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09 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Advertising Campaign Boosts British Egg Enthusiasm
UK - An advertising campaign has seen visits to the egg recipes website more than triple since it launched in January....
Poultry Industry News from Canada H5N1 Avian Flu Virus Detected in British Columbia Hobby Flock
CANADA - The presence of H5N1 virus has been confirmed in a hobby poultry flock in British Columbia for the first time. Quarantine has been lifted from three farms previously affected by the H5N2 virus strain....
Poultry Industry News from China New High-path Bird Flu Outbreak Reported in Chinese Poultry
CHINA - A new outbreak of H5N6 high-path avian flu has been reported at a farm in Hunan province....
06 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Should CCTV Be Installed in Slaughterhouses?
UK - An all-seeing eye and independent monitoring would ensure the maximum quality of animal welfare conditions in slaughterhouses....
Poultry Industry News from India Seminar Addresses Challenges in Food Production in India
INDIA - Over 150 delegates including international participants attended the VIP Vets Welfare Association (VIPWA)’s technical seminar on ‘Challenges in Food Production of Animal Origin in India and Solutions in Post-2020 Scenario’....
Poultry Industry News from United States New Legislation to End Welfare Issues for Farm Animals in Research
US - Federal lawmakers have introduced a bill to require much needed protection for farm animals used for agricultural research at federal facilities....
Poultry Industry News from Mexico Bachoco Posts Five Per Cent Increase in Net Sales
MEXICO - The latest results of feed, meat and egg company, Industrias Bachoco, point to an almost 12 per cent increase in net sales for the latest quarter and of 5.2 per cent for the 2014 financial year, helped by lower maize prices, favourable exchange...
Poultry Industry News from United States Broiler, Turkey Welfare Research Pre-Proposals Invited
US - USPOULTRY is accepting research pre-proposals for the determination of the interaction of bird density and well-being in broilers and turkeys....
Poultry Industry News from China Call for More Attention to Environment in China's Agricultural Modernisation
CHINA - A professor at the School of Agriculture Economics and Rural Development at Renmin University has called for greater attention to the environmental impacts of China's agricultural modernisation to that its development is sustainable....
Poultry Industry News from Global Call for Concrete Proposals in World Trade Talks
GLOBAL - A new paper from the World Trade Organisation on the latest stage of the Doha round of the global trade talks has shown that just one country might have to make changes to its domestic support if the current proposals remain on the table....
Poultry Industry News from Global FAO Food Price Index Falls Again
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 182.7 points in January 2015, down 3.6 points (1.9 per cent) from its revised* (reduced) December 2014 value....
05 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global Weekly Overview: New Focus on Antibiotic Resistance; Avian Flu Update
GLOBAL - There is renewed interest in antibiotic use in farm animals with the publication of a new report that confirms the link between medical and veterinary use in farm animals. Retailers are taking an increasing role in the use of antibiotics in food...
Poultry Industry News from United States IPPE Seminar Explored How to Handle Environmental Regulations
US - The 'Environmental Bootcamp' education programme at the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) included advice on pollution prevention and the importance of understanding the regulations that apply to your business....
Poultry Industry News from Pakistan Sharp Drop in Poultry Prices in Pakistan
PAKISTAN - An oversupply in the market is being blamed for falling prices of poultry meat and eggs, while the sector is made vulnerable due to political instability and high power costs....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Government Challenged on Animal Welfare Ahead of Election
UK - Political parties were this week urged to take action on animal welfare and disease prevention as the British Veterinary Association (BVA) President John Blackwell set out the organisation’s 2015 General Election manifesto....
Poultry Industry News from Global Nutreco Sees Earnings Rise
GLOBAL - Animal feed and meat producer, Nutreco, saw revenue rise by 0.3 per cent over the last year to €5.253.billion and organic volume rose by 2.2 per cent....
Poultry Industry News from United States Challenge to California's Foie Gras Ruling
CALIFORNIA, US - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has said she will appeal last month’s decision by a federal judge to overturn the state’s ban on foie gras....
Poultry Industry News from United States Fresh Call to End Port Dispute Hitting Meat Exports
US - A coalition of 92 food, agricultural and allied groups has called on both sides of the West Coast port dispute to end the disruption....
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson Reports 37 Per Cent Rise in Quarterly Operating Income
US - In its first-quarter report, Tyson Foods has recorded sales of $10.8 billion, an increase of 23 per cent over the same period of the previous year....
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA Invests $18 Million to Train New Farmers
US - The US Department of Agriculture's Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden (USDA) has announced more than $18 million in grants to educate, mentor, and enhance the sustainability of the next generation of farmers....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Culling Underway at Hampshire Chicken Farm with Avian Flu
UK - A low-pathogenic case of avian flu has now been confirmed in broiler breeder chickens at a farm in Hampshire. The culling of birds at the farm is underway, and the virus is of the H7 subtype....
Poultry Industry News from Taiwan Taiwan Reports 159 Avian Flu Outbreaks on Farms, Abattoirs
TAIWAN - The two latest reports indicate a total of 159 outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the last couple of weeks. More than 885,000 poultry - mostly geese but also some native chicken and ducks - have been affected by the H5N2 and/or...
Poultry Industry News from Bulgaria Bulgaria Reports First Avian Flu Outbreak in Domestic Poultry
BULGARIA - The first outbreak of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza has been reported in domestic poultry - in the same region as the dead wild bird last month. ...
04 February 2015
Poultry Industry News from Global What Role do Retailers Play in Reducing the Use of Antibiotics on Farms?
ANALYSIS - More resistant bacteria means more pressure on producers, veterinarians, and, as consumer awareness grows, retailers....
Poultry Industry News from United States Could Genetically Engineered Animals Ease World Hunger?
US - Genetically engineered food animals could provide a sustainable means to feed a fast-growing world population, yet regulatory hurdles keep such animals off the market, according to an award-winning scientist....
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