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Articles by Jackie Linden

EU agreement on broiler welfare

Following a prolonged period of disagreement between EU farm ministers, the European Commission finally agreed a new Directive covering the welfare of broilers on 8 May 2007. All producers will have to meet minimum standards, while having the option...
Following a prolonged period of disagreement between EU farm ministers, the European Commission finally agreed a new Directive covering the welfare of broilers on 8 May 2007. All producers will have to meet minimum standards, while having the option to introduce stricter levels of animal welfare if they wish.
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Can vaccination free us from avian influenza?

Scientists, politicians and other stakeholders met in Verona to discuss the role of poultry vaccination in the control of avian influenza. After two days of discussion and debate, the majority decided on a cautious “yes” but not as the sole method of...
Scientists, politicians and other stakeholders met in Verona to discuss the role of poultry vaccination in the control of avian influenza. After two days of discussion and debate, the majority decided on a cautious “yes” but not as the sole method of control
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Powering the poultry industry of the future

The world's energy resources are dwindling. Every business is looking for better ways to use existing energy and looking for alternatives, as well as better ways of disposing of waste products. Among European countries, Germany has been showing a lead...
Every business is looking for better ways to use existing energy and looking for alternatives, as well as better ways of disposing of waste products.
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Making feed safer: Pressure grows on egg producers to eliminate salmonella

EU egg producers have come under particular regulatory pressure in recent years and their efforts are being rewarded with some success in terms of a decline in the number of reported cases of salmonellosis in humans. The latest regulations will...
EU egg producers have come under particular regulatory pressure in recent years and their efforts are being rewarded with some success in terms of a decline in the number of reported cases of salmonellosis in humans. The latest regulations will increase the pressure to eliminate salmonella from poultry farms, and providing clean feed is one of the first and vital steps to achieve this aim. The EuroTier trade show, which took place in Hanover in November last, included a special exhibition called Feed Hygiene Live'.
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