Vigilance still needed for salmonella control

A warning to the international poultry industry against complacency in the face of changing salmonella organisms has been issued by a salmonella specialist.

ARS’s One Health Antibiotic Awareness

USA ARS's interdisciplinary approach strengthens the network of "One Health" efforts to develop and implement antimicrobial-resistance solutions for healthy people, healthy animals and a healthy environment.

EuroTier 2016 Innovation Award

A EuroTier innovation Silver Award is conferred on an innovation that has been enhanced to such an extent that a substantial improvement in its function and process can be expected from it. During the world’s leading trade fair for animal production, EuroTier 2016, 21 innovations received a silver medal. Among them, ATLAS (Advanced Bird Transport Solution from Grower to Processor) by Marel Poultry.

In Belarus poultry farms ready to obtain European product certificates

Meat products of Belarusian poultry farms soon certified for export to the European Union.

Practical Guidelines for on-farm euthanasia of poultry manual available

A Manual on how too correctly identify and carry out methods for on-farm euthanasia of Poultry.

EU Poultry Meat production is expanding

Almost all EU Members States have reported an increase in poultry meat production in 2016.

Bayer acquires Monsanto

Germany-based health and agricultural giant Bayer reached a deal to acquire seed and pesticide company Monsanto for $66 billion. Bayer CEO Werner Baumann said in a conference...

Volunteer Poultry Farm Advisor, Bhutan

Are you an expert in poultry farming passionate about making a difference? If you are looking to live and work in Bhutan, here is your chance to take your skills to Bhutan and make a difference!

USPOULTRY’s Hatchery-Breeder Clinic held in Nashville, Tenn.

Attendees at the 2016 USPOULTRY Hatchery-Breeder Clinic learned about the tactical campaign, “All In or All Gone, Protect Your Farm, Protect Your Livelihood” which...

New classification of zinc additive in the EU: Zinc chelate of protein hydrolysates

The new EU regulation has approved the use of zinc feed additives for a period of 10 years and contains a number of changes compared to the previous authorisation in relation to placing zinc additives on the EU market.

1st VIETSTOCK Seminar Roadshow for Poultry Production

The First VIETSTOCK Seminar Roadshow for Poultry Production was recently held in My Tho city, Tien Giang Province

2016 USPOULTRY Hatchery-Breeder Clinic

The 2016 USPOULTRY Hatchery-Breeder Clinic will be held July 12-13, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Nashville, Tenn., USA. Quality and performance efficiencies will be discussed by hatchery and breeder flock managers.

In Australia more government vets are needed

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) recognises Australia as a world leader in animal health and biosecurity. Australia continues to provide a competent and professional veterinary service that also takes a leadership role in the area of biosecurity. However, in Australia more government vets are needed, according to the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA).

H7N7 HPAI in commercial chicken layers in Italy

In Italy an outbreak of H7N7 HPAI in commercial chicken layers was reported in the Ferrara region. Restriction zones have been put in place in line with EU rules.

EPA’s bioethanol requirements to raise food prices

The National Chicken Council criticised the new EPA’s bioethanol requirements for the amount of bioethanol to be included in transport fuels. According to Mike Brown, President of the National Chicken Council, if the EPA proposal stays put, consumers will see higher prices at the pump and on the plate.

Researcher makes progress toward Necrotic Enteritis Vaccine

Testing a Non-virulent NetB Positive Strain of C. perfringens as a Live Vaccine against Necrotic Enteritis in Chickens in order to evaluate the use of a novel live vaccine to prevent necrotic enteritis (NE) in broilers.

Researchers reveal mystery behind important poultry vaccine

A recently completed research project investigated the complex makeup of a very commonly used poultry vaccine, the Arkansas infectious bronchitis vaccine. Researchers revealed the mystery behind it.

The European Council adopts new animal breeding rules

The European Council adopts new animal breeding rules regulating on various aspects, amongst others: the recognition of breeding organisations and private undertakings, the entering of animals in specific breeding books and registers, performance testing and genetic evaluation, and the content of zootechnical certificates.