External factors affecting the poultry industry

During her presentation at the Poultry Market Intelligence Forum held during the 2017 International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta, Thompson-Weeman discussed the many...

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.

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.

In Belarus poultry farms ready to obtain European product certificates

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

EU Poultry Meat production is expanding

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

GM technology unlocks potential for new generation of poultry vaccines

Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have used genetic engineering to develop a more efficient and effective vaccine for Marek’s disease, which could pave the...

IPPE sets three new records for 2017

The 2017 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) had a great year with 31,649 poultry, meat and feed industry leaders from all over the...

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.

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

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.

Exploring latest innovations in poultry

The final day of the International Poultry and Processing Expo highlighted the need for innovation to meet consumer demand in the changing poultry industry.

IDT Biologika establishes Animal Health Americas Business Unit

IDT Biologika establishes Animal Health Americas Business Unit and José Ochoa will guide IDT’s Americas Animal Health operations.

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.

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.

MPF Convention sees successful run in Saint Paul

Show Moves to Minneapolis in 2018. The Midwest Poultry Federation (MPF) Convention ended its very successful 20-year run in Saint Paul with three sold-out exhibit...

EU Parliament confirms exclusion of marketed feed from waste legislation

On 14 March 2017 the European Parliament voted through the report by Simona Bonafè on the amendments to the Waste Framework Directive, as part...

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...

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.

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.

Using gene-editing techniques could help boost breeding of endangered birds

Hens that do not produce their own chicks have been developed for use as surrogates to lay eggs from rare breeds A team led by...

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...

Authorisation of feed flavouring additives

The conditions of use of these re-authorisations are significantly different from their previous authorised use as per Directive 70/524/EEC. Whereas the previous authorisation did...

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.

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.

Compound feed production estimates for 2016

The industrial compound feed production for farmed animals in the EU-28 in 2016 reached an estimated level of 153.4 mio. T., i.e. 1% less than in...

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!

Highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza outbreak at a turkey farm in Hungary

Hungary has reported a highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza outbreak at a turkey farm in Totkomlos, Hungary on November 4, 2016. The animal health...

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).

Whole genome sequencing and its implication on food safety

“We are transitioning from pulse field gel electrophoresis to whole genome sequencing, which is faster and has a reduced cost and increased discriminatory power,”...

USPOULTRY urges poultry producers to perform biosecurity self-assessments

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial chicken breeder...