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  • Biogas for Broiler Farm

    PlanET receives its first order for an agricultural biogas plant in the UK. Clients are two farmers in Herefordshire, who are going to build a 190 kWel biogas plant. Construction is planned to start in spring 2010. The proposed plant will consist of one digester and one digestate tank and is designed to utilise approximately 3,300 tonnes of maize silage, 1,000 m3 of cattle slurry and 600 tonnes ...


    By PlanET Biogas

  • Research Investigates Cyanosis in Male Broiler Chickens

    USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded  research project at Mississippi State University in Pearl, Miss., investigating the cause of cyanosis in male  breeder broilers. The project is part of the Association’s comprehensive research program encompassing  all phases of poultry and egg production and processing. A brief summary of the ...

  • Broiler Bird Weights Keep Lid on Production

    Broiler hatchery data, released weekly by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), reflects optimism, running 3 percent above a year ago in the number of eggs set for the last several weeks.  Chicks placed are also above a year ago, and year-to-date are up 1.5 percent.  Figure 1 shows 2017 compared to 2016 in the number of eggs set and chicks placed. Poultry slaughter has ...

  • State fairs won`t press broiler industry`s bird flu luck

    The South is the heart of U.S. broiler chicken production and escaped the deadly bird flu virus that devastated flocks in the Midwest this spring. Autumn, however, brings the possibility that migrating wild birds will carry the virus to the lower half of the U.S. To try to keep bird flu at arm's length, a number of states are barring or limiting poultry shows and public sales, including those at ...


    By Associated Press

  • Research indicates new tool for reducing ammonia emission

    USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga., in which the researchers found evidence of a new tool to reduce ammonia emission from broiler litter. The research project is part of the Association’s comprehensive research program encompassing all phases of poultry and egg production and processing. A ...

  • Federal antitrust lawsuit alleges chicken prices fixed

    Last week in Chicago, Maplevale Farms, a New York-based foodservice distribution company, filed a class action lawsuit accusing 14 poultry processors of illegally manipulating poultry supplies to maintain high prices since 2008. According to the lawsuit, broilers account for 98 percent of all chicken meat sold in the United States, and the named defendants, Tyson Foods, Pilgrim’s ...

  • EPA orders Louisiana poultry farms to stop discharging

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued cease and desist administrative orders to two chicken broiler facilities in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, for discharging chicken litter into a tributary of the Dugdemona River. The Mike Reeves 1 and Beaver Creek Farm chicken broiler facilities are concentrated animal feeding operations located approximately four miles east of Arcadia on the south ...

  • USPOULTRY’s Live Production and Welfare Seminar Highlighted Animal Welfare Practices and New Equipment Technology

    “Whenever birds are handled for any reason, including vaccinations, treatments and movement to new facilities or to processing, handling should be accomplished in such a manner as to avoid injuries. Abuse of the animals is not tolerated under any circumstances,” stressed Dr. Sam Christenberry, poultry technical services manager, Phibro Animal Health, while addressing attendees at ...

  • New Poultry Nutrition Studies Presented at JRA

    Lallemand Animal Nutrition was pleased to contribute to the 11th Poultry Research Days (“Journées de la Recherche Avicole et Palmipèdes à Foie Gras”), in Tours, France, as a sponsor and scientific contributor. This biennial poultry congress was the opportunity to showcase our latest research in poultry nutrition and probiotics applications through a poster and ...


    By Lallemand Animal Nutrition

  • Product news - DOL 28R - "Have you seen the light?"

    DOL 28R is a new innovative product for broiler feed pans. Combining a feed sensor with a light source to attract the birds, the DOL 28R ensures that the controlling feed pan is being used by the birds and the birds will therefore always have feed available. The DOL 28R is backwards compatible with existing 30 mm feed sensors, and thus offers an easy and inexpensive upgrade to ...


    By dol-sensors a/s

  • WM54 Fiberglass Fan - Now with Munters Drive!

    The WM54 Fiberglass fan is designed with proven technology that provides you with the rigidity of fiberglass where it counts and the flexibility of a polymer where it’s needed. Munters listened and created a fan that will last longer and stand the test of time, specific to the needs of the broiler producers. The WM54 Series offers a non-corrosive fiberglass housing that is ...


    By Munters

  • Cracking the egg in Serbia!

    End of April, fifteen experts from Serbian feedmills and farms as well as authorities participated to Lallemand Animal Nutrition Poultry Seminar in Sabac, Serbia. This was the opportunity to introduce the Serbian market to our unique solutions for broilers and layers. Thanks to great organization support from Serbian Distributor Elixirfeed, participants really appreciated this event. ...


    By Lallemand Animal Nutrition

  • India`s poultry industry adds to drug resistance

    Chickens farmed for meat and eggs in India’s Punjab state harbour high levels of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, says a new Indo-US study.   “Misuse of antibiotics in animal farms endangers all of us because it multiplies drug resistance in the environment,” says Ramanan Laxminarayan, director of the Washington-based Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy, and ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Emissions data from animal feeding operations study now available / EPA also solicits additional information to further understand emissions (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is making data publicly available from a two-year study of air emissions from animal feeding operations (AFOs). AFOs, which house large numbers of animals for production of meat, dairy products and eggs, were monitored for the following air pollutants: ammonia, hydrogen sulfide, particulate matter and volatile organic compounds. The data available today ...

  • Successful Breeder Management is All in the Details

    "How do we optimize egg production? We all know that a lot of things have to fall into place…programs such as housing and nutrition, but the biggest factor is understanding the reproductive system in both male and female breeders,” remarked Chad Mason, breeder-hatchery manager with Columbia Farms, a division of House of Raeford, at USPOULTRY’s 2014 Hatchery-Breeder Clinic held ...

  • Highly convincing in handling, cleaning and feed dosing

    (DLG). After having successfully passed a test in practice, the DLG Test Center Technology and Farm Inputs (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft – German Agricultural Society) recently awarded the PAL-VITAL feeding bowl for broilers of the German manufacturer PAL Bullermann with the test label “DLG FokusTest”. Already during design and development of the feeding bowl, the ...

  • Class action suit alleges price fixing by major poultry suppliers

    On the heels of a lawsuit filed earlier this month by a New York-based foodservice distribution company accusing 14 poultry processors of manipulating supplies to maintain high prices, lawyers at Hagens Berman filed a class action lawsuit in northern Illinois this week accusing U.S. chicken processors of “killing chickens and destroying ...

  • EPA orders two Virginia farms to cease unpermitted waste discharges to the Shenandoah River (PA)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has ordered two Virginia farms to cease discharging pollutants to a stream without a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, as required by the Clean Water Act. On April 14, 2010, EPA conducted a Clean Water Act inspection of Turley Creek Farms in Linville Va., a chicken broiler grower which confines ...

  • FY 2010 exports expected to rise to $104.5 billion; imports drop to $76 billion

    Fiscal 2010 agricultural exports are forecast at $104.5 billion, up $4.5 billion from the February forecast and $7.9 billion above final FY 2009 exports. Strong oilseed and grain shipments support the overall export forecast. The soybean export forecast contributed most to the improved overall trade forecast, with exports spurred by record U.S. soybean production and record early season sales to ...

  • The Livestock Event 2014: new dedicated pig and poultry feature

    The Livestock Event, the UK’s leading livestock trade show is launching a new dedicated feature for pig and poultry producers at the 2014 event, to be held at The NEC, Birmingham on 2 and 3 July.  Specialist advice on feeding, health, equipment and housing will be featured in a new Pig and Poultry Feature in the Feeds and Forage Zone making it easy for visitors to locate ...

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