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01 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Keeping an eye on poultry health: introducing the UK's new Chief Veterinary Officer
UK, 1 August 2018: Find out what the key priorities will be for Christine Middlemiss in her first year as the UK's Chief Veterinary Officer...
31 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global New Government report confirms benefits of introducing eggs early in weaning
GLOBAL - A new report confirms that allergenic foods, including hen’s eggs, can be introduced to a child’s diet from around 6 months of age...
30 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from Switzerland Is precision poultry production possible?
While detailed behaviour tracking in larger livestock has proved a valuable tool for improving efficiency, a poultry flock’s greater population and erratic habits have made chickens much harder to pin down. Until now. Meet the Swiss researchers whose...
28 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Research could lead to low cost infectious bronchitis vaccine production
UK - A research team led by Dr Erica Bickerton at The Pirbright Institute has genetically modified an infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) vaccine strain so that it can be grown in cell cultures in the lab rather than in hen eggs, which could make vaccine...
27 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Cell-cultured protein: a letter to Trump from US meat and poultry groups
USA - In a letter addressed directly to President Trump, seven meat and poultry organisations petition him to level the playing field for animal-derived and lab-grown meats...
26 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Newcastle disease outbreak: APHA increases risk from low to medium in UK
UK - Following recent outbreaks of Newcastle disease (ND) in Belgium and other European countries the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has advised that the risk of disease has increased from low to medium...
25 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry keepers urged to be vigilant of Newcastle Disease
Poultry keepers across the United Kingdom have been urged to be vigilant of Newcastle Disease following reported cases in flocks across Europe....
23 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Poultry Council issues warning on a no-deal Brexit
UK - As the prospect of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit looms, Britain’s poultry meat sector has warned of the devastating impact on the cost of food if the UK loses essential workers...
19 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global Countries step up to tackle antimicrobial resistance
GLOBAL - Countries are making significant steps in tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR), but serious gaps remain and require urgent action, according to a report released by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), World...
12 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Defra: Review proposes radical changes to regulation of farming
A major simplification of the way we regulate farming has been proposed in an interim report published today by Dame Glenys Stacey, chair of the farm inspection and regulation review (FIRR)...
10 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Ready Meals - ready in minutes, but not ready for the future
Despite the rapid growth of interest in plant-based eating, Eating Better found that meat still dominates the ready meal aisles but the provenance and quality of the meat is often unclear...
09 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from India Bureau story triggers historic decision to cut antibiotic use in Mumbai
The Bombay High Court in Mumbai has ordered veterinary drug stores across the state to stop selling antibiotics for use on livestock unless the farmer has a prescription, to prevent the growing problem of drug resistance. Madlen Davies, The Bureau of...
03 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Megafarms are “the way that we’re going to feed the country”, reports The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Growing consumer demand for chicken meat could lead to an increase in the number of industrial-scale poultry farms being built across the UK, the head of Britain’s influential poultry lobby has warned...
02 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States IPPE Insights: Novus Int. offers gut health solutions that impact performance
Gut health continues to be a hot topic in the global poultry industry. ...
29 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union Big brands lead Nestlé push for higher chicken welfare standards in Europe
EU - Nestlé will help improve the welfare of millions of chickens used for food in Europe through its leading food brands 'Herta', 'Buitoni', 'Wagner' and 'Maggi'...
28 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union Carbon dioxide shortages in the UK: What do we know so far?
As carbon dioxide shortages continue to affect the UK's meat industry, we've taken a look at what we know so far and how the poultry industry will respond over the coming weeks...
25 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global IPPE Insights: ADM sees change coming in animal nutrition
With the launch of Empirical NSP enzyme in poultry and across other species, ADM Animal Nutrition is expanding their portfolio into the enzyme feed ingredient market. ...
22 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global Compassion’s Awards celebrate continual drive for global farm animal welfare
GLOBAL - The winds of change continue to blow across the world’s most influential food companies as more and more recognise the need to take farm animal welfare seriously...
18 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States IPPE Insights: Alimet global expansion project on track for completion in 2020
Novus' business began with ALIMET. Jeff Klopfenstein, Methionine Business Unit President with Novus International, shared plans for Alimet's future at IPPE in Atlanta with The Poultry Site's Sarah Mikesell. ...
14 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom "Hens in trees": A visit with the Lakes Free Range Egg Company
We visited the impressive Lakes Free Range Egg Company this week - we were impressed by more than just the views...
13 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK processors call for imported egg testing as further fipronil issues surface on the continent
UK - Following last year’s fipronil scandal involving millions of eggs, many of which were processed, British Lion Egg Processors are disappointed that another major incident has been reported with eggs originating from the Netherlands...
07 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU budget: New Single Market programme to empower and protect Europeans
BRUSSELS, 7 June 2018 - For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission is proposing a new, dedicated €4 billion programme to empower and protect consumers and enable Europe's many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to take full advantage...
06 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global IPPE Insights: Trends in global poultry industry
ANALYSIS - Jerome Baudon, head of Global Avian Strategic Business Unit with Boehringer Ingelheim, shares strategic trends he sees in the global poultry industry as well as how those trends are helping to shape the vision of Boehringer Ingelheim. ...
01 June 2018
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Sustainability by design: why Sweden has it sussed
Maria Donis is managing director at the Swedish Poultry Meat Association and is also on the board of AVEC. Pia Gustavsson is chief veterinarian and is responsible for running the veterinary programmes. The Poultry Site heard from them about sustainability...
30 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global International partnership to address human-animal-environment health risks gets a boost
PARIS, 30 May 2018 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) today agreed to step up joint action to combat health threats associated with...
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