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29 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Halting in ovo vaccination not a good option for managing hatchery bacteria
Higher 7-day mortality from bacterial infections in the hatchery is no reason to stop in ovo vaccination for Marek’s and other diseases, according to a consulting poultry veterinarian....
Poultry Industry News from China China's new animal feed standards set to lower soybean consumption
CHINA - 28 October 2018 (Reuters): New standards of protein content in animal feed that China announced on Friday will cut the country's annual soymeal consumption by 11 million tonnes and soybeans by 14 million tonnes, according to a statement from the...
Poultry Industry News from United States VFD offers improved control of variable speed fans
Most power ventilated livestock facilities rely on some method of control input to reduce the amount of air exhausted during colder weather. The farm operator calculates the number of animals and their weight to determine minimum ventilation rates expressed...
28 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Salmonella Infantis can complicate respiratory problems in broilers
Salmonella Infantis can become a persistent problem in broilers and exacerbate mortality when combined with infectious bronchitis, experience indicates at an integrated South American poultry company....
26 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Aviagen incubation and hatchery specialists offer expertise at World Poultry Science Association’s annual incubation and fertility research group meeting
Aviagen is committed to sharing latest developments and expertise and collaborates closely with global organisations for the benefit of the poultry industry. ...
Poultry Industry News from Thailand Arbor Acres Asia training featured biosecurity to safeguard bird health
Optimum biosecurity is critical for protecting broiler and breeder flocks...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom New guides for goose producers unveiled at annual farm walk
OXFORDSHIRE, UK - 26 October 2018: Two new guides were launched by the British Poultry Council (BPC) when goose producers from across the UK met for their annual farm walk hosted by the Homewood family at Peach Croft Farm, Radley, Abingdon, in Oxfordshire...
Poultry Industry News from Lao H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza discovered in Laos
LAOS: The World Organisation for Animal Health has alerted to the discovery of highly pathogenic avian influenze (H5N1) in Laos...
Poultry Industry News from United States H5N2 low pathogenic avian influenza confirmed in Kandiyohi County commercial turkey flock
MINNESOTA, USA: Strain is not the same virus that caused 2015 outbreak; does not pose risk to public health or food safety...
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU lawmakers move to ban throw-away plastics
STRASBOURG (Reuters): European Union lawmakers moved on Wednesday to ban widely-used, throw-away plastics such as straws and cotton buds, and put a greater burden on manufacturers to recycle in an effort to clear up ocean pollution, reports Alissa de...
Poultry Industry News from Brazil Brazil agriculture ministry launches surprise inspections at BRF
BRAZIL - 25 October 2018: (Reuters) - Brazil's agriculture ministry on Thursday launched surprise inspections at BRF SA, the world's largest chicken exporter, as the first salvo in its own investigation into police allegations that the company evaded...
Poultry Industry News from United States Research provides method to improve poultry product shelf life and safety
ATLANTA, USA - 25 October 2018: – The USPOULTRY Foundation announced the completion of a funded research project at the USDA Agricultural Research Service in Athens, Georgia, that has revealed a method to improve poultry product shelf life and safety...
25 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU bans prophylactic use of antibiotics in farming
EU - 25 October 2018: The European Parliament has today (25 October 2018) approved new legislation to come into force in 2022, banning the prophylactic use of antibiotics in farming...
Poultry Industry News from United States Taking ownership of your career development
An editorial by Roxanne Lagano Chief HR Officer at Zoetis...
Poultry Industry News from European Union Strasbourg "flash" group spotlights unfair food trade
EU - 25 October 2018: West Midlands MEP Anthea McIntyre has joined farmers and producers' groups in a "flash" event outside the European Parliament to highlight unfair trading practices by retail giants...
24 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Brexit report shows bleak outcomes for animal health after leaving the EU
UK - The UK could lose access to vital EU alerts on animal and plant pest and disease threats after Brexit according to report published by Lords Committee...
Poultry Industry News from United States Research provides new tool for controlling reovirus
GEORGIA, USA - 24 October 2018: The USPOULTRY Foundation announces the completion of a funded research project at AviServe LLC in Newark, Delaware that has revealed a new tool for controlling reovirus...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom High consumer demand in the poultry industry
UK - 24 October 2018: Over the last five years, there has been a considerable investment by farmers into poultry units, both for free range eggs and broiler chicken production...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom Former feedstuff processing ‘frees up’ 92,000 hectares of farmland
UK - 24 October 2018: Each year some 650,000 tonnes of ‘former foodstuffs’, ranging from broken biscuits to unwanted pasta, is turned into valuable animal feed with an energy value equivalent to feed wheat from around almost 92,000 hectares of farmland...
Poultry Industry News from United States Natural Grocers customers raise nearly $100,000 in support of organic farming and sustainable agriculture
WASHINGTON, DC - 23 October 2018: Customers made in-store donations during Organic Harvest Month, exceeding the original goal of $50,000...
Poultry Industry News from United Kingdom There is a false economy of turkey ‘crowns’, says KellyBronze
UK - 24 October 2018: The premium prices for turkey breasts or ‘crowns’ at Christmas means that consumers are effectively paying for the whole bird when buying a crown, according to Paul Kelly, managing director of Kelly Turkeys...
Poultry Industry News from Canada Do more: mental health first aid training can save lives
CANADA - 24 October 2018: The Do More Agriculture Foundation reports that demand for mental health first aid training has been overwhelming...
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY 2018 Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar takes a fresh look at rendering advancements, challenges and opportunities
GEORGIA, USA - 23 October 2018: USPOULTRY’s 2018 Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar brought together rendering professionals in Nashville, Tennessee, who benefited from presentations and first-hand knowledge on topics addressing areas such as peracetic acid...
Poultry Industry News from United States National Chicken Council calls for USDA participation in cell-cultured meat product regulation
WASHINGTON, DC, USA - 23 October 2018: The National Chicken Council (NCC) today delivered its priorities for cell-cultured meat products as part of the first joint meeting between the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Food & Drug Administration...
23 October 2018
Poultry Industry News from European Union EU signs Singapore trade deal, urges China to open up
EU (Reuters) - The European Union signed a free-trade deal with Singapore at a summit with Asian leaders on Friday and pressed China to allow greater foreign investment in its economy, but ran into familiar resistance from Beijing over state subsidies...
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