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Business news: Poultry health solutions launched

World Poultry looks back on the recent business news, conveniently capturing and summarising the most important business updates in the poultry industry. Poultry health product launches were among the announcements catching the attention this week.

Interview: Is robotic egg collection the future?

Chickens lay most of their eggs in their nests, but some end up in the hay. Egg collection is therefore both necessary and time-consuming. In response to this need, Wageningen researchers in the Netherlands have developed an autonomous robot that can move through the poultry house freely.

Algeria to revive poultry industry with road map

A road map is to be implemented this year in the north African country of Algeria with the aim of reviving the country’s poultry sector.

UK consortium developing vaccine against campylobacter

The English poultry company Banham Poultry is working in partnership with the University of Swansea, Ridgeway Biologicals and Crowshall Veterinary Services to develop a new autogenous vaccine against campylobacter.

Business news: Collaborations in global layer sector

World Poultry looks back on the recent business news, conveniently capturing and summarising the most important business updates in the poultry industry. Shifts in the layer sector caught this week’s attention.

AI accord signed by US, Mexico & Canada

The United States, Canada and Mexico and their respective poultry and egg industries have entered into an arrangement to enhance collaboration on avian influenza and to work toward harmonising procedures for responding to possible future detections of the virus.

Irish poultry exports to UK boosted by strong pound

Poultry sales from the Republic of Ireland to the United Kingdom (UK) grew once again in 2015, with a strengthening pound against the euro making sales ever more attractive.

New HPAI strain strikes US turkey farm

The US is bracing itself for more avian influenza heartache following confirmation of a previously unseen strain of highly pathogenic H7N8 striking a commercial turkey farm in southern Indiana.

Business Update: Acquisitions and knowledge sharing

World Poultry looks back on the recent business news, conveniently capturing and summarising the most important business updates in the poultry industry. Here are the current highlights.

Turkish poultry by-product feed ban postponed

Officials in Turkey have postponed the implementation of a new poultry by-product feeding regulation for 1 year, a move which has been welcomed by the poultry sector.

Cold weather management

As the days are getting shorter, the temperatures are getting colder as well in the Northern parts of the world. The cold itself wouldn’t be that much of a problem for the adult birds, but the humidity that goes along with it might cause some troubles, especially in relation to respiratory problems.

Housing recommendations for rearing poultry in winter

Producers who raise pastured poultry and want to maintain egg production this winter should keep their birds as warm and dry as possible, experts from the Purdue University College of Agriculture say.

An innovative idea proven in the field

Getting broiler chicks on the feed as soon and as much as possible is a goal everyone in the industry is chasing for maximum feed intake and growth. However, chicks in the feed pan have adverse effects. That, among other factors, triggered Roxell to put an innovative idea to the test. Show More Summary

Case Study: Estonia’s reliance on poultry imports

Although Estonian poultry meat production is on the rise, domestic supplies do not cover growing domestic demand. Because of this Estonia is a net importer of poultry meat.

US resolves poultry export issue with South Africa

The United States and South Africa have reached a definitive agreement to allow US chicken producers to resume exports of US chicken parts to South Africa.

Fighting campy with cameras in the broiler house

Cameras viewing broilers in a shed may soon be able to indicate whether a flock will test positive for campylobacter as early as 10 days into its cycle.

US consumers mistaken over poultry industry

Nearly 80% of Americans mistakenly believe that chicken contains added hormones or steroids, when in fact no chicken sold or raised in the US is given hormones or steroids. This is one of the findings of a National Chicken Council (NCC) survey on consumers’ perceptions about chicken production.

AI outbreak in France seems to be under control

The number of cases of high-pathogenic avian influenza in France has risen to 65, the department of agriculture in Paris announced on Jan 5th. That number is only 1 higher than the week before and 2 more than just before Christmas.

Canada steps up avian flu surveillance efforts

The governments of Canada and British Columbia are investing CAD$ 300,000 (€200,000) to strengthen the surveillance, early detection, and response measures to avian flu.

Bacteria identified with link to lameness in broilers

Researchers at the University of Arkansas have identified a species of bacteria that had never before been associated with lameness in broiler chickens, bringing scientists closer to finding a way to prevent infections.

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