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10 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil's BRF says CEO to step down; asset sale push goes on
BRAZIL (Reuters) - Brazilian food processor BRF SA on Monday said its recently named chief executive would step down by mid-2019, adding that it hoped to conclude by year-end asset sales he put in motion as part of a sweeping overhaul...
Poultry Industry News from United States Wastewater treatment options: USPOULTRY seminar clarifies options
USA - Sponsored by USPOULTRY, the 2018 Environmental Management Seminar focused on wastewater treatment options and new technology associated with the live production and processing of poultry and egg products...
09 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from Malaysia Aviagen hosts first processing module of EMEA Production Management School
During the week of Sept. 9-14, Aviagen® hosted the first Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Production Management School Processing Module for customers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Cobb-Vantress recognises top U.S. performers with flock awards
The annual Cobb-Vantress Flock Awards, the company’s top honour for United States-based customers, were recently awarded to poultry customers with remarkable results in 2017....
Poultry Industry News from Netherlands Cobb Herveld earns Compartment status in Netherlands
The Cobb pedigree breeding complex at Herveld in the Netherlands was awarded compartment status by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Authority (NVWA) this month. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Cobb Asia Champion Awards presented to Tyson China and Shandong Fengxiang
Each year, Cobb Asia collects breeder performance data to benchmark customer results in four areas: egg production, hatchability, chicks per hen housed and life of flock/hen mortality. ...
Poultry Industry News from Canada The profits of feed production and innovation as a producer
CANADA - A growing number of major farming operations are opting to take charge of their futures by embracing a stronger direct role in feed production and feed additive innovation...
Poultry Industry News from Indonesia Southeast Asia's first workshop on cage-free egg production a success
INDONESIA - Humane Society International, in conjunction with the Indonesian Veterinary Medical Association, recently hosted Southeast Asia’s first technical workshop on cage-free egg production in Surabaya, Indonesia ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Are you maximising the productive potential of your flock?
USA - Offering seamless online and offline farm data, both in the field and in the office, the latest case study from one company highlights the benefits of going paperless...
Poultry Industry News from United States Good ventilation key to maximum profit, Cobb says
For many poultry growers, optimising profit potential starts with a solid understanding of the principles of ventilation and knowing how to execute them for increased profitability. ...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Organic sector calls for much clearer contingency measures as Brexit looms
UK - The Organic Trade Board (OTB) and the United Kingdom Organic Certifiers Group (UKOCG) are calling for a clear contingency plan to ensure the continued trade of organic produce with the EU in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit...
08 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom 1,000 jobs saved at Banham Poultry in Norfolk
UK - Workers at Banham Poultry in Attleborough are able to continue working thanks to a deal struck with Chesterfield Poultry...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom RUMA confirms position on ‘antibiotic-free’ product labelling
UK - RUMA is re-stating its position that while it welcomes efforts to minimise antibiotic use through improved health and welfare, it does not support the use of “Antibiotic-free”, “Reared without antibiotics” and “No antibiotics ever” claims...
07 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Your next livestock medicator should be electric
It is a standard production practice to use water driven medicators to administer medications, vaccines, and supplements to livestock and poultry. With good water quality and routine maintenance, virtually all brands of water driven medicators do an excellent...
05 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Expert panel warns that Brexit trade deals may be the biggest risk to high animal welfare
Future trade deals pose the highest threat to high farm animal welfare standards and protecting British farmers from being undercut by lower standard imports, according to an expert panel at the RSPCA post-Brexit higher welfare debate...
Poultry Industry News from Thailand Thai livestock industry marks 2018 as one of the best years for animal welfare
Thailand celebrated World Animal Day 2018 with huge progress in animal rights, especially in the area of livestock welfare, where several game-changing policies have been made by the government and major food companies...
Poultry Industry News from Bulgaria Bird flu detected at poultry farm in southern Bulgaria
BULGARIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria has reported an outbreak of bird flu virus on a farm in the southern district of Plovdiv, the national food safety agency said on Friday...
Poultry Industry News from European Union European Parliament: what are the public health, environmental impacts of intensive broiler production?
EU - The European Parliament urges the European Commission to address animal welfare, environmental and public health impacts of intensive broiler farming...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Improving broiler performance on top of an antibiotic growth promoter regimen in India
The results of an Indian broiler trial demonstrates that a well-defined, poultry-specific, multi-species synbiotic improves performance....
04 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from Russian Federation Russia's Cherkizovo finds no violations at poultry unit regulator calls unsafe
RUSSIA (Reuters) - Meat producer Cherkizovo said on Thursday it had found no evidence of safety violations at one of its units which Russia's agricultural regulator said was unsafe and should be temporarily shut down...
Poultry Industry News from United States Barn fires: chickens make up 95 percent of all animal deaths caused by fires
USA - Today, the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) released a first-of-its-kind report highlighting the more than 2.7 million US farm animals who perished in potentially preventable barn fires from 2013 to 2017...
Poultry Industry News from United States US Ag Barometer drops to lowest level in two years as farm financial conditions worsen
Agricultural producer sentiment dropped to its lowest level since October 2016 as producers expressed concern over worsening farm financial conditions, according to the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer reading...
Poultry Industry News from United States Simple guide for measuring V-Belts
Replacing the belts on fans every year is a smart investment to ensure they are delivering their maximum performance. Worn fan belts can cause as much as 20% loss of cfm output....
03 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Going for gold
Ross UK 400 Club introduces new Gold Award Scheme to recognise consistent and outstanding EPEF performance...
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