From WATTAgNet:

We chose the 10 most popular poultry news stories on WATTAgNet.com from 2015, based on page views and average time spent on page, to highlight at the conclusion of the year.


INFOGRAPHIC: 6 myths about poultry production

Consumers' perceptions about poultry production may end up being a deciding factor as to whether or not they ultimately purchase these products when shopping for food.

Who are the world's largest egg producers?

To find the world's largest egg producers, you really need to look to the Americas.

5 avian influenza developments you need to know

 

Analysis: Avian flu will be in all US flyways this fall

The U.S. is experiencing the worst and largest animal disease event in its history with the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks in poultry, and USDA is preeparing for a worst-case sceario in the fall of 2015, said John Clifford, the chief veterinary officer of the United States.

Track 2015 avian influenza outbreaks in North America

Since the beginning of 2015, commercial as well as backyard poultry flocks in the United States and Canada have confirmed cases of avian influenza.

How avian influenza is transmitted among poultry flocks

Waterfowl (wild and domesticated) are the primary natural reservoir of influenza viruses.

VIDEO: Panel discusses antibiotic-free chicken production at IPPE

DuPont hosted an expert panel that discussed how the growing demand for antibiotic-free chicken is impacting the U.S. and global poultry industries January 26 at IPPE 2015 in Atlanta.

H5N8 avian influenza confirmed in Foster Farms turkey flock

The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza in a Foster Farms turkey flock in Stanislaus County, California.

10 tips for feeding poultry raised without antibiotics

No single technology, feed additive or management practice can support productivity in poultry as cost-efficiently as antimicrobial agents.

OIE: US can declare itself free of H5N2 avian influenza

The highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza outbreak that first struck the United States in December 2014 and continued to affect U.S. poultry flocks through June is considered to be resolved, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).