linden reports....
25 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom How to Replace, Reduce and Refine Antibiotics On Farm
ANALYSIS – Pressure is mounting on the animal health industry to reduce, replace and refine the usage of certain antimicrobial medicines, writes Michael Priestley....
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 China Novel Avian Flu Virus Discovered in China
CHINA - Chinese researchers who analysed influenza viruses from poultry in live-bird markets say they have discovered a novel H5N9 virus, which is a hybrid of various other avian influenza viruses....
22 June 2015
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 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 Singapore Disease-Detecting Poultry Biochip Launched in Singapore
SINGAPORE - A poultry 'biochip' has been launched that can detect nine major poultry diseases using a single sample applied to the portable, disposable chip....
17 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States How Will Avian Flu Impact US Feed Markets?
US - The US is currently on the tail end of the worst bird flu outbreak in history, causing concerns over the potential effects on the feed market, write John Newton and Todd Kuethe from the University of Illinois' Farmdoc Daily Project....
16 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Call for Improvement in Counter Measures Against Food Poisoning
US - A consumer watchdog body in the US has called on authorities to step up reporting of outbreaks of food-borne illness and improve measures to counter the threat....
15 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Harrisvaccines Developing Vaccine for Avian Influenza
US - Joel Harris, Director of Sales and Marketing at Harrisvaccines, said Harrisvaccines is in the process of developing a vaccine to help producers battling Avian Influenza....
12 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Future Food Security Requires a New Food System
ANALYSIS - Increasing demand for food and changes in the way we live mean that we need to make some big changes in the food supply chain, according to David Evans in his report for the Temperton Fellowship. Jackie Linden reports....
11 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Arm & Hammer's R&D Takes Animal Nutrition Products to Next Level
ANALYSIS - Post-acquisition of Vi-COR, Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition is focused on research, the product pipeline and education efforts. ...
10 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Survey Shows Consumers' Interest in Labelling of Non-stun Slaughtered Meat
UK - The British Veterinary Association has called on the European Commission to back proposals to introduce labelling of non-stun slaughtered meat after a study found 72 per cent of people want information on stunning of animals when buying meat....
09 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Antibiotic-Free Method Protects Chickens from Coccidiosis
US - A University of Wisconsin-Madison animal scientist has developed an antibiotic-free method to protect food-producing animals from common infections....
08 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Food Prices Near Six-Year Low
GLOBAL - Major food commodity prices declined again in May, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), hitting an almost six-year low as cereal prices fell substantially....
05 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States WTO Rules in US' Favour Over Indian Poultry Import Ban
US - The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has ruled that India's ban on imports of US poultry products discriminates against the US....
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA Says Avian Flu Vaccine Not Effective Enough
US - The US Department of Agriculture has said that vaccines for protection against highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have not been approved because they are not effective enough....
04 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States US FDA Decides to Restrict Animal Antibiotic Use
US - The US Food and Drug Administration has announced their Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) final rule, intended to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals....
03 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from China Ten Reasons Why China Needs the US
CHINA - China is America’s biggest customer for agricultural products, with almost a fifth of imported goods coming from the US. ...
02 June 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States How Do Researchers Develop Avian Flu Vaccines?
US - Avian influenza has been ravaging the US poultry industry, but what are poultry researchers doing to decrease the impact of the disease in future?...
 
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