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29 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom More Transparency Needed in Supply Chain to Create Fairness
ANALYSIS - More needs to be done to ensure more transparency in the supply chain in the UK to produce greater fairness for farmers, processors and retailers....
28 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from Turkey Turkish Poultry Producers Held Back by High Feed Costs
TURKEY - Turkey's poultry exports reached over $450 million despite avian influenza outbreaks and turmoil in the region, making it the world's ninth largest poultry producer, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign...
27 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States ClearH2O Launches New Gel Vaccine Application Technology
ANALYSIS - With their commitment to continuous GelDrop® technology innovation, ClearH2O’s newest GelDrop Applicator incorporates unique 3-row manifold heads that deliver more GelDrops on day old chicks during hatchery processing, resulting in higher...
26 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom How Much Water Does it Take to Produce Meat?
ANALYSIS - As the demand for meat grows around the world and production rises, the pressure on global water resources is also growing, writes Chris Harris....
25 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Antibiotic-Free Poultry Production Challenges
ANALYSIS - Antibiotic reduction in poultry is a hot topic – but how can producers meet this challenge without affecting productivity? Olivia Cooper reports....
22 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Expert Report Aims to Bring Balance to Broiler Farm Welfare Video
US - A video released by Compassion in World Farming (CiWF) showing conditions in West Virginia broiler farms has been examined by experts as part of efforts to bring more critical evaluation to such videos....
21 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global African Poultry Wrap: Countries Boost Indigenous Chicken Production
AFRICA - Various projects and capacity enhancing projects are taking off in Africa to give support to poultry producers, in a bid to raise their output and deepen profit making in a regional industry that is staving off imports and rising feed-stock costs,...
20 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from Myanmar Myanmar Reports First Bird Flu Outbreak for a Year, Blamed on Poor Biosecurity
MYANMAR - An outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been reported in Myanmar's Sagaing Division, Monya township....
19 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from Germany Poultry Waste Converted into More Useful Products in Pilot Plant
GERMANY - In regions with intensive livestock production, manure management is a problem, but a new plant presenting research results this June is showing promise in converting manure into useful products....
15 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Salmonella Contamination in US Egg Facilities Down
US - Six years of Iowa State University testing show a dramatic decrease in the number of environmental samples taken from egg facilities that test positive for the Salmonella enteritidis bacterium causing human food poisoning....
14 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Save Costs with Animal By-Products
ANALYSIS - The use of poultry and fish by-products in feed has the potential to greatly reduce broiler and layer feeding costs. Dr Leon Ekermans, director of animal feeds at Bester Feed and Grain, told Glenneis Kriel more about this....
13 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Investors Urge Food Chains to Tackle Use of Antibiotics in Farming
UK & US - A large group of investors this week urged big restaurant chains to fight the use of medically-important (to humans) antibiotics amongst their meat suppliers....
12 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Poultry Sector Achieves Major Antibiotic Use Reduction
UK - The British Poultry Council has released a report detailing the sector's antibiotic use between 2012 and 2015....
11 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from Poland IEC Warsaw 2016: Sustainability Gains Ground in Poultry Industry
POLAND – The International Egg Commission (IEC) hosted the 2016 Business Conference in Warsaw from 3rd to 5th April. Egg industry players from all over the world discussed hot industry topics, writes Nuria Martínez Herráez, editor at ThePoultrySite/ElSitioAvícola....
08 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Government Reverses Decision on Industry-Led Welfare Guidance
UK - After a backlash from animal welfare organisations, Defra has decided that poultry welfare guidance will not move to an industry-led code as planned....
07 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Alaska a Key Location for Bird Flu Transfer to North America
US - The US Geological Survey has released additional evidence that western Alaska remains a hot spot for avian influenza to enter North America....
06 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Study Finds Brexit Poses Serious Risks to Farmers
UK - A Brexit is likely to have significant impacts on the agricultural sector in the UK, a study by Wageningen UR in the Netherlands, funded by the UK's National Farmers' Union (NFU), has shown....
05 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Label Understanding Affects Perception of Poultry Meat Quality
US – A doctoral student and her professor at the University of Arkansas have found consumer’s knowledge of food labels affects the consumer’s perception of product quality....
01 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Industry Insights: Global Trends in Ag Equipment
ANALYSIS - While the underlying trend in agricultural equipment has been Tier 4 final solutions, a diversified customer base and a growing population's sustainable use of natural resources, specifically water, are key drivers of the global market....
31 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Vets Concerned Over Move to Industry-Led Welfare Codes
UK - Vets have expressed concern after it was revealed that different farm sectors would gradually be taking over responsibility for guidance on farm animal welfare codes....
30 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global IPPE Industry Insights: Cobb-Vantress Shares Global Poultry Drivers
ANALYSIS - When it comes to industry drivers, increasing feed costs certainly isn't new, but the growing consumer interest in how chicken is raised is one that is shaping the way Cobb-Vantress does business....
29 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom How Does Campylobacter Affect Broiler Immune Systems?
UK - A recent study by a research team involving Swansea University's food safety expert Professor Tom Humphrey looked into the immune response of broiler chickens to Campylobacter jejuni, the most important food borne pathogen in the EU....
24 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from Egypt Safer Slaughter Outreach Yields Results for Avian Flu Prevention in Egypt
EGYPT - The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO's) Avian influenza - Exposure Reduction Programme (ERP) team visited Minia Governorate in February to follow up on the implementation of the anti-Avian Influenza outreach campaign....
23 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States US Ag Organisations Optimistic Over Cuba Opportunities
US - As part of a thaw in relations between the two countries, new opportunities for collaboration the US' and Cuba's agriculture sectors were announced during President Obama's historic visit to the island. ...
22 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States How Do US Agencies Prevent Animal Disease Importation?
US - To keep livestock healthy in all parts of the world, APHIS monitors outbreaks of disease in the United States and abroad....
 
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