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Broilers & Layers

Tyson Foods Fire

PETA blames meat eaters for barn fire, calls out cage-free

A large fire destroyed a barn and about 300,000 cage-free laying hens at a Konos egg farm, PETA is planning a billboard blaming people who are not yet vegans for the birds' deaths.
A large fire destroyed a barn and killed about 300,000 cage-free laying hens, PETA blames anyone who isn't vegan in their new billboard.
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GAP standards infographic

Infographic: GAP broiler standard commitments

List of companies pledging to source broilers raised according to Global Animal Partnership standards growing
While the pace has slowed down, companies continue to change their policies concerning the sourcing of broiler chickens, making pledges to source only slower-growing broiler breeds that are raised according to the Global Animal Partnership (GAP) standards, and in some cases, Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) standards.
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US-UK-trade

Trade versus standards: challenges for US, UK

Negotiators from the United Kingdom and the United States have taken up opposing views over chicken and beef standards
Already in the present early stage of trade talks, negotiators from the United Kingdom (UK) and the US have taken up opposing views over chicken and beef.
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vaccine-vials-syringe

One vaccine protects poultry against 3 infectious diseases

New therapy provides immune foundation against Marek’s Disease, Infectious Bursal Disease and Newcastle Disease.
Until recently, poultry producers who wanted to protect their flocks against Marek’s Disease, Infectious Bursal Disease and Newcastle Disease had to use two vaccines – that couldn’t be used together – to protect against the three diseases.
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Pig-and-chicken

ASF drives global poultry market in 2020

ASF is altering demand patterns for meat across the globe and across species, setting the poultry industry up to benefit from the pork sector's difficulties.
While some markets may be facing oversupply, China's continuing difficulties with African swine fever will provide opportunities for poultry and other animal protein suppliers.
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