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Blog Profile / World Poultry

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Increase in number of UK eggs packed

6.8 million cases of eggs were packed in UK egg packing stations during the second quarter of 2014, which is a 2% increase on last quarter, according to a quarterly update published by Defra.

Lithuanian poultry exports to Hong Kong approved

Hong Kong has approved imports of poultry meat and poultry products from Lithuanian, which concludes two years of negotiations on the issue.

Greece found guilty of breaching cage ban

Greece has been found guilty of breaching EU welfare laws, having failed to ban barren battery cages once the welfare of laying hens directive came into force in 2012.

Merger with Hillshire moves Tyson forward faster

A week after Tyson Foods, completed its merger with The Hillshire Brands Company, Tyson president and chief executive officer Donnie Smith told investors the process for combining the two companies is well underway.

Fire destroys half million chickens on Russian farm

Nearly 520,000 heads of poultry have been destroyed at a large-scale poultry farm in the Kursk Oblast of Russia, Russian media outlet Interfax has reported.

GTRI’s poultry yield detection system nears completion

The Georgia Tech Research Institute’s (GTRI) Poultry Deboning Line Screening System is one step closer to making its way to processing plants. The initial steps of technology transfer are underway as Gainco Inc. has begun commercial testing of the system.

Survey: US consumers want more humanely raised chicken

There is distrust of the chicken industry among US consumers and a strong desire for more humanely raised chicken choices at the grocery store, a survey by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has fo...

Sanderson Farms announces management changes

US poultry producer, Sanderson Farms, has announced management changes within the company’s live production division.

Australia reiterates its stance on poultry meat imports

The coordinating body for the Australian poultry industry, the Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF) has reiterated the fact that it has strict protocols in place for the importation of chicken meat.

Report: Egg processing market worth $27,888 million

The latest report on egg processing published by MarketsandMarkets indicates that the market is projected to reach a value of $27,888 million by 2019.

Cherkizovo’s Tambovskaya turkey project continues to grow

Cherkizovo Group and Grupo Fuertes announced the creation of the Tambov Turkey joint venture in 2012 and the start of construction of a turkey meat production and processing complex in Tambov Region with capacity 40,000-50,000 tonnes of turkey meat per year and prospects for expansion.

In ovo feeding for stronger leg bones

Current broilers may suffer from leg problems. Previous research in the lab of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, showed that between E17 and hatch the yolk contains low P, Cu, Mn and Zn reserves and respectively their uptake by the embryo is low.

BPC stands firm against newspaper allegations

The British Poultry Council has issued a firm response to an article in the Guardian newspaper which questioned health and hygiene standards in the UK poultry sector.

GLOBALG.A.P. launches poultry certification in South Africa

GLOBALG.A.P. launched the Poultry Module of the Integrated Farm Assurance Standard for Livestock in South Africa this July.

The Netherlands: NEPLUVI appoints new chairman

The board of the Association of Dutch Poultry Processing Industries has decided to nominate G.J. Oplaat in the General Member Assembly, scheduled for 29th of October 2014, as new chairman of NEPLUVI.

Jump in Russian poultry meat prices

Russia has experienced a jump in poultry meat prices of almost 25% over the second half of August, following the trade restrictions imposed by the country’s government in the beginning of the month.

Partnership to promote safe chicken production in China

Fujian Sunner Development, a leading vertically integrated chicken meat producer in China and leading global investment firm KKR have signed a definitive agreement under which KKR will invest approximately $400 million for an 18% stake in Sunner.

Modified test simplifies poultry disease detection

US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have found a way to make it easier to detect two serious poultry diseases by modifying an already available test.

Eggland’s Best reveals lower calorie count in its eggs

After years of testing, US egg producer, Eggland's Best has reduced the calorie count for its large eggs from 70 calories to 60 calories.

Glycoprotein D protects against highly virulent ILTV

Infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) is a highly contagious acute respiratory disease of chickens caused by infectious laryngotracheitis virus (ILTV).

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