Field testing of a new poultry vaccine from APHIS

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...

Promising research to reduce ammonia in poultry houses

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

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...

Giordano acquired Twinpack Special Products

Recently, the Giordano group from Italy acquired the majority stake in Twinpack Special Products in The Netherlands. After almost twenty years of commercial cooperation, the Italian leader in...

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...

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,...

EMEA Production Management School Broiler Module

Continuing its tradition of developing future generations of poultry industry professionals, Aviagen conducted a broiler module of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Production...

DNA Influenza Vaccine licensed for chickens

AgriLabs® announced USDA conditional approval of the first DNA Influenza vaccine ever licensed for chickens. The approval also represents the first for AgriLabs’ ExactVacTM DNA technology with...

FEFANA publishes an EU Code of Practice on claims for feed additives and premixtures

FEFANA has published its “EU Code of practice on voluntary labelling particulars (claims) for feed additives and premixtures”. Claims on feed additives and premixtures are...

World Veterinary Poultry Association success for young Nigerian veterinarian

Dr Mary Angani wins the WVPA/Zoetis Young Poultry Veterinarian Award for 2018At the 4th Asia Meeting of the World Veterinary Poultry Association (WVPA), held...

Testing Dutch hens for Chlamydia gallinacean

In 2015 and early 2016, Wageningen Bioveterinary Research tested Dutch hens for the presence of chlamydia. Chlamydia gallinacea DNA was found in laying hens...

Wastewater treatment challenges in the Poultry and Egg Industry

While speaking at the Wastewater Treatment Challenges program for the Poultry and Egg Industry at the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo, Dr. Clifford...

Application of sensor technologies in animal breeding

The Symposium Application of sensor technologies in animal breeding held on the 8th of June, and organized by Breed4Food (B4F) and the COST action...

Veterinary Medicine and Science PhD

The School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Surrey is home to 40 academics with a huge diversity of expertise, ranging from fundamental...

A new generation of cutting-edge nutrition strategies

Cutting-edge innovations in nutrition strategies is emerging to power the animal agriculture and feed industries in Canada and beyond, helping them to meet today’s...

Applications being accepted for poultry industry safety recognition awards

The Joint Poultry Industry Safety Award Program is accepting applications from poultry industry facilities with outstanding safety programs. The program is open to National...

A Strong Show for 2018 IPPE

The 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) had 30,678 poultry, meat and feed industry leaders from all over the world in attendance. A...

Webinar Wednesday features Dr. Keith Bramwell: Embryo Diagnosis

Jamesway Incubator Company is very pleased to be offering a series of Webinars, which tap into the vast knowledge of our Hatchery Professionals; Next...

Hohenheim Center for Livestock Microbiome Research

University of Hohenheim as Germany's no. 1 university for agricultural research is to be the location for a nationally important scientific center for animal...

Feed PEFCR approved

On 15 February 2018, the Feed Product Environmental Footprint Category Rules Feed PEFCR were officially approved by the Environmental Footprint Steering Committee. The establishment...

The Pirbright and Roslin Institutes funded to create a Marek’s Disease vaccine

The Pirbright Institute has recently been awarded joint funding with The Roslin Institute to research how the deadly Marek’s disease virus (MDV) causes tumours...

IFIF Global Animal Nutrition Programme ‘Train the Trainer’ launched in Ghana

The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) recently announced the launch of the IFIF Global Animal Nutrition Programme 'Train the Trainer' programme in Ghana. Supported by...

New research grants through the Comprehensive Research Program

USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation have approved approximately $300,000 for five new research grants at four institutions through the comprehensive research program. The research...

New poultry vaccine

Marek Disease (MD) and Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD) are highly infectious diseases of poultry that provide constant threat to the productivity of the worldwide...

U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs

The U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs (US-RSPE), the nation’s multi-stakeholder sustainability initiative for the U.S. poultry and egg value chain, recently announced...

New method for infectious bronchitis vaccine production funded

Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have been awarded over £300,000 to develop a faster and more efficient method for infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) vaccine...

New rapid method to develop Infectious Bronchitis vaccines

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

USPOULTRY awards grant to Auburn University

Auburn University is one of six universities in the United States that has a department dedicated to poultry science. The USPOULTRY Foundation awarded a...

Egg study may improve food safety

Almost 13 billion eggs are consumed in the UK each year and chicken accounts for almost half the meat we eat. Contaminated eggs can...

Poultry deboning lines

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Ryan Bennett to Lead US-RSPE and IPWA

In an effort to begin the collaborative process of addressing and advancing issues related to animal welfare and sustainability, the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable...

EFFPA & FEFAC welcome commission guidelines on feed use of former foodstuffs

The European Commission published its Guidelines for the feed use of food no longer intended for human consumption on 17 April 2018, as the...

Natural use of biology to control disease in crops

Natural use of biology to control disease in crops is the Holy Grail of agriculture, and a team of young researchers has now pinpointed...

Avian Influenza viruses could escape vaccine immunity

Mutant H9N2 Avian Influenza viruses isolated from Pakistan are able to escape immune responses and adapt to infect humans.Published in the journal Emerging Infectious...

Research could lead to low cost Infectious Bronchitis vaccine production

In a step towards making vaccine production more efficient and reducing costs a team led by Dr Erica Bickerton at The Pirbright Institute identified...

USPOULTRY’s 2018 Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar

USPOULTRY’s 2018 Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar brought together rendering poultry professionals in Nashville, Tenn., who benefited from presentations and first-hand knowledge on topics...

Genes study pinpoints superbug link between people and animals disease

The genes study revealed that each time the bacteria jumps species, it acquires new genes that enable it to survive in its new host...

Midwest Poultry Federation Board of Directors Officers announced

Greg Nelson of Nelson Poultry Farms Inc., Manhattan, Kansas, was elected President of the Midwest Poultry Federation (MP) for 2018. Nelson represents the Kansas...

Industry education recruitment funding applications now being accepted by the USPOULTRY Foundation

The USPOULTRY Foundation is now accepting applications from colleges and universities for the Industry Education Recruitment Funding program. The funding supports student recruitment at...

NSF International introduces Global Animal Wellness Standards

NSF Global Animal Wellness Standards are a key component of the comprehensive animal wellness services provided by NSF International, which include testing, sustainability services,...

Revised waste framework directive confirms former foodstuffs are not waste

On 14 June 2018 the revised Waste Framework Directive (EU) 2018/851 was published in the Official Journal of the European Union. As EFFPA (the...

SALES MANAGER JOB

Primary Italian Company located in Lombardy, Northern Italy, manufacturing and exporting animal husbandry equipment is researching an area sales manager to implement its foreign...

Talks, experts and latest poultry research at the MPS

The Mediterranean Poultry Summit - MPS - took place in Turin, last June and was one of the main events for researchers and professionals...

New European Union reference laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle disease

Starting from 1 January 2019 the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie (IZSVe) is going to officially take on the position as European Union reference...

US-RSPE and IPWA Seek Executive Director

U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs (US-RSPE) and the International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA) are currently conducting a search for an executive director...

USDA allows to ditch organic Animal Welfare Rule: GAO

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) complied with rulemaking procedures while scrapping a rule that would have established animal welfare standards for organic livestock,...

Additional extension for EPA’s reports

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an order Feb. 1, granting an Environmental Protection Agency – EPA – request...

Co-creation, innovating the poultry industry

What does co-creation mean? Co-creation is a new form of supply-chain strategy in which a process is devised collectively by producers with their suppliers,...

UEP working to give egg farmers better conditions

The United Egg Producers (UEP) is a Capper-Volstead cooperative of U.S. farmers working collaboratively to address legislative, regulatory and advocacy issues impacting egg production...

Outstanding members of the Chicken Community recognized

Hundreds of farmers, chicken company employees, representatives of allied businesses, and friends of the Delmarva Peninsula's chicken community gathered in Salisbury, Maryland for the...

Dutch companies to support Indonesia’s poultry-sector growth at FoodTechIndonesia

A consortium of leading poultry companies and knowledge institutes from the Netherlands has launched FoodTechIndonesia to contribute to strengthening the poultry sector in Indonesia....

OIE Twinning Project to control Avian Influenza

The first year of activities stemming from the OIE Twinning Project Improving NVRI laboratory capacity for a better control of the Avian Influenza virus...

Five Inductees added to Poultry Hall of Fame at 2019 IPPE

The American Poultry Historical Society added five inductees into the Poultry Industry Hall of Fame for 2019. They include Earl Benjamin, D. W. Brooks,...

IFIF and FAO continue to strengthen collaboration

IFIF and FAO organizations are working together on critical issues to ensure safe and sustainable feed & food. The International Feed Industry Federation and...

Stability Testing of Feed Ingredients

ICCF launches public consultation on two guidance documents on ‘Stability Testing of Feed Ingredients’ and ‘Sub-chronic oral toxicity testing in laboratory animals’.The International Cooperation...

In loving memory of Rodolfo Graziani

On November 23, destiny decided to suddenly take from us Rodolfo. Incredulous, regretful and saddening news for all those who knew him. Born in Castelbolognese,...

Festive inauguration of L’Œuf d’Or hatchery in Belgium

On the 16th and 17th of November 2018, a new hatchery ­– L’Œuf d’Or – has been inaugurated in Andenne, Belgium. In total, more...

Holly Porter advances to Executive Director role at DPI

This year, Delmarva's 1,800-member chicken industry trade association, Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. - DPI -, has a new director. Effective January 1, Holly Porter...

Poultry Groups welcome EPA’s Clarification on needless reporting requirement

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and United Egg Producers commend the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its...

Pirbright scientists show fat is crucial for Marek’s disease virus infection

Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have demonstrated that production and storage of fat is required for Marek’s disease virus (MDV) replication in chickens. Their...

Anne Marie Quéméner new President of the EURASCO association

The members of EURASCO, the European Federation of Agricultural Exhibitions and Show Organisers, have unanimously elected their new board: Anne Marie Quéméner, SPACE Exhibition...

Poultry industry continues to improve worker safety record

Injury and illness rates down from year ago and down 83% since 1994.The incidence of occupational injuries and illnesses within the poultry sector’s slaughter...

USPOULTRY’s Financial Management Seminar

Even in a thriving economy, it is critical for financial managers to stay abreast of shifts in economic drivers, such as tax legislation, export...

An Egg-Citing Poultry Adventure

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, with funding provided by the USPOULTRY Foundation, have launched...

Minnesota Turkey donates 12,350 pounds of turkey to Hunger Solutions Minnesota

Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) – the nonprofit organization that represents the state’s turkey farmers and turkey companies – has announced a donation of...

MPF Convention honors long-time exhibitors for their commitment

A total of 34 exhibiting companies were honored for their long-time commitment to the Midwest Poultry Federation - MPF - Convention in Minneapolis. The...

Pirbright researcher part of new One Health Poultry Hub

Professor Munir Iqbal, Head of the Avian Influenza Virus research group at The Pirbright Institute, is among the international experts that have formed The...

USPOULTRY Foundation awards $25,875 student recruiting grant to University of Georgia

USPOULTRY Foundation's mission is to support the recruitment and training of the brightest students, seek and fund scientific research, foster student scientists, and promote...

Gene study set to investigate how Influenza jumps species

New study will identify genes that reduce Influenza A infection in pigs and chickens, and genes that limit the spread of the virus to...

How the genes of host animals and viruses change during infection

Dr Mark Fife and his team are investigating how the genes of host animals and viruses change during infection. This helps them to understand...

Minnesota Turkey Growers Association

To commemorate its 80th anniversary, the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) has released the first of several videos highlighting some of its many families...

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