News and analysis on the global poultry
and animal feed industries.

Poultry Around the World

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

IKEA chicken welfare move falls flat with CIWF

Swedish retailer’s decision to follow its own welfare path deemed retrograde
The flat pack furniture retailer's abandonment of its Good Chicken Award, despite Compassion in World Farming supplying ongoing instructions, has been described as extremely disappointing.
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Which will be 2018’s key food drivers?

Poultry and egg producers are already responding to a number of drivers forecast to influence the wider food industry next year, but what will be the other key trends?
20118's key food drivers will impact the chicken and egg sectors to varying degrees, as consumers exert more influence over what poultry companies bring to market.
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Will eggs be a new source of cancer drugs?

Scientists in Japan have genetically modified chickens to lay eggs containing drugs that have the potential to significantly reduce the cost of cancer treatments
Researchers in Japan have successfully modified chickens to produce eggs with consistent amounts of beta interferon protein.
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Get ready for World Egg Day

From church to checkout, World Egg Day offers opportunities galore
World Egg is coming around again, offering the opportunity to celebrate egg production and egg consumption and its associated benefits around the world.
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Might China be the rising star of animal welfare?

Rising incomes and changing attitudes are leading to more interest in welfare
As interest in animal welfare in China grows, poultry and other livestock producers are responding, winning international recognition for their welfare practices. Will China emerge as a champion of farm animal welfare?
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