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19 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from Ukraine Leading Ukrainian Poultry Company MHP Targets Further Export Growth
UKRAINE - Ukrainian poultry producer MHP has reported an increase in poultry sales volume of 6 per cent during 2016 in its latest financial results, compared with the first nine months of 2015....
18 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from Australia Egg Eaters Have Better Diets, Research Shows
AUSTRALIA - New findings from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) show higher egg consumption is associated with having a better quality diet....
17 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from India India Aims to Triple Egg Production to Combat Malnutrition
INDIA - India needs to triple its egg production to combat the challenge of malnutrition, said the agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh....
14 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Happy World Egg Day!
GLOBAL - Today is World Egg Day, and this year the event is celebrating its 21st birthday....
13 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from Thailand Tourism Expected to Raise Chicken Consumption in Thailand
THAILAND - Thai chicken meat production is forecast to increase by 5-7 per cent in 2017, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)....
12 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Backyard Egg Producers Need Salmonella Caution, Research Reveals
US - Eggs from small flocks of chickens are just as likely to be contaminated with Salmonella enteritidis as eggs sold in grocery stores, which typically come from larger flocks, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences....
11 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Perdue Completes Project to End Routine Antibiotic Use in Chickens
US - Major poultry company Perdue Farms has announced completion of its project to end the routine use of antibiotics in chicken production, with ninety-five per cent of all its chickens now raised without any antibiotics....
10 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Shoppers Willing to Pay More for Free Range Eggs
UK - As British Egg Week 2016 gets underway, a OnePoll survey has shown that 78 per cent of UK shoppers who buy free range eggs are happy to pay a premium for them....
07 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from Ukraine Ukrainian Poultry Production Returns to Upward Trend
UKRAINE - After some slowdown in 2015, Ukraine’s poultry production is returning to its upward trend, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)....
05 October 2016
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Popularity of Hybrid Breed Boosts Chicken Production in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean poultry market is expected to continue to expand in 2017, with increases in production and imports increasing to meet growing popularity of chicken products, according to the latest report on the country from the US Department...
29 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from Argentina Argentina's Poultry Industry Expected to Benefit from Lower Feed Costs
ARGENTINA - Argentina's broiler production is expected to rise in 2017 by 3 per cent from 2016 levels, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)....
28 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union Poland Leads EU Poultry Meat Production
EU - The EU's broiler sector is expected to continue to grow in 2016 and 2017, benefiting from increased exports and slowly increasing domestic demand, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service...
27 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Will South African Brining Regulations Hurt the Poultry Industry?
SOUTH AFRICA - South African poultry producers have recently lost an appeal against Government’s plan to cap the brining of chicken portions at 15 per cent starting from 22 October this year. Kevin Lovell, CEO of the South African Poultry Association...
26 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global African Poultry Wrap: Tanzania Opens Up for Russian Imports
AFRICA - More and more African countries are opening up their poultry markets to imports from Europe and the United States, growing evidence of constrained poultry production capacity on the continent. ...
23 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from South Africa South African Poultry Producers Allege US Meat Poses Health Risk
SOUTH AFRICA - The South African Poultry Association and Pork Producers Organisation are taking the South African Government to court due to concessions made for meat imported from the United States under the African Growth and Opportunity Act. Glenneis...
22 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global World Leaders Agree Action to Fight Antimicrobial Resistance
GLOBAL - World leaders have signalled an unprecedented level of attention to curb the spread of infections that are resistant to antimicrobial medicines, in a pledge agreed by 193 countries at the United Nations headquarters in New York yesterday....
21 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Will New Food Labelling Regulations Build Trust and Confidence?
ANALYSIS - The UK’s vote to leave the European Union could allow some flexibility in the way that new European food labelling regulations are implemented....
20 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from India Avian Influenza-Free India a Big Relief to its Poultry Producers
INDIA - India is free from avian influenza (H5N1) or bird flu from September 5, 2016, the department of agriculture and animal husbandry has declared, writes Basudev Mahapatra....
19 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Government Sets Targets to Cut Antibiotic Use in Farming
UK - The UK's government has pledged to continue the fight against antimicrobial resistance to drugs, by working together with other countries to create a global strategy to tackle the problem and investing in research to find new antibiotic substances....
16 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Lawsuit Alleges Big Poultry Companies Destroyed Stock to Fix Prices
US – A new class-action lawsuit has alleged big poultry companies, including Tyson and Perdue Farms among others, were engaged in a scheme to fix prices by killing flocks and destroying eggs to limit production....
15 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Historic Chinese Poultry Supply Downturn to Strengthen World Markets
GLOBAL - The global poultry industry is on the road to recovery following recent supply reductions in the US and Brazil, expected lower feed prices and, most importantly, because of the historic market downturn in the Chinese poultry industry, according...
13 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from Turkey Export Market Improvements to Boost Turkey's Poultry Industry Next Year
TURKEY - Turkish poultry production is expected to stagnate in 2016 because of export difficulties within the region and is expected to slightly increase in 2017, according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural...
12 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom McDonald’s UK Poultry Welfare Research Sheds Light on Smothering
UK - McDonald’s UK has unveiled the results of the second phase of a project examining the impact and causes of smothering in free range laying hens....
08 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Standoff over American Poultry Imports to India Continues
INDIA - The impasse over imports of poultry from the United States to India continues despite expectations that trade talks between officials of both countries would end it, writes Basudev Mahapatra....
06 September 2016
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil Broiler Production Forecast to Increase Despite High Feed Prices
BRAZIL - Brazil's broiler production is forecast to increase by 3 per cent in 2017, to 14 million metric tons, according to the latest forecast from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)....
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