News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Articles by Gary Thornton

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AVIAN INFLUENZA & TRADE

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

Biosecurity is a must in preparedness for the expected return of avian influenza in US flyways in the fall of 2015, and vaccination of flocks is a possibility.
 Biosecurity is a must in U.S.preparedness for the expected return of avian influenza in U.S. flyways in thefall of 2015 and vaccination of flocks is a possibility.    
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AVIAN INFLUENZA & TRADE

Analysis: US poultry exports down as avian flu spreads

U.S. chicken exporters are positioned to weather the economic and financial storm brought on by the outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza.
 U.S.chicken exporters are positioned to weather the economic and financial stormbrought on by the outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza.  
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AVIAN INFLUENZA: GLOBAL CHALLENGE

Analysis: Global avian flu outbreaks, vaccine challenges

As the U.S. poultry industry fights outbreaks of the H5N2 strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza, it needs to keep track of the global threats.
As the U.S. poultry industry fights outbreaks of the H5N2strain of bird flu with no approved vaccine, it also needs to keep track of globaloutbreaks.  
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AVIAN INFLUENZA CHALLENGE

Analysis: Avian flu virus challenge is unprecedented

The highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreaks in poultry occurring this year in the United States are being driven by an unprecedented virus challenge in migratory wild fowl.
Thehighly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreaks in poultry occurring thisyear in the United States are being driven by an unprecedented virus challengein migratory wild fowl.
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Protección contra el virus de la anemia infecciosa del pollo

Los programas de monitoreo y vacunación ofrecen protección a las parvadas avícolas contra las graves consecuencias de la infección del virus de la anemia infecciosa del pollo (CIAV)
Programas de monitoreo y vacunación ofrecen protección a las parvadas avícolas contra las graves consecuencias del virus de la anemia infecciosa del pollo (CIAV).
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5 concerns about avian flu vaccination

The U.S. poultry industry must prepare for the worst in combating highly pathogenic avian influenza, including considering a vaccination strategy that may not be globally accepted.
 The U.S. poultry industry needs answers to five avianinfluenza vaccination strategy concerns being proposed by USDA Animal PlantHealth Inspection Service. 
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HIGHLY PATHOGENIC AVIAN INFLUENZA & TRADE

Analysis: Avian influenza threatens US poultry trade

U.S. and world poultry producers are at a crossroads on biosecurity, avian influenza vaccinations and poultry trade as the result of ongoing highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks.
U.S. and world poultry producers are at a crossroads onbiosecurity, avian influenza vaccinations and poultry trade as the result of ongoing HPAI outbreaks.
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DEAL-MAKING BRINGS INTEGRATION, DIVERSIFICATION

Cooper Farms diversifies from turkey to pork, eggs

By building on its strength as a value-added meat processor, the turkey processor is branching out to eggs and pork.
Cooper Farms has grown from a turkey processor to a private labelvalue-added meat processor by expanding into pork and eggs through strategicacquisitions.
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