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01 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Cobb Champion award goes to Russia
The latest Cobb Champion award for broiler performance has gone to Chicken Kingdom company, located in Lipetsk, Russia, and part of Cherkizovo Group. The awards were introduced last year to recognise annual world-class performance at breeder, broiler...
Poultry Industry News from United States Coalition Supports Nomination of Censky as USDA Deputy Secretary
US - The National Chicken Council this week joined other agricultural organisations in supporting the nomination of Stephen Censky as Deputy Secretary for the US Department of Agriculture....
31 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Ireland 'Tighter Rules Needed on Labelling Chickens,' Warns Producer
IRELAND - Country of origin labelling must be tightened up as many consumers are unaware where their chicken fillets come from, a producer has warned....
Poultry Industry News from Namibia Namibia Eases Restrictions on Poultry Imports
NAMIBIA - Namibia has slightly eased its ban on poultry imports from South Africa, despite an outbreak of avian flu there. The amendment is a result of severe shortages of poultry in Namibian markets....
Poultry Industry News from India Hy-Line to Tap Indian Poultry Market
INDIA - US-based layer poultry genetics firm Hy-Line International, which has joined hands with city-based Srinivasa Hatcheries to offer high-yielding birds, expects the partnership to boost its global footprint. Hy-Line has about 50 per cent market share...
Poultry Industry News from United States US Agriculture Recognises Value of NAFTA
US - Canada's Agriculture Minister says US agriculture recognises the benefits that have been created by NAFTA over the past 20 years, according to Bruce Cochrane....
28 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU Report Shows More Evidence on Link Between Antibiotic Use, Antibiotic Resistance
EU - The European Food Safety Authority, the European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are concerned about the impact of use of antibiotics on the increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Increased Chicken Inventories Biggest in Ten Years
US - Inventories of meat in cold storage at mid-year were lower than a year ago, except for turkey, according to USDA-NASS (National Agriculture Statistics Service), reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Poultry Industry News from Portugal Lidl Portugal Ceases Egg Sales from Caged Hens
PORTUGAL - Lidl Portugal has announced that it is the first retail chain in Portugal to cease the sale of eggs from hens kept in cages....
Poultry Industry News from Iran Iran’s Per Capita Egg Consumption at 198
IRAN - Each Iranian consumed 198 eggs on average in the last fiscal year (March 2016-17)....
Poultry Industry News from United States ‘Raised without antibiotics’ marketing has nothing to do with science
“It has nothing to do with science.” That’s the message I’ve received from two different restaurant chains in the past month. To meet market demand, they’re leaning toward selling poultry meat from broilers raised without antibiotics or, at...
27 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Global Chlorinated Chickens Overshadow US-UK Trade Talks
US & UK - This week, Britain and the US commenced talks on the potential for post-Brexit trade, though the talks have been overshadowed by concerns in Britain particularly over whether Britain would be forced to lower its food standards to accommodate...
Poultry Industry News from United States US Poultry Industry Weighs in on NAFTA Renegotiation
US - In a recent letter to the current administration, the North American Agriculture and Trade Coalition referred to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as a "bonanza for American Agriculture."...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Event Sets Focus for Future R&D in UK Agriculture
UK - Research, development and knowledge exchange experts gathered to discuss priorities and develop lasting collaborative partnerships, to drive innovation and improvement in UK agriculture....
Poultry Industry News from Myanmar OIE Reports H5N1 Bird Flu Outbreak in Myanmar Poultry Farm
MYANMAR - Dr Ye Tun Win, Chief Veterinary Officer Director General at the Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department in Myanmar has reported an outbreak of H5N1 avian influenza at a poultry farm in the Tanintharyi region....
26 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Partnership on Live Production, Welfare & Biosecurity Seminar
US - The US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), National Chicken Council (NCC), National Turkey Federation (NTF) and United Egg Producers (UEP) have announced a new collaboration in hosting the Live Production, Welfare & Biosecurity Seminar. The...
Poultry Industry News from Kazakhstan Pig Breeding, Chicken Egg Production in EEU States Named as Growth Points
KAZAKHSTAN - The Eurasian Economic Commission declares that pig breeding and production of chicken eggs is the growth points in the agriculture of 2017-2018, reads the draft prognosis of the development of agricultural complex EEU....
Poultry Industry News from Ethiopia Dairy, Meat Exports Surge in Ethiopia
ETHIOPIA - The Ethiopian Meat & Dairy Industry Development Institute reported that the country generated 104 million dollars from meat, honey, wax, fodder products, and milk and dairy exports during the recently ended fiscal year....
Poultry Industry News from European Union Prevention is better than cure: Vencomatic Group launches its revolutionary Q-Perch
Vencomatic Group proudly launches their solution to control red mite. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States AAAP premieres video at 60th annual conference
A video saluting accomplishments of the American Association of Avian Pathologists made its debut on the closing night of the group’s 60th annual conference....
25 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Afghanistan Nangarhar Poultry Farm Industry Growing Despite Problems
AFGHANISTAN - Poultry Farms Union (PFU) in Afghanistan's eastern region said more than 3,000 poultry farms existed in the east, including 2,500 in Nangarhar alone....
Poultry Industry News from United States New Vaccine Production Could Improve Flu Shot Accuracy
US - A new way of producing the seasonal flu vaccine could speed up the process and provide better protection against infection....
24 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Argentina Mercosur Should Seek More Food Exports to China, Says Diplomat
ARGENTINA - The Southern Common Market (Mercosur) should have a bigger share in China's food imports, said Diego Guelar, Argentina's ambassador to China, on Friday....
Poultry Industry News from Ireland IFA Urges Total Contribution Pension System to be Introduced in 2018 Budget
IRELAND - IFA Farm Family and Social Affairs Chairperson Maura Canning has called for the current averaging system to be moved to a total contributions system for the purposes of calculating a person’s Contributory State Pension payment rate in the...
Poultry Industry News from India MPI Going Rate Makes Mockery of Govt Order Regulating Chicken Prices
INDIA - The Kerala The state government order on chicken prices appears to be a case of a 'holier than thou' attitude in the light of the exorbitant price at which the government-run Meat Products of India(MPI) sells chicken....
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