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Blog Profile / World Poultry

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Archived Since:August 16, 2011

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Animal nutritionist joins Cobb World Technical Support Team

Vitor Hugo Brandalize has been appointed as nutritional specialist in the Cobb World Technical Support team.

BPC increases support for Harper Adams students

The British Poultry Council’s support for Harper Adams University students is growing this year, with two more companies joining the BPC scholarships scheme and each financial award being increased by £1,000, to £4,500 per year.

Venezuela paying more for Argentinean poultry imports

The Venezuelan government pays 42% more for frozen chicken imports from Argentina with respect to other importing countries, latest statistics reveal.

2013: Fewer notifications for highly pathogenic AI

Last year, the world organization for animal health (OIE) received more immediate notifications for low pathogenic avian influenza. For the highly pathogenic forms however, the OIE received less notifications than the year before.

Scottish minister deems beak trimming ban unrealistic

A ban on beak trimming in England from 1 January 2016 is “almost certainly unrealistic”, according to Scottish rural affairs minister Richard Lochhead.

Newcastle disease strikes Swedish laying flock

Sweden has faced an outbreak of Newcastle Disease in a flock of laying hens, the Swedish Board of Agriculture Department for Animal Welfare and Health has reported to the OIE.

Mapping relationships between human and animal diseases

Researchers at the University of Liverpool are building the world's most comprehensive database describing human and animal pathogens, which can be used to prevent and tackle disease outbreaks around the globe.

Key appointments for Aviagen Asia

Xiuzhen Zhang (Julia) has been appointed new vice president and commercial manager China, Aviagen Asia. Minquing Gu has been promoted to area technical manager China.

Baiadi poultry facility approved despite opposition

A regional council in Australia has approved the development of 70 broiler chicken sheds for leading poultry producer Baiada which will house close to three million birds in the north of New South Wales.

USDA takes next step to modernise poultry inspection

The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has sent its proposed rule to modernise the US poultry inspection system to the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) for review, and will post on the OMB website shortly.

MHP appoints new CEO as former enters politics

Ukrainian poultry producer, Mironivsky Hlibroproduct (MHP) has announced Yuriy Melnyk as its new chief executive officer, following his predecessor's appointment as First Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration.

Knowledge shared at IEC Business Conference

Professor David Hughes, IEC’s Global Food Marketing Analyst, led the newly styled Customer Focus session at IEC Business Conference. The new format included an informal interview between Professor Hughes and each speaker at the end of their presentation, allowing Professor Hughes to really drill down into the details that matter to egg businesses.

FAO 2014 outlook for global poultry sector

The latest food outlook published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) suggests that global poultry production is expected to grow by 1.6% to 108.7 million tonnes in 2014.

The poultry industry’s role in feeding the world by 2050

Danisco Animal Nutrition, a subsidiary of DuPont Industrial Biosciences, and partners including Nutreco, Aviagen and Cobb-Vantress, will discuss at a PSA Meeting Symposium how the escalating demand for poultry meat can be met sustainably up to 2050 and beyond.

Chore-time names executive vice president

Poultry equipment supplier, Chore-Time, has named Chris Stoler as executive vice president and general manager of the Chore-Time Group.

Cal-Maine records sales of over one billion dozen eggs

US egg producer, Cal-Maine Foods, has reached annual sales of over one billion dozen eggs for fiscal 2014 with an expected total of 1.014 billion dozen fresh eggs sold.

China lowers anti-dumping taxes on US poultry

China is to lower anti-dumping duties on US chicken products following last year's ruling against Beijing by the World Trade Organization in a four-year-old dispute.

Marel launches the next generation in robotic batching

Over the years Marel Stork’s RoboBatcher system has been running at a number of poultry processors, proving to be a solid top performer that is well integrated with other equipment and provides processors with a high level of production control. Based on this, the latest generation, the RoboBatcher Flex, is now ready for release.

Mexico counts the cost of HPAI

The H7N3 highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak in Mexico which has lasted over two years has resulted in the collective death or depletion of 28 million broilers, breeders, and laying hens, according to the president of the Association of Poultry Processors (UNA) of Mexico, Gorge Gracia de la Cadena.

Zoetis/BPC Trainee of the Year Award launched

The poultry industry offers some of the most exciting career prospects in farming — that’s the message from organisers of the Zoetis/British Poultry Council Trainee of the Year Award, now open for entries.

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