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Conditions affecting broiler meat quality

Professor Fernando Rutz of the Federal University of Pelotas in Brazil reviewed the major quality issues relating to muscle development of broilers at the 2015 Alltech Symposium in Lexington, KY.

New look for the latest issue of World Poultry

The latest edition of World Poultry is now online and as an extra treat we have enclosed a Special edition on Pathogens & Prevention. This issue has also had a makeover, I invite you to experience the newly designed edition of World Poultry.

Busung Farms remodels breeder hatchery

South Korea’s Busung Farms Co. Ltd. has remodelled its Busung breeder hatchery, replacing its previous installation with SmartPro single stage incubation from Pas Reform "to deliver improved hatchability and chick quality."

Russian-Hungarian project to launch goose farm

Hungary’s poultry business Hortobágyi Lúdtenyészto Zrt. and Russia’s Ekoferma Zvenyigovo have started a joint project for the construction of a goose farm in the Kirov Oblast of Russia, according to local media KirovNet.

Canada investigates salmonellosis outbreak

The Public Health Agency of Canada is investigating 34 cases of salmonellosis diagnosed in the Provinces of Alberta (17 cases), British Columbia (13) and Saskatchewan (4). The infection has been traced back to a specific hatchery in Alberta, although no serotype has been reported.

Devenish launch new poultry performance calculator app

Devenish Nutrition International have recently launched an exciting new app which will show poultry producers the financial benefit of implementing their Devenish Program. The app can be download in 5 languages.

Cargill expands business in Turkey through acquisition

Cargill have agreed terms to acquire a 51% stake in Ekol Gida to accelerate growth of its animal nutrition business in Turkey.

IPC’s first full-time secretary general selected

Marilia Rangel of Brazil has been selected as the new secretary general of the International Poultry Council. She will start her new role on August 1.

FSA release campylobacter testing results

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has challenged UK supermarkets that have not yet published results from their campylobacter reduction strategies to do so, as its full-year cumulative testing figures are released.

Barter deal between Russia and Iran for poultry

Russia will supply poultry to Iran in exchange for grain, says Alexei Alexeenko of the Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselhoznadzor Alexeenko also said that Rosselhoznadzor has already approved the export of Iranian poultry and dairy products from several enterprises to Russia.

UK turkey producer goes green

Bernard Matthews, the UK’s largest turkey farmer, has launched ‘The Big Green Plan’ –a programme of green energy initiatives that will make the business the UK’s greenest farmer and to put sustainability at the very heart of the business.

Nutriad hosts technical seminars in Central America

Nutriad together with Central American distribution partner Disatyr hosted a technical seminar in San Pedro Sula (Honduras) and Managua (Nicaragua) in May. At the event UNIKEPlus and Adimix30 Coated were introduced to local and regional professionals from the feed industry.

Researchers aim to create non-allergenic eggs

Researchers in Australia have launched a project aiming to produce chickens that lay eggs without the proteins that cause allergic reactions in humans.

Norel study: Gustor N’RGY and zinc bacitracin in broilers

Norel performed a study with the objective of evaluating the effect in broiler productive parameters of sodium butyrate protected with PFAD sodium salt (Gustor N’RGY), zinc bacitracin (BMD) and their combination, in a control diet without any additives.

Russia to export poultry to India

Russia will start exporting poultry and poultry products to India within its program of diversifiying export supplies, reports the deputy head of the Russian veterinary body, Alexei Alexeenko.

Sanderson Farms stands firm on antibiotic use in poultry

The CEO of US poultry producer, Sanderson Farms, has vowed not to eradicate the use of antibiotics in its poultry rearing practices, in a move which breaks the recent trend of other US companies.

Aviagen increases breeding stock production in US hatchery

US poultry breeder, Aviagen, has expanded the capacity of its hatchery in North Alabama by 52%. With this expansion the company is poised to hatch up to 8.2 million chicks from this hatchery.

UK: £5M boost to superbug researchers

Nearly £5 million has been awarded to two flagship research projects into antimicrobial resistance (AMR), in one of the largest UK public grant investments in this area, according to the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC).

UK turkey giant seeks further financial backing

Bernard Matthews, the UK-based turkey breeder is looking for £10 million of new financing to help fund its turnaround battle, just 18 months after being rescued by new backers.

Scientists genetically engineer Chicken embryo with snout

A team of researchers has genetically engineered a chicken embryo with a “snout” rather than a beak to demonstrate the evolutionary leap dinosaurs took when becoming birds.

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