Follow along with Jeff and Kendra, hosts of “The Coop With Meyer Hatchery” podcast,  as they share each month what you need to know for keeping chickens. They discuss things to consider for housing, predators, feeding, and much more. Before...
Please enjoy a series of Hatchery Tips provided By Aviagen: It is important to check and calibrate the temperature sensors in setters and hatchers regularly, using a calibration probe which is accurate to 0.2°F, and readableto 0.1°F.  
Applied LifeSciences & Systems (ALSS) announced today the initial close of a $7 million Series B equity financing. The financing was co-led by Merck Animal Health and Mountain Group Partners. Oval Park Capital, a Raleigh-based early-stage investment firm also...
The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is pivoting the Young Leaders Under 30 Program to an online format for 2021. The program will be called ‘IPPE Linked In With Tomorrow’s Leaders’ and is designed to recognize leadership qualities...
Hog Slat announces new store location in Moorefield, West Virginia to serve livestock and poultry producers. Hog Slat, Inc., a globally recognized livestock equipment manufacturer and supplier, announces its new store opening operating under the Shenandoah Ag Supply brand name...
More than one serotype has been the cause of inclusion body hepatitis (IBH) in broilers, which has presented differently in large- and small-bird complexes, Suzanne Dougherty, DVM, of Pilgrim’s, told Poultry Health Today. “Mostly we’ve been seeing the same serotype,...
By Philip A. Stayer, DVM, MS, ACPV Corporate Veterinarian Sanderson Farms, Inc. One part of my job is sleuthing to identify the probable source of reportable diseases found in our commercial pullet, breeder or broiler flocks. Through the years, it’s provided opportunities...
Last week, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC), a 3-Commisioner panel appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate which hears appeals of contested OSHA cases, issued two decisions vacating OSHA’s citations and one decision reclassifying...
Source: Jamaica Observer Jamaica Broilers seems a shoo-in to acquire the Simple Essentials facility in Charles City, Iowa, in the United States. The company operated a chicken plant in Charles City until August of 2019 when it shut the factory...
Claxton Poultry Farms is charged in a nationwide conspiracy to fix prices and rig bids for some chicken products. Federal investigators say Claxton Poultry and co-conspirators, including current President Mikell Fries and current Vice President Scott Brady, worked to suppress...
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