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07 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom RSPCA urges government to honour its food labelling promise
UK - “Method of production” labelling should be mandatory for all animal products in the UK if the government is serious about better animal welfare post-Brexit, claims the RSPCA...
04 January 2019
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Oxford Farming Conference delegates cynical about post-Brexit trade environment
UK - During the morning session of the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) on 4 January 2019, the majority of attendees voted "no" in an interactive survey that asked whether participants were confident in post-Brexit export opportunities...
30 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global Top poultry books for this year and next
Our pick of 5m Publishing’s top poultry-related titles of 2018 and which titles to look out for in 2019...
28 December 2018
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 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global Looking back: Top articles on The Poultry Site in 2018
The Poultry Site's top articles from 2018...
21 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Duck, duck, goose: Survey reveals UK consumers don't want EU foie gras after Brexit
UK - 67 percent agree that food produced using methods prohibited in the UK should not be allowed into the country...
19 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Groups issue framework for antibiotic stewardship in food animal production
USA, 19 December 2018 - Leading stakeholder organisations define and outline core components of stewardship to protect public health...
14 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from Sweden How does organic chicken impact climate change?
SWEDEN, 14 December 2018 - Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required, according to recent study...
13 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU citizens want more transparent food safety studies
EU, 13 December 2018 - The EU is making it easier for citizens to have access to scientific studies underpinning decisions in the field of food safety on issues such as pesticides...
12 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU's new report highlights role of farming in enhancing the environment
UK, 12 December 2018 - The NFU published an important new benchmarking report on the farmed environment, launching with a high-profile stakeholder event in London yesterday (11 December) attended by Defra Minister George Eustice...
10 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Trees can help mitigate ammonia emissions from farming
UK, 10 December 2018 - A new online calculator and guidance has been developed to help farmers and others to design woodlands to capture airborne ammonia and so reduce air pollution...
07 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY releases seventh video in series highlighting poultry, egg farm environmental stewardship
USA, 7 December 2018 - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a seventh video in a series highlighting environmental stewardship on poultry and egg farms...
06 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from Denmark Research enables food sector to reuse water to wash chicken feet
Research from the Technical University of Denmark shows that it is possible to clean chicken feet using 50 percent less water and that cleaning water can be reused in cooling systems without compromising on food safety...
03 December 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global Conventional cages excluded from draft global standard by World Animal Health Organisation
GLOBAL - The World Animal Health Organisation (OIE) is proposing global standards for housing laying hens, which will now exclude conventional cages from their standard...
Poultry Industry News from Global Interview with the author: "Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics"
Dr Mark Fisher, the principal adviser for the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), Animal Welfare Team, and author of the recently published Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics, completed his PhD in animal physiology at the University...
29 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States World poultry industry still struggling with necrotic enteritis
Necrotic enteritis (NE) remains a formidable challenge in broilers raised without antibiotics, and preventing the disease means steering clear of predisposing factors and implementing a rigid coccidiosis-control plan, speakers said at the Second International...
27 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry farmers and pet bird keepers urged to prepare for winter Avian Flu threat
The Chief Veterinary Officers across the UK are encouraging all poultry keepers to take action now to reduce the risk of disease over the winter...
23 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Thanksgiving profit: How much do turkey producers take home on thanksgiving?
USA, 22 November 2018 - Farmers and ranchers take home just 11.3 cents from every dollar that consumers spend on their Thanksgiving dinner meals, according to the annual Thanksgiving edition of the National Farmers Union (NFU) Farmer’s Share publication...
21 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Silicon supplement could improve bone strength and welfare of millions of chickens a year
UK, 21 November 2018 - Scientists have found a way to develop a silicon food supplement for poultry, which could provide a major boost to the health and welfare of millions of chickens produced every year...
20 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global IPPE Insights: Red mite solution for poultry available in EU
USA, 20 November 2018 - Red mites are a huge problem worldwide, costing the poultry industry hundreds of millions of dollars annually. ...
19 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global Bird flu viruses could escape vaccine immunity while increasing potential to infect humans
Research led by The Pirbright Institute has shown mutant H9N2 bird flu viruses isolated from Pakistan are able to escape immune responses and adapt to infect humans. This could result in reduced vaccine efficiency and the possibility of human outbreaks...
15 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Brexit agreement reached by UK and EU
NFU President Minette Batters welcomed the important progress that was made yesterday (14 November) after the Cabinet gave its approval to the Withdrawal Agreement which has been agreed by both the UK and EU negotiators...
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA sued over insufficient certification of labelling claims
Yesterday (14 November), the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) sued the US Department of Agriculture for its unreasonable delay in responding to a 2014 AWI petition, which asked the agency to require independent certification of certain animal raising label...
14 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global "We need you to handle antimicrobials with care," says OIE
FRANCE, 14 November 2018 - The World Organisation for Animal Health kicks off World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2018 with a call to action for all animal health stakeholders: “We all have a role to play to protect these invaluable medicines”...
12 November 2018
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Cage-free egg production in Brazil: Not a matter of "what" but "how"
BRAZIL, 12 November 2018 - Last month, FAI Brazil and Humane Society International (HSI) hosted the second Meeting on the Corporate Movement for Cage-Free Egg Production...
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