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Ovostar Union reports profit despite market turbulence

Ukraine egg producer, Ovostar Union ended 2014 with a net profit of US$ 23.1 million despite the fall of the exchange rate of the country’s currency hryvnia against dollar and the general problems of the Ukraine economy last year.

New housing regulations to curb AI in Taiwan

From September it will be mandatory for poultry in Taiwan to be raised in enclosed spaces, the country’s Council of Agriculture has announced. The measures are part of an effort to stop the spread of avian influenza that has decimated the country's poultry farms.

McDonalds wants ‘clean’ chicken

McDonalds USA had announced that it will only source chicken raised without antibiotics that are important to human medicine. All of the chicken served at McDonald’s approximately 14,000 U.S. restaurants comes from U.S. farms which are working closely with McDonald’s to implement the new antibiotics policy to the supply chain within the next two years.

RSPCA under fire for attacking duck-rearing standards

The RSPCA has recommended consumers cease buying British duck because it feels the standard of production in the UK is not up to scratch.

Agrofirma Hertzevskaja expands turkey project

Russian turkey producer Agrofirma Hertzevskaja will construct and launch the third and fourth production sites for rearing and fattening of turkey at its complex in Belgorod Oblast in Russia.

Proposed US bill could curb antibiotic use in US poultry

United States Senators, Dianne Feinstein and Susan Collins have introduced the ‘Prevention of Antibiotic Resistance Act of 2015’ that will require the withdrawal of approval of some medically important antibiotics for use in animals...

Breakthrough technique to aid research in hen syndrome

A recent study in the US looked at hen diuresis syndrome in broiler breeders. This poorly understood syndrome has emerged over the past 5 years as a significant cause of mortality in US broiler breeders. Gaining knowledge about the syndrome was difficult… until now.

British poultry industry warns against cheaper US imports

British poultry producers warn that trade negotiations with the United States (US), where minimum welfare standards are lower to those in force within Europe, could put the industry at risk from cheaper imports.

New! BroMaxx Mobile Conveyor broiler harvesting system

Broiler producers need to harvest their broilers in the most efficient and careful manner possible. Being careful to avoid broken legs and wings and retain meat quality. So choosing the appropriate logistic solution to transport the broilers from the BroMaxx colony house to the trucks is essential.

Dutch organise Chinese VIP mission to VIV Asia

Two Chinese VIP delegations are being brought to VIV Asia 2015 to meet with Dutch business relations of poultry and pig related companies as part of an extensive Holland promotion programme.

Pas Reform to unveil SmartCenterPro launch plans at VIV Asia 2015

Pas Reform is to reveal a new era of super-connectivity for the modern hatchery when it launches its latest innovation, the SmartCenterPro™ hatchery information system, to a global audience at VIV Asia in Bangkok.

Early broiler nutrition: All you need to know

Learn everything there is to know about early nutrition for broiler chickens during the Hamlet Protein poultry theme.

ABCA to reveal new view of selenium yeast at VIV Asia

ABCA is once again attending the VIV Asia 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand from 11-13 March. Besides showing the latest developments in its specialist yeast product portfolio, ABCA will present why a new addition to the products providing supplementary organic selenium should be viewed as the next generation of selenium yeast.

VIV Asia 2015, a meeting place for professionals

International and national animal protein professionals will head to Bangkok, Thailand, this March to update themselves on the advances in the industry during VIV Asia 2015.

MHP sells more poultry at higher price

MHP, the leading producer of poultry products in Ukraine, has sold more poultry in 2014 compared with the year before. Also, prices rose considerably.

Kenya: Farmers creating own feed due to rising costs

Due to rising of production, Kenyan farmers have started to formulate their own feed. Feed prices in the East African nation have seen an upward trend eating into the profit of many poultry farmers. Could this be a feasible alternat...

IPC to focus on avian influenza

Two high-ranking officials with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN (FAO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) will discuss one of the most active seasons in several years for highly pathogenic avian influenza when the International Poultry Council (IPC) convenes in April in Rome for its first-semester conference.

Cobb strengthens technical service team in Asia

Five new appointments have been made to the Cobb Asia region’s technical service team. Plans are to further expand the technical service team in the coming years both across the wider region and in China.

India appeals WTO ruling on ban of US poultry

India appealed against a World Trade Organization ruling that held as "inconsistent" India's ban on the import of poultry products from the US citing an outbreak of avian influenza.

FSA publishes campylobacter survey results

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published the latest set of results from its year-long survey of campylobacter on fresh chickens.

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