Why you should not miss the SPACE 2023 this time, if you are a Poultry Professional

“Exploring 11 Unmissable Avian Advancements: Navigating ‘THE SPACE’ in Poultry Innovation” via Innove SPACE 2023: AVICARE UNIVERSEL by Avicare by Dile AVICARE is an onboard disinfection system that acts on the wheels and the underbody of the vehicle to prevent the spread by road transport of livestock diseases (Avian Influenza, Salmonella, African Swine Fever, etc). Configuration, system control, traceability, program updating and maintenance use a mobile application available on Android smartphone/tablet coupled with a back office on a web pag 2. FLEXEVI PEMOL by Bayle An in-line poultry evisceration machine…

Hy-Line: Investing in the future

A message from President Jonathan Cade The egg industry is a dynamic industry. I am constantly reminded and impressed by the resilience and innovation of the industry, as egg producers are always faced with challenges. The rise of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza over a wider range of the globe on the heels of the Covid pandemic has stretched producers to their limits. Welfare changes, as well as the drive for improved sustainabilty, sometimes at odds with each other, keep the industry “on its toes”. At Hy-Line, we are committed to…

China remains the world’s largest Meat importer despite Recent Declines

China has been the world’s largest meat importer since 2019. Despite recent reductions in imported meat volumes, the country remains in the top spot. In 2022, China imported 43 percent more than the second largest meat-importing country, Japan. Issues such as disease, tougher laws addressing environmental issues, and an exodus of small-scale farmers have constrained China’s meat supply, boosting domestic prices and incentives to import. As China’s most consumed meat, pork tends to dominate its meat supply and demand. China surpassed Japan to become the top meat importer after an…

Role of Mycotoxin Binders in Poultry Feed

Mycotoxins are natural toxins produced by fungi which grow in grain and feed of poultry. There are hundreds of known mycotoxins having mild to severe toxicity. The most important mycotoxins in poultry production include: Aflatoxins: AFB1, AFB2,AFG1, AFG2 Ochratoxin A (OTA) Trichothecenes Type A: Toxin T-2 Diacetoxiscirpenol Fumonisins: FB1, Fb2 The mycotoxin contamination in poultry feed has the potential to cause: Immunosuppression Damage kidney and liver health Reduce fertility Reduce performance Impair gut health Ineffectiveness of vaccines The mechanism of action of the mycotoxins is based on enzymatic inhibition that…

Kemin Nutrisurance Opens First Pilot Lab for Wet Pet Food at Global Headquarters

Kemin Nutrisurance, the company’s pet food and rendering technologies business unit, with the inauguration of Kemin’s first-ever wet pet food pilot lab at its global headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. The wet pet food pilot lab is a key feature of Kemin Nutrisurance’s leading approach to research, development and service, allowing the business unit and its customers to create, test and validate pet food and treats, including kibble and wet retort products, to help better predict large-scale results. The state-of-the-art facility has more production capacity and testing capabilities than most…

SPACE, an Essential showcase for Innovation in Livestock & Agriculture

SPACE, Rennes – France is always known for their innovative contribution to the Agri-Industry. This year, Tech’Agri Challenge 2023 is going to be the first edition of a competition initiated by Bretagne dévelopement Innovation, INNOZH and SPACE. It aims to encourage young people in training to reflect on concrete agricultural issues and to design technical solutions together to address these issues. Four groups of students from the agricultural and digital sectors will present the results of their projects at SPACE 2023. SPACE, a renowned showcase for innovation, is a natural…

SAPA calls for Antidumping Duties to be Reinstated

The South African Poultry Association (SAPA) has released a report showing that the imposition of antidumping duties of 30% will contribute to a price increase of between 0.9% and 4.9% for chicken products in retail outlets, while also protecting the internationally competitive local industry from unfair and predatory trade practices. The longer and more frequent loadshedding over the past year has increased prices by 10% for the eight large local producers and about 20% for smaller producers. The more severe loadshedding has added about R1.20/kg to the price of chicken products…

JAPFA India Introducing Animal Feed & Agri Allied Products Testing Laboratory in Maharashtra and West Bengal

JAPFA COMFEED INDIA PVT LTD, A subsidiary of JAPFA LTD, Singapore which is known as a leading provider of animal feed and Agri-Food  products, announced the opening of its advanced testing laboratory. This state-of-the-art facility is dedicated to analysing animal feed and agricultural allied products, ensuring the highest standards of quality and safety for its customers. One of the key highlights of this laboratory is its accreditation from the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL). NABL is an autonomous body under the Department of Science and Technology,…

Transport norms of Eggs from Uttar Pradesh affecting poultry farmers in Haryana

U.P’s Eggs Transport norms scrambling Haryana Poultry Farmers, stock piling up at the farms Poultry farmers in Haryana have asked the state government to intervene, fearing a hit to their business due to the UP government’s directive to transport eggs over long distances in refrigerated vans fitted with GPS devices.Haryana is among India’s largest egg producers, but poultry farmers say the industry has had a bumpy ride since 2020, when the pandemic eroded their revenues. According to them, around 3 crore eggs are produced daily in Haryana, and UP is…

U.S. set about testing bird flu vaccines for poultry after record outbreak

The U.S. government is testing four potential bird flu vaccines for poultry, officials said on Friday, after more than 58 million chickens, turkeys and other birds have died in the nation’s worst outbreak ever. The trials, conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Research Service, are the first step in a lengthy process toward the possible first use of vaccines to protect U.S. poultry from the lethal virus. Bird flu, also known as highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), has killed hundreds of millions of birds around the world, raising…