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Farm-specific reduction of antimicrobial use is the future
on July 3, 2020 at 7:00 am
A closer study of the data collected in a European project entitled ‘Ecology from farm to fork of microbial drug resistance and transmission’ links technical farm performance to antimicrobial use.
Funding support for chick sexing company
on July 3, 2020 at 5:00 am
One of the world’s leading companies looking into overcoming the controversial issues of male chick culling has been awarded € 2.5m from the European Union.
India: Corn import tariffs reduced to boost poultry sector
on July 2, 2020 at 2:30 pm
India has authorised the import of half a million tonnes of corn in 2020 at a concessional 15% import tax to augment supplies of animal feed for the poultry industry.
Latvian poultry market is on the fast track to recovery
on July 1, 2020 at 8:35 am
Demand for poultry meat is already recovering in Latvia. “Forecasts made on the impact of Covid-19 on the Latvian poultry market were worse than the actual numbers now show,” Andrius Pranckevicius, chairman of Latvia’s biggest poultry producer Putnu Fabrika Kekava, said in a statement. “Although the Covid-19 aftermath is likely to be felt for at least 6 more months,” Pranckevicius added.
Research looks at ‘forest chicken’ for animal welfare
on July 1, 2020 at 8:30 am
The University of São Paulo (USP) has done research into the viability of a so called agroforestry system. The goal is to produce chickens inside a “forest” in order to increase the welfare level and to reintroduce the bird to its ‘natural environment’.
Global egg production continues to rise
on June 29, 2020 at 7:00 am
Global egg production continues to see substantial growth with latest figures suggesting a 24% increase in the past decade.
Ducks to combat locust plague in Pakistan
on June 29, 2020 at 6:00 am
China could send 100,000 ducks to Pakistan to help tackle the swarms of locusts. A chicken can eat about 70 locusts a day, but a duck can eat 3 times as many.
June Business Update: What’s new in the world of poultry?
on June 26, 2020 at 8:00 am
We’re keeping our finger on the pulse and bring you a comprehensive summary of the latest business updates from the poultry industry worldwide.
2 Sisters closes Welsh plant due to Covid-19 staff outbreak
on June 26, 2020 at 7:40 am
One of Wales’s largest poultry factories has closed its doors for up to a fortnight following an outbreak of Covid-19, which has affected at least 158 employees.
Egypt: Poultry exports approved after 14 years
on June 26, 2020 at 7:40 am
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has approved poultry exports from Egypt, which were suspended in 2006 following an outbreak of bird flu.