News and analysis on the global poultry
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Poultry Around the World

Mark Clements' view of the world poultry industry with a British twist.

No Lady Gaga in the hen house!

I attended a breeder training school recently and amongst the topics examined was encouraging birds to lay in nesting boxes. The benefits of ensuring eggs were kept clean, and of keeping egg damage and labor to a minimum were explained and various suggestions made for encouraging birds into nests.
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Egg-boxing clever at Tesco?

New egg boxes trialed by retailer Tesco in the U.K. have whippedup a bit of a storm with egg-buying consumers, despite the packaging appearing to address concerns that aresupposedly important to the supermarket-frequenting public.
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The poultry industry and Crimea, expecting the unexpected

For anyone who watches economic indicators, a number of positive announcements for the global economy over recent months have shown steps in the right direction for most developed economies, and for the most part, good outlooks for developing markets, even if not as strong as previously. But, how will recent conflict in Ukraine and Russia affect the poultry industry, global markets and the people of the world? 
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