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Research: Superdosing Phytase Reduces Severity of Woody Breast in Poultry Industry

The exact cause of woody breast, a muscle myopathy affecting the quality, texture and color of chicken breast meat, is currently unknown – although initial research points to genetics and fast

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Poultry Farm Sets Up Lasers to Guard its Organic Hens from Bird Flu

An organic egg farm in England has set up a novel method of protecting its hens from bird flu allowing them to stay outdoors. Chris McCullough investigates. Orchard Eggs based

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IPPE Insights: Which Three Key Drivers Will Impact Poultry in 2017?

ANALYSIS – What are the three main trends the poultry will face in 2017? Delair Bolis, Head of the Global Poultry Unit with MSD Animal Health, shares his thoughts at

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India: Indian Poultry Farmers Concerned Over Potential for US Imports

INDIA – The Indian poultry industry has strongly opposed moves to allow import of chicken legs from the United States after India lost its case in the World Trade Organisation

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Minimum Space Rules Set to Ensure US Organic Poultry Welfare.

US – New rules have been announced in Washington that clarify production requirements for organic meat and poultry, which lawmakers hope will align the rules more closely with what customers

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New Chicken – Breed Changes Egg Industry Dynamics in India

INDIA – Seven years of research have paid rich dividends in the form of a unique breed of broiler chicken that can multiply three times as fast as ordinary hens,

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Thanksgiving Dinner Down to Less Than $5 Per Person

US – The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 31st annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast

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EU’s Ag Markets Task Force Calls for New Rules on Unfair Trading Practices

EU – The Agricultural Markets Task Force (AMTF) has presented recommendations on how to improve the positions of farmers in the food supply chain to the EU’s Agriculture Commissioner Phil

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Delhi Zoo Shut After Bird Flu Cases

INDIA – Several birds have reportedly died from avian influenza at the Delhi zoo, which has been temporarily closed to contain the disease. The three birds tested positive for the

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India needs three times more eggs to meet required standards

New Delhi, (IANS) Union Minister for Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh on Friday said currently there are 63 eggs available per person per year, but India needs to have 180 eggs