Management and stockmanship – Essential to sustainable poultry production

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Experts agree that the way in which animals and poultry are managed can affect 70 to 90% of their health, welfare and productivity. Poultry producers,...

Transparency, communication and engagement with society

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Transparency, communication and engagement are the Aviagen’s powerful tools to achieve supply chain and industry success. Late US President Dwight D. Eisenhower once said,...

How to ensure a better sustainability in breeding

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Aviagen underlines commitment to International Poultry Council’s five priority Sustainable Development Goals for breeding. The International Poultry Council (IPC) has prioritized five of the United...

Practical views on global poultry nutrition – First part

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The global supply of poultry products will need to double by 2050 if we are to meet the aspiration of all people to be...

BBSRC launch the Agriculture and Food Security Strategic Framework

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The new framework identifies the key research and innovation priorities of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council. The new BBSRC’s Agriculture and Food Security...

Seeking sustainability in the poultry industry

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Becoming sustainable is a must for long-term viability and profitability, and the poultry industry has to meet the needs of the industry, consumers, and...

AAT’s CHEGGY as a tool for in ovo sex determination of layer chicken embryos

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A largescale field study Germany has as first European country stopped by law culling of male day-old chicks from 1st January 2022 onwards. In February 2022,...

Reducing the environmental impact of egg production via breeding and alternative diet

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Egg production has an important role in the global production of food. For decades, we have successfully selected laying hens that efficiently produce animal...

Sustainable feed supply for worldwide poultry production

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The poultry industry is facing various challenges in its value chain. Production needs to be environmentally sound and social responsible with the prerequisite that...

How can the poultry industry fight global warming while improving its bottom line?

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Global warming has become one of the most discussed topics in the last decade. Greta Thunberg, an almost unknown Swedish girl, became an international...

A more sustainable poultry production

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Researchers must find other approaches to food production and processing - and in particular for poultry production - using new technologies in conjunction with...

The trifecta for a sustainable production

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To meet the needs of an additional three billion people over the next 35 years and to prevent further escalation of global poverty, agricultural production must double during this time. In meeting the increased demand for food, the interdependence between water, food and energy will become more evident and highlight resource insecurities.

Peak food and our quest for an ethical and ecologically sustainable production

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Crude analyses of sustainable global resource use suggest that the peak rate year for commercial poultry production was reached in 2006 while projections indicate...

Rendering: an important aspect of sustainability

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At the International Rendering Symposium, held in conjunction with the 2017 International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta, Ga, it was stressed how rendering is an important aspect of sustainability. Animal agriculture in general is more sustainable with rendering processes.

Global phosphorus scarcity

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Phosphorus scarcity is a serious threat to food security. Recent studies indicate that phosphorus demand could outstrip finite supplies of high quality phosphatesometime between 2025-2084 if no fundamental changes are made to the current trajectory.

LIFE CHIMERA: the revaluation of chicken manure used “as is” to produce quality fertilizer...

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A new circular economy model for the poultry market thanks to an innovative technology based on two patents for the transition to smart agriculture. Rosalino...

ProHealth, new solutions for animal health and production sustainability

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The ProHealth project is focused on understanding the multi-factorial dimension of animal pathologies linked to production and use this to develop, evaluate and disseminate effective control strategies to reduce impact.

How can the poultry industry become carbon neutral?

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Following the Paris climate agreement (COP21), countries and agricultural supply chain companies are setting targets towards net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050....

Solar energy ensures cost-efficiency

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Solar energy radiation means revenues – at least for farmers who have successfully harnessed renewable energies. However, with the latest amendment to the Renewable...

Practical views on global poultry nutrition – Second part

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The demand for poultry meat will increase because of population growth and changing socio- economic factors. Resources will become constrained and changing consumer perceptions...

In Observance of Earth Day USPOULTRY highlights poultry and egg farm and poultry facilities...

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In observance of Earth Day, celebrated on April 22, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association  highlighted two videos from its series emphasizing environmental stewardship on...

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