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Getting water right on broiler farms

Getting water lines operating optimally is considered one of the best ways to boost performance. Here, we consider how to get the basics right.

A great, big Poultry World

I am now at the 12 month mark working with the global poultry industry. It has been an interesting 12 months and has expanded my view of the poultry industry beyond the United Kingdom. Here my impressions.

Potential shortage of poultry feed following German blaze

Supplies of poultry feed across northern Europe are being monitored closely following this autumn’s major fire at BASF’s core plant at Ludwigshafen in Germany.

Egg-cellent shell quality: Learn the basics

What does it mean to “support the good guys” in relation to eggshell quality? Dr Kayla Price, poultry technical manager for Alltech Canada, discussed how eggshell quality is directly impacted by gut health and balancing our good microbes and potentially bad bacteria.

"Antibiotics covered up a lot of issues"

With antibiotics usage being heavily debated these days, increasingly the notion grows that animal health and animal nutrition are actually 2 sides of the same coin. In that light it isn’t so strange that microbiologist Dr Al Thomas made it to a senior position within a feed additives company.

Shares of largest NZ poultry group dip as profits fall

Shares in New Zealand’s largest poultry producer, Tegel Group, have fallen after profits dropped due to lower exports to Australia, rising costs and an earthquake.

Impact of meatless meat insignificant in short-term

Demand for poultry is not expected to be significantly impacted by the rise in protein products derived from plant sources, insects and cultured meats, according to a new study.

Philippines: Largest poultry plant launched through JV

The largest processing poultry plant in the Philippines has been inaugurated thanks to a joint venture between Cargill and Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC).

IEC - global database of animal welfare legislation launched

The International Egg Commission (IEC) has launched a global database of animal welfare legislation.

Ikea withdraws commitment to Compassion in World Farming

Scandinavian-based business Ikea has withdrawn its commitment to Compassion in World Farming’s (CIWF) Good Chicken Award, which highlights companies that have adopted higher welfare poultry standards across the globe.

Layers in Siberia

Zarya poultry farm, near the Siberian city of Krasnojarsk is 100% Russian. That said, the hens and also the farm equipment stem from Western Europe. Poultry World took a look at the 1.1 million layers housed in non-forgiving Siberia...

A guide to giving hens the best start in life

Whether a pullet rearer or introducing young birds into lay, getting hens off to a good start is essential to a healthy, productive flock. Avivet’s William Garton offers some pointers.

Report criticises Brazilian poultry slavery practices

Thousands of people are victims of forced labour and inhumane work conditions in Brazil’s burgeoning poultry and meat sectors, with some having to work 20 hours a day.

Animal protein production growth to continue

Animal protein production across the globe is set to continue next year but there will be increasing competition leading to opportunities for both producers and processors.

Sales of US organic poultry on the rise

Sales of organic poultry in the United States are set to grow further following the announcement this week that Whole Foods chicken supplier Bell and Evans is to build a new plant with an eye to increasing its organic output.

Australia leads the way for pastured egg producers

The Australian government has given the green light to standards and rules for certification for the egg producers belonging to Pasture Raised On Open Fields (PROOF) scheme.

Australia: Caged systems under intense scrutiny

Caged systems in Australia are set to become a topic of national debate over the next three months as the government consults on a wide range of poultry welfare issues.

Register now for webinar on Antibiotic reduction in poultry

Poultry World is proud to announce that it will host a webinar on antibiotic reduction in Poultry, together with experts from Schothorst Feed Research, Noba BV and Nutriad on the 6th of December 2017.

Preparing for the next flu season

With the knowledge that it is always flu season somewhere, the large poultry production regions in the western hemisphere are preparing for the next flu season. Or at least should be.

Antibiotics – The worries

If you were to plot dots on a piece of paper where the distance between these dots represented the different views on antibiotics amongst the government, consumers, producers and restaurant chains/retailers, the dots would likely be as far away as possible. And when you first look at these dots and views, you may think the only thing that stands out as a common link is worry.

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