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12 components for avian influenza vaccination programs

Whether an avian influenza vaccination program is preventative or in response to an emergency, various elements can be controlled to ensure success.
Vaccination remains a valuable tool in some countries to prevent or respond to outbreaks of avian influenza. Lean how vaccination strategies can be implemented to achieve maximum effect.
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100 days of COVID-19 in the poultry industry (and in life)

Although at the beginning of the year we could not imagine how things would be in May, poultry production has more or less continued producing.
Indeed, China sneezed and spread pneumonia to the rest of the world, something that hardly resembles the Mexican saying that "when the United States sneezes, Mexico gets the flu."
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Partnership to promote cage-free egg production in Asia

As demand for cage-free eggs grows, Indonesia-based training center to provide Asian farmers with training and tools to ensure long-term sustainability and competitive business advantage
Multinational consulting firm Global Food Partners (GFP) and Aeres University of Applied Sciences have announced a partnership to establish an Indonesia-based training center and model cage-free egg farm focused on management and production for Asian farmers.
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How US, UK egg producers are beating COVID-19 disruptions

Similar challenges emerged in both markets, but employee engagement and finding common purpose have worked to keep supplies running.
Egg businesses around the world have suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how two leading egg businesses have adapted to maintain business as usual and are even seeing additional benefits.
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Emily Metz named American Egg Board president and CEO

Agriculture industry enthusiast brings previous experience with Genus, National Milk Producers Federation, Animal Agriculture Alliance and USDA
Emily Metz will assume the role of president and chief executive officer of the American Egg Board (AEB), effective in June.
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Lost foodservice sales, fire hurt Michael Foods in Q2

Quarter was looking promising for first two months, but volumes dropped sharply in March because of COVID-19 sheltering
Post Holdings saw its foodservice segment’s profit decrease by almost 50% for the second quarter of fiscal year 2020, largely due to a sharp decline in foodservice activity during the stay-at-home orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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