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Poultry Breeding & Genetics

Tyson, Mountaire, USAPEEC taking part in trade mission

Poultry industry to be represented in mission to sub-Saharan Africa led by USDA
Representatives from Tyson Foods, Mountaire Farms and the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) are taking part in a trade mission to sub-Saharan Africa. The trip is to begin on November 16 and will conclude on November 20.
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What’s that growing in the hatchery?

The taste, alleged or otherwise, that some in the poultry industry seem to have for cannabis, just won’t go away.
The taste, alleged or otherwise, that some in the poultry industry seem to have for cannabis, just won’t go away. UK poultry farmer Eddie Lovett, from Renfrewshire, had his farm raided by the police in October after, he believes, a police helicopter detected large amounts of heat coming from his buildings.
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Board approves sale of land to Tyson Foods for hatchery

Plans progress for Tyson’s proposed hatchery project in Springdale, Arkansas
Tyson Foods’ offer to purchase a 10.72-acre parcel of land in Springdale, Arkansas, has been approved by the Springdale Public Facilities Board, which currently owns the property.
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Iowa lifts all avian flu quarantines on commercial farms

State reveals that the only farms still under avian influenza-related quarantines are in backyard flocks
All avian influenza-related quarantines affecting commercial egg and turkey farms have been lifted, the state’s agriculture department announced on November 6.
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Tyson Foods considers building new Arkansas hatchery

Company submits plans for project with the City of Springdale
Tyson Foods is considering building a new hatchery in Springdale, Arkansas, which if approved, would serve a large portion of the company’s poultry operations in northwest Arkansas.
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Starving chicks make greedy birds

A tough chickhood can influence adult behavior
Where their next meal is coming from is rarely a concern for broilers or layers on most modern poultry farms. From day-old chick to the end of the production cycle, feed is rarely in short supply.
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