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IPPE Insights: Merck Poultry Ph.D. Fellowship research focuses on necrotic enteritis

Tue, 29 May 2018

"With the incidence of necrotic enteritis increasing every year, it is crucial to intensely research novel vaccine technologies."

 

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Specialists share tips for optimising immunity in ‘no antibiotics ever’ and ‘reduced use’ broiler flocks

Fri, 18 May 2018

The growing trend toward “no antibiotics ever” and “reduced use” production systems has prompted poultry companies to rethink their traditional disease-management practices.

 

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Aviagen sssigns new head of Global Nutrition Services

Fri, 18 May 2018

Marcelo Silva will benefit customers with in-depth nutrition expertise

 

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Loose stools linked to blackhead disease transmission in turkeys

Fri, 18 May 2018

Enteric inflammation and loose stools can affect the rate that turkeys contract blackhead disease and may explain why some turkey flocks with the disease show higher mortality than others, indicates research presented at the 2018 International Poultry Scientific Forum.

 

Organic Farmers Association applauds USDA for termination of Organic Checkoff

Fri, 18 May 2018

USA - Organic Farmers Association, representing America’s certified organic farmers, applauds the US Department of Agriculture’s action to terminate the rulemaking process to establish a mandatory national research and promotion programme for organic (Organic Checkoff)

 

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A quarter-century of cooperation

Fri, 18 May 2018

Aviagen celebrates 25 years’ strategic alliance with Wadi Group, the exclusive Ross 308 distributor in Egypt

 

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Dan Lenihan: Major player in Irish poultry industry

Fri, 18 May 2018

Dan Lenihan, who introduced the Cobb breed of chickens to Ireland and contributed to its success across the UK and Europe, has died at age 79.

 

Thailand highlights its poultry welfare standards

Thu, 17 May 2018

THAILAND - The animal welfare movement has become global in its push to help billions of animals live in better conditions

 

BRF disputes European Commission's export ban

Thu, 17 May 2018

BRAZIL - BRF strongly disagrees with the European Commission's decision announced 14 May which formalises the prior de-listing of the company's exports to Europe from 12 plants located in Brazil

 

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Buoyant mood among producers at Pig & Poultry Fair

Wed, 16 May 2018

Pig and poultry producers are fit and ready to embrace change, with a bright outlook ahead despite a few Brexit clouds on the horizon

 

ABN unveils its "Total Farm Performance" offering

Wed, 16 May 2018

Launched at the British Pig & Poultry Fair 2018, the service will unlock farm potential, drive efficiencies and increase profit margins across the poultry supply chain

 

New apprenticeship launched by British poultry industry

Tue, 15 May 2018

The British poultry industry has today launched a new apprenticeship standard for poultry workers, creating a pipeline to bring skilled workers into the sector and developing existing skills and talent

 

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Developing a UK policy Framework for farming post-Brexit

Mon, 14 May 2018

The UK Farming Roundtable has agreed a list of principles that it believes should guide policy development and implementation once the UK leaves the EU

 

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On-farm Salmonella control helps prevent processing plant contamination

Mon, 14 May 2018

Contaminated chicken feathers and feet may be the primary vectors for transmitting Salmonella from poultry houses to processing plants, according to Martha Pulido, DVM, PhD, Mississippi State University.

 

CCTV in English abattoirs now mandatory

Mon, 14 May 2018

Official Veterinarians will have unlimited access to footage within abattoirs based in England

 

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New llanning director for Cobb Asia-Pacific

Mon, 14 May 2018

Eric Leow has been appointed as planning director for the Cobb Asia-Pacific region, responsible for the coordination of all Asia production centers including New Zealand, China and the Philippines.

 

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CAAP chooses the adaptability of Jamesway machines

Mon, 14 May 2018

Jamesway is pleased to announce a new deal with CAAP in Saudi Arabia for a new hatchery expansion in the Southern Province of King Dam.

 

Minister MacAulay heads to China to pursue trade opportunities and expand market access for Canadian agricultural sector

Mon, 14 May 2018

Canada and China are working to build a stronger relationship to create good, middle-class jobs and more opportunities for citizens in both countries

 

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Two Middle Eastern countries, two-day conferences - two major successes

Mon, 14 May 2018

Aviagen events for Ross brand in Jordan and Lebanon deliver comprehensive support for customers.

 

Victims of modern slavery in Northern Ireland's poultry and eggs sector

Fri, 11 May 2018

A new report about modern slavery in the UK from the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) finds potential victims in Northern Ireland are most often found working in the poultry and eggs sector

 

Minister MacAulay announces three appointments to the Farm Products Council of Canada

Fri, 11 May 2018

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, 10 May 2018 - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) - The Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, announced today three appointments to the Farm Products Council of Canada (FPCC)

 

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Halamid® effective in preventing avian flu

Fri, 11 May 2018

The epidemiological situation in relation to HPAI H5N8 (and for that matter, other subtypes) is constantly evolving. Migratory birds are considered the main cause as surveillance reports show they are infected

 

EFSA finds fipronil residues exceeding legal limits

Thu, 10 May 2018

EFSA has published its analysis of food data collected following the widespread detection of fipronil residues in eggs last summer

 

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Aviagen UK hosts Nippon Chunky delegation in Scotland

Thu, 10 May 2018

Aviagen® UK recently extended a warm welcome to longstanding customer Nippon Chunky, Japan’s exclusive Ross® distributor, who visited Edinburgh on April 16 and 17.

 

Aurora Alimentos slows operations due to falling demand for Brazilian poultry

Thu, 10 May 2018

Aurora Alimentos has put 1,283 workers on paid leave for 30 days due to falling demand for Brazilian poultry meat

 

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John McGrellis joins Aviagen Anadolu as new General Manager

Thu, 10 May 2018

Aviagen® Anadolu has appointed John McGrellis as its new general manager, effective immediately. John will benefit Aviagen Anadolu customers with his extensive knowledge of the poultry breeding industry, as well as his understanding of the environmental conditions of the region.

 

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Buckling down on biosecurity

Wed, 09 May 2018

"Practicing good biosecurity is like trying to lose weight," a veterinarian once told Poultry Health Today. "It sounds simple, but it's not that easy." For this special report, our editors talked with disease experts about what poultry companies can do to buckle down on biosecurity and protect their flocks from infectious diseases.

 

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New session of HIPRA UNIVERSITY courses

Wed, 09 May 2018

Theoretical and practical courses on necropsy and sampling in aMPV and IBD

 

British farmers should be the supplier of choice to the UK market, says NFU

Tue, 08 May 2018

The NFU has released its vision for a sustainable, profitable and progressive future for farm businesses in response to Defra’s consultation on a domestic agriculture policy which closes today

 

Bangkok seminar one of largest Cobb Asia events

Tue, 08 May 2018

Cobb-Vantress, Inc./Siloam Springs, Arkansas, USA: In attracting almost 200 delegates from two customers in Thailand - Charoen Pokphand and GFPT - the Cobb Asia technical seminar in Bangkok last month proved to be one of the largest such events in recent years

 

Egg imports halt in Iran as production increases

Tue, 08 May 2018

Egg imports have come to a halt following the rise in domestic production and the return of supply-demand balance in Iran, secretary-general of Iran’s Union of Producers of Egg-Laying Hens said

 

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‘Turkeys are suffering’ without good control of coccidiosis

Fri, 04 May 2018

Turkeys are suffering from coccidiosis due to a lack of available medications, according to Greg Mathis, PhD, Southern Poultry Research, Athens, Georgia.

 

A Bill of Rights for contract poultry farmers

Fri, 04 May 2018

SPRINGDALE, Arkansas, 3 May 2018 – Tyson Foods, Inc. is launching several new initiatives aimed at enhancing communications and transparency with the thousands of independent farmers who grow the company’s chickens

 

Alabama equipment company supports poultry research at Auburn

Fri, 04 May 2018

A $500,000 gift to Auburn University’s College of Agriculture from Crossville, Alabama–based D&F Equipment Sales Inc. and its founding Fortenberry family will support ongoing development of the Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research and Education Center, located at the north Auburn campus

 

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Alan Thomson appointed as General Manager for Aviagen UK Limited

Fri, 04 May 2018

Aviagen® UK Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Thomson as the company’s new General Manager with effect from 1 May 2018, succeeding Graeme Dear, who is retiring.

 

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Aviagen european technical managers’ meeting focuses on product support opportunities

Fri, 04 May 2018

During the week of April 23-26, Aviagen® hosted its annual European Technical Managers’ Meeting (ETMM) in Sevilla, Spain. This assembly of Aviagen’s European Technical Service Managers’ provided an invaluable platform to exchange in-depth information regarding customer support, management advice, markets and products to ensure continued quality customer service.

 

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Fakieh Farms celebrates first hatch with Shaddad Expansion and Jamesway Machines

Fri, 04 May 2018

Jamesway and Fakieh Farms, one of Saudi Arabia’s largest poultry producers, were very pleased with the first hatch from a newly expanded project in Makkeh City: the Shaddad Hatchery.

 

EU budget leaves environment in the cold, says Greenpeace EU

Thu, 03 May 2018

BRUSSELS - The European Commission has slashed funding earmarked for environmental protection in a draft seven-year EU budget released today

 

Rise in farming incomes as highest productivity ever is recorded for the sector

Thu, 03 May 2018

Total farming income and productivity are on the rise, latest estimates for 2017 show

 

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Influence Feed: Lettuce tell you about the farm bill

Thu, 03 May 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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AB Agri named one of the UK’s Best Workplaces

Wed, 02 May 2018

AB Agri Limited has been recognised as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces in the latest Great Place to Work survey

 

New issue of Poultry Digital magazine zeroes in on sustainability

Wed, 02 May 2018

The UN Sustainable Development Goals, IKEA's "Better Chicken" programme, sustainable hen housing and phytogenics feature in the MAy 2018 issue of Poultry Digital magazine

 

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Rennier: NAE programs represented 40% of US broiler feeds in 2017

Wed, 02 May 2018

Chickens raised without antibiotics of any type consumed 40% of the broiler feed produced in the US in 2017, according to Greg Rennier, PhD, president of Rennier Associates Inc. Columbia, Mo., a firm that tracks poultry-health trends.

 

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Aviagen features ‘Committed to the UK industry’ theme at 2018 Pig and Poultry Fair

Wed, 02 May 2018

Aviagen® looks forward to welcoming UK customers, 400 Club members and Flock Awards winners as well as industry associates to its Stand no.1 in Hall 3 during this year’s Pig & Poultry Fair, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, from 15 – 16 May.

 

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Aviagen moderates seminar on poultry nutrition, health and welfare with Prohealth

Wed, 02 May 2018

Aviagen® EPI Regional Technical Manager Kris Van Daele recently moderated a PROHEALTH seminar at the University of Ghent in Belgium.

 

NAFTA participants increasingly invested in successfully concluding negotiations

Wed, 02 May 2018

The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says participants in a discussion aimed at modernising the North American Free Trade Agreement have become highly invested in successfully concluding the negotiations

 

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Conference seeks solutions for costly respiratory diseases in poultry

Tue, 01 May 2018

More than 150 poultry health professionals from the Americas, Europe and the Middle East will flock to Athens, Georgia, May 30-June 1, for the 2018 International Avian Respiratory Disease Conference.

 

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BPS 2018 applications due in the next two weeks

Tue, 01 May 2018

More than 35,000 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2018 applications have been submitted since the application window for the scheme opened on 13 March

 

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Petersime incubators ‘best fit’ for world class Allora hatchery

Tue, 01 May 2018

On a greenfield site near Warwick in Queensland, Australia, a truly world class hatchery recently opened its doors. Less than a year after the kickoff of the project, Allora hatchery is now all set to deliver the best results yet achieved in the history of the Darwalla Group.

 

Engage with farmers to deliver change, NFU tells Defra Secretary of State

Tue, 01 May 2018

Farmers need to be at the heart of a future domestic agricultural policy with food production at its core, NFU President Minette Batters has said to the Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove today

 

CQ Foods introduces new device for detection of 'woody breast'

Mon, 30 Apr 2018

DALLAS, Texas – CQ Foods, Inc. announces non-invasive, handheld device, the Certified Quality Reader (CQR), to instantaneously detect and measure woody breast in chicken breast broiler fillets

 

First new hatchery in more than 30 years to open in Canadian province

Mon, 30 Apr 2018

WOODSTOCK, Ontario, Canada - A new $15 million hatchery is being built in the Canadian province of Ontario

 

We have a shared farming future after Brexit, say British and European farmers

Fri, 27 Apr 2018

European farm leaders joined forces yesterday (26 April) morning in Brussels to stress the importance of strong partnership in agri-food trade after Brexit

 

Province encourages Manitobans to contribute to new economic growth strategy

Fri, 27 Apr 2018

The Manitoba government is holding meetings this month with stakeholder groups to guide the development of a new provincial economic growth strategy, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced on 26 April 2018

 

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CPF announces global policy on animal welfare

Thu, 26 Apr 2018

Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) announced a global policy on animal welfare in line with international animal health principles to ensure of the welfare of its farm animals’. The policy will be implemented by all of its business worldwide to fulfil its promise as a responsible and ethical food producer to deliver safe foods sustainability to its consumers.

 

Schothorst Feed Research announces improved International Feeds & Nutrition Course

Thu, 26 Apr 2018

LELYSTAD, the Netherlands - 26 April 2018 - This years’ Feeds & Nutrition Course has been adapted to recent market developments and suggestions from former participants. The course is designed to give the participants various tools to formulate feeds in their specific situations

 

Nuscience launches next phase of Biotica innovation drive for Canadian market

Thu, 26 Apr 2018

CALGARY, ALBERTA, Canada - New specialty market approval, scientific forum discussion and broadened adoption are all rapidly taking shape for the Nuscience elite level feed technology platform in Canada, available under the Biotica product brand via strategic marketing partnership with Canadian Bio-Systems Inc.

 

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Bright outlook for pig and poultry producers

Wed, 25 Apr 2018

Pig and poultry producers are looking forward to a bright couple of years ahead, according to a new survey by the British Pig & Poultry Fair

 

BRF CEO resigns amidst EU ban on imports

Wed, 25 Apr 2018

BRAZIL - 25 April 2018 - Just days after an EU ban on imports of chicken meat from Brazil, the CEO of BRF, José Aurélio Drummond Jr, has resigned, said the company in a securities filing

 

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Nutriad presents on broiler gut health

Wed, 25 Apr 2018

Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad participated in the 11th Asia Pacific Poultry Congress (APPC) organised by the World Poultry Science Association, which was held in Bangkok recently.