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Cargill invests US$40 million in a new chicken processing facility at its complex in Efremov, Russia. The facility predominantly supply McDonald’s in Russia.
In the first 4 months of 2013 US shell egg exports were 50.7 million dozen, a hike of 72% compared to the first quarter of 2012 (29.5 million), according to figures released by the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) International Egg and Poultry Review.
Aviagen, has announced a restructuring of the global executive management team with the appointment of two new presidents. Ivan Pupo Lauandos becomes President of the Latin America Business, and Tom Exley becomes President of Asia, Turkey, the Middle East and Africa.
The withdrawal of the provision on compulsory tests of poultry feed for antibiotics and melamine has surprised experts, according to Financial Express.
A hatchery in Viborg, Denmark has reported an outbreak of low pathogenicity avian influenza virus. The holding is a hatchery for farmed game birds (1,400 mallards and 12,500 pheasants).
The US poultry industry is one of the strongest voices in US agriculture, three national industry bodies are seeking an outcome concerning proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement. The US poultry industry are less then enthusiatic.
Explosions and fire tore through parts of a poultry processing plant in northeast China today killing at least 119 people and seriously injuring 54 others, local officials say it is one of the country’s worst factory accidents in recent years.
Salmonella and Campylobacter bacteria cause an estimated 1.9 million food-borne illnesses in the US annually, and poultry is a major source of both. Earlier studies have linked pathogen prevalence on the farm and at processing, but none has measured the strength of the associations between pathogen loads
The US has significantly increased the supply of poultry meat to Russia in the first quarter of 2013, according to official statistics.
Forty eight participants from 27 countries took part in the annual world technical school organised over two weeks by Cobb-Vantress at its Siloam Springs headquarters in Arkansas, USA.
Chicken, which accounts for an estimated 96.7% of the Australian poultry industry revenue, is the country’s most consumed meat on a per capita basis, according to a market research report.
US poultry producer, Sanderson Farms has reported a 2.1% rise in earnings, as net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 were $621.2 million compared with $595.0 million for the same period a year ago.
Ross Breeders Africa, the Ross distributor in the African sub-continent, has recently decided to expand their operations in Zambia after 14 years of continued success for the Ross 308. This expansion consists of the creation of a new broiler hatchery, additional breeder houses, a new grandparent (GP) farm, staff housing and ancillary buildings.
French animal health company, Ceva Santé Animale has signed a scientific collaboration protocol about avian influenza vaccines with the Veterinary College of the South China Agricultural University in Wushan, Guangzhou.
The 2012 drought in the US and the recent aflatoxin scandal in Europe has raised awareness once again of the mycotoxin problem facing the animal feed industry. With more than 4,000 samples collected worldwide and almost 14,500 analyses conducted in the past year alone, Biomin has released its most complete and comprehensive mycotoxin report on the market to date.
Gut integrity depends on several factors and requires a comprehensive strategy; therefore, Hipra organised their 1st Gut Health Perspective Symposium (GHP) in Ghent to improve its knowledge about this subject and provide long-term preventive solutions to its customers.
Rabobank has published a new report on supply, demand and pricing trends in the global poultry industry, and conditions which will affect the industry outlook for the rest of the year.
The poultry industry in Zimbabwe has experienced significant growth over the past four years due to the increase in smallholder production, the country’s Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Minister, Joseph Made announced.
Attempts to implement a federal layer welfare ruling across the US have stalled again, following the reluctance of lawmakers in Washington to progress the legislation.
Poultry industry - and legislation that would need to be implemented in countries seeking to join the European Union - were the main topics discussed when more than 80 participants from Serbia, the former region of Yugoslavia, attended Cobb Germany’s annual seminar in Novi Sad.