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  • Global poultry traded affected by Coronavirus
    on February 26, 2020 at 4:40 pm

    Analysts believe China’s supply of poultry and egg products are likely to be affected over the next 6 months due to the ongoing battle against Coronavirus.

  • Gut health: Reducing antibiotic use in poultry production
    on February 26, 2020 at 4:30 pm

    In recent years pressure to reduce on farm antibiotic usage has been mounting, with retailers now monitoring farmers’ performance and antibiotic growth promoters banned in the EU. As we move towards antibiotic reduction in agriculture, it is becoming increasingly important to promote gut health and target disease challenges in other ways.

  • Floating poultry farm connects farm and consumer
    on February 24, 2020 at 12:30 pm

    About 70% of the earth’s surface consists of water and with land becoming scarce, that is the place to innovate. Innovation platform Kip van Oranje and Floating Farms is in the middle of realising a dream, the Floating Egg Farm, in the harbour of the city of Rotterdam. The pilot project will explore new interactions between farm and city, benefiting both.

  • Crown Chicken adopts NestBorn on-farm hatching
    on February 24, 2020 at 11:00 am

    Crown Chicken has adopted the NestBorn on-farm hatching system across its entire farming estate.

  • WMF: Mycotoxins contaminate feed in Asia
    on February 21, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Last month, the 12th World Mycotoxin Forum took place in Bangkok in Thailand. During the conference, researchers shared their knowledge and experience of the mycotoxin situation in Asia.

  • China lifts US live poultry ban
    on February 20, 2020 at 10:00 am

    China has lifted all remaining barriers to US poultry exporters, the country’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has said.

  • Interview Aviagen LATAM: Seize opportunities
    on February 19, 2020 at 10:10 am

    With new grandparent stock farms and a hatchery in Brazil, along with the recent purchase of a controlling ownership of distributors in Peru and Colombia, Aviagen is expanding. “Aviagen has always had a strategic vision for expansion in Latin America, believing the region will continue to increase its chicken production to meet consumption and export needs,” says Aviagen’s Latin American president Ivan Pupo Lauandos.

  • Russian poultry exports booming thanks to China
    on February 19, 2020 at 9:15 am

    A group of Russian poultry companies have seen their exports skyrocket since March of 2019 when they got the green light to enter the Chinese market. The analytical centre of the Russian Agricultural Ministry stated that Russia exported 207,000 tonnes of poultry last year, 10% more compared to the same period of the previous year. In monetary terms, export climbed by 65% reaching $?329 million.

  • The 1st edition of Poultry World 2020 is now online
    on February 17, 2020 at 3:15 pm

    In this edition we discuss the current situation in Brazil’s poultry industry with ABPA CEO Ricardo Santin. We explore factors that need to be considered in the case of vaccination failure, and introduce an innovative concept of a floating egg farm. Poultry World goes to the US to visit a pheasant farm, and to South Africa to learn about the country’s master poultry plan. Polish researchers discuss feather sampling to determine a bird’s exposure to antibiotics.

  • Pathogens and Prevention special edition: Reserve your space
    on February 14, 2020 at 8:10 am

    Misset International brands All About Feed, Poultry World, Pig Progress and Dairy global are publishing a special magazine on Pathogens and Prevention. This issue will be published in May 2020 and will focus on how to keep diseases at bay via biosecurity, veterinary and nutritional interventions. Reserve your advertising space now and contribute to this special edition.

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