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19 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Avian Flu Spreads to Uganda, Threatening Millions of Birds
GLOBAL - Uganda is the latest African country to report a H5 type of avian influenza, according to the latest reports to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)....
13 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global European Countries Continue to Battle H5N8 Avian Flu
EUROPE - A number of different European countries have announced new outbreaks of H5N8 strain highly pathogenic avian influenza in the past few days, including spread to new countries of Spain, Italy and Slovenia....
12 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Are Slower-Growing Broilers Less Sustainable? Chicken Council Urges More Research
US - The US' National Chicken Council (NCC) has urged consumers, the food service and retail industries, and non-governmental organisations to invest in studying the impact in the US of the growing market for “slower growing” broiler chickens....
11 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Avian Influenza Found in Wild Mallard Duck in Montana, US
US - A Eurasian/North American H5N2 avian influenza virus has been detected in a wild mallard duck in Fergus County, Montana, according to the US Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS)....
10 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Bird Flu Latest - H5N8 Outbreaks Around Europe and Beyond
GLOBAL - There have been many more new outbreaks of avian influenza in the past few weeks since 21 December, according to reports newly visible on the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) website....
09 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Avian Flu Confirmed in North Yorkshire Backyard Flock
UK - The UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed H5N8 avian flu in a small backyard flock of chickens and ducks near Settle in North Yorkshire....
05 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Avian Flu Housing Order Extended to End of February
UK - In response to the continued, heightened risk of H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza, the existing Avian Influenza Prevention Zones will remain in force until 28 February....
04 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Backyard Birds Culled After Bird Flu Outbreak in Wales
WALES, UK - The Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales has confirmed Avian Influenza H5N8 in a backyard flock of chickens and ducks on a premises near Pontyberem, Carmarthenshire....
03 January 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Avian Flu H5N8 Strain Found in Irish Wild Bird as Poultry Moves Indoors
IRELAND - Avian influenza subtype H5N8 has been confirmed in a wild bird in County Wexford, Ireland's Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine announced on 30 December....
30 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global The Poultry Site's Top Ten Features of 2016
Over the festive season, many of us enjoy snuggling up with a longer read. In this list you can find all our readers' favourite features from this year, including nutrition, health and biosecurity tips for your birds....
28 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global How to Keep Your Chickens Warm in Winter
As winter approaches, finding ways to protect your flock from the elements can be difficult – especially for smallholders who don’t farm poultry on a large scale....
26 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Poultry Particulars - 8 Amazing Chicken Facts
Chickens may seem like simple birds, but for people who spend time raising them, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Here at The Poultry Site, we’ve compiled a list of what we think are the most interesting facts about the humble chicken. Which...
25 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Merry Christmas to All Our Readers!
Best wishes for the holiday season to all our readers around the world....
23 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Top Tips for Bird Flu Prevention
GLOBAL - In recent weeks there has been an explosion of avian influenza outbreaks in both poultry flocks and wild birds in the Northern hemisphere, as wild birds go through their annual migration to warmer climes, writes The Poultry Site's Editor Alice...
21 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union Many More Bird Flu Outbreaks Reported Around Europe
EUROPE - As well as the big announcement in the past week that the highly pathogenic H5N8 strain of avian flu had crossed the sea to reach a farm in the UK, many new outbreaks of the disease have been reported in other countries around Europe....
20 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Poultry Farm Incomes Fall for Second Year Running
UK - Poultry farm incomes fell 16 per cent in the most recent financial year, following on from a 19 per cent decline the year before, according to the latest Farm Business Survey carried out across England by a group of universities and colleges....
19 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Going Cage-Free Need Not Impact Profitability
ANALYSIS - The adoption of good management practices and animal welfare poses a number of challenges for farmers making the switch from more intensive systems. However, it need not negatively impact the profitability and quality of the final product....
13 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from France Six More Farms Hit by Bird Flu in France
FRANCE - The H5N8 strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been found in several different locations in France in the past week....
09 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry Experts Share Top Tips as Avian Flu Rules Drive Birds Indoors
UK – All poultry must move indoors, UK bird keepers were told on Wednesday, as a precaution against a virulent strain of avian influenza that has been spreading through Europe in the past few weeks. But poultry keepers seem largely positive about this...
07 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from Israel Hungary, Israel Report More Bird Flu Outbreaks
GLOBAL - Israel and Hungary are the latest countries to report outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza on farms, with Hungary reporting over 20 farms affected....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Poultry Must Move Indoors as Bird Flu Precaution
UK - Poultry disease prevention zones have been put in place across England, Scotland and Wales, requiring birds to be kept indoors from today for 30 days....
06 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from France Thousands of Birds Culled in France as Bird Flu Virus Spreads to More Countries
GLOBAL - Birds on six more farms have been destroyed in France after the birds were identified as being connected with the initial outbreak farm....
05 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from France Bird Flu Hits French Farm, Disrupting Planned Move to Disease-Free Status
FRANCE - A duck farm in France is the latest casualty of the outbreaks of H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza that have been spreading around Europe and beyond in recent weeks....
02 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Better Data Management to Improve Competitiveness
ANALYSIS - Agriculture is at the start of a digital revolution, and to advance it will need to embrace and understand the increasing amount of data that is being collected, writes Chris Harris....
01 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Wild Birds Found Dead from Bird Flu in More Countries
GLOBAL - The number of countries with confirmed outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza has expanding further, with Ukraine, Romania and Egypt all reporting outbreaks....
 
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