Poultry

Tegel profit and revenues up

New Zealand's largest poultry producer, Tegel Group Holdings, increased net profit 203% to $34.2 million for the year to April 30, 2017.<p>Underlying …

Profit

Poultry sector still bleeding jobs

The country’s poultry sector is still gradually shedding jobs despite the setting up of a task team to try and halt the crisis in the sector, SA …

Business (South Africa)

Use of antibiotics in poultry and livestock to be reduced

Irregularities in the use of antibiotics in poultry and livestock in China will be strictly monitored to reduce drug resistance, according to a …

Agriculture

India’s poultry producers cash in on feed cost slump, beef slaughter curbs

India’s poultry producers are posting record profits as feed costs have dropped to a five-year low and on rising chicken demand after cattle …

India

Ghana is safe and stable, but its young people are still risking their lives to cross to Europe

Kwesi Sampson made his first illegal trek across the Sahara desert nearly a decade ago in hopes of reaching Europe. He didn’t make it.<p>Sampson worked construction jobs for three years in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, earning more money in one month than what he says he could make in two years back in …

Africa

PSA: Stop Snuggling with Your Chickens

Chicken cuddlers, be warned: The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) is advising you (once again) to avoid spending too much time …

Public Health

One Antibiotic-Free Burger, Please

The report put together consumers’ thoughts about #antibioticsinmeat and provided detailed information about whether or not big supermarkets sell …

Agriculture

A story on pet poultry with paltry context

The June 6 Politics & the Nation article “Don’t hug the chickens: CDC blames salmonella outbreaks on pet poultry” did not contextualize the statistics provided and gave a misleading portrait of raising backyard chickens as a dangerous practice.<p>The eight salmonella outbreaks and 370 people becoming …

Opinion

New Poultry Plant Brings Jobs To Blighted Baltimore Community

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ)–</b> A growing business is bringing new job opportunities to West Baltimore.Holly Poultry officially opened its doors Wednesday to the …

Fin24.com | SA bans chicken imports from Zimbabwe

South Africa has immediately suspended all trade in live poultry, meat and table eggs from Zimbabwe over an outbreak of bird flu.

Business (South Africa)

Chicken snuggling: A dangerous trend that must end

America has a chicken snuggling problem.<p>That's right, snuggling. Not smuggling. Chicken smuggling is an entirely different — albeit equally despicable — problem that I'll address in a future column.<p>The pressing poultry issue for today is that too many Americans are pressing poultry to their faces, …

Public Health

Backyard chickens blamed for salmonella outbreaks. Do not snuggle with them, CDC says.

America’s love affair with backyard chickens is a tad too intimate, and it’s making some of us sick.Just this year, the Centers for Disease Control …

Public Health

CDC Warns Don’t ‘Snuggle’ Poultry Unless You Want Salmonella

Well, here go your evening plans: The CDC says you must quit snuggling your chickens and ducks and winged whatnots because the country’s in the …

Salmonella

Salmonella outbreaks tied to backyard chickens reported in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Is investigating outbreaks of Salmonella in 47 states, including Ohio, connected to …

Public Health

Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Live Poultry in Backyard Flocks, 2017 | Gastrointestinal (Enteric) Diseases from Animals | Zoonotic | NCEZID

Advice to Backyard Flock Owners<p><b>Follow these steps for protecting yourself and others while enjoying your backyard flock:</b><p>Always wash your hands …

Public Health

Avian flu appears again in the US

Three locations in north Alabama could be sites with chickens that are infected with avian influenza.<p>John McMillan, Department of Agriculture and …

Public Health

Albania returning Brazil poultry shipment with salmonella

TIRANA, Albania – Food authorities in Albania say they are returning a poultry shipment to Brazil after tests found high levels of salmonella.<p>The National Food Authority statement said Friday that the 26 metric tons (28.6 tons) of frozen poultry imported by a local Albanian company was blocked at …

Brazil

Albania returning Brazil poultry shipment with salmonella

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Food authorities in Albania say they are returning a poultry shipment to Brazil after tests found high levels of salmonella.<p>The National Food Authority statement said Friday that the 26 metric tons (28.6 tons) of frozen poultry imported by a local Albanian company was blocked …

Albania

“Poultry?” No, Poetry. On Moving From Verse to Memoir

About a decade ago, having just moved to Alabama for a teaching job, I was browsing through a store, sizing up used furniture, knick-knacks, and …

Poetry

Two Chinese cities close poultry markets after H7N9 bird flu infections

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will shut poultry markets in certain districts of two cities after H7N9 bird flu infections were detected, state media reported on Sunday, the latest incidents in this year's more severe outbreak of the virus.<p>A 44-year-old man who sold poultry at a farmers market in …

Public Health

Rodent control

Brown rat<p><b>Rodents</b>, such as rats and mice, can be a major cost factor on the poultry farm because of the food that they eat and spoil with faeces and …

Clarification: Product Recall story

PEARL, Miss. (AP) — In a story May 13, The Associated Press reported that Valley Innovative Services of Pearl, Mississippi, was recalling frozen entree products due to bacterial contamination. The story should have specified that the recall was voluntary and that the recall was taking place due to …

Food

Try Brining to Add Flavor and Keep Your Poultry Moist

Brine for Chicken and Turkey<p>Brining chicken, turkey, and other poultry is a great way to add flavor and moisture to the meat before cooking it. This …

Food

Clarification: Product Recall story

PEARL, Miss. – In a story May 13, The Associated Press reported that Valley Innovative Services of Pearl, Mississippi, was recalling frozen entree products due to bacterial contamination. The story should have specified that the recall was voluntary and that the recall was taking place due to …

Meat

You Won’t Believe How Much Poultry Farm Waste is Allowed in the Chesapeake – Without Penalty

The peninsula known as Delmarva, located at the intersection of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia, is bordered by the Chesapeake Bay on the west, the …

Public Health

PT Charoen Pokphand Indonesia: Largest And Fully-Integrated Poultry Producer In Indonesia

With its strong branding and extensive distribution, CPIN is expected to benefit from the structural growth of poultry consumption in …

Indonesia

Purefoods nets P1.5B

The food unit of conglomerate San Miguel Corp. posted a 20-percent year-on-year growth in net profit in the first quarter to P1.5 billion on higher …

Philippines

The weird way scientists want to use chicken poop

You may think the only place poultry poop belongs is in the trash. But a group of scientists funded by Landmark University in Nigeria envision a more …

Science

Thank Medieval Catholics for Your KFC Obsession, Say Scientists

Eight billion chickens are consumed annually by salivating Americans. This makes the plucked dinosaur relative the most popular meat in the United …

Evolution

Turning chicken poop and weeds into biofuel

Chicken is a favorite, inexpensive meat across the globe. But the bird's popularity results in a lot of waste that can pollute soil and water. One …

Ecology