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23 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Successful NAFTA Renegotiation Could Enhance North American Global Competitiveness
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council suggests a successful NAFTA renegotiation could enhance the competitiveness of Canada, the United States and Mexico in international markets for meat, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Poultry Industry News from United States Paw quality in broilers: Why it’s important
Footpad dermatitis is a major concern in broiler chickens because it adversely affects animal welfare. There’s also an increased demand for chicken paws from overseas markets. In fact, in recent years, the value of the paw market to China alone reached...
22 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Pakistan Pakistan to Target UAE as Major Poultry Exporter
PAKISTAN - Pakistan has decided to boost exports of poultry and poultry products to the United Arab Emirate (UAE). ...
Poultry Industry News from Jamaica CB Breaks Ground for $9b Poultry Processing Plant
JAMAICA - Caribbean Broilers Group (CB) will inject $9 billion into a state- of-the-art poultry processing plant over the next two years....
Poultry Industry News from European Union Risks Posed by Longer-term Consumption of Foods Contaminated with Fipronil
EU - An average daily intake level was determined for an initial preliminary estimation. ...
21 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: US Broiler Production Forecast Adjusted Down to 0.3%
US - US consumers will have plenty of meat protein options this fall. So far demand has been quite robust, evidenced by the higher year/year prices for many products despite increased availability, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Poultry Industry News from Germany Fipronil in Foods Containing Eggs: Estimations of Maximum Tolerable Daily Consumption
GERMANY - Eggs are used to produce a large number of foods. The proportion varies among the different foods. Generally, a dilution of the fipronil concentration can be assumed for foods produced with the addition of eggs....
Poultry Industry News from Indonesia Cobb MV male introduced to Indonesian market
Cobb-Vantress held a series of seminars to introduce the new Cobb MV male to Indonesia, one of Asia’s key markets, with a current estimated placement of over 25 million parent stock per year....
Poultry Industry News from United States Support within US Key to Successful NAFTA Renegotiation
US - The Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says strong American support for NAFTA, particularly within the agricultural community, will play an important role in the renegotiation of agreement, according to Bruce Cochrane....
Poultry Industry News from Sweden Sweden Reports Outbreak of Newcastle Disease in Laying Hens
SWEDEN - Dr Ingrid Eilertz, Chief Veterinary Officer Director and Head of the Swedish Board of Agriculture Department for Animal Welfare and Health at the Ministry for Rural Affairs has reported an outbreak of Newcastle disease at a poultry farm located...
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Egg Inspections Complete, But Safety Concerns Remain
SOUTH KOREA - Consumer concerns about eggs contaminated with insecticides persisted Friday, as the government announced the results of its inspections on all large-scale egg farms....
Poultry Industry News from Israel Rotten Eggs Could Have Been Sold to Supermarket
ISRAEL - Israeli security guards alerted the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development when they saw a vehicle pass a security checkpoint with what seemed to be a load of eggs....
18 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: USDA Modestly Adjusts Corn, Soybean Harvest Forecasts
US - Despite much talk of deteriorating conditions and the potential for lower yields in several parts of the Corn Belt, USDA made some very modest adjustments to its corn and soybean harvest forecasts (see our report on 11 August for full coverage...
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson to Expand Tennessee Poultry Operation; More Jobs to be Created
US - Tyson Foods will invest $84 million as part of its commitment to the continued success of its Union City, Tennessee poultry plant, company officials said Wednesday. More than 300 jobs will be created by the project, which is expected to be complete...
Poultry Industry News from United States 2018 IPPE Registration and Housing Now Open
US - Attendee and exhibitor registration and housing for the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) are now open....
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South More Fipronil-tainted Eggs Found in Korea; Govt Apologises for Fiasco
SOUTH KOREA - The government offered an apology again on Friday for the ballooning concerns over food safety stemming from eggs contaminated with illegal insecticides or chemicals, while promising to beef up a nationwide system to prevent similar cases...
Poultry Industry News from Global Early Indian Ocean Trade Routes Bring Chicken to Eastern Africa
EASTERN AFRICA - The earliest introduction of domestic chickens and black rats from Asia to the east coast of Africa came via maritime routes between the 7th and 8th centuries AD....
Poultry Industry News from Turkey Cobb Champion Award for Senpilic in Turkey
Outstanding hatchability has won Senpiliç in Turkey one of the Cobb Champion Awards. They were introduced last year to recognize annual world-class performance at breeder, broiler and hatchery levels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)....
Poultry Industry News from United States Building a better vaccination program
Poultry companies naturally want to provide the best disease protection for the least cost, but deciding which vaccines to use and when can be a daunting task....
Poultry Industry News from United States Swain to lead Cobb Southwest US Sales
With more than 25 years’ experience in the poultry industry, Charles Swain recently began a new role with the Cobb-Vantress North American sales team as the sales manager for the southwest U.S....
Poultry Industry News from Nigeria Niger to Boost Poultry Farming with Mobile Kits
NIGERIA - Niger State government is set to boost poultry production through the introduction of mobile kits. The mobile poultry is part of the youth empowerment scheme with agriculture entrepreneurship as the driving force....
Poultry Industry News from United States AAAP Inducts 19 More Avian-health Professionals into Hall of Honour
US - Recognising their many contributions to the world poultry industry, the American Association of Avian Pathologists recently inducted 19 more avian-health professionals into its Hall of Honour....
17 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Philippines Groups Say Eggs, Chicken Safe to Eat
PHILIPPINES - Two groups of poultry raisers on Wednesday crammed a restaurant that fried chicken built and feasted on its bestseller, along with "balut" (developing bird embryo that is boiled and eaten from the shell), in a public demonstration intended...
Poultry Industry News from Global US, Canadian & Mexican Farm Groups Support Modernised NAFTA
US, CANADA & MEXICO - The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) and Mexico’s Consejo Nacional Agropecuario (CNA) yesterday sent a joint letter to Canadian, United States and Mexican government officials...
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