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Joel Sappenfield, who has more than 25 years of experience in poultry and prepared foods with Tyson Foods, Inc., will become the next president of Cobb-Vantress, the world’s longest established poultry breeding company.
A nationwide survey on campylobacter contamination levels in UK chickens has been suspended due to inconsistencies in monitoring, the Food Standards Agency has announced.
Ukraine poultry processor MHP is planning to launch its first facility in the Netherlands in the coming months, to stimulate the rise of chicken meat exports to Europe.
UK broiler farmers are set to benefit from two three-year research projects, aimed at improving bird health and welfare. The grants, amounting to £500,000-£600,000, will be split between Oxford and Bristol Universities and have come from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council as part of a wider European initiative.
Prices for poultry feed in Russia jumped nearly 20% in 2015 reaching an absolute record and look set to continue rising this year, according to official data from the Russian State Statistical Service.
In this edition we look back at the Paris climate treaty which was negotiated in the last month of last year. Great news, so it would seem for food producers from around the world.
US researchers have evaluated the use of a novel live vaccine to prevent necrotic enteritis in broilers.
The German Federal Ministry of Nutrition and Agriculture (BMEL) is funding a collaborative research project to minimise antibiotic resistant pathogens in key stages of the poultry production chain.
The Huvematic® concept, developed by Huvepharma is the winner of the All About Feed/FIAAP Animal Nutrition Award.
McDonald’s France and the French poultry sector have signed a 3 year agreement fixing the purchase price of chicken. The agreement is unprecedented in its scale, 3-year duration, and 9,100 tonnes per year minimum
Sales of probiotic-fed chicken products in the United States have increased 34% in the last year due to the demand for antibiotic-free poultry. US researchers therefore set out to determine the benefits of probiotic-fed chicken.
The UK farm and hatchery facilities exporting Cobb broiler breeding stock globally have been granted ‘GB enhanced compartment’ status.
A large project to produce Grade Maker turkey meat has been launched by the Cherkizovo Group at their production unit in Tambov Oblast, Russia with the overall capacity of 50,000 tonnes per year. In an effort to catch up with the rapid growth of popularity of so-called exotic types of poultry meat among Russia consumers.
Further restrictions on the use of antibiotics in farm animals are in the pipeline, following a vote by MEPs on new rules for veterinary medicines. This could be especially problematic for the poultry sector.
A commonly used poultry vaccine, the Arkansas infectious bronchitis vaccine, contains viral subpopulations that vary slightly genetically. This could account for the varied response that has been seen with the vaccine, a USPOULTRY-funded research project has revealed.
The movement towards cage-free hen housing in the United States has reached a tipping point in recent months with many major food retailers announcing their commitment to cage-free eggs.
Ukraine will produce 18.5 billion eggs in 2016 which is 10% more than last year, according to a forecast by Union of Poultry Farmers of Ukraine (UPFU). This is good news for the sector which has faced multiple problems.
Researchers compared the number of parasites found on commercial chicken flocks with those found on backyard flocks. But which chicken was the itchiest?
A significant drop in the levels of campylobacter contamination in shop-bought chicken suggest the poultry industry is winning the battle to improve the food safety record of its products.
The ‘No Antibiotics Ever’ policy of US poultry producer, Perdue Farms, is to be extended to include its entire frozen, refrigerated and fresh value-added chicken products and all of its foodservice turkey items.