Avian Influenza outbreaks in Iowa layer farms and their economic impacts

Between December 2014 and June 2015, 223 outbreaks of the highly pathogenic Avian Influenza (AI) virus in commercial and backyard flocks occurred in 15 states of the USA. In this article a time-spatial analysis of the outbreaks in Iowa is presented, documenting the problems in euthanizing and depopulating the affected farms as well as in depositing the carcasses

The EU egg industry

Hans-Wilhelm Windhorst - Professor emeritus and Scientific Director of the Science and Information Centre Sustainable Poultry Production (WING), University of Vechta, Germany In 2015, the...

Spatial shifts in global chicken meat production between 1993 and 2013

There are hardly any studies which deal with the role of the less developed and newly industrialised countries in global meat production. In this article the Author investigates the spatial shifts in chicken meat production.

EU poultry meat production and trade

Hans-Wilhelm Windhorst - Professor emeritus and Scientific Director of the Science and Information Centre Sustainable Poultry Production (WING), University of Vechta, Germany In 2015, the...

The Rowan Range: a portfolio of products for slower-growing and coloured bird markets By...

Alternative, slower-growing segments of the broiler market have existed for decades. Historically, however, these were largely niche or artisanal operations. More recently, there has...

EU: Traditional markets using coloured chickens

Besides recent developments seen in the highly developed countries with slower growing (white) chickens grown up to about 7 weeks of age - filling...

The poultry industry of the United Kingdom in transition

On June 23rd, 2016, the population of the United Kingdom (UK) decided to leave the EU. Even though it is not yet possible to...

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EU: Traditional markets using coloured chickens

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