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28 December 2016
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 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Poultry Particulars - 8 Amazing Chicken Facts
Chickens may seem like simple birds, but for people who spend time raising them, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Here at The Poultry Site, we’ve compiled a list of what we think are the most interesting facts about the humble chicken. Which...
25 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Merry Christmas to All Our Readers!
Best wishes for the holiday season to all our readers around the world....
23 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Top Tips for Bird Flu Prevention
GLOBAL - In recent weeks there has been an explosion of avian influenza outbreaks in both poultry flocks and wild birds in the Northern hemisphere, as wild birds go through their annual migration to warmer climes, writes The Poultry Site's Editor Alice...
21 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union Many More Bird Flu Outbreaks Reported Around Europe
EUROPE - As well as the big announcement in the past week that the highly pathogenic H5N8 strain of avian flu had crossed the sea to reach a farm in the UK, many new outbreaks of the disease have been reported in other countries around Europe....
20 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom UK Poultry Farm Incomes Fall for Second Year Running
UK - Poultry farm incomes fell 16 per cent in the most recent financial year, following on from a 19 per cent decline the year before, according to the latest Farm Business Survey carried out across England by a group of universities and colleges....
19 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Going Cage-Free Need Not Impact Profitability
ANALYSIS - The adoption of good management practices and animal welfare poses a number of challenges for farmers making the switch from more intensive systems. However, it need not negatively impact the profitability and quality of the final product....
13 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from France Six More Farms Hit by Bird Flu in France
FRANCE - The H5N8 strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been found in several different locations in France in the past week....
09 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry Experts Share Top Tips as Avian Flu Rules Drive Birds Indoors
UK – All poultry must move indoors, UK bird keepers were told on Wednesday, as a precaution against a virulent strain of avian influenza that has been spreading through Europe in the past few weeks. But poultry keepers seem largely positive about this...
07 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from Israel Hungary, Israel Report More Bird Flu Outbreaks
GLOBAL - Israel and Hungary are the latest countries to report outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza on farms, with Hungary reporting over 20 farms affected....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom British Poultry Must Move Indoors as Bird Flu Precaution
UK - Poultry disease prevention zones have been put in place across England, Scotland and Wales, requiring birds to be kept indoors from today for 30 days....
06 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from France Thousands of Birds Culled in France as Bird Flu Virus Spreads to More Countries
GLOBAL - Birds on six more farms have been destroyed in France after the birds were identified as being connected with the initial outbreak farm....
05 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from France Bird Flu Hits French Farm, Disrupting Planned Move to Disease-Free Status
FRANCE - A duck farm in France is the latest casualty of the outbreaks of H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza that have been spreading around Europe and beyond in recent weeks....
02 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Better Data Management to Improve Competitiveness
ANALYSIS - Agriculture is at the start of a digital revolution, and to advance it will need to embrace and understand the increasing amount of data that is being collected, writes Chris Harris....
01 December 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Wild Birds Found Dead from Bird Flu in More Countries
GLOBAL - The number of countries with confirmed outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza has expanding further, with Ukraine, Romania and Egypt all reporting outbreaks....
29 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global More Bird Flu Outbreaks Hit Farms as France Finds First Case
GLOBAL - Outbreaks of the H5N8 strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been escalating around Europe and beyond in the last few days....
25 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global African Poultry Wrap: Output Takes Knock in Southern Africa
AFRICA - Zimbabwean and South African chicken producers have seen a decline in poultry production in the past month while in west Africa, Nigeria and Ghana have continued to be affected by illegal imports that are impacting on local producers, with Ghanaian...
24 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Top Tips for Turkey Safety this Thanksgiving
US - Today is Thanksgiving day in the US, and millions of Americans will gather family and friends around the dinner table to give thanks. ...
21 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States Thanksgiving Dinner Down to Less Than $5 Per Person
US - The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 31st annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $49.87, a 24-cent decrease from last year’s average...
17 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Countries Across Migration Pathways at Risk from Avian Flu
GLOBAL - The H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus that is currently spreading around Europe was detected in wild birds in Tyva Republic in southern Russia two months ago, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations....
16 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from South Africa McDonald's South Africa to Source Cage-Free Eggs
SOUTH AFRICA - McDonald’s South Africa has announced plans to switch to 100 per cent cage-free eggs in its supply chain by 2025, similar to announcements by companies in the US, UK and Latin America....
15 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from Global Bird Flu Virus Spreads to Israeli Poultry Farm
GLOBAL - Multiple cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza strain H5N8 have been found across Europe in recent days, and a new report suggests that wild birds migrating from Europe to Africa have spread the virus to Israeli poultry....
14 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from European Union European Avian Flu Spread Continues as Outbreak Hits Austrian Turkeys
EUROPE - An outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza has been reported on a farm in Austria, following detections of the disease in wild birds across Europe....
11 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from Croatia Croatia Reports Latest European Bird Flu Case
CROATIA - Ten mute swans have died from highly pathogenic avian influenza, strain H5N8, in Croatia....
10 November 2016
Poultry Industry News from United States How Will Trump's Presidency Affect the Meat Industry?
US - We have no interest to wade into the political debate and are fully cognisant of the fact that passions run high after a very heated election season, reads the latest Daily Livestock Report published by Steiner Consulting Group....
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