Proposal would align with changes in the poultry industry, and incorporate new scientific information and technologies into NPIP
December 5, 2019
The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is proposing updates to the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) to align with changes in the poultry industry, as well as to incorporate new scientific information and technologies into the NPIP.
Pigments in biology, as defined in the Spanish Language Academy dictionary, is a “coloring substance that, dissolved or in the form of granules, it is found in the cytoplasm of many plant and animal cells.”
Achieving good biosecurity on broiler and layer farms may sound daunting but following four simple tips can help to not only fend off major diseases, but help to protect overall flock health and performance.
CP Foods was the first Thai company that applied OIE compartmentalization principles as part of a key measure to shield the country against avian influenza
October 7, 2019
Charoen Pokphand Foods’ (CP Foods) compartment model has successfully restrained avian influenza (AI), and as a result, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) will raise Thailand and CP Foods as a model to encourage control of avian influenza in the region.
While attending the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) Live Production, Welfare & Biosecurity Seminar in Nashville, Tennessee on September 17, industry researchers discussed potential issues to cage-free layer housing that U.S. egg producers may not have faced yet.
The future of cage-free egg production has been a regular topic of discussion among the egg industry for some time now. Challenges like cost, health, pest control and conversion of housing are just a few of the many concerns.