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  • FeedChat podcast: Animal Protein forecast for 2020
    on January 17, 2020 at 10:40 am

    In this 4th episode of the FeedChat podcast series, Poultry World's sister publication All About Feed and Trouw Nutrition discuss the upcoming trends of 2020.

  • Prospects for poultry production in Angola
    on January 17, 2020 at 8:30 am

    Poultry farming in the African country Angola is developing, with it now being self-sufficient in egg production, but still reliant on imports for poultrymeat.

  • Why cooperative Lar wants to stay ‘clean’
    on January 16, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Brazil’s animal protein industry comprises various large cooperatives. One of the best known is Lar, headquartered in Medianeira, PR, in the country’s south. With African Swine Fever ravaging Asia, opportunities are plentiful to promote its own products on a wider scale.

  • More evidence for the feedase effect
    on January 15, 2020 at 6:00 am

    Despite all the technical developments in animal production, ways of getting the most out of feedstuffs are still being investigated. Non-starch polysaccharides (NSPs), which make up 7-19% of the plant-based raw materials in broiler diets, are tricky customers. Finding the right combination of enzyme activities to unlock nutrients from a variety of raw materials is essential. To be able to do this scientists need to understand the complex structures of NSPs.

  • Romania confirms H5N8 AI
    on January 15, 2020 at 4:00 am

    Romania has become the latest country to record an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza.

  • Turning feed waste into poultry protein
    on January 14, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Feed businesses are scrambling to make the most of an as-yet untapped protein source for livestock: insects. They can take food waste and turn it into a feedstuff – but regulation and commercialisation remain barriers to their widespread use, as former MultiBox executive James White recently explained.

  • HPAI outbreak in Slovakia and Hungary
    on January 13, 2020 at 12:30 pm

    The Slovakian ministry of agriculture and the Hugarian authorities have reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

  • Poultry World seminars at IPPE, registration open
    on January 13, 2020 at 9:50 am

    At the end of January many poultry professionals will gather at the IPPE in Atlanta. For Poultry World a good reason to organise 2 seminars at the exhibition.

  • UK: Restrictions lifted on Suffolk AI farm
    on January 13, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Restrictions have been lifted on the broiler breeder farm struck down with low-path avian influenza in the south eastern English county of Suffolk.

  • TED talk on antibiotic free animal production
    on January 13, 2020 at 6:00 am

    Leon Marchal, innovation director at DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences recently gave a TED talk on antibiotic free animal production.

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