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  • Breeding poultry with improved natural resistance

    Is it possible to improve the natural immunity of poultry through breeding? Selection of poultry with high levels of natural antibodies, will increase animal welfare , reduce antibiotic usage and increase profit. Wageningen UR researcher Tom Berghof stands on the threshold of this process. “Thanks to DNA markers we will in future be capable of selecting animals with high levels of natural ...

  • Conference on Outlook for Doubling Global Egg Production by 2050 Scheduled for 2014 IPPE

    Sponsored by the United Egg Producers and USPOULTRY, the Meeting the World Challenge: Outlook for Doubling Global Egg Production program will be held from 1 – 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, during the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. The program is $100 for registered IPPE attendees. Eggs are nearly universally ...

  • New safeguards for chickens

    Agriculture Minister Jim Paice today made it clear that British consumers deserve to see only eggs from hens kept in better welfare cages on supermarket shelves once the EU-wide 2012 “battery” cage ban comes in. Announcing the laying of two regulations on poultry welfare, Mr Paice reinforced the Government’s commitment to high welfare standards in a speech to the Egg and ...

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