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28 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from Ghana US Project to Help Ghana's Poultry Industry
US - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has teamed up with other organisations to implement a major poultry development project in the West African country of Ghana. ...
27 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Positive Outlook for Global Meat Market
GLOBAL - The outlook for the global meat market is largely positive, according to a joint Agricultural Outlook report from the OECD and FAO....
26 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Frustration Grows as US Poultry Still Banned from South Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - US poultry producers are growing impatient over continued delays on market access to South Africa for meat products....
25 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Meat Futures Focused on Asia Market Crisis
US - At this point, livestock futures are focused on the broader macro markets and threats of a brewing financial crisis in Asia, write analysts Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
24 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global AFRICAN POULTRY WRAP: Southern Africa Woes, North Africa Delight
AFRICA - Power woes hobbling the southern African region are hitting poultry producers in Zimbabwe and Zambia, writes our correspondent on the continent, Tawanda Korombo. ...
21 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States UAVs Are Not Just for Crop Farmers
US - Brett Haas, co-owner of Crop Copter, said while they started their unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) company with crop farmers in mind, they see a lot of interest and application for livestock farmers. ...
20 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA Moves to Stockpile Avian Flu Vaccines
US - Avian flu vaccine stockpiles will soon grow after the US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) asked for proposals from companies to supply doses....
19 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Exporters Lost Millions After US Avian Flu Trade Restrictions
US - Although no detections of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been recorded in the US for more than seven weeks, the toll the virus has taken on the US poultry and egg industry this year is staggering....
18 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from India India Sees Sharp Rise in Exports of Livestock Products
ANALYSIS - India has seen its exports of livestock products rise by more than 60 per cent over the last three years and now these products are playing an increasingly important role in the socio-economic life of the country....
17 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from Germany Agritechnica Is Coming to Germany in November 2015
GERMANY - Agritechnica 2015, which takes place from 10 to 14 November, is fast-approaching. Taking place in Hanover, Germany, this year’s show is aptly titled: ‘People, Technology, Innovation – the Future of Agricultural Technology.’...
14 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom “You Can Do An Awful Lot With Water”: Combining Carp and Duck Production
VIDEO – An organic, high welfare duck rearing system is incorporating carp to maximise production potential....
13 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from European Union Huge Volume of EU Food Waste Avoidable
EU - European consumers waste 16 per cent of all food reaching them, according to a new study from the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC)....
12 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from South Africa South Africa Under Pressure to Implement US Poultry Trade Agreement
SOUTH AFRICA - South Africa must open its markets to US poultry or risk losing its benefits from the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), the president of the US' National Chicken Council (NCC) has said....
11 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from European Union Russian Ban on EU Agriculture – 12 Months On
EU - On 6 August 2014, Moscow announced an embargo on imports of a range of agricultural products from the EU, applicable from 7 August. One year on, it is clear that the EU agri-food sector has been remarkably resilient. ...
10 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Is US Agricultural Productivity Growth Falling?
US - Future agricultural productivity growth is expected to fall as a result of current reductions in research funding, according to a new report from the US Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS)....
06 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Best Bird Flu Biosecurity May Be Insufficient, US Ag Secretary Says
US - Even the best biosecurity job might not be good enough to prevent a resurgence of the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus, according to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack....
Poultry Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Hits Lowest Level in Almost Six Years
GLOBAL - The slide in prices for dairy products and vegetable oils has driven the Food Price Index to its lowest monthly average value since September 2009....
Poultry Industry News from United States East Coast US Warned to Prepare for Avian Flu
US - Veterinarians have been encouraging poultry producers and enthusiasts to prepare for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), expected to affect the East Coast in autumn of 2015 or spring of 2016....
05 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Farming Unions Hold Urgent Summit Over Low Industry Prices
UK - The UK farming unions are to stage an urgent summit to discuss the problems facing the industry....
04 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global How We Created and Can Address the ‘Super Rat’
ANALYSIS - Sustained, prolonged and continuous rodent baiting protocols have resulted in the rapid development of ‘super rats’....
03 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Vaccine Issues Raised at US House Avian Flu Committee
US - US avian flu experts were once again invited to speak at a committee on the the federal and state response to the outbreaks last week, this time in the House of Representatives....
02 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Survey Finds Animal Welfare Tops Consumers’ Ethical Concerns
ANALYSIS - Three quarters of consumers in the UK put animal welfare at the top of the list when it comes to ethical issues for food companies....
31 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Germany Germans Reduce Animal Antibiotic Use
GERMANY - Germany has had noticeable success in reducing the amount of antibiotics prescribed by veterinarians, according to the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL)....
30 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States US Agriculture Officials Meet for Avian Flu Conference
US - Top agriculture officials in the US met in Iowa recently for a conference on this year's highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks....
29 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from United States Some Poultry Vaccines Allow More Virulent Viruses to Evolve
US - Experiments with the virus causing Marek's disease in poultry seem to confirm the controversial theory that some vaccines could allow more virulent versions of a virus to survive, according to recent research published in PLoS Biology....
 
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