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24 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States NFU Says President Trump's Budget Assaulting Farm Safety Net, Rural Communities
US - President Donald J. Trump issued a detailed fiscal year 2018 federal budget proposal yesterday (23 May), recommending drastic cuts to agricultural and rural related agencies and programmes....
23 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from China Wild Geese in China 'Prisoners' in Their Own Wetlands
CHINA - In many places in the world, goose populations are booming as the birds have moved out of their wetland habitats to exploit an abundance of food on farmland. ...
17 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Study: Economic Ripple Effect of Livestock Operations in Indiana
ANALYSIS - If you've driven through the US state of Indiana, you'll have seen lots of corn and soybean fields. It’s no surprise that it ranks in the top 10 US agricultural states, but what is surprising is that Indiana livestock operations are seeing...
15 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Trump Declares War on Environmental Regulations
US - Under the Trump administration, budgets are being cut and regulatory powers curtailed for federal bodies across the board – but none more so than the Environmental Protection Agency. What does this mean for US farmers and producers? Rachel Lane...
09 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Dips Again in April
GLOBAL - Global food commodity prices fell in April amid expectations of ongoing robust supplies of many key staples....
04 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Hens with Benefits
SOUTH AFRICA - When there’s a booming market for poultry products, it makes sense for dairy farms to get in on the action. Chris McCullough reports on one South African milking operation that has found managing a poultry flock on the side comes with...
03 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Did Medieval Religious Rules Drive Domestic Chicken Evolution?
UK - Chickens were domesticated from Asian jungle fowl around 6000 years ago. Since domestication they have acquired a number of traits that are valuable to humans, including those concerning appearance, reduced aggression and faster egg-laying, although...
28 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Rooster Testes Used to Learn How Body Fights Viruses
US - Our bodies are constantly under siege by foreign invaders; viruses, bacteria and parasites that want to infiltrate our cells....
26 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States National Turkey Federation Applauds Senate Confirmation of Ag Secretary
US - The National Turkey Federation and America’s turkey producers applaud the Senate’s confirmation of Sonny Perdue as the 31st US Secretary of Agriculture. ...
21 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Better Way to Predict Environmental Impacts of Ag Production
GLOBAL - Consumer goods companies often rely on life-cycle assessments (LCA) to figure out the potential consequences of how they design products and source ingredients. This kind of assessment, while sophisticated, often lacks detail about how the products...
18 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Nearly Two Billion People Depend on Imported Food
GLOBAL - Researchers show empirically: when population pressure increases, food is imported....
14 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Enzymes Are Key Piece of Puzzle to Feed the 9 Billion
ANALYSIS - How do we feed the world’s future population and the growing global demand for protein?...
06 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Report: Benchmark for Action Needed to Avoid Future Disasters
GLOBAL - Despite international efforts to address food insecurity, around 108 million people in the world were severely food insecure in 2016, a dramatic increase compared with 80 million in 2015, according to a new global report on food crises released...
04 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global NIR Technology Monitors Feed, Reduces Cost
ANALYSIS - NIR technology is being used by animal feed producers throughout the production process to help monitor variability of raw materials and finish feeds with the end goal of reducing feed costs. ...
28 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Chicken Study Reveals Key Hurdle for Campylobacter Vaccine Effort
UK - New University of Liverpool research reveals that the immune response of farmed chickens does not develop fast enough to fight off Campylobacter during their short lifespan. The findings have important implications in the challenge towards developing...
14 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Research: Superdosing Phytase Reduces Severity of Woody Breast in Poultry
ANALYSIS - The exact cause of woody breast, a muscle myopathy affecting the quality, texture and colour of chicken breast meat, is currently unknown – although initial research points to genetics and fast growth rates. ...
06 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry Farm Sets Up Lasers to Guard its Organic Hens from Bird Flu
An organic egg farm in England has set up a novel method of protecting its hens from bird flu allowing them to stay outdoors. Chris McCullough investigates. ...
03 March 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global IPPE Insights: Which Three Key Drivers Will Impact Poultry in 2017?
ANALYSIS - What are the three main trends the poultry will face in 2017? Delair Bolis, Head of the Global Poultry Unit with MSD Animal Health, shares his thoughts at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta. ...
28 February 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Automation's New Role in the Hatchery
ANALYSIS - KL Automation from Zoetis offers fully automated solutions for hatcheries that improve throughput and reduce manpower, creating a more efficient environment....
27 February 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Shoppers Show Double Standards on Chicken Welfare
UK - New research, published by RSPCA Assured yesterday, reveals shoppers prefer different welfare standards for chickens that lay eggs and chickens farmed for their meat....
21 February 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States New Probiotic Formulation Shows Promise in Protecting Chick Health
US - As the poultry industry continues to move away from a reliance on antibiotics due to public pressure and governmental restrictions, probiotics and other treatments are stepping in to help fill the void left by drugs the industry has relied on for...
13 February 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom View from the Countryside - Farmers Showing Stoicism Amid Bird Flu Restriction Challenges
UK - The view of avian influenza from the countryside is one of stoic acceptance, writes Richard Gard, as farmers try their best to improve biosecurity and prevent the spread of disease....
09 February 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Free Range Status to be Preserved in Most Parts of England as Biosecurity Gets More Specific
UK - The government has set out initial plans to update temporary measures in place to reduce the risk of avian flu in England, after the current Prevention Zone expires on 28 February 2017....
08 February 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Are you ready for virtual reality poultry farming?
US - With virtual reality suddenly finding applications in all corners of commercial life, it was only a matter of time before poultry farmers began testing out headsets. Andrew Amelinck reports on a project from Atlanta, Georgia that might be about to...
02 February 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States IPPE - US Poultry in “Sweet Spot” With Low Feed Prices and Rising Economic Growth
US - Low feed and fuel prices and rising economic growth should mean a good year for the US poultry industry says international poultry economist Paul Aho, but uncertainty in trade relations with Mexico and Cuba could become a problem for exports of leg...
 
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