CCK to Raise Output at Kuching Poultry Abattoir

Fri, 17 Nov 2017

MALAYSIA - CCK Consolidated Holdings Bhd, Sarawak’s largest integrated poultry firm, will raise the production output of its poultry abattoir in Kuching by one-third under an expansion and upgrading project.

 

Fears Over Chicken, Beef Being Sold in Some Eateries

Fri, 17 Nov 2017

KENYA - Lunchtime and early evening see fast food outlets in the city bustling with people, with chips and fried chicken among the most popular meals ordered.

 

Irish Study Shows 'Substantial' Health Benefits from Omega-3-enriched Eggs, Chicken

Thu, 16 Nov 2017

NORTHERN IRELAND, UK - Enriching eggs and chicken with omega-3 nutrients could potentially have "substantial" health benefits, an Irish academic has said.

 

Tyson Foods' IT Team Members to Occupy New Building

Thu, 16 Nov 2017

US - Tyson Foods, Inc. this week celebrated the grand opening of the company’s new office building that will bring approximately 300 additional team members to downtown Springdale in Springdale, Arkansas.

 

Chicken Being Distributed to Parwan Women

Thu, 16 Nov 2017

AFGHANISTAN - Chickens and breeding equipment worth 35 million afghanis are being distributed to more than 2,200 women in central Parwan province, an official said on Thursday.

 

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New Zealand venture supports Cobb’s Asia growth strategy

Thu, 16 Nov 2017

Cobb-Vantress is one step closer to beginning construction on its new operation in New Zealand after a recent groundbreaking at the site. The facility is expected to create around 100 jobs and is located in Rontongaro, near Huntly, South Auckland on 368 acres (148 hectares).

 

£20M Poultry Processing Plant to Open in Wrexham

Thu, 16 Nov 2017

UK - A £20 million poultry processing plant will officially open in Wrexham next week.

 

Secret Footage Reveals Chickens Boiled Alive at Melbourne Abattoir

Thu, 16 Nov 2017

AUSTRALIA - A Melbourne abattoir has been allowed to continue operating despite being investigated for possible animal cruelty, after secretly recorded footage showed it boiling chickens alive in its slaughter process.

 

Measures Put in Place to Ensure Egg Supply Meets Guest Demand

Thu, 16 Nov 2017

SOUTH AFRICA - According to the Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa (FEDHASA) Cape region, member establishments have put measures in place to ensure they are not affected by the egg shortage caused by the avian flu outbreak.

 

SL Poultry Producers Hail Maize Import Liberalisation

Thu, 16 Nov 2017

SRI LANKA - The recent budget proposal to allow the feed millers to import maize under a special limited quota to meet the shortfall in the local supply has been hailed by the poultry producers as a positive measure that will support greater efficiency within the domestic industry.

 

USPOULTRY, Foundation Approve $355,000 in New Research Grants

Wed, 15 Nov 2017

US - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation have approved $355,000 for seven new research grants at five institutions.

 

US Poultry Producers Applaud WTO’s Indonesian Ruling

Wed, 15 Nov 2017

US - The USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC), National Chicken Council (NCC), and National Turkey Federation (NTF) applaud the World Trade Organization’s confirmation of a WTO panel finding that Indonesia’s import restrictions for horticultural products and animals and animal products are against WTO rules.

 

All Carrefour Eggs Going Cage-Free By 2025, Retailer Says

Wed, 15 Nov 2017

EU - French retailer Carrefour has announced its commitment to selling only cage-free eggs under its private label brand in Europe by 2025.

 

Agrilabs Announces First DNA Vaccine Licensed for Chickens

Wed, 15 Nov 2017

US - AgriLabs® has announced USDA conditional approval of the first DNA vaccine ever licensed for chickens.

 

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Exceptional fortune Taiwan Ross 400 Club and Seminar

Wed, 15 Nov 2017

The first Fortune Taiwan Ross® 400 Club fully reached its objective of recognizing the best farmers who have achieved a flock European Production Efficiency Factor (EPEF) score of 400 and over while raising Ross 308 broilers.

 

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Zoetis Influence Feed - October 2017 part 2

Wed, 15 Nov 2017

Every 2 weeks the team at Zoetis share the Top 5 Influencer Topics in the agriculture industry.

 

Empire Kosher Poultry Recalls Chicken Products

Tue, 14 Nov 2017

US - Pennsylvania-based Empire Kosher Poultry, Inc. has recalled approximately 10,839 pounds of raw poultry products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced last week.

 

Arkansas Food Security, Nutrition Gets Boost from Cargill Turkey Donation

Tue, 14 Nov 2017

US - This holiday season, Cargill is working with three Arkansas food banks to provide local families with their Thanksgiving turkey. The donation of 120,000 pounds of whole Honeysuckle White® turkeys will serve well over 100,000 people and will be distributed to families by the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank, the Arkansas Food Bank and the River Valley Regional Food Bank.

 

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Novus International selects Calhoun County, Texas for manufacturing expansion

Tue, 14 Nov 2017

Novus International, Inc., a global leader in developing animal health and nutrition solutions, announced today the site selected for a new manufacturing facility proposed to be built in Calhoun County, Texas, USA.

 

Company to Build Factory to Increase Chicken Exports

Tue, 14 Nov 2017

VIET NAM - The Koyu & Unitek Company, based in the southern province of Dong Nai, plans to develop a second chicken processing factory to meet the demand for chicken products of the Japanese market.

 

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USDA, industry groups take issue with WHO’s latest statement on poultry, livestock antibiotics

Tue, 14 Nov 2017

The USDA’s chief scientist and several scientific and industry organizations took issue with the World Health Organization’s recent news release recommending that poultry and livestock producers “stop using antibiotics routinely to promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals.”

 

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Nutriad commits to food safety

Tue, 14 Nov 2017

As a producer of feed additives NUTRIAD does not consider itself just a part of the animal protein/feed industry, but as an important link in the food chain as well. With that realization, the multinational company takes very seriously the safety of its products and ingredients not only to animals but also to consumers.

 

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Nutriad presenting at layer feed conferences in Asia

Tue, 14 Nov 2017

Belgium headquartered multination feed additives producer NUTRIAD was a proud sponsor of the recently held Feed Layer Conferences in Jakarta (Indonesia) and Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam). Besides supporting the event, NUTRIAD also presented on alternatives for the use of anti-biotics in feed formulations for poultry.

 

New Water Resistant Paper Egg Trays Excite Farmers

Tue, 14 Nov 2017

NIGERIA - Poultry farmers participating in the Poultry Show in Abeokuta were excited at the exhibition of water resistance paper egg trays which the manufacturer says is purely made of paper instead of plastic.

 

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Pars Niak seminar highlights continued success of Arbor Acres in Iran

Tue, 14 Nov 2017

Sepid Toyour Pars Niak, Aviagen®’s Arbor Acres® parent stock (PS) exclusive distributor in Iran, hosted a seminar for 130 attendees, including PS and veterinary service managers, focussing on important management and veterinary topics affecting the Iranian Industry in Tehran on Sept. 25.

 

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Aviagen sponsors 21st Cairo Poultry School for long-standing Arbor Acres distributor

Tue, 14 Nov 2017

Aviagen® and its Arbor Acres® distributor of 30 years Cairo Processing Company believe the best way to shape the future of the poultry industry in a positive way is through effective education.

 

Italy Faces Potential Egg Shortage Ahead of Christmas

Tue, 14 Nov 2017

ITALY - Italy is facing a monthly shortage of over 100 million eggs at a time when there is a strong growth in demand, particularly for the preparation of typical Christmas confectionery, Italian farmers association Coldiretti has said.

 

Mainland Poultry Sale to Australians to Add Jobs, Upgrade Production

Tue, 14 Nov 2017

NEW ZEALAND - The sale of Dunedin-based Mainland Poultry to an Australian investment fund has been confirmed by the Overseas Investment Office for a price "exceeding $100 million".

 

Poultry Industry Continues to Improve Worker Safety Record

Mon, 13 Nov 2017

US - The incidence of occupational injuries and illnesses within the poultry sector’s slaughter and processing workforce has fallen by 82 per cent over the last 20 years and continues to decline according to the 2016 Injury and Illness Report recently released by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

 

Viet Nam Strives to Export Chicken Meat to EU

Mon, 13 Nov 2017

VIET NAM - Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam held a working session with Dutch company Jan Zandbergen and some partners exporting livestock products to the European Union.

 

Tanzania, Kenya in Diplomatic Spat Over Cows, Chickens

Mon, 13 Nov 2017

TANZANIA & KENYA - A diplomatic spat over cows and chickens has worsened already frosty ties between Kenya and Tanzania, with Nairobi lodging a formal protest against its neighbor, the foreign minister said Wednesday.

 

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Biomin launches Digestarom DC: the feed converter

Mon, 13 Nov 2017

BIOMIN has recently introduced its innovative, next generation phytogenic feed additive, Digestarom® DC, to the Indian feed and livestock sectors as the animal nutrition firm continues its global ambition to become the phytogenic feed additive market leader by 2020.

 

Urgent Need to Curb Overuse of Antibiotics in Animals

Mon, 13 Nov 2017

CHINA - On 7 November, the World Health Organization issued formal guidelines for the animal industries, which calls for food-animal producers to refrain from using antibiotics in healthy animals, so as to curb the rampancy of drug-resistant bacteria.

 

Egg Prices to Fall within a Month

Mon, 13 Nov 2017

BULGARIA - Prices of eggs are expected to drop and the market to stabilize within a month.

 

New 'Sugar-glass' Film Uses Viruses to Kill Harmful Bacteria in Food

Mon, 13 Nov 2017

CANADA - With antibiotic resistance on the rise, bacterial contamination of food is becoming more problematic.

 

China's Inflation on Solid Growth as Economy Stabilises

Mon, 13 Nov 2017

CHINA - China reported mild consumer inflation growth in October while producer prices posted a strong increase, beating market forecasts.

 

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2.5 million eggs per week from Jamesway machines in Allen Harim’s new $22 million hatchery

Fri, 10 Nov 2017

Allen Harim officially broke ground on October 25 to begin the construction phase of a new $22 million stateof- the-art hatchery in Dagsboro, Delaware.

 

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Shortages of processing antimicrobial possible as chemical industry recovers from Harvey

Fri, 10 Nov 2017

What does Hurricane Harvey have to do with the US poultry industry’s ability to control foodborne pathogens? Possibly plenty, according to Timothy Laube, general manager of Kroff Lab Services, Inc. He recently talked with Poultry Health Today editors about his concerns.

 

Poultry Technical Seminar Offered Entirely in Spanish at 2018 IPPE

Thu, 09 Nov 2017

US - For the fourth year, the US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is hosting the education programme, "Seminario Avícola en Español" (Poultry Seminar in Spanish), during the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE).

 

Cautious Optimism for Next Three Years in Grains, Ethanol Market

Thu, 09 Nov 2017

US - Rising incomes worldwide will underpin global demand and create opportunities for US exports in grains, oilseeds and ethanol, according to a new report from CoBank's Knowledge Exchange Division.

 

Women Urged to Make First Lady's Chicken Project a Success

Thu, 09 Nov 2017

ZIMBABWE - Zanu-PF Women’s League members in Matabeleland North have been challenged to make First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe’s chicken project a success.

 

Oman Bans Poultry from Bulgaria, Lifts Ban on Several Countries

Thu, 09 Nov 2017

OMAN - Oman has banned the import of poultry and poultry products from Bulgaria, while the sultanate has also lifted the ban on import from several countries.

 

Jigawa Govt Begins Registration of Poultry Farms

Thu, 09 Nov 2017

NIGERIA - The Jigawa Government on Wednesday said it had commenced registration of poultry farms operating in the state.

 

Poultry Industry Hopes Demand will Offset Rising Feed Prices

Thu, 09 Nov 2017

INDIA - Rising prices of poultry feed are likely to strain margin growth of India's poultry industry after a consistent improvement in operating profit margin for three financial years.

 

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Why and when CO2 levels should be raised or lowered

Wed, 08 Nov 2017

Today we explain why the levels of CO2 should vary in line with the developmental stages the embryos are in.

 

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Petersine introduces 'The Global Hatchery Expert Team'

Wed, 08 Nov 2017

Petersime is extending its department of hatchery specialists to have a consultant close to you at all times. During the ‘Incubation Week’ they shared knowledge on how to make our clients hatching champions.

 

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Salmonella on carcass skin can contaminate ground turkey

Wed, 08 Nov 2017

Salmonella on the skin, rather than in infected muscle tissue, may be a significant contributor to ground-turkey contamination, indicates a study presented at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Association of Avian Pathologists.

 

Cargill to Invest $240m in India over Next 5 Years

Tue, 07 Nov 2017

INDIA - Cargill, a leading food and agriculture company, announced that it is investing US$240m (equivalent to Rs. 1500 crores) in India over the next 5 years. These new investments will add to the food safety and economic development of the country and benefit the food processing and agriculture industries.

 

Unity for More Food Safety in Europe and Neighboring Countries

Tue, 07 Nov 2017

GLOBAL - "To protect consumers, the responsible public institutions have to be networked together all over the world," says Professor Dr Andreas Hensel, President of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) and German representative of the Advisory Forum of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

 

Liquid Egg Market Poised for Solid Growth

Tue, 07 Nov 2017

JAMAICA - Karl Samuda, minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, has given the stamp of approval to the operations of Crafton Holdings Limited, the country's sole manufacturer and distributor of pasteurised liquid eggs.

 

Chicken Industry Concludes New Federal Provincial Agreement, Welcomes Alberta Back into the Flock

Tue, 07 Nov 2017

CANADA - The final step in concluding a new Federal Provincial Agreement for Chicken (FPA) was taken earlier this week. On 31 October, Farm Products Council of Canada determined that Governor-in-Council approval is not required for the new FPA.

 

PRI Director Says No Hormones Used in Poultry Feed

Mon, 06 Nov 2017

PAKISTAN - Rawalpindi Poultry Research Institute (PRI) Director Dr Abdul Rehman and Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) Chairman Dr Muhammad Aslam have said that no hormones are used in the country's poultry feed.

 

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Broiler-house management is key to preventing winter respiratory disease

Mon, 06 Nov 2017

Respiratory disease in broilers can occur any time of year, but it’s especially problematic in winter months, when air and environmental conditions may become compromised as producers try to keep costs under control.

 

Vietnam Lifts Import Ban on Korean Poultry

Mon, 06 Nov 2017

SOUTH KOREA - South Korean poultry farms will be able to export chickens and ducks to Vietnam, one year after sales were banned due to a widespread outbreak of avian influenza, the agriculture ministry here said Monday.

 

Egypt's Mansoura Poultry Profits Surge in 9 Months

Mon, 06 Nov 2017

EGYPT - Egypt’s Mansoura Poultry Company announced an increase in its nine-month profits to reach 13.2 million Egyptian pounds ($748,534) from 12.1 million pounds during the same period in 2016.

 

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Nutriad partners with research institutes in Brazil

Mon, 06 Nov 2017

Belgium headquartered multinational NUTRIAD, manufacturer of specialty feed additives for livestock and aquaculture, announced it engaged into strategic partnerships with leading universities in Brazil: Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Federal University of Goiânia (UFG) and State University of Londrina (UEL).

 

3000 Poultry Farms Operating in Afghanistan

Mon, 06 Nov 2017

AFGHANISTAN - Afghandost is the only supplier capable of offering a wide range of solutions to the country's poultry sector.

 

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Dr. Keith Bramwell joins Jamesway as Senior Technical Advisor

Fri, 03 Nov 2017

Jamesway Incubator Company Inc. is very pleased to announce that Dr. Keith Bramwell has officially joined the company knowledge team as Senior Technical Advisor.