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29 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States IPPE Insights: Merck Poultry Ph.D. Fellowship research focuses on necrotic enteritis
"With the incidence of necrotic enteritis increasing every year, it is crucial to intensely research novel vaccine technologies." ...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK food and farming sector unites to set Brexit objectives for government
UK - Leaders of over 100 organisations from across the nation's food supply chain have put their names to a manifesto setting out the key principles that can help ensure Brexit is a success for the supply of food in the UK...
22 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States FAI Farms extends higher welfare breed trial services to US producers and companies
New York, USA, 22 May, 2018 - The Food Animal Initiative (FAI Farms), the food sustainability research, data and consultancy business, is expanding its higher welfare breed trialling services to US producers and companies, in line with the RSPCA Broiler...
17 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States IPPE Insights: Prevention Works offers holistic approach to animal health
Boehringer Ingelheim believes the value of an animal health company goes beyond the products they sell. At IPPE, Dr. David Smith, director of veterinary services for the poultry business with Boehringer Ingelheim, spoke to The Poultry Site's Sarah Mikesell...
14 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States IPPE Insights: Biomin's GUTCheck, PROCheck target root cause of issue
Biomin America's business has been focused on developing two services this past year - PROcheck and GUTcheck - both designed to take a comprehensive look at a key issue and solve the problem, not the symptoms ...
11 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Victims of modern slavery in Northern Ireland's poultry and eggs sector
A new report about modern slavery in the UK from the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) finds potential victims in Northern Ireland are most often found working in the poultry and eggs sector...
10 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union EFSA finds fipronil residues exceeding legal limits
EFSA has published its analysis of food data collected following the widespread detection of fipronil residues in eggs last summer...
04 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States A Bill of Rights for contract poultry farmers
SPRINGDALE, Arkansas, 3 May 2018 – Tyson Foods, Inc. is launching several new initiatives aimed at enhancing communications and transparency with the thousands of independent farmers who grow the company’s chickens ...
02 May 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global New issue of Poultry Digital magazine zeroes in on sustainability
The UN Sustainable Development Goals, IKEA's "Better Chicken" programme, sustainable hen housing and phytogenics feature in the MAy 2018 issue of Poultry Digital magazine...
25 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from Brazil BRF CEO resigns amidst EU ban on imports
BRAZIL - 25 April 2018 - Just days after an EU ban on imports of chicken meat from Brazil, the CEO of BRF, José Aurélio Drummond Jr, has resigned, said the company in a securities filing...
24 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom The Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development goes to The Lakes Free Range Egg Company
The Lakes Free Range Egg Company has been recognised by The Queen’s Award for Enterprise - one of the most prestigious business awards programmes in the world. ‘The Lakes’ achieved their award in the Sustainable Development category...
23 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from Indonesia Asian food industry leaders put animal welfare on their agenda
JAKARTA, Indonesia - 23 April 2018 - Humane Society International (HSI) recently hosted Indonesia’s first corporate animal welfare roundtable, bringing together leading food service, restaurant and hospitality companies to discuss the global movement...
19 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Eat less and better meat and dairy, say campaigners
A powerful alliance of 52 organisations have set out their stall for how to eat meat and dairy more sustainably...
17 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from Thailand Taking steps for business-wide welfare and sustainability
Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC commits to sustainability and welfare improvement targets in 2017 sustainability report...
16 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States 206 million eggs recalled by Indiana farm
Rose Acre Farms in Indiana has recalled 206,749,248 shell eggs due to potential contamination with Salmonella Braenderup...
13 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global FAI Director, Paul Cook, joins McDonald’s new Chicken Sustainability Advisory Council
As part of their journey towards improved chicken sustainability, McDonald’s have appointed FAI Technical Director Paul Cook to a multi-stakeholder advisory council featuring key suppliers, genetics experts, leading welfare academics and researchers...
12 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global Find out how (and why) to improve the gut health of your flock with a free ebook
"Poultry Diseases Influenced by Gastrointestinal Health" by A. Gino Lorenzoni DVM, MSc, PhD is a guide to how and why to improve the gut health of your flock...
05 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Sainsbury's backtracks on chicken welfare
Compassion in World Farming is extremely disappointed to announce that almost eight years after awarding Sainsbury’s with their Good Chicken Award, the retailer has failed to achieve its higher welfare commitments and has formally withdrawn from the...
03 April 2018
Poultry Industry News from Ireland Why Brexit is shaping up to be a bad deal for Irish poultry producers
What are the likely effects of Brexit, hard or soft, on the Anglo-Irish poultry trade? To find out, we spoke to the chair of Ireland’s National Poultry Committee, Andy Boylan, who runs a chicken and beef enterprise in County Monaghan and has been in...
20 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Layer-hen stocking density affects Salmonella shedding
Lower stocking density for laying hens was associated with less faecal shedding of Salmonella Heidelberg in a USDA study....
12 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States ‘Inspect what you expect’ applied to poultry vaccination crews
We’ve all heard the phrase “inspect what you expect,” a cliché that can apply to almost any chore delegated from one person to another. We’ve learned the hard way this can also apply to poultry vaccination crews....
08 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union Optimising gut health and performance through a phytogenic feed additive
Phytogenic feed additives have gained considerable attention in the feed industry and to an increasing extent producers are incorporating them into their feeding programs. Today, 70–80% of the companies have been or are using phytogenics in broiler...
06 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from Global Poultry Digital March issue now live: Tech innovations shaping the future of poultry
GLOBAL - The Poultry Site's March 2018 issue of Poultry Digital goes live...
05 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union What happens during egg transfer?
Egg transfer from setters to hatchers is an important step in the hatching process. However, during the process, there are numerous risks that threaten to cause reductions in hatchability, such as mortality and malpositions....
22 February 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States IPPE Insights: MSD Animal Health shares innovations, pipeline
If you weren't able to make it to the International Poultry and Processing Expo (IPPE), Taylor Barbosa, head of global poultry with MSD Animal Health, shares event and booth highlights, new product innovations and a mention to the future pipeline. ...
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