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22 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global African Poultry Wrap: Producers Face High Production Costs, Disease Pressure
AFRICA - The cost of poultry meat production in African countries such as Sudan is rising, mainly due to the growing cost of importing raw materials, and producers are also facing disease challenges, as Burkina Faso has reported four new cases of bird...
21 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Global Protein Developments: What are the Implications for the Meat Industry?
ANALYSIS - What meat will be on the world's plate in the coming decades? Who will eat what and why? Stuart Lumb went to listen to Rabobank analyst Albert Vernooij. ...
20 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global OIE Urges Greater Biosecurity to Prevent Further Avian Flu Spread
GLOBAL - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has recommended stronger farm biosecurity measures to curb the spread of avian influenza worldwide....
19 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Minnesota Estimates Avian Flu Losses as Further US Outbreaks Confirmed
US - Five more outbreaks of H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza have been confirmed by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the University of Minnesota has estimated economic losses in the state at $310 million....
18 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from Germany Combatting Global Rise in Antibiotic Resistance
GERMANY - The German Federal Cabinet has approved the new German Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy (DART 2020)....
14 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Looking Forward to a Bright Future for the Poultry Sector
GLOBAL - This week has revealed evidence that sustainability of animal production and food security are being taken even more seriously at international level and also at local level by poultry companies. In the US, 158 outbreaks of highly pathogenic...
13 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global How to Assess Environmental Impact of Meat Production
GLOBAL - The need to reduce the environmental impact of food production will become ever more pressing as agriculture doubles production to feed nine billion people in 2050....
12 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States H5N8 Avian Flu Virus Spreads to Indiana
US - The latest confirmed outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in US poultry bring the total to 145 outbreaks involving more than 30 million birds. One of the new outbreaks could be a significant development: it was the first in Indiana and...
11 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global G20 Action Plan for Food Sustainability
ANALYSIS - Agriculture ministers from around the world have backed a plan to increase food security and sustainability and reduce food waste....
09 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Seven New Outbreaks of Avian Flu in US Poultry, Toll Approaches 30 Million
US - Seven new outbreaks of high-path bird flu have been confirmed in US poultry in the latest official daily report, all in the state of Iowa, and there are a further seven suspected outbreaks there. These bring the total number of outbreaks to 142,...
07 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Greener Feed Ingredient for Chickens
GLOBAL - A co-product from the biofuels industry has the potential to reduce the UK's reliance on imported oilseed meals, a recently completed research project has revealed. Pressure is mounting on the US poultry industry to reduce the use of antibiotics,...
06 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA Report Shows Little Economic Benefit to COOL
US - A new USDA report finds some evidence of consumer interest, but negligible economic benefit, to mandatory country-of-origin labelling (COOL)....
04 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Wheat DDGS Offers Potential for Future of Poultry Feeding
Distillers dried grains with solubles made from wheat (wDDGS) offer potential to reduce reliance on imported feed ingredients without compromising the performance or health of UK pigs and poultry, according to the results of a four-year project which...
01 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom 2 Sisters Commits to Responsible Use of Antibiotics
UK - Poultry meat company, 2 Sisters, is making moves to preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics critical to human health. It is to remove antibiotics used in medicine from its poultry production and setting up two trial farms to identify techniques...
Poultry Industry News from United States Call for US Chicken Farmers to Improve Welfare, Cut Antibiotic Use
US - Leading animal welfare and food safety groups are urging the poultry meat industry to reduce antibiotics responsibly, including the implementation of better welfare practices....
30 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Looking for the Good News in an Avian Flu Crisis
GLOBAL - An overview of the latest developments in the fast-moving bird flu crisis in the US plus new outbreaks in poultry have been reported in the last week in Canada, Viet Nam and Taiwan. ...
Poultry Industry News from Costa Rica Newcastle Disease Returns to Costa Rica
COSTA RICA - After an absence of more that 25 years, Newcastle disease has returned to Costa Rica, affecting a backyard flock in the north-west of the country....
28 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from China Young Chinese Couple's Instant Poultry Success
CHINA – A 500,000-yuan poultry investment could be earning two million yuan a year by the end of 2015....
24 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Could the Apple Watch Fit Farming?
ANALYSIS – Mainstream technology took a major leap forward today with the launch of the Apple Watch, but agriculture is already firmly on board with the wearable revolution....
23 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Avian Flu and Its Impacts on the US Poultry Sector
GLOBAL - New outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian flu in the United States continue to be reported on a daily basis, with turkey flocks in Minnesota bearing the brunt of the onslaught. A 3.8-million-bird layer flock in Iowa has also been affected in the...
22 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Australia Which Bird Comes Top of the Class?
AUSTRALIA – Having commercial and traditional poultry breeds in New South Wales schools is teaching children that chickens are farmed but can be pets too....
21 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Portugal IEC Business Meeting: World Egg Organisation Is Born
ANALYSIS – Last week, the global egg industry gathered in Lisbon for the IEC Business Meeting. Experts from different regions discussed the hot topics for the international egg industry and its chairman, César de Anda, introduced the new World Egg...
Poultry Industry News from Germany Germany Focuses on Farm Animal Welfare
GERMANY - The German agriculture department has launched a new initiative to make animal welfare a high priority....
17 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from European Union Residue Levels in Food Falling Across EU
EU - The amount pesticides or veterinary drug residues found in meat and food products across Europe is falling and the majority of products pose no risk to public health....
16 April 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: Food Safety and Security; Joys of Modelling
GLOBAL - While cases of Salmonella food poisoning have fallen in Germany, there is no sign of a similar decline in Campyolobacter, according to a new report. Food security will be the theme of the upcoming Expo Milano, while an award-winning scientist...
 
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