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Source: PoultryHealthToday.com Emerging and re-emerging diseases can cause sudden, potentially catastrophic illness and death in commercial poultry flocks, said R.M. “Mick” Fulton, DVM, PhD, with the Michigan State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Lansing, Michigan. “It is up to investigators to...
Source: Food Safety Tech The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that it is rethinking its approach to how it addresses Salmonella in poultry based on the findings of a recent study, ”Assessing the Effectiveness of Revised Performance Standards for Salmonella Contamination...
North Central Poultry Association Represents Iowa and Minnesota -  Iowa Poultry Association (IPA) and Chicken and Egg Association of Minnesota (CEAM) has announced their merger, effective July 1, 2022, creating an industry leader in poultry associations. The combined association will...
Hendrix Genetics is partnering with Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, to test the viability of innovative point of lay sex sorting technology for the egg laying industry. The poultry industry is committed to finding a sustainable solution for the...
Source: Food Dive In a new SEC filing, Sanderson Farms said it still expects the deal to close but not in its expected timeframe of mid-2022. Sanderson Farms said that while it still expects its merger with Wayne Farms to be...
Hormel Foods, and Target along with MBOLD, a coalition of Minnesota-based food and agriculture business leaders and innovators, have joined forces to support an innovative agriculture pilot project. The project will focus on advances in soil health practices to...
The National Chicken Council (NCC) today announced findings from a recent national survey* of Americans regarding consumer attitudes about chicken and plant-based 'chicken' alternatives. Survey participants included individuals who consume meat and animal products, along with flexitarians, vegetarians and...
Japan’s largest and world’s 5th largest egg producer, ISE Foods Inc., (aka. Ise Egg) launches the production and sales of its quality eggs, ISE Egg Premium, in India through ISE-Suzuki Egg India Pvt. Ltd., its Indian subsidiary, from June...
Aviagen is committed to education and social sustainability. Aviagen® is committed to social sustainability,  investing in opportunities to educate and encourage the younger generation and  support local communities. For more than two decades, Aviagen North America has  been awarding scholarships...
“Photos courtesy of Farm Boy Productions” Harry Pellisero, former General Manager of Egg Farmers of Ontario (EFO), has been awarded the Poultry Industry Council (PIC) “Ed McKinlay Poultry Worker” award for 2021. The award was presented at the EFO AGM...
Water is the most important nutrient for the overall health and performance of commercial broilers. It plays an essential role in every aspect of metabolism and is critical to the regulation of the bird’s body temperature, food digestion, and...
Officials with a food processing plant, George’s Prepared Foods, announced they were closing their Caryville location, leaving nearly 200 people jobless. Campbell County Mayor E.L. Morton told WVLT News that he was trying to keep the plant open. “I have contacted...
The National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry gives poultry facility and safety professionals the necessary tools to help ensure the continued well- being and protection of industry personnel. The Conference, sponsored by the Georgia Tech Research Institute/ATRP and...
Source: Cackle Hatchery Many things affect an egg’s shell color, texture, and strength. Among them are improper nutrition, environmental stress, age, and disease. Let’s look at some of the most common reasons why chickens lay eggs with abnormal shells. Poor Nutrition Improper...
Dr. Marie Culhane is Professor at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine who specializes in Influenza and emergency disease preparedness and management. The poultry industry has battled outbreaks of High Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in recent years...

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