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  • Long-limbed chicken under threat from commercial breeds
    on July 22, 2019 at 11:00 am

    Scientists have found that genetically distinct, long-limbed African chicken are at risk from commercial breeds which are often more sensitive to disease. […]

  • Food Forward – is Animal Protein here to stay?
    on July 22, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Consumers will be eating far more poultry and fish by 2050 as the world battles to cope with nearly 10 billion mouths to feed. This will lead to a far larger poultry sector that is efficient and sustainable, which in turn will be reflected in prices that consumers will be able to afford. […]

  • German farm reaches over 500 eggs using Dekalb Whites
    on July 19, 2019 at 12:30 pm

    The first Dekalb White flock to reach over 500 eggs within 100 weeks in an organic system has been recorded on a farm in Germany, where birds were housed in a converted cowshed. […]

  • KFC signs up to European Better Chicken commitment
    on July 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    Iconic chicken fast food restaurant brand KFC has signed up to the European Chicken commitment, joining the ranks of Marks and Spencer, Unilever, Nestle, Danone and the Elior Group. […]

  • Insect meal: Good for bird and eggs
    on July 17, 2019 at 9:00 am

    The animal feed sector is increasingly using alternative protein sources. In poultry, the use of insect meal to replace (part of the) soy in the diet looks promising. A few recent studies are presented here. […]

  • Disease issues: AI mixed with ND in vaccinated layers
    on July 15, 2019 at 10:30 am

    Joint Indian/UK research has found that co-infection of Newcastle Disease (ND) virus genotype X111 with low pathogenic avian influenza (AI) exacerbates clinical outcome of Newcastle Disease in vaccinated flocks. […]

  • Best Practice on Farm Guide: Darkling beetle control
    on July 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Poultry breeding company Aviagen has produced a best practice on farm guide for poultry producers to control Darkling Beetle. […]

  • Immunological and molecular characterisation of diseases
    on July 12, 2019 at 11:30 am

    Specific microbiota in chickens under different housing conditions and disease status have been identified. […]

  • Chinese continue to move to higher poultry welfare
    on July 12, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Working to align Chinese livestock businesses with international animal health and welfare standards is continuing apace, according to the president of the International Cooperation Committee of Animal Welfare (ICCAW). […]

  • Global team to develop antibiotic alternatives for livestock
    on July 10, 2019 at 6:00 am

    Scientists from the United States have joined forces with Asia’s most prestigious universities to develop alternatives to antibiotics for global livestock production. […]

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