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Thursday, November 20, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Biosecurity Guidance Following Bird Flu Outbreak
UK - Wild birds are one possible source of the H5N8 avian flu outbreak in East Yorkshire. That is why Defra are advising poultry keepers to follow good practice to minimise contact with wild birds while the origin of the infection is being investigated....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New Broiler Handbooks, Performance Objectives for All Aviagen Brands
GLOBAL - Aviagen® has released new Broiler Handbooks and updated global Performance Objectives for the Arbor Acres®, Indian River® and Ross® brands....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Updated Technology at Randox Food Speeds Drug Testing
UK - Constantly researching and developing innovative solutions to streamline diagnostic testing, Randox Food Diagnostics strive to increase customer confidence by improving food safety globally....
Poultry Industry News from United States Sustainability in Poultry: Nothing New for Sanderson
US - "Sustainability is really nothing new for poultry," according to Phil Stayer, head veterinarian for poultry company, Sanderson. He stresses the importance of maintaining good intestinal health, especially by controlling coccidiosis, to minimise antibiotic...
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA Helps Open and Expand Export Markets
US - The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service has awarded funding to more than 60 US agricultural organisations to help expand commercial export markets for American products....
Poultry Industry News from United States OK Foods Guilty of Objectionable Conduct in Union Election
US - The US National Labour Relations Board has ordered OK Foods to set aside the result of a union election held on 1 May because it found the company “engaged in objectionable conduct” under the National Labour Relations Act....
Poultry Industry News from European Union Bird Flu Update: Movement Ban in Yorkshire Bites, Ukraine Bans Poultry Meat Imports
UK, NETHERLANDS, GERMANY - In the UK, the culling of birds at the outbreak farm in Yorkshire has been completed, while the control measures are causing difficulties for nearby free-range egg farmers. Ukraine has banned poultry imports from the three EU...
Poultry Industry News from France Halamid Comes to West African Poultry Markets
FRANCE - The Halamid® brand of poultry disinfectant has been successfully launched this year in Senegal and Nigeria, says Axcentive....
Poultry Industry News from Mexico Pericoli Opens New Facility in Mexico
MEXICO - Termotecnica Pericoli has added to its growing network of Pericoli Global Operations with the opening of Pericoli Centro America SA de CV in Querétaro....
Poultry Industry News from United States Infectious Bronchitis: Advantageous Immune Defence
US - Feeding Diamond V Original XPC™ helped the response of the poultry immune system to either vaccination with infectious bronchitis vaccine or field virus....
Poultry Industry News from Central African Republic 2014 Crops Still Well Below Average in Central African Republic
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC - Harvesting of the bulk of the cereal crops has been concluded in the last several weeks....
Poultry Industry News from United States US Poultry Company Calls Abuse Video 'Inaccurate'
US - Koch Foods has stressed that it strictly adheres to USDA regulations and animal welfare guidelines from the National Chicken Council and has described the latest video from Mercy for Animals as "inaccurate"....
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Poultry Industry News from European Union Europe Responds to Bird Flu Outbreaks
EU - Emergency measures to combat bird flu have come into force in countries already reporting outbreaks - the Netherlands and the UK - and surveillance is raised in France. The virus in the UK has been confirmed as H5N8 and culling has begun on the affected...
Poultry Industry News from European Union European Campaign for the Responsible Use of Veterinary Antibiotics
EU - Zoetis has pledged its support for European Antibiotic Awareness Day, an initiative to encourage the prudent use of antibiotics in people and animals....
Poultry Industry News from Myanmar First Seminar in Myanmar: ‘Exciting to Help Its Industry Blossom’
MYANMAR - Thirty-four delegates took part in the first Cobb seminar for the Myanmar Broiler Association in Myanmar (formerly Burma) in Southeast Asia....
Poultry Industry News from Egypt Wadi Group Presents Ross 308 Total Solution Seminar
EGYPT - Aviagen® recently supported the Wadi Group ‘Total Solution Seminar’ which focused on performance and success through the four ‘pillars of poultry’- Breed, Balanced Nutrition, Environment and Management....
Poultry Industry News from Global Antimicrobials: Usage Falling, Resistance Rising
GLOBAL – Antimicrobial usage is falling in Europe but bacterial resistance to antibiotics is increasing at an alarming rate....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Poultry Farmers in UK Must Remain Vigilant after Bird Flu Outbreaks
UK - Poultry producers have been urged to remain vigilant following a case of avian influenza discovered at a duck farm in Yorkshire, the National Farmers Union (NFU) said....
Poultry Industry News from European Union Responsible Use of Antibiotics is Crucial, Says Farmers Union
EU - On European Antibiotic Awareness Day, Copa-Cogeca highlighted the importance of tackling antimicrobial resistance warning it is a serious concern in the EU and worldwide and underlined its commitment to promoting amongst its members the concept of...
Poultry Industry News from South Africa Commendable Jump in Astral's Poultry, Feed Profit
SOUTH AFRICA - Commenting on his company's annual results, the CEO of Astral Foods Limited describes its performance as "commendable"....
Poultry Industry News from United States Zoetis Announces Authorisation of Share Re-purchase Programme
US - The Board of Directors of Zoetis has authorised a $500-million share re-purchase programme as part of its capital allocation plans. ...
Poultry Industry News from Russian Federation Cherkizovo Group Opens Novonikolskaya Broiler Facility
RUSSIA - The official opening ceremony for the first poultry production facility of Cherkizovo’s Eletsprom project, took place in Dankov District of Lipetsk Region....
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson Sees Income Rise as Chicken Sales Increase
US - US meat and food processing giant Tyson Foods has seen net income rise from $778 million last year to $864 million in 2014....
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Yorkshire Bird Flu Outbreak Prompts Calls for Vigilance on Poultry Farms
UK - Further details on the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in East Yorkshire have been emerging since the first announcement yesterday, 17 November....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Conference to Debate Food vs Feed
UK - Animal feed vs human food will come under the microscope at the National Farm Management Conference ‘Farming for the Future - delivering sustainable intensification’. ...
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