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A photo can show the importance of ventilation

You may think it’s not that dusty inside, but the flash on your camera might show you otherwise.

"It leaves you powerless. This has an enormous impact"

In 2016 poultry farm Waddenei was struck twice by avian influenza, low pathogenic at first, followed by a high pathogenic variety. And again the chickens were destroyed. Laying hen farmer Rimer Dijkstra tells his story. “Fate has struck again.”

Chicken of Tomorrow is here today

Over the last three years, the variety of chicken that is for sale in supermarkets has changed in a major way. By the end of this year a Dutch supermarket which sells regularly produced chicken meat will be hard to find.

A good look at the egg

Former researcher Piet Simons has been retired for fifteen years now but he is still active in his beloved subject area, poultry farming, every day. Simons discusses his new book ’Egg signals’.

Steep fall in multi-country Salmonella outbreak cases

The European outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis appears to have subsided since control measures were implemented at egg farms and distribution points last autumn.

Backyard poultry farms in Russia under scrutiny

Russia’s State Duma, the lower chamber of the country’s Parliament has registered a bill proposing limitations on the number of poultry in so-called backyard farms.

The 2nd edition of Poultry World 2017 is now online

During the making of this edition it became clear that the Avian Influenza genie is out of the bottle again. Europe was hit and reports from Russia and the US aren’t very promising either.

USDA clarifies HPAI situation in Tennessee

The isolated case of HPAI in the US in Lincoln County, Tennessee has been controlled by depletion, according to information provided in a March 6th conference call organised by the USDA-Animal, Plant Inspection Service (APHIS)-Veterinary Services, Dr Jack Shere, deputy administrator.

Avian influenza hits US breeder flock

An outbreak of highly pathogenic H7 Avian Influenza (HPAI) has been confirmed in a commercial chicken breeder flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee. That was the bad news USDA APHIS brought on 6 March.

Merck Animal Health launches new poultry science award

Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the US and Canada) is proud to announce the introduction of the High Quality Poultry Science Award supporting research in poultry health, production and welfare by tomorrow’s industry leaders.

Antimicrobial resistance remains high, says EU report

Bacteria found in humans, animals and food continue to show resistance to widely used antimicrobials, says the latest report on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacteria by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

Russia considering nitrofurans ban in poultry feed

Nearly 50% of chicken meat on Russia’s grocery shelves is contaminated with nitrofurans; a study of Russia’s Quality Agency (Roskachestvo) has shown. In order to protect the health of consumers, this use of this group of antibiotics should be fully banned in poultry feed, the agency now claims.

Business update: Poultry investments continuing

New acquisitions, products, and investments have been announced in the international poultry scene recently. Where is the action? And what is there to look out for? This concise overview gets you up to date.

Case Study: Thai poultry sector enjoying turnaround

In a turnaround from 2015, the Thai broiler industry has enjoyed reduced production feed costs, favourable growth in exports, and profitable export prices during 2016, according to a recently released market report.

VIV Asia: Seminar on growth promotion without antimicrobials

Poultry World is proud to announce that the programme for the VIV Asia seminar on growth promotion without the use of antibiotic growth promotion is now complete.

First gene-edited birds produced in Europe

Hens that do not produce their own chicks have been developed for use as surrogates to lay eggs from rare breeds.

Modern poultry industry taking shape in Africa

Africa is ready to take its place on the world stage, as the poultry industry is evolving, from a national and regional basis to a more global platform, according to RaboResearch’s latest report ‘Time for Africa: Capturing the African Poultry Investment Opportunity’.

Russia facing parent flock shortage due to AI

Russia has restricted imports of poultry and eggs from Romania, Croatia and Sweden due the outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI) in these countries, according to the press service of veterinary body, Rosselhoznadzor.

The 1st edition of Poultry World 2017 is now online

Yes you read it right, World Poultry has changed its name into Poultry World. 2017 marks a historical moment when we go back to our strong roots for an even greater future.

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