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Reducing the risk of salmonella re-contamination in feed
on April 9, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Deploying risk mitigation strategies across the feed-to-food production chain can help assure safe animal feed and poultry production. However, certain processes, such as the desiccation (drying out) of salmonella cells, can circumvent routine cleaning and hygiene practices.
China 2020 poultry forecast: ASF, Covid-19 and AI
on April 9, 2020 at 6:00 am
China’s chicken meat production, consumption, and imports are forecast to increase in 2020 due to the massive pork supply gap created by African Swine Fever (ASF).
Morocco opens its markets to Brazilian poultry genetics
on April 9, 2020 at 5:00 am
Morocco´s National Office for Food Sanitary Safety (ONSSA) has authorised imports of one-day chicks and embryonated eggs from Brazil. The information is from the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (Mapa).
Poultry World's editor on the challenges of Covid-19
on April 8, 2020 at 11:00 am
With the coronavirus pandemic, we are all in uncharted waters.
Poultry companies benchmarked for animal welfare
on April 8, 2020 at 5:00 am
UK businesses have again been recognised as global leaders in the annual Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW). BBFAW analysed 150 global food companies, ranking them on animal welfare measures including policy commitment, performance and disclosure.
Influenza antibodies reduce disease in chickens
on April 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Scientists have engineered synthetic antibody molecules that can be administered to poultry to reduce the symptoms of influenza. The molecules also decrease the amount of influenza virus shed into the environment, suggesting there is potential for their use as immunotherapy treatments to reduce the burdens of influenza in poultry.
Farm report SA: Freedom and good feed ensure healthy birds
on April 6, 2020 at 4:00 pm
Producing a free-range chicken under the best conditions with plenty of food and freedom ensures a healthy bird for one of South Africa’s largest poultry companies, Elgin Free Range Chickens.
Self-isolating Moy Park workers claim company refuses to pay
on April 6, 2020 at 3:15 pm
Another row has broken out between Moy Park and its staff who say the company is refusing to pay those that are self-isolating with Covid-19 symptoms.
Russia tests new domestic crossbreed
on April 6, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Russian breeding farm Smena begun testing a new domestic poultry crossbreed named Smena-9. The test is done at 2 breeding farms in the Chelyabinsk Oblast. The company plans to register the new crossbreed in the 2nd half of 2020. This would pave the way to get government approval for commercialisation.
3rd edition of Poultry World 2020 is now online
on April 3, 2020 at 11:30 am
In this edition we consider the marketing of eggs from all corners of the world and take a look at a breakthrough in technology that will result in no male chick culls. Plant extracts and broccoli are finding their place in the poultry feed industry. We take a trip to Brazil to visit Pluma and Globoaves, which both provide their eggs to the Butantan Institute, the only institute with the technology to produce flu vaccines in Latin America.