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.

Build me up with a feather!

Feather waste in building materials could make both the poultry and construction industries more sustainable.
Turning feather waste into construction materials could now offer environmental and economic benefits to poultry producers and the building industry.
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Hooray for World Animal Vaccination Day!

New animal health initiative to raise awareness of vaccination importance in livestock and pets
World Animal Vaccination Day – April 20th – has come and gone without too much of the scratching, biting, bleating or pecking that usually takes place when there’s a syringe or a vet present.
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No chickens at supermarket ghost farm

Branding exercise with fake farm names does little to instill consumer confidence in origin of food
Branding produce with fictional farm names has backfired somewhat for a U.K. supermarket keen to respond to consumer concerns over the origin of food.
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Downside Abbey’s ancient chicken recipe

Historic family recipe book reveals long-standing globalized taste for chicken
A chicken curry recipe dating back to 1793 has come to light at Downside Abbey, showing that tastes were becoming globalized as long ago as the 18th century.
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Campylobacter breakthrough in sight

Studying broiler movements reveals infection, allows early intervention
Monitoring the behavior of live broilers with cameras that analyze the optical flow patterns made by flock movements would appear to offer a new way of identifying and better understanding Camplyobacter infection.
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