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21 February 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Brexit - laying out a safe path for UK egg producers
The Poultry Site hears from Mark Williams, chief executive officer of the British Egg Industry Council, about some of the most pressing concerns of the egg industry over Brexit....
05 February 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Gangrenous dermatitis: Guarding against a costly disease
In recent years, gangrenous dermatitis (GD) has been on the increase among commercial broiler operations in the US, resulting in significant economic losses.[1] This serious bacterial disease of poultry tends to occur in fast-growing broilers between...
31 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Planning anticoccidial rotation strategies: Consider the consequences
Anticoccidial rotation strategies help reduce the health and economic impact of coccidiosis, while preserving the efficacy of the limited range of tools available for managing it....
23 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Closing in on coccidiosis: How metagenomics can help
Identifying coccidial species by metagenomics can help producers fine-tune their coccidiosis-control programs, said Ryan Snyder, a graduate student in the pathobiology department at the University of Guelph....
17 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Biosecurity: ‘It doesn’t have to be boring’
What comes to mind when you hear the word “biosecurity”?...
12 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States When lysine is too much of a good thing
Lysine hydrochloride is an essential amino acid used in poultry diets to help ensure balanced nutrition and flock performance. But as with anything else, it’s possible for birds to get too much of a good thing, said Jenny Fricke, DVM, a University of...
03 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New Chicken Immune Cell Increases Susceptibility to Marek’s Disease
UK - Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have identified a new type of immune cell in chickens that is involved in the development of Marek’s disease....
21 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Study Shows Whole Eggs Better for Muscle Buildup, Repair Rather Than Egg Whites
US - A study carried out by the University of Illinois (UI) has revealed that post-workout muscle-building response for people eating whole eggs is 40 per cent greater than for those who consume an equivalent amount of protein just from egg whites....
19 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Risk of 'Dirty' Turkey After Brexit if UK Strikes US Trade Deal
UK - Consumers could be eating "dirty" chlorinated turkey at Christmas if the UK agrees a post-Brexit trade deal with the USA, according to a new briefing paper by leading food policy experts....
12 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Declines in November Amid Cereals Boom
GLOBAL - Global food prices declined marginally in November, as lower dairy prices offset a sharp increase in sugar and vegetable oil quotations, according to the latest FAO Food Price Index....
06 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Campylobacter in poultry: An elusive pathogen
Campylobacter — primarily Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli — frequently colonize the intestinal tract of domestic poultry at high levels. The bacterium is well adapted to the avian host and, despite extensive colonization, it produces little...
05 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Comparison of breeder/layer coccidiosis vaccines: Part 2: Onset of immunity – attenuated vaccines
Recently, 2 new products have been introduced to the market; here is a study of the efficacy of each of the 3 vaccines. ...
01 December 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States EPA Releases '18 Ethanol Volumes at Maximum levels; Chicken Producers Cry Foul
US - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday (Thursday, 30 November) announced that it is mandating the statutory maximum 15 billion gallons of ethanol be added to the domestic fuel supply in 2018, the second consecutive year EPA has mandated...
30 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Antibiotic Resistance: An Unexpected Chronology
UK - Researchers from the Institut Pasteur have shed light on the rise of ampicillin resistance back in the 60s. ...
28 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from Rwanda Rwanda Increasing Chicken Population by 4M in Next Five Years
RWANDA - Ambitious plans have been announced by the Rwandan government to increase the country’s chicken population by four million over the next five years, according to Chris McCullough....
22 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Finding Real-Life Solutions to Growing Food Waste Epidemic
US - The US is now in the biggest week of the year for eating. One estimate shows Americans will spend nearly three billion dollars on Thanksgiving dinner food in 2017....
21 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from India Govt Sets Permissible Limits for Antibiotic Use in Chickens
INDIA - The Indian government is trying to make sure that the chicken on citizens' plates is free of excessive antibiotics and veterinary drugs that may be harmful for human consumption....
20 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Immune-response research could yield new IB strategies for poultry
Research into the immune response of chickens could help lead to strategies that enable chickens to resist infectious bronchitis (IB), Rodrigo Gallardo, DVM, PhD, professor, University of California – Davis, told Poultry Health Today....
17 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom EFRA Committee Publishes Report on 2 Sisters Food Group and Standards in Poultry Processing
UK - The Environment, Foods and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee has published a report into 2 Sisters Food Group and Standards in Poultry Processing since Ranjit Singh Boparan confirmed the wide-ranging food standards commitments in writing....
16 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from Australia Secret Footage Reveals Chickens Boiled Alive at Melbourne Abattoir
AUSTRALIA - A Melbourne abattoir has been allowed to continue operating despite being investigated for possible animal cruelty, after secretly recorded footage showed it boiling chickens alive in its slaughter process....
13 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from China Urgent Need to Curb Overuse of Antibiotics in Animals
CHINA - On 7 November, the World Health Organization issued formal guidelines for the animal industries, which calls for food-animal producers to refrain from using antibiotics in healthy animals, so as to curb the rampancy of drug-resistant bacteria....
02 November 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Nestlé Commits to Globally Sourcing Only Cage-free Eggs by 2025
GLOBAL - Nestlé today announced its plans to set a goal where only eggs from cage-free hens are sourced for all its food products globally by 2025, including all shell eggs and egg products directly sourced as ingredients by by the company....
30 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFUS Committed to Striking Right Brexit Deal for Farmers, Crofters
SCOTLAND, UK - NFU Scotland remains fully committed to striking the right Brexit deal for Scotland’s farmers and crofters....
25 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU Responds to EU Council Conclusions on Brexit Negotiations
UK - On 20 October, the European Council (Article 50), in an EU-27 format, reviewed the state of Brexit negotiations and adopted conclusions....
23 October 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Global CO2 Emissions Stalled for Third Consecutive Year
GLOBAL - The annual assessment of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the JRC and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) confirms that CO2 emissions have stalled for the third year in a row....
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