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08 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from Canada Incubation and the role of carbon dioxide (CO2) in embryo development
The belief was that CO2 was harmful to the developing embryo and that fresh air and plenty of oxygen was needed for optimum chick development and hatchability. However, with atmospheric CO2 levels typically around 400 ppm, and with averaged measured CO2...
Poultry Industry News from European Union poultry proiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics: application in poultry nutrition
For poultry professionals, it is important to understand the different actions of the various probiotic products on the market, and to use the one that is most suited to their particular requirements....
Poultry Industry News from European Union Improving egg production profits with pullet weight management
Pullet body weight strongly influences sexual maturity and overall reproductive performance of the adult layer. Proper gut health management is key to achieving ideal body weight and ensuring optimal performance and profitability....
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...
Poultry Industry News from United States NFU board urges new approach to establish fair trade
KANSAS CITY, Missouri – National Farmers Union’s (NFU) Board of Directors today urged President Trump to adopt a new, positive approach to establishing fair trade relationships with US trading partners...
07 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from Japan Global Food Safety Initiative reveals new benchmarking requirements
TOKYO, 6 March 2018 - The Global Food Safety Initiative announced at its annual Global Food Safety Conference in Tokyo, the latest initiative in GFSI’s mission to advance food safety and encourage industry action ...
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY Foundation student recruiting grant awarded to Mississippi State University
TUCKER, Georgia, 7 March 2018 – A $22,816 student recruiting grant has been awarded to Mississippi State University from the US Poultry & Egg Harold E. Ford Foundation (USPOULTRY Foundation) ...
Poultry Industry News from United States Influence Feed: Feedback on food and fuel policy
Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and agriculture to bring you insights in a convenient...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Mathieu Lardière appointed as Technical Manager EMEA
Hubbard is pleased to announce the appointment of Mathieu Lardière as Technical Manager for the EMEA Region (Europe, Middle East & North Africa). Mathieu will report to Bruno Briand, Sales Director EMEA....
06 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Salmonella biofilms resist disinfectants in poultry processing
Common disinfectants used in chiller tanks and dipping stations at poultry processing plants are not effective against Salmonella in its biofilm state, caution Tereza Chylkova and colleagues at the University of California–Davis. [1]...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Beware business rate bills, warns CAAV
Farmers and landowners could face higher business rate bills by making minor changes to their businesses, the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers has warned...
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...
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazilian poultry company BRF SA fraud exposed
The turmoil at Brazilian poultry giant BRF SA intensified after it became the target of a new phase of the food-safety probe that threw the country’s meat industry into disarray last year, Bloomberg reports...
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....
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Cobb-Brazil live haul trailers deliver climate control
Cobb-Brazil is investing more than one-million dollars in a new fleet of state-of-the-art chick transporters to make sure chicks arrive to customers in top condition. Brazil’s large landscape with spread-out farms previously presented a challenge for...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Get ready for change at the British Pig & Poultry Fair
Farmers face a lot of uncertainty in the coming years, but armed with the best advice from the industry’s top leaders they will be able to make the most of any opportunities which lie ahead...
Poultry Industry News from Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia moving towards greater self-sufficiency
The Global Islamic Economy Gateway reports that the Saudi government has set a strategic goal of domestic poultry production to meet 60 percent of local consumption in the next five years. Self-sufficieny currently stands at around 50 percent. ...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom NFU calls for detail on food and drink sector after Brexit
Brexit negotiations must deliver detail for largest manufacturing sector – food and drink, says NFU....
02 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Lack of medications, veterinarians hamper turkey industry
The US turkey industry continues to be hampered by a lack of approved efficacious drugs, according to a 2017 survey. Since 2005, four medications have been withdrawn, leaving the industry without any recourse to treat colibacillosis, blackhead and other...
Poultry Industry News from United States Researchers develop method for making new types of vaccines
TUCKER, Georgia, 1 March 2018 - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the US National Poultry Research Centre, Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory in Athens, Georgia in which researchers developed...
01 March 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson Poultry fined $2 million for violating Clean Water Act
Tyson Poultry Inc. was sentenced in federal court in Springfield, Missouri, to pay a $2 million criminal fine, serve two years of probation, and pay $500,000 to directly remedy harm caused when it violated the Clean Water Act, the Justice Department announced....
28 February 2018
Poultry Industry News from Philippines Aviagen announce Greg Hitt as new Regional Technical Manager for the Asia Pacific region
Aviagen® is pleased to announce Greg Hitt as the new Regional Technical Manager for the Asia Pacific region. In his new role, Hitt will lead customer support programs for Aviagen’s Arbor Acres®, Indian River® and Ross® brands of poultry broiler...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Monitoring animal welfare at slaughter with new CCTV leglislation
Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) to hold one day seminar ahead of new legislation coming into force....
Poultry Industry News from United States China removes duties on US chicken but market still closed to US poultry and egg exports
Washington, D.C., 27 February 27 2018 – China’s decision to drop anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties as of Tuesday on US broilers was welcomed by the US industry, but the decision is not expected to have any immediate, direct impact because the China...
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY accepting applications for 2018 clean water awards
TUCKER, Georgia – Feb. 27, 2018 – U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is accepting applications for the 2018 Clean Water Awards....
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