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Institution: University of Arkansas Principal Investigator: Casey M. Owens, Ph.D. Novus International Professor of Poultry Science University of Arkansas Poultry Science O-209 1260 W. Maple St. Fayetteville, AR 72701 The broiler industry has been challenged with a condition referred to as "woody breast" for the past...
Eggs from the same source delivered to different hatcheries will often give different results, even though their biological quality was identical and they were collected from the same flock with the same nutrition and health status during the same...
John Deere's shift to recurring revenue is an area that continues to interest me. I wrote on automation and the SaaS (software as a service) dynamic in August 2021 and when highlighting the John Deere 2021 Annual Report in...
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), one of the world’s largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein with leading brands including Tyson, Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, Ball Park, Wright, Aidells, ibp and State Fair, today reported the following...
POULTRY VACCINE MANUFACTURING FACILITY BECOMES FIRST BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM ANIMAL HEALTH SITE IN THE U.S. TO BE CERTIFIED AS CARBON NEUTRAL Gainesville, Ga. poultry vaccine site has received carbon neutrality certification, becoming the company’s first U.S. animal health manufacturing plant to...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com  Lower-than-expected infectious bronchitis vaccine performance in a whole-complex study of broiler breeders highlights the need to carry out well-timed surveillance of vaccination programs, according to Brian Jordan, associate professor at University of Georgia. With the DMV 1639 variant of...
The North American Meat Institute, the nation's trade association for meat and poultry packers and processors, today said the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis' partisan report distorts the truth about the meat and poultry industry's work to...
U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA), both members of the Senate Agriculture Committee, led their colleagues in a bipartisan push for more funding to help address the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak. As of Friday,...
During 2020, U.S. households spent 14.5 percent more money to buy meat for at-home consumption as compared with 2019. This increase in spending reflected both an increase in the amount of meat households bought from retailers to offset reductions...
Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA posted a first-quarter profit that beat expectations on the back of strength in its United States business, according to a financial statement on Wednesday. Despite posting a 151.4% increase in profit, high global grain prices and...
West Liberty, Iowa-based West Liberty Foods announced the promotion of Brandon Achen to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, effective May 31, 2022. Aachen is a 16-year industry veteran who started as an intern with West Liberty Foods...
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is reporting the first case of highly pathogenic avian influenza in a commercial poultry flock. The department tells Brownfield a 35,000-bird turkey flock in Muskegon County was confirmed with the virus and...
Tunisia will raise the prices of some foods including milk, eggs and poultry this week, the agriculture minister said, following protests by farmers against a jump in animal feed barley prices due to the war in Ukraine and an...
Chickens and other poultry are birds, right? So logically you’d think it wouldn’t be a problem for your flock to mingle with wild birds. But here are three reasons why chickens and wild birds shouldn’t mix. Fowl Mites The northern fowl...
The negative impact that coccidiosis has on bird health and production economics make it a constant challenge for poultry producers. Total eradication of Eimeria species from the poultry house is unlikely, so producers focus instead on suppressing coccidia to...

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