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11 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Global Meat Prices Plateau in July
GLOBAL - In July the FAO food price index rose for the third consecutive month to 179.1 points, 2 per cent higher on the month and 10 per cent up on the year, according to Millie Askew, Senior Analyst at AHDB....
09 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: New 'Crop' Report to be First to Incorporate Extensive Survey For Farmers
US - Participants in the livestock sectors will be paying attention to this Thursday’s "Crop Production" report from USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Consumers Should Always Look for British Lion Mark on Eggs, Says BEIC
UK - The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) has issued a statement regarding the Dutch egg scandal, noting that approximately 180 farms, including egg farms, in the Netherlands have had restrictions imposed preventing them from moving eggs, manure and...
Poultry Industry News from Belarus Belarus Plans to Launch Poultry Exports to China by Summer 2018
BELARUS - Belarus intends to start supplying poultry to China by next summer, head of the main department for foreign economic affairs of the Agriculture and Food Ministry Aleksei Bogdanov told the media on 8 August....
Poultry Industry News from India Hygiene Check at Poultry Farms, Chicken Shops, Piggeries in Karnataka District
INDIA - A committee led by district surveillance officer will survey poultry farms, chicken shops and piggeries in Dakshina Kannada, a coastal district in the state of Karnataka....
Poultry Industry News from European Union Dutch Egg Scandal Spreads to UK, France
UK & FRANCE - The United Kingdom and France have said that some insecticide-tainted eggs may have entered their countries, as millions of chickens faced being culled in the Netherlands in a growing European contamination scandal....
Poultry Industry News from Canada Direct Interaction with Consumers Helps Dispel Ag Myths
CANADA - According to Bruce Cochrane, the Executive Director of Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan says, by interacting directly with consumers, those involved in agriculture have an opportunity set the record straight on what they do and why they do it....
08 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United Arab Emirates Ministry Issues Circular on Egg Imports from Netherlands
UAE - The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) issued a circular to the concerned local authorities to ensure that the country’s markets are free of contaminated eggs imported from the Netherlands. ...
Poultry Industry News from Netherlands Contaminated Egg Scandal Leads to Empty Supermarket Shelves
NETHERLANDS - The contaminated egg scandal in the Netherlands has led to empty shelves in the supermarkets and it will be at least until the end of the week before supplies are back to normal, according to food retail umbrella group CBL....
Poultry Industry News from Global Hydration Supplementation Is Standard Practice for Shipping Chicks at Hubbard Breeders
ANALYSIS - Dehydration is an ongoing challenge for hatcheries that are shipping day-old chicks. ...
Poultry Industry News from France Dutch Eggs Contaminated with Fipronil Delivered to France, Says Ministry
FRANCE - France's agriculture ministry yesterday confirmed that 13 batches of Dutch eggs contaminated with the insecticide Fipronil have been delivered to two different egg-product manufacturing factories in central-western France between 11 and 26 July....
Poultry Industry News from United States Finding the right balance with antibiotics and flock welfare
Antibiotic use continues to divide the poultry industry, with one side supporting responsible use of all FDA-approved medications while others commit to raising birds without antibiotics....
Poultry Industry News from Canada Dedication to research and students wins professor Novus Teaching Honor
Dr. Gregoy Bédécarrats, professor at the University of Guelph, Canada is the 2017 Novus Outstanding Teaching Award recipient. A successful academic career, innovative research and his dedication to encouraging the next generation of poultry scientists...
Poultry Industry News from Turkey Aviagen focuses on supply and distribution at VIV Turkey 2017
Aviagen® showcased its wide distribution network and continued commitment to Turkey and the Middle East and Africa (MEA), at the biennial VIV Turkey exhibition. Held in Istanbul, from July 6 to 8, Aviagen Anadolu hosted a stand at the event, which also...
Poultry Industry News from United States Nutriad presents new poultry gut health research data
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad continues to strengthen its position as an innovator and leader in research on natural digestive performance additives....
Poultry Industry News from Egypt Aviagen and Arbor Acres distributor develop homegrown strategies and opportunities for organic growth in Egypt
On May 16, a delegation of Aviagen® executives and Arbor Acres® Middle East and Africa (MEA) representatives paid a special visit to Cairo Poultry Company (CPC), the exclusive Arbor Acres distributor for Egypt....
Poultry Industry News from United States New rule, same baseline skews sampling for foodborne pathogens
Last year, at the recommendation of the USDA Agricultural Research Service, the US poultry industry switched from buffered peptone water to “neutralized” buffered peptone to reduce the risk of false negatives when sampling whole chickens and parts...
Poultry Industry News from Israel Haredi Rabbis Debate: Is New Chicken Breed Kosher?
ISRAEL - A debate has recently been raging in Israel's haredi, or ultra-Orthodox community. Is a new form of imported chicken kosher?...
Poultry Industry News from Sri Lanka Poultry Operator Seeks Govt's Nod to Direct Import Maize
SRI LANKA - Ceylon Grain Elevators PLC, a poultry group that operates a feed mill, has appealed to the government to allow it to directly import maize as the local prices remain elevated and the import restrictions have begun to hurt operations. ...
07 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Cargill Enters into Animal Feed Business Agreement with Virginia-based Company
US - Cargill has reached an agreement to acquire the animal feed business of Richmond, Virginia-based Southern States Cooperative, Inc., a move that will help the company better serve its customers in the eastern United States. The transaction is expected...
Poultry Industry News from Bosnia and Herzegovina Positive Rating for Chicken Exports Expected in September
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA - The export of chicken meat from BiH in the year of 2016 amounted to 58 million BAM and imports amounted to 33 million BAM. This sector achieved export-import coverage of 160 per cent last year, which is the highest percentage recorded...
Poultry Industry News from Belgium Belgium Aware of Dutch Egg Scandal but Did Not Speak Out
BELGIUM - Belgium has been aware of a potential problem with fipronil in the poultry sector since June, its food safety agency admitted, adding that it did not say anything because of a fraud investigation....
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Chicken Prices May Rise as Avian Flu Spreads
SOUTH AFRICA - Poultry producers on the JSE have proven to be resilient in the midst of the avian influenza outbreak, but experts warned that if the disease continued to spread South Africans could expect shortages of chicken and prices to rise....
Poultry Industry News from Myanmar Cause of Death of Chickens in Myeik Not H5N1
MYANMAR - Myeik municipal committee chairman Myat Ko Ko confirmed that the cause of death of 500 chickens in Myeik, Tanintharyi Region was not the H5N1 virus....
Poultry Industry News from Mozambique Ban on Poultry Products Driving Prices Up in Mozambique
MOZAMBIQUE - The ban imposed in June by the authorities on imports of all birds and their derivatives from the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa and Zimbabwe in the wake of an outbreak of avian flu in those countries is driving prices up in Mozambique....
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