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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,...

EU grains, oilseeds and feed value chain partners for a sustainable production

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EU grain and oilseed trade, crushing and feed industry sectors represented by COCERAL, FEDIOL and FEFAC welcomed the European Commission Communication on Stepping up...

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...

Innovation is the key for sustainability

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Today it is important innovation, and it is the main way to sustainability. Here, we introduce René and Jolanda van Doren who have together...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

The core technology for the sustainability of animal production, environment and green energy

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Among various technologies for sustainability in animal production, anaerobic digestion or biogas technology is recognized for its multiple functions and benefits. It breaks down...

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