Egg producers have welcomed the strong animal health element to the US Farm Bill, which was signed off into law by President Donald Trump this week.
Elanco Animal Health is in the process of restructuring, in an effort to streamline its international operations. In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Elanco stated that its board of directors on December 10 authorized a restructuring program that will shift its focus and resources to priority areas.
Leading poultry firms and stakeholders in the United States are among a group of major stakeholders who have signed up to a framework for antibiotics stewardship in animals.They have agreed that the use of medically important antibiotics in all settings, from human health care to livestock production, must be effectively managed to slow the emergence of resistant bacteria and preserve the effectiveness of drugs.
Referring to 2018 as one of the “most turbulent years in decades” in the global poultry industry, the forecast for the year ahead is expected to improve slightly amidst continued volatility in certain segments, according to Rabobank’s quarterly poultry report.
Between sinking unemployment rates, the challenge of retaining good labor to conduct repetitive tasks and the increasing need to optimize biosecurity, more and more poultry companies are turning to robotics to improve efficiency and production.
When you ask Carmen Rottenberg, acting deputy undersecretary for food safety and administrator of the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) what her top priority is for making meat, poultry and egg products in the United States as safe as possible, she has a long list of issues she’s working on.
WASHINGTON – The 2018 farm bill is headed to President Trump for his signature after both chambers of Congress approved the legislation. The Senate passed the bill by a vote of 87-13 on Dec. 11; the legislation passed the House in a 367-47 vote on Dec. 12. The bill will cost $867 billion over 10 years.
This summer, Novus put in the next generation of tank telemetry at mills that include enhanced features. Our systems manager, Dr. Johnny Wilson, takes us through what makes Novus unique:
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