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09 January 2018
08 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Two More H5N6 Bird Flu Outbreaks in Gyeonggi, South Jeolla Provinces
SOUTH KOREA - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has reported two further outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu in farms located in the provinces of Gyeonggi and South Jeolla....
Poultry Industry News from Australia States in Flap Over Egg-laying Chickens
AUSTRALIA - A brawl between the States over animal welfare standards for egg-laying chickens could derail a proposed national plan for the industry, with WA and Victoria saying it did not reflect "modern" practice....
Poultry Industry News from Tanzania Sh32b Poultry Project in the Offing
TANZANIA - A multi-billion-shilling poultry project is set to take off in Siha District, Kilimanjaro Region....
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Egg Shortage Grips Zimbabwean Poultry Industry
ZIMBABWE - There is a massive shortage of chicken eggs on the local market due to the effects of avian influenza outbreak which occurred last year severely impacting on the country’s poultry industry, an official said....
Poultry Industry News from United States Livestock Outlook Positive for 2018, Farm Bureau Reports
US - Last year ended on a good note, and the 2018 outlook for livestock and poultry sectors is positive overall, according to James Robb, director and senior agricultural livestock economist for the Livestock Marketing Information Center. ...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Olympic Gymnast Champions #EggsMyWay Campaign
UK - Reigning Olympic champion gymnast Max Whitlock is spearheading a crack team of high-profile ambassadors, in a £1m plus recipe marketing campaign with the theme #EggsMyWay to promote the culinary and health benefits of eggs in 2018....
07 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States 360° SmartCare™ in the USA: innovation in service and support
There are, says Pas Reform’s CEO Harm Langen, many ways to innovate. And as the world’s only single-source supplier of fully integrated hatchery solutions, Pas Reform and its US partner NatureForm have taken a wide view, to deliver innovation across...
Poultry Industry News from United States Miller Poultry contracts NatureForm for new hatchery renovation in Indiana
Miller Poultry, a producer of Amish-grown, antibiotic free poultry, has commissioned a complete renovation of its broiler hatchery in Goshen, Indiana with SmartPro™ NF single stage incubation....
05 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from India Chicken, Egg Sales Dip Due to Bird Flu Scare
INDIA - The bird flu scare that's gripping Bengaluru city following the death of eight chickens due to avian flu has affected sale of chicken meat. ...
Poultry Industry News from Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Decided Not to Ban Poultry Meat Imports from Russia
AZERBAIJAN - Azerbaijan does not import poultry meat and its products from the Kostroma region of Russia, where bird flu was detected, so there is no need to impose a ban on the imports of these products, said Yolchu Khanvali, head of the press service...
Poultry Industry News from Japan Mitsubishi to Launch Thai Poultry Processing JV
JAPAN - Trading house Mitsubishi Corp. intends to open a plant in Thailand to fry, steam and freeze chicken for export to Japan and elsewhere, under a joint venture with local food company Betagro Group....
04 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South OIE Reports Further H5N6 Bird Flu Outbreak in South Jeolla Province
SOUTH KOREA - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has reported yet another outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 avian flu....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Food, Trade Commitments Welcomed in Secretary of State’s Oxford Address
UK - NFU Scotland has welcomed Michael Gove’s support for food production, delivering fairer food supply chains and securing the right trading platforms post-Brexit when the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs addressed the Oxford...
Poultry Industry News from Malaysia Invigorating Arbor Acres GP distributor and PS customer meeting in Malaysia
An Aviagen® Arbor Acres® Customer Service Team (AACST) meeting catering to grandparent (GP) and parent stock (PS) customers from the Middle East and Africa was held on November 12-17. The meeting contained over 20 presentations and 2 workshops, effectively...
Poultry Industry News from Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Bans Transport of Live Poultry
SAUDI ARABIA - Health authorities in Saudi Arabia have banned the transfer of live birds inside the country, after a fresh outbreak of bird flu in the kingdom on Saturday, the official Saudi news agency SPA said....
Poultry Industry News from United Arab Emirates Netherlands Chicken, Egg Imports Latest to be Banned by UAE
UAE - The UAE has banned the import of chicken and eggs from the Netherlands following an alert from the World Organisation for Animal Health on a highly contagious H5N8 bird flu strain....
03 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New Chicken Immune Cell Increases Susceptibility to Marek’s Disease
UK - Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have identified a new type of immune cell in chickens that is involved in the development of Marek’s disease....
Poultry Industry News from Saudi Arabia OIE Reports Three More HPAI Outbreaks in Riyadh
SAUDI ARABIA - Dr Ali Al Doweriej, Director General of Veterinary Health and Monitoring Department, has reported three further outbreaks of high-path H5N8 bird flu, all in Riyadh....
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South High-path H5N6 Bird Flu Detected at South Jeolla Province Poultry Farms
SOUTH KOREA - Dr Oh Soon-Min, Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer at the Animal Health Policy Bureau of the Ministry of Agriculture has reported two outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza at two farms located in South Jeolla Province....
Poultry Industry News from Israel 'Clean Meat' Start-Up Pecks Up $3M in Seed Funding; Partners with Industry Leaders
ISRAEL - SuperMeat, the Israeli biotech and food-tech startup, announced yesterday it has raised $3M in seed funding and has formed a strategic partnership with PHW, one of Europe’s largest poultry producers, and an equity investor in the company....
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Prices of Fried Chickens, Hamburgers Climb Amid Rising Minimum Wage
SOUTH KOREA - In the New Year, the aftermaths of the rise of minimum wage, grocery prices rising and business hours decreasing are becoming reality. The minimum wage of 2018 is 7,530 won per hour, which has increased by 16.4 per cent compared to that...
Poultry Industry News from Malaysia Closure of Open System Poultry Farms to be Ordered
MALAYSIA - Several commercial chicken farms which have been operating under the open rearing system will be ordered to cease operations, said Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan, the current Menteri Besar of Negeri Sembilan....
02 January 2018
Poultry Industry News from Russian Federation OIE Reports Highly Pathogenic H5N2 Bird Flu Outbreak in Kostroma Oblast
RUSSIA - On 29 December 2017, Dr Evgeny Nepoklonov, Vice-minister at the Ministry of Agriculture, sent the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) a report, notifying them of an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N2 bird flu....
Poultry Industry News from United States Necrotic enteritis and age of litter: What’s the connection in broilers?
Broilers raised on used litter develop better immunity to necrotic enteritis (NE) than birds raised on new litter when challenged early with Clostridium perfringens, Steve Davis, DVM, president of Colorado Quality Research, told Poultry Health Today....
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