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12 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Oman Oman Govt Bans Poultry Imports from Five Countries
OMAN - Importing poultry from five countries has been banned in Oman, according to a ministerial decision....
Poultry Industry News from Global NI Chicken Processor Sold to US Food Giant for Over $1b
US & UK - Northern Ireland-based chicken processing company Moy Park has been sold to United States food giant Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation in a deal worth $1.3billion (£1billion). Chris McCullough reports....
11 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: Tonnage of US Chicken Sold in July Up 7%
US - Last week, USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) compiled and posted the monthly US trade data for meat and livestock, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Poultry Industry News from United States 2017 USPOULTRY Women’s Leadership Conference Focused on Professional, Personal Development
US - Women from across the poultry industry recently gathered in Destin, Florida, for two days of professional and personal development. Sponsored by USPOULTRY, the conference is an annual event attended by more than 120 women in varying stages of their...
Poultry Industry News from Russian Federation Cherkizovo Group Ranks as Russia's Top Meat Producer
RUSSIA - PJSC Cherkizovo Group, the largest vertically integrated meat and feed producer in Russia, last week announced that it has come first in the 2016 Agroinvestors ranking of Russia’s top meat producers....
Poultry Industry News from China China's PPI Rises 6.3%; CPI Up 1.8% in August
CHINA - China's consumer inflation picked up in August, driven by higher food prices, while the factory-gate prices also rose, fueled by rising commodity costs....
Poultry Industry News from Canada Threats to End NAFTA Expected to Make Negotiators' Jobs More Difficult
CANADA - According to Bruce Cochrane, the acting Executive Director of the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance says his confidence that the renegotiation of NAFTA will move forward as quickly as desired has slipped....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Call for Brexit to Revolutionise Sustainable Farming
UK - Brexit should be used as a once-in-a-generation opportunity to end industrialised farming in the UK and make a radical shift towards more sustainable smallholdings and allotments, University of Sussex Professor Dave Goulson has said....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Grave Concern Over Rise in Animals Killed Without Stunning, Say Vets
UK - The number of animals killed without pre-stunning has risen sharply, according to analysis by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) of the latest survey released by the Food Standards Agency (FSA)....
Poultry Industry News from European Union Boehringer Ingelheim speak to The Poultry Site at WVPAC 2017
Last week was the 20th World Veterinary Poultry Association Conference (WVPAC). Over 2000 delegates from around the world attended the week long conference in Edinburgh. We caught up with Jerome Baudon Head of Global Marketing at Boehringer Ingelheim...
Poultry Industry News from United States Alternative therapies called best long-term hope for blackhead disease in turkeys
Alternative treatments may be the only long-term hope for managing blackhead in turkeys, said Robert Beckstead, PhD, turkey health specialist, North Carolina State University....
08 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY Announces 2018 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award Competition
US - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award....
Poultry Industry News from United States America’s Largest Chicken Association Rolls Out Industry-Wide Standards for Broiler Chicken Welfare
US - The National Chicken Council (NCC), the United States' oldest and largest national association representing the US broiler chicken industry (chickens raised for meat), this week rolled out a set of industry-wide standards for broiler chicken welfare...
Poultry Industry News from Taiwan COA Confirms Chickens to Have H5N8 Avian Flu
TAIWAN - Chickens at two slaughterhouses in Taipei and New Taipei City were confirmed to be infected with the H5N8 avian influenza virus, the Council of Agriculture (COA) said last week....
Poultry Industry News from Korea, South Korea to Enhance Poultry Farming Environment
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will take steps to enhance the overall environment of poultry farms and ban sales of live chickens and ducks to prevent future outbreaks of avian influenza, the agriculture ministry said Thursday. ...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Big Dutchman innovations on display at SPACE 2017
Big Dutchman looks forward to introducing several innovations at this year's SPACE. ...
Poultry Industry News from Zimbabwe Zimbabwean First Lady's Poultry Project to Transform Lives
ZIMBABWE - First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe's poultry project has potential to be used as collateral in accessing loans from financial institutions if beneficiaries effectively and efficiently implement it, zanu-pf Women's League national secretary for Administration,...
Poultry Industry News from China China's August Inflation Expected to Rise as Food Prices Increase
CHINA - China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, is expected to pick up in August, with food prices likely to increase....
07 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Pakistan Pakistan Govt Explores Markets for Export of Meat, Dairy Products
PAKISTAN - The government is exploring new markets for export of meat and dairy products with a focus on Global Halal Food Trade....
Poultry Industry News from United States HSUS Seeks Cage-Free Status for Pork, Veal & Eggs in California
US - Last November Massachusetts voters approved – by a 3 to 1 margin – a groundbreaking ballot question that will mandate all pork, veal and eggs sold in the Bay State come from pigs, calves and laying hens not confined to ultra-tight quarters. ...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Protecting longer-life layers against infectious bronchitis
With many laying hens now remaining in production up to 500 days, it’s time to rethink infectious bronchitis (IB) protection protocols, says Dieter Vancraeynest, DVM, PhD, a poultry veterinarian at Zoetis....
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Ceva details latest poultry “Vaccinology” approach claiming simple vaccination is no longer enough
At WVPA Congress, Edinburgh, the company outlines its latest innovations, in vaccines, equipment, services and quality certification....
Poultry Industry News from United States Coccidiosis, necrotic enteritis challenge cage-free layer systems
Cage-free housing for egg layers allows birds to exhibit more natural behaviors, but it also carries an increased risk for morbidity and mortality, according to a report at the 2017 Midwest Poultry Conference.1...
Poultry Industry News from United States Shepherd to lead global quality assurance
Dr. Gene Shepherd is now managing director of world quality assurance and veterinary services at Cobb-Vantress....
06 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson Prompted to Expand Production Due to Strong Chicken Demand
US - In response to strong consumer demand for chicken, Tyson Foods, Inc. yesterday announced plans to build a $320 million poultry complex in eastern Kansas....
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