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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 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 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.
Layer poultry genetics company, Hy-Line International, has announced the promotion of Dr Daniel Valbuena as Latin America regional manager, effective immediately.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 has appointed Dr Usama Aftab as Technical Director for Asia and the Pacific, following the company’s continued growth in the region.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.