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Foregoing CAV breeder vaccination based on ELISA results can backfire

Mon, 23 Apr 2018

Not vaccinating broiler breeders for chicken anaemia virus (CAV) because ELISA results show detectable antibodies could be asking for trouble, says Guillermo Zavala, DVM, PhD, Avian Health International, LLC.

 

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Boehringer Ingelheim to invest €65 million in avian vaccines

Mon, 23 Apr 2018

Boehringer Ingelheim is set to invest almost €65 million in a high-tech building at its Lyon Portes-des-Alpes site in Saint-Priest, France (Rhône), to meet the growing demand worldwide for avian vaccines.

 

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Jamesway chosen for Tunisian hatchery

Mon, 23 Apr 2018

The Miamys Poultry Company from Tunis, Tunisia will be purchasing Jamesway Multi-Stage machines for their upcoming hatchery project. The contract was signed, with some ceremony, at the Canadian Embassy in Tunisia this week with Canadian Trade Commissioner, Philippe Armengau, in attendance.

 

Brazil responds after EU ban on poultry imports

Mon, 23 Apr 2018

After suspending 20 processing plants in Brazil from exporting meat to the EU, the Associação Brasileira de Proteína appeals to the World Trade Organisation (WTO)

 

Asian food industry leaders put animal welfare on their agenda

Mon, 23 Apr 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia - 23 April 2018 - Humane Society International (HSI) recently hosted Indonesia’s first corporate animal welfare roundtable, bringing together leading food service, restaurant and hospitality companies to discuss the global movement towards higher animal welfare supply chains, specifically with respect to cage-free eggs

 

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MSD Animal Health continues its partnership with WeForest to promote a healthy planet

Sun, 22 Apr 2018

World Earth Day provides opportunity for veterinarians to give back.

 

USPOULTRY highlights poultry and egg farms and processors in observance of Earth Day

Sat, 21 Apr 2018

TUCKER, Georgia – 21 April 2018: In observance of Earth Day on 22 April, US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is highlighting two videos from its series emphasising environmental stewardship on poultry and egg farms and at poultry companies with exemplary performance at water reclamation

 

CPF’s cooked duck products eye growth in New Zealand market

Sat, 21 Apr 2018

Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) eyes growth in New Zealand as the premium cooked duck product is gaining popularity among NZ consumers

 

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More animal-friendly trapping method for Rondeel's chickens

Fri, 20 Apr 2018

Chickens no longer need to be picked up by their legs and put upside down in crates when they go to the slaughterhouse. Eyes on Animals introduces the Dutch poultry industry to the 'Swedish trapping method' for chickens. Poultry farm Rondeel is the first to switch over

 

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New Division of Agriculture Cargill Poultry Research Centre to focus on antibiotic alternatives

Fri, 20 Apr 2018

FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas – Scientists looking for alternatives to antibiotics to keep poultry healthy will have a state-of-the-art facility for their work, thanks to a $150,000 donation from Cargill, as part of the company’s focus on safely, responsibly and sustainably producing food

 

Eat less and better meat and dairy, say campaigners

Thu, 19 Apr 2018

A powerful alliance of 52 organisations have set out their stall for how to eat meat and dairy more sustainably

 

Current house farm bill fails to meet needs of family farmers, says NFU (US)

Thu, 19 Apr 2018

WASHINGTON - The US House Agriculture Committee today marked up the 2018 Farm Bill, H.R. 2, sending the bill to the full US House of Representatives for its consideration

 

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No-touch meat packaging for millennials

Thu, 19 Apr 2018

Sainsbury's has announced that it will be introducing no-touch packaging for their chicken pieces in May 2018

 

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Hy-Line International adds to technical service team

Thu, 19 Apr 2018

Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, has added to its Southeast Asia team Ms. Princess Cortez as Technical Service Specialist. She will be based in the Philippines.

 

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Clostridium perfringens on broiler meat can survive processing, potentially sicken consumers

Wed, 18 Apr 2018

Most broiler producers know the economic impact of necrotic enteritis caused by Clostridium perfringens, particularly in birds raised without antibiotics.

 

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MSD Animal Health receives marketing authorisation from European Commission for expanded indication of Panacur® AquaSol for chickens

Wed, 18 Apr 2018

Addition of a new therapeutic indication to combat the intestinal parasite, Capillaria spp. (L5 and adult stages).

 

US egg recall could affect 2 million eggs in Hong Kong

Wed, 18 Apr 2018

The recent recall of over 206 million eggs which were potentially contaminated with Salmonella in the US could include 2 million eggs exported to Hong Kong, reports the South China Morning post

 

Countryside must not become a ‘soft target’, NFU tells police chiefs

Wed, 18 Apr 2018

NFU President Minette Batters will urge Chief Constables to ensure farms and rural communities do not become a ‘soft target’ for criminals, in an address to the National Police Chiefs Council

 

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Aviagen Gold Coast customer conference well received and attended

Wed, 18 Apr 2018

Aviagen ANZ held a comprehensive one and a half day conference to address both new developments and the leading flock management practices to a large group of managers from poultry companies across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.

 

NFU South East prepared to respond to government on future farm policy

Tue, 17 Apr 2018

Hundreds of NFU South East members have come forward to help the NFU respond to government plans for future farm policy, which currently fails to recognise the vital role of food production, reports the NFU

 

Agri-strategies for climate change: What do the experts say?

Tue, 17 Apr 2018

The headquarters of the Ministry of Agribusiness, Argentina, was the scene of the 'Workshop of analysis and perspective of the process of construction of the Adaptation Plan to climate change for the agricultural sector in Argentina', organised jointly with the Institute Inter-American Cooperation for Agriculture (IICA).

 

Taking steps for business-wide welfare and sustainability

Tue, 17 Apr 2018

Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC commits to sustainability and welfare improvement targets in 2017 sustainability report

 

206 million eggs recalled by Indiana farm

Mon, 16 Apr 2018

Rose Acre Farms in Indiana has recalled 206,749,248 shell eggs due to potential contamination with Salmonella Braenderup

 

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Woody breast continues to baffle researchers

Mon, 16 Apr 2018

Woody breast is a relatively new disease that adversely affects meat quality during processing, but poultry scientists still don’t understand its underlying causes, said Luke Borst, DVM, PhD, a veterinary anatomic pathologist at North Carolina State University.

 

Too many eggs, not enough tech: Egg glut in Nigeria a result of a paucity technology

Mon, 16 Apr 2018

CEO Emmanuel Iregbeyen, Emiraz Farms, points to a lack of technology as the culprit for Nigerian egg glut

 

FAI Director, Paul Cook, joins McDonald’s new Chicken Sustainability Advisory Council

Fri, 13 Apr 2018

As part of their journey towards improved chicken sustainability, McDonald’s have appointed FAI Technical Director Paul Cook to a multi-stakeholder advisory council featuring key suppliers, genetics experts, leading welfare academics and researchers - such as Dr Temple Grandin and Dr Harry Blokhuis, and NGOs including the World Wildlife Fund

 

Maple Leafs Foods invests in Entomo Farms to expand cricket farming production

Fri, 13 Apr 2018

Entomo Farms, North America’s largest insect farm for human consumption, announced today that it raised Series A funding from Maple Leaf Foods, Canada’s largest protein consumer packaged goods company

 

Dates announced for the 2019 Latin American Poultry Summit

Thu, 12 Apr 2018

TUCKER, Georgia, 12 April 2018 - The International Poultry Expo (IPE) - part of the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), and WATT Global Media have announced the dates for the new 2019 Latin American Poultry Summit, to be held Monday, 11 February and Tuesday 12 February 2019

 

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ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference will explore the transformative power of ideas and their ability to change the poultry industry

Thu, 12 Apr 2018

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Poultry producers and industry experts from around the world will gather at ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE18), held 20-22 May in Lexington, Kentucky, to share ideas and discuss advancements in the industry related to digital technologies, superior eggs, meat quality and the use of antibiotics

 

Find out how (and why) to improve the gut health of your flock with a free ebook

Thu, 12 Apr 2018

"Poultry Diseases Influenced by Gastrointestinal Health" by A. Gino Lorenzoni DVM, MSc, PhD is a guide to how and why to improve the gut health of your flock

 

Pirbright research to boost vaccine production

Thu, 12 Apr 2018

Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have received money which will enable research into boosting vaccine yields by up to ten fold

 

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Big Dutchman provides equipment for two broiler breeder houses in Belgium

Thu, 12 Apr 2018

The equipment includes the well-proven feed pan “Male Pan” that wears down the beak naturally.

 

What’s on the label? Traditionally-harvested vs lab-grown

Wed, 11 Apr 2018

WASHINGTON – As new, alternative “beef” products make their way onto grocery store shelves, National Farmers Union (NFU) is encouraging federal officials to establish labelling requirements that better inform consumers about the difference between products that come from traditionally harvested animals and those that were created in a laboratory

 

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Poultry India: Modern poultry equipment and feeding systems on display

Wed, 11 Apr 2018

“Big Dutchman offers systems perfect for the Indian market!”

 

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Dry grape extracts to optimise vitamin E in animal nutrition

Wed, 11 Apr 2018

The vitamin E market is going through a very serious context of stretched supply, possible shortage and price issues.

 

Who's Who Award 2018 to be held at the opening of AveSui Latin America

Wed, 11 Apr 2018

The award ceremony will take place on 1 August 2018, the opening night of the main event of the Latin American poultry and pork industry

 

Important issues drive agenda for Canada's leading animal nutrition conference

Wed, 11 Apr 2018

OTTAWA, Ontario, 11 April 2018 - There's still time to register for the 2nd Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada from 2-3 May in Edmonton

 

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In-ovo vaccination requires good hatchery management

Tue, 10 Apr 2018

In-ovo vaccination is gaining popularity and is being used in an increasing number of hatcheries. A driving force behind this is the increasing number of vaccines that are suitable for this method, including vector vaccines, which offer early protection against more than just one disease, and immune-complex vaccines, which can be given in the presence of maternal antibodies.

 

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Influence Feed: China strikes back

Tue, 10 Apr 2018

Stay current on the latest food and agriculture issues impacting your business with Influence Feed by Zoetis. Influence Feed tracks the top 1,500 most influential voices across all segments of food and agriculture to bring you insights in a convenient bi-weekly report.

 

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Arbor Acres Algeria: Seminar and celebration

Tue, 10 Apr 2018

Arbor Acres Algeria seminar celebrates the brand’s 85th birthday and its ongoing success in Algeria.

 

UK agriculture must innovate before Brexit, warns CAAV

Tue, 10 Apr 2018

Farming must adapt quickly to remain competitive after Brexit, increasing productivity through innovation and enlisting younger, more highly trained farmers to bring renewed leadership to the sector

 

Farm and rural groups urge congress to address farmer suicides in farm bill

Mon, 09 Apr 2018

WASHINGTON – Farmers and ranchers commit suicide at a rate five times that of the general population

 

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Two symposia on poultry enteric disease set stage for 2018 AAAP Conference

Mon, 09 Apr 2018

Two symposia focused on enteric disease in poultry will be held immediately prior to the 2018 American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) annual conference set for this July in Denver.

 

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Nutriad presents research data at World Mycotoxin Forum

Mon, 09 Apr 2018

Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, a leading expert in practical solutions for Mycotoxin Management, sponsored the 10th World Mycotoxin Forum that took place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

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MSD Animal Health receives marketing authorization from European Commission for expanded indication of PANACUR® AquaSol for chickens

Mon, 09 Apr 2018

MADISON, NJ, 9 April 2018 – Addition of a new therapeutic indication to combat the intestinal parasite, Capillaria spp. (L5 and adult stages)

 

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Seven misconceptions about IBD in broilers

Mon, 09 Apr 2018

Infectious bursal disease, or IBD, is one of the most common yet most misunderstood diseases of poultry.

 

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Biomin moves to Kansas City

Mon, 09 Apr 2018

Erber Group, the holding company for five divisions including Biomin America and Romer Labs®, has established its new Erber Group hub in Kansas City. The move brings Biomin and Romer Labs closer to each other and their respective customers, offering further support with an expanded team of industry experts.

 

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Cobb and RCL Foods delivering top level training in South Africa

Mon, 09 Apr 2018

Plans to develop RCL Foods’ own Agriculture Academy in South Africa were announced by Dr Sanjay Maharaj, the company’s technical executive for agriculture, at a technical school organised jointly with Cobb Europe at KwaZulu-Natal.

 

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Hy-Line grandparent and parent stock distributor awarded compartmentalisation status

Mon, 09 Apr 2018

Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, is pleased to announce its layer breeding stock distributor, Hy-Line do Brasil, has been awarded compartmentalisation status by the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA). This status is also recognised by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

 

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Proper water pressure, volume essential to good flock performance

Mon, 09 Apr 2018

Raising commercial chickens successfully requires an adequate water supply. This means enough water pressure and volume to meet flock demands.

 

Sri Lanka's leading poultry company investing in hatchery infrastructure

Sat, 07 Apr 2018

SRI LANKA - Delmo Chicken and Agro (Pvt) Limited, one of Sri Lanka's leading poultry production and processing company with its range of products marketed throughout the island under the brand name Delmo, has stepped up on a major upgrade in its capacity

 

Bilateral agreement signed for Canadian agricultural partnership

Fri, 06 Apr 2018

Today, Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler signed a bilateral agreement to finalise and implement the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, a five-year agreement to strategically invest $176 million in Manitoba’s agricultural and agri-food sector

 

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Are you using rodenticides correctly?

Fri, 06 Apr 2018

Farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers are being encouraged to undertake knowledge updates to maintain their professional competence in the use of stewardship-label rodenticides

 

Canada commits to growth in turkey sector

Fri, 06 Apr 2018

OTTAWA, Ontario - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC): At the National Poultry Show in London, Ontario, the AAFC reaffirms its commitment to growing the turkey industry in Canada

 

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Belgium meets Brazil: Aviagen EPI organises Latin American customer visit to promote global knowledge exchange and networking

Fri, 06 Apr 2018

6 April 2018 - Building customer relationships and sharing knowledge on a global and local scale is an Aviagen® core principle, and recently a visit of industry professionals from Belgium to Brazil was organised with that aim in mind.

 

Beware of mycotoxins even without visible mould

Thu, 05 Apr 2018

Lallemand Animal Nutrition talks about the importance of recognising spoilage in silage stores and taking necessary precautions to avoid mycotoxin contamination.

 

NFU (US) calls for plan to protect family farmers from brunt of trade war

Thu, 05 Apr 2018

WASHINGTON – In the latest of a series of tariff threats exchanged between the United States and China, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOC) this morning announced plans to impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of US goods, including soybeans corn, beef, and other agricultural products

 

Sainsbury's backtracks on chicken welfare

Thu, 05 Apr 2018

Compassion in World Farming is extremely disappointed to announce that almost eight years after awarding Sainsbury’s with their Good Chicken Award, the retailer has failed to achieve its higher welfare commitments and has formally withdrawn from the award

 

Canada focusing in on disease risk management

Thu, 05 Apr 2018

LONDON, Ontario, 4 April 2018 - Agriculture and Agri-food Canada outline proposed projects for improved disease risk management