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Poultry Welfare

The latest poultry welfare articles, commentary and research for poultry producers on ethically raising (birds are treated with respect and properly cared for during their lives) broilers, laying hens and turkeys from the editors of Poultry USA, Egg Industry and Poultry International magazines.

ARTICLES

New Code of Practice for care, handling of Canada layers

The Egg Farmers of Canada and the National Farm Animal Care Council announced the release of the revised Canada Code
Egg Farmers of Canada and the National Farm Animal Care Council have announced the release of the revised Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Layers.
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How can you get a millennial to change their mind?

Millennial consumers are said to care about different things than their parents did, but one expert says he can demonstrate how to change their opinions.
You have likely heard a statement like, “Millennials care where their food comes from.” I have always been skeptical of broad statements like this.
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Hormel’s Applegate to adopt GAP standards for broilers

Applegate intends to have all broilers third-party verified to meet standards of the Global Animal Partnership
Applegate, a subsidiary of Hormel Foods specializing in natural and organic meat and poultry brand, intends to elevate and third-party verify its standards for broiler chickens to be consistent with Global Animal Partnership (GAP) standards by 2024.
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General Mills goes global with cage-free egg pledge

Company vows to use only eggs from cage-free hens in all of its operations by 2025, examines other pig and poultry welfare issues
General Mills has already committed to using only cage-free eggs in its U.S. and Canadian operations by 2025. The company expanded that commitment recently, pledging to source only cage-free eggs in all of its operations worldwide by 2025.
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Poultry foot-pad dermatitis: An updated review

A review of nutrition and foot-pad dermatitis highlights the importance of protein, biotin and the minerals sodium and potassium in keeping bird leg health at optimal levels.
Finding a review on a hot topic, like that of foot-pad dermatitis (FPD) in broilers and turkeys, is too good not to share.
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How to raise pastured poultry for profit

Raising pastured poultry can be very profitable by following high production standards, finding the right customer and telling the right story
Mike Hansen, who runs Gifts from the Good Earth Farm, said raising pastured poultry can be very profitable by following high production standards, finding the right customer and telling the right story.
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Learn about global broiler trends at VIV Asia 2017

VIV Asia will represent every step in the meat, seafood and dairy production processes
Visitors to VIV Asia 2017 will have a chance to learn more about global broiler trends with an Asia focus through a presentation by Pelayo Casanovas, general manager, Cobb Asia-Pacific.
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EVENTS

Industry Event

XX Congress of the World Veterinary Poultry Association

9/3/17 to 9/8/17
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
XX Congress of the World Veterinary Poultry Association
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