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  • UK layer farm selling each egg themselves
    on October 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    Daniël and Karen Hoeberichts take care of their egg sales themselves: a unique aspect of their biodynamic poultry farm, this however, it did not happen overnight. […]

  • Texas student wins prestigious scholarship
    on October 21, 2019 at 9:30 am

    The Poultry Science Association Foundation (PSA Foundation) was pleased to recognise Mr Austin Silva as the recipient of the 2019 Diamond V Endowed Scholarship. […]

  • Webinar on demand: Poultry Nutrition and Health
    on October 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Earlier this week Poultry World hosted a very interesting webinar on Nutrition and Health. This webinar focused on keeping your birds healthy via multiple nutritional interventions and can now be viewed via the ‘On Demand’ link. See how renowned experts share their expertise on phytogenics, probiotics and butyric acids. […]

  • Pilgrim’s Pride announces closure of Tulip Limited acquisition
    on October 18, 2019 at 4:00 am

    Pilgrim’s Pride has announced the completion of the previously-announced acquisition of Tulip Ltd from Danish Crown. Tulip Ltd will operate as a business unit within Pilgrim’s. […]

  • Early feeding to become mandatory
    on October 18, 2019 at 4:00 am

    Broiler hatcheries in the Netherland have to implement some form of early feeding in the hatchery within the next 5 years. That was the ruling of a Dutch regulatory body. According to the rule, freshly hatched birds must have access to feed and water within 36 hours after hatch of the first birds […]

  • Conference report: Protein palette to broaden in coming years
    on October 16, 2019 at 1:16 pm

    If you were to go by Western media consumers would believe that they will all become vegetarian in the next few years. Howevere, in reality animal protein will play an important role on our menus for decades to come. That said, the protein palette will broaden in the coming years, with a fast growth of plant based meat substitutes. That was the main conclusion during the 100 year anniversary congress of processing equipment manufacturer Baader. […]

  • Dr Eckel interview: From local niche to global player
    on October 16, 2019 at 12:40 pm

    There wasn’t always applause when Dr Antje Eckel and her husband Dr Bernhard Eckel decided to start selling alternatives to antibiotics, 25 years ago. Yet history proved them right. Even more reason to listen to how they see the agricultural world of today – and that of years to come. […]

  • Cargill launches Feeding Intelligence platform
    on October 16, 2019 at 12:21 pm

    Cargill has introduced Feeding Intelligence, a new platform aimed at helping livestock farmers navigate the changing food production landscape while raising awareness of their role as everyday heroes. […]

  • More than just an antibiotic reduction target
    on October 14, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    With poultry being half the meat eaten in the country, the British poultry meat industry’s Antibiotic Stewardship is playing a crucial role in delivering good bird health and welfare; ensuring responsible use of antibiotics, safeguarding the efficacy of antibiotics, and helping produce food consumers trust. […]

  • New EU welfare resource
    on October 14, 2019 at 1:30 pm

    The European Commission will launch a reference centre for the welfare of farmed poultry in 2020. […]

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