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Why some broiler vaccines fail

Researchers at the University of Georgia investigated the possible reasons for frequent vaccine failures when broilers are vaccinated with Arkansas infectious bronchitis vaccine. Their findings are outlined below.

Chicken-Duck to expand duck production in Russia

Chicken-Duck Company is to expand its duck production in the Siberian part of Russia though the launch of a large-scale project to produce Peking duck of French breeding, according to a statement from representatives of the company.

Kazakhstan’s poultry farmers reporting losses

Kazakhstan’s poultry farmers have been facing difficulties in the sale of poultry meat and eggs since the beginning of 2015, the president of the Union of Poultry Producers of Kazakhstan, Ruslan Sharipov has said.

Hy-Line Int promotes Latin America regional manager

Layer poultry genetics company, Hy-Line International, has announced the promotion of Dr Daniel Valbuena as Latin America regional manager, effective immediately.

Aviagen releases new pocket guide for broilers

Aviagen has launched a new pocket guide for the Arbor Acres, Indian River and Ross brands. The guide provides broilers farmers with practical information and serves as a managament tool in order to keep broilers under good nutritional and health conditions.

Possible turnaround for French chicken sector

Chicken production in France showed a strong increase of 6% in weight and almost 5% in numbers in December. That followed several months of more or less strong declines, resulting in a decrease of almost 6% of the number of chicken slaughtered in the year 2014 as a whole.

Ovostar reports results from 2014 egg production

Agricultural holding Ovostar increased the volume of egg production to 1.038 billion pieces in 2014, 16% higher than in 2013, stated a report from the company’s press-service.

Aviagen launches useful guide for broilers

Poultry breeding company Aviagen has released a pocket guide for the Arbour Acres, Indian River and Ross brands. The guide will be a reference tool full of useful information broiler farmers.

US Uni receives $10K for poultry science scholarships

Local US poultry businesses have contributed USD$10,000 to the University of North Georgia (UNG) to support scholarships for students studying poultry science and pursuing careers in the industry.

Possible shortage of poultry products in Ghana

The Ghana Poultry Farmers Association has warned of a possible shortage of poultry products in Ghana if the government does not provide a substantial financial support package for the sector, reports GhanaWeb.

Hubbard JA87 broilers for Freedom Food production

As of end 2014 the Hubbard JA787 and JA987 broilers are accepted for use for free range production within the RSPCA’s Freedom Food scheme.

Tajikistan to increase poultry production by 40%

This year Tajikistan will increase its poultry production by 40% and its egg production by 16%, as a result of investments in the expansion of production capacities, reported the country’s agricultural minister Mashokir Nazarov.

€40 million investment in Tambov Turkey project

The first consignment of custom-built equipment for the hatchery, feed mill and slaughtering facility worth more than €40 million was delivered to the construction site of the Tambov Turkey project by Cherkizovo Group.

AB Vista appoints new technical director

AB Vista has appointed Dr Usama Aftab as Technical Director for Asia and the Pacific, following the company’s continued growth in the region.

Gold medal for GEA MultiDrum at Anuga FoodTec

The GEA MultiDrum received a FoodTec Gold Medal at Anuga FoodTec 2015. The MultiDrum is a coating machine that reduces the manpower needed on the processing line.

Russia produces more poultry feed

In 2014 Russia produced 13 million tonnes of poultry feed – which is 4% more than in 2013, according to Soya News. The main reason for the increase of the production of poultry feed is the ongoing growth of the poultry population in Russia.

High tech tools to fight bird flu

The Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics team up to develop high tech tools to fight bird flu and other infectious diseases. Working closely with FAO, SIB experts...Show More Summary

Distilled brewers grains in poultry diet to cut costs

Research being conducted by a final year Harper Adams agriculture student is investigating the potential of an alternative protein source for use in poultry diets. Distilled brewers grains may be a cheap source of protein.

US poultry and egg exports set records in 2014

Despite the loss of the Russian market for the fourth quarter, US poultry export quantity in 2014 set a new record for the second consecutive year, and the value of those exports was the second-highest in history, according to year-end trade data released by the US Foreign Agricultural Service.

HPAI reported in Canadian backyard poultry flock

An outbreak of the HPAI H5N1 strain has been reported in the Canadian province of British Columbia, a report submitted to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) confirms.

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