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British Pig & Poultry Fair delivers for farmers

Visitors had plenty to see and do at the British Pig & Poultry Fair in May, with more exhibitors than ever before. More than 10,000 people attended the 2-day show, to see new products and hear the latest advice.

Case Study: Revival in French poultry sector

2015 has been a good year for the French poultry sector. Production is back at the levels of 2007 thanks to the continuous growth in chicken while consumption remains dynamic at the highest level in almost 40 years according to the statistical service Agreste of the Department of Agriculture.

Commercial poultry embryo sexing a step closer

A commercially viable test to determine embryo chick sexing will be available by early next year, German researchers have claimed.

Pakistan import duties prompt parent stock fears

The Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) is seeking exemption from regulatory duty on the import of grandparent chicks, according to proposals it has submitted to the Federal Board of Revenue.

US launches WTO assault on Chinese chicken duties

The United States is mounting a challenge to China at the WTO because of the Chinese Government’s failure to bring its antidumping and countervailing duties against imports of US chicken broiler products into compliance with WTO rul...

World Poultry 4: Determining pecking order

France is where this latest issue of World Poultry takes you. Here a trial is taking place on a commercial laying farm where the utmost is being done to prevent pecking behaviour without resorting to beak-trimming. A whimsical idea or an achievable task?

Growth in poultry processing equipment market

The poultry processing equipment market is projected to reach USD $3.83 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 4.7% from 2015 to 2020, according to a recent market report.

UK poultry farmers fear oversupply and disease

Egg and poultry meat producers in the UK say oversupply and the potential threat of a disease outbreak are the biggest concerns they face over the next 3 years.

Business Update: New products and investments

New services, products, and investments have been launched on to the international poultry market recently. Where is the action and what is there to look out for? This concise overview gets you up to date.

Retail poultry: US record lowest Salmonella levels

The prevalence of Salmonella in retail poultry in the United States is at its lowest level since testing began in 2002, plus there has been a reduction in this bacteria’s resistance to antibiotics important for human health.

Cobb-Vantress announces next president

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.

Campylobacter survey suspended in the UK

A nationwide survey on campylobacter contamination levels in UK chickens has been suspended due to inconsistencies in monitoring, the Food Standards Agency has announced.

MHP eyes EU expansion with Dutch processing facility

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 investment in broiler welfare studies

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.

Feed prices problematic for Russian poultry sector

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.

3rd edition of World Poultry 2016 now online

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.

Progress made towards a necrotic enteritis vaccine

US researchers have evaluated the use of a novel live vaccine to prevent necrotic enteritis in broilers.

German project to reduce antibiotic resistance in poultry

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.

Huvepharma wins All About Feed award

The Huvematic® concept, developed by Huvepharma is the winner of the All About Feed/FIAAP Animal Nutrition Award.

McDonald's France partners with French poultry sector

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

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