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  • Evaluation of meat from slow-growing broilers
    on December 6, 2019 at 11:36 am

    It is believed that by growing chickens in a semi-intensive system and giving them more time to attain maturity, muscle abnormalities in slower growing chickens might be reduced. A recent study evaluated carcass quality, composition and consumer evaluation of meat from slow-growing broilers compared with commercial broilers

  • Nutreco commits to ending deforestation
    on December 6, 2019 at 11:15 am

    Dutch feed giant Nutreco has committed funding to a project that aims to halt deforestation in the Brazilian Cerrado region.

  • Viral status in need of attention
    on December 4, 2019 at 11:00 am

    A pilot study on viral status at broiler farms is ongoing with the aim of increasing awareness of the importance of cleaning and disinfecting broiler houses.

  • France to introduce new country of origin labelling
    on December 4, 2019 at 9:00 am

    French restaurants may soon have to label the country of origin for chicken served on their menus.

  • Gene discovery could lead to improved vaccines for poultry
    on December 2, 2019 at 10:59 am

    The discovery of a gene active in specialised chicken gut cells could pave the way for studies investigating the better design of vaccines.

  • Algorithms, poultry and human experience
    on December 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

    We face a global challenge in feeding a rapidly increasing population, while using fewer resources to do it. In short, we need to do more with less if we are to successfully and sustainably feed the 8 billion people predicted to live on the planet by 2025. This sustainable global food challenge will take a variety of players and approaches to resolve, but technology will undoubtedly be central if we are to be successful.

  • Business Update November: What’s new in the poultry sector?
    on December 2, 2019 at 7:00 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.

  • Europe votes to close poultry loophole
    on November 29, 2019 at 11:15 am

    The European Parliament has voted in favour of measures that will end the legal loophole that allowed Ukrainian poultrymeat producers to export unlimited amounts of breastmeat into the bloc.

  • Case study: Stable outlook for Argentina’s poultry sector
    on November 29, 2019 at 7:00 am

    2020 chicken meat production and consumption in Argentina is forecast to remain steady with a slight increase in exports to key markets of China, Chile and Russia.

  • Soon to come: Webinar on calcium, the double edged sword
    on November 29, 2019 at 7:00 am

    All About Feed (a sister publication of Poultry World) in cooperation with DuPont Animal Nutrition, will hold a webinar on the necessary feed ingredient calcium. On December 6, 2 speakers shall enlighten the audience on why calcium can be called a ‘double edged sword’.

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