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New Zealand egg production expected to drop

Some New Zealand egg producers choose not to remain in industry rather than covert to cage-free operations
As New Zealand moves away from the use of conventional cages on layer farms, egg production in the country could decline by about 4.5 percent, one analyst estimated.
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Cobb New Zealand pure-line facility delivers first shipment

After three years of planning and construction, Cobb New Zealand delivered its first grandparent (GP) shipment on May 21. The delivery marks a significant expansion for Cobb in the Asia-Pacific region and helps protect the security of supply for the whole region.
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Aviagen invests in innovative Australian quarantine facility

Wagga Wagga facility is the only poultry quarantine unit within Australia that fully complies with government animal health and import regulations, Aviagen says
In keeping with a commitment to rigorous biosecurity to ensure the health and welfare of its birds, Aviagen has built a leading-edge quarantine farm in New South Wales, Australia. The investment totaled A$20 million.
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Ingham’s recalls turkey roast products

Australian company recalls turkey products that were mislabeled and contain an undeclared allergen
Australian poultry company Ingham’s is conducting a recall of 1-kilogram turkey roast products.
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Ingham’s recalls chicken schnitzel products

Products in packaging labeled as gluten-free actually contain gluten, Australian company says
Ingham’s is recalling products sold in Gluten-Free Chicken Schnitzel 440-gram packaging due to a labeling error.
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CopRice to establish livestock feed mill in Australia

CopRice, SunRice’s animal nutrition business, has confirmed plans to establish one of Australia’s largest ruminant nutrition milling facilities
CopRice, the animal nutrition business of Australian rice processor SunRice, will convert its closed rice mill in Coleambally into a ruminant feed mill.
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