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...

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,”...

Field Testing of a new poultry vaccine for use against Infectious Bursal Disease, Marek’s...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal Plant Health and Inspection Service (APHIS) has prepared an environmental assessment to authorize the shipment and field testing...

University of Saskatchewan receives funding for poultry lighting research

A Canadian restaurant chain has announced it will support the University of Saskatchewan to expand an important research project examining poultry lighting enhancements and...

Experimental Vaccine may provide better Salmonella Control

USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the U.S. National Poultry Research Center, USDA ARS, in Athens,...

World Egg Day 13th October 2017

Friday 13th October 2017 is set to get off to a cracking start when World Egg Day is being celebrated. This year a range...

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...

A new cooperation for feed ingredients

Regulatory authorities and feed and feed ingredient associations from Canada, the European Union and the United States met in Brussels to launch the International...

Potential new vaccine for Newcastle Disease and ILT

Researcher develops potential new vaccine for both Newcastle Disease and ILT

MTGA announces 2017 Allied Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

The late Dr. Marshall Kim Brinton was honored at the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) annual Summer Conference, which was held in Breezy Point,...

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...

Solar panels help poultry farmers to conserve energy

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension poultry scientist Claudia Dunkley believes solar panels are a way to help poultry farmers become more energy-efficient “Since the bounceback...

Each Iranian consumed 198 eggs on average in the last fiscal year

Iran’s Per Capita Egg Consumption stands at 198 on average in the last fiscal year (March 2016-17). According to Secretary of Iran’s Union of Producers...

USPoultry sixth video on poultry and egg farms

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing their sixth video in a series highlighting environmental stewardship on poultry and egg farms. The video...

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.

EU Commission launches publication of protein balance sheet

The European Commission published for the first time a comprehensive EU protein balance sheet. The EU protein balance sheet 2015/2016 is an overview of...

Newly funded network for livestock vaccines

Researchers from The Roslin Institute and Pirbright Institute lead a newly funded network to develop livestock vaccines. The International Veterinary Vaccinology Network (IVVN) has been...

Biosecurity information sheets for rural poultry farmers in Europe

ERPA, the European Rural Poultry Association, produced two biosecurity information sheets for rural poultry farmers in Europe. This work was presented to the European...

Towards control of Avian Coronaviruses

The European COST Action FA1207 “Towards control of Avian Coronaviruses: strategies for diagnosis, surveillance and vaccination” has brought together 176 experts from 25 countries...

NPIP biosecurity principles template to support poultry producers

As part of a technical reference guide series, the template, along with NPIP audit documents, serves as a tool to start or modify any...

Research Will Lead to Improved Vaccines for Reovirus

USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga., in which researchers...

Wooden Breast Condition Has Existed in Broilers Since 1950s

USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C., in which research...

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