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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.
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.
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."
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.
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 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 have agreed terms to acquire a 51% stake in Ekol Gida to accelerate growth of its animal nutrition business in Turkey.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 in Australia have launched a project aiming to produce chickens that lay eggs without the proteins that cause allergic reactions in humans.
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 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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.