December 1, 2016

South Korea, Japan Cull Thousands of Birds Due to Bird Flu

Fourteen outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been reported in South Korea, affecting duck farms across the country. The outbreaks are of the H5N6 strain, […]
December 1, 2016

End of Male Chick Culling Seen with New Technology

TeraEgg, a new technology designed to end the culling of male chicks, is recently introduced. It aims to end the culling of approximately seven billion male […]
November 17, 2016

Wise Use of Antibiotics Key to Avoid Resistance

A report from the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said that wise use of antibiotics would reduce resistance to these drugs. According to the […]
November 15, 2016

Essential Oils May End Antibiotic Use in Poultry

As the pressure to scrap the use of antibiotics in animal increases, essential oils are seen as a potential replacement. The antibiotics have been added to […]
November 14, 2016

BFREPA Sends Avian Influenza Workbook to Members

The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) sent an avian influenza (AI) contingency planning workbook to its members. This step aims to help producers prepare […]