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Two thirds of flocks suffer smothering, UK survey says
The first large-scale research project quantifying the extent of hen smothering in the UK has suggested two-thirds of free-range flocks may be affected. McDonald's commissioned the survey as part of its UK Sustainable Egg Supply Group and worked with consultants FAI Farms to question every farmer su...
UK lambs may suffer from cobalt deficiency
Cobalt deficiency is threatening to limit lamb growth rates, technicians are warning on the website of FarmersWeekly. Despite the fact it has been an exceptional year for grass growth in the UK, many farmers in the country are reporting later lambs have not been flourishing. Nia Williams from Nette...
Avangardco's egg production stays strong despite crisis
Avangardco, the largest producer of shell eggs and egg products in Ukraine and number one producer in Eurasia has announced a positive trading update for the first six months of 2014. "Despite the current situation in Ukraine, the company managed to achieve good production results during the repor...
First IBQX vaccine for the UK poultry industry
Zoetis has announced the availability in the UK and Ireland of the first specific vaccine against the QX strain of the infectious bronchitis virus — Poulvac IBQX. For the past two years the vaccine has only been available with a special import certificate from the Veterinary Medicines Directorat...
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The IDF International Symposium on Sheep, Goat and other non-Cow Milk
The IDF International Symposium on Sheep, Goat and other non-Cow Milk The IDF International Symposium on Sheep, Goat and other non-Cow Milk aims to provide the most up to date knowledge and research for scientists and other professionals involved in the sheep and goats dairy sectors (milk produc...