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...

The usage of antibiotics in animal production

In a seminar organized by Trouw Nutrition, Prof. Leo den Hartog explained that too many antibiotics are used in animal production, becoming a global issue in the agenda of nearly all countries around the globe.

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...

Potential new vaccine for Newcastle Disease and ILT

Researcher develops potential new vaccine for both Newcastle Disease and ILT

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...

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...

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...

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...

Call for coherence in EU strategy for enhancing soy production

COCERAL, FEDIOL and FEFAC members rely on the EU production of oilseeds, soy and other oil- and protein-containing crops. They share the objective of...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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,”...

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...

High Quality Poultry Congress

Recently, Merck Animal Health hosted its High Quality Poultry Congress (HQPC) for Europe and the Middle East in Prague, Czech Republic. The main theme...

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,...

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...

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...