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14 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Save Costs with Animal By-Products
ANALYSIS - The use of poultry and fish by-products in feed has the potential to greatly reduce broiler and layer feeding costs. Dr Leon Ekermans, director of animal feeds at Bester Feed and Grain, told Glenneis Kriel more about this....
13 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Investors Urge Food Chains to Tackle Use of Antibiotics in Farming
UK & US - A large group of investors this week urged big restaurant chains to fight the use of medically-important (to humans) antibiotics amongst their meat suppliers....
12 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Poultry Sector Achieves Major Antibiotic Use Reduction
UK - The British Poultry Council has released a report detailing the sector's antibiotic use between 2012 and 2015....
11 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from Poland IEC Warsaw 2016: Sustainability Gains Ground in Poultry Industry
POLAND – The International Egg Commission (IEC) hosted the 2016 Business Conference in Warsaw from 3rd to 5th April. Egg industry players from all over the world discussed hot industry topics, writes Nuria Martínez Herráez, editor at ThePoultrySite/ElSitioAvícola....
08 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Government Reverses Decision on Industry-Led Welfare Guidance
UK - After a backlash from animal welfare organisations, Defra has decided that poultry welfare guidance will not move to an industry-led code as planned....
07 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Alaska a Key Location for Bird Flu Transfer to North America
US - The US Geological Survey has released additional evidence that western Alaska remains a hot spot for avian influenza to enter North America....
06 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Study Finds Brexit Poses Serious Risks to Farmers
UK - A Brexit is likely to have significant impacts on the agricultural sector in the UK, a study by Wageningen UR in the Netherlands, funded by the UK's National Farmers' Union (NFU), has shown....
05 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Label Understanding Affects Perception of Poultry Meat Quality
US – A doctoral student and her professor at the University of Arkansas have found consumer’s knowledge of food labels affects the consumer’s perception of product quality....
01 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Industry Insights: Global Trends in Ag Equipment
ANALYSIS - While the underlying trend in agricultural equipment has been Tier 4 final solutions, a diversified customer base and a growing population's sustainable use of natural resources, specifically water, are key drivers of the global market....
31 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Vets Concerned Over Move to Industry-Led Welfare Codes
UK - Vets have expressed concern after it was revealed that different farm sectors would gradually be taking over responsibility for guidance on farm animal welfare codes....
30 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global IPPE Industry Insights: Cobb-Vantress Shares Global Poultry Drivers
ANALYSIS - When it comes to industry drivers, increasing feed costs certainly isn't new, but the growing consumer interest in how chicken is raised is one that is shaping the way Cobb-Vantress does business....
29 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom How Does Campylobacter Affect Broiler Immune Systems?
UK - A recent study by a research team involving Swansea University's food safety expert Professor Tom Humphrey looked into the immune response of broiler chickens to Campylobacter jejuni, the most important food borne pathogen in the EU....
24 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from Egypt Safer Slaughter Outreach Yields Results for Avian Flu Prevention in Egypt
EGYPT - The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO's) Avian influenza - Exposure Reduction Programme (ERP) team visited Minia Governorate in February to follow up on the implementation of the anti-Avian Influenza outreach campaign....
23 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States US Ag Organisations Optimistic Over Cuba Opportunities
US - As part of a thaw in relations between the two countries, new opportunities for collaboration the US' and Cuba's agriculture sectors were announced during President Obama's historic visit to the island. ...
22 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States How Do US Agencies Prevent Animal Disease Importation?
US - To keep livestock healthy in all parts of the world, APHIS monitors outbreaks of disease in the United States and abroad....
21 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil's Poultry Production Expected to Rise Again Through 2016
BRAZIL - Brazil's poultry meat production for 2016 is now expected to increase by 3 per cent in 2016 to 13.5 million metric tons (MT), after record production levels of 13.1 million MT were reached last year, according to the latest report from the US...
18 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Africa Poultry Wrap: African Producers Seek Export Markets but Wary of Feed Costs
AFRICA - African poultry producing countries are bracing for more export deals to other markets outside the continent, with South Africa seeking to have Saudi Arabia open up for poultry imports from Africa’s second largest economy....
17 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union Affordable Feed Prices Boosted EU Poultry Growth Through 2015
EU - Continued affordable feed prices in 2015, thanks to another good crop harvest worldwide, paved the way to a further EU production growth in poultry meat, according to the latest EU Short Term Outlook report....
16 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from China China Sees Reduced Stocks of Broilers After Avian Flu Restrictions
CHINA - China is the world’s second largest poultry market, but the latest report on the country from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA-FAS) revised down China's consumption forecast based on softening demand for...
15 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Poultry Brining Regulations Still on Ice
Plans to cap the levels of brine injected into poultry products has come to a standstill in South Africa, due to a stand off between Government and the industry. Glenneis Kriel reports....
14 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from Cameroon Cameroon: Chicken Production Should Reach 50 Million Chickens in 2016
CAMEROON: After years of turbulence due to the importation of frozen chicken, the Cameroon Poultry Interprofessional Organisation (IPAVIC) has announced an increase in production during 2015, reports Jean Armand Bokally....
11 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from Argentina Shift to Cheaper Protein Expected to Boost Poultry Profts in Argentina
ARGENTINA - Argentina's 2016 poultry production is expected to reach 2.2 million tons this year according to the latest report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA-FAS), an upward revision to estimates following higher...
10 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Probiotics Aid Broiler Weight Gain, Study Shows
US - The recent trend in poultry production towards decreased feeding of antibiotics and increased feeding of probiotics led researchers at Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center, a part of the Division of Agricultural...
09 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU Broiler Meat Production Expected to Increase Again in 2016
EU - The EU-28 broiler meat production forecast for 2016 has been increased 1.5 percent from 2015, with the biggest hikes taking place in France, Poland, and United Kingdom due to strong domestic demand and strong exports, according to the latest report...
08 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global IPPE Industry Insights: Global Drivers in the Poultry Industry
ANALYSIS - Delair Bolis, Head of the Global Poultry Business for MSD Animal Health, said the two key drivers for the global poultry industry are production costs and consumer expectations. ...
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