New vaccine technique targeting multiple poultry diseases

Researchers at The Pirbright Institute have created a new vaccine technique of genetically modifying the Marek’s disease vaccine so that it is able to protect...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

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...

Webinar Wednesday features Dr. Keith Bramwell: Embryo Diagnosis

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Protein for Life – World Egg Day

The international egg community is making plans to celebrate World Egg Day on Friday 12th October 2018. This year, the industry’s global campaign will...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Poultry deboning lines

The poultry industry has been systematically improving worker safety over the last three decades, with current injury/illness rates now essentially the same as manufacturing...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Global egg industry adopts formal position on antimicrobial resistance

The global egg industry formally endorsed the following statement on the industry’s use of antimicrobials during the Global Leadership Conference of the International Egg...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Gene expression and sex differences

Sexual dimorphism – a condition where the two sexes have different characteristics, beyond the differences in their sexual organs – is all around us....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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