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Poultry Vaccine

EUROPEAN POULTRY PROJECTS TO TAKE SHARE OF RESEARCH FUNDING

Scientists from 5 European countries have been awarded funding to look at potential virulent non-notifiable avian influenza strains. The FluNuance project is being led by immunologist Professor Dr Sjaak de Wit from Royal GD, Netherlands, and has support from research establishments in Germany, Hungary, Poland and the United Kingdom. Many non-notifiable AV strains using Continue Reading
Poultry Farming

HOW TO ACHIEVE OPTIMUM FEED PERFORMANCE IN A VOLATILE MARKET

Proper usage of enzymes and phytate increases production, delivers cost savings. DuPont Animal Nutrition will offer live webinar on February 23, 2021 to discuss Nutritional Strategy to Reduce Poultry Feed Cost. During the webinar, you will learn about the key benefits of using enzymes to address challenges of raw material prices and how to maximize […]Continue Reading
Poultry Farming

EATING FLY LARVAE CAN IMPROVE BROILERS WELFARE BY FACILITATING NATURAL BEHAVIOUR

Research presented by Wageningen University & Research (WUR) has shown that if broilers have to forage and peck the larvae, they move more, which improves their welfare Broilers fed live fly larvae show more natural behaviour and develop healthier legs. (Image source: Adobe Stock) During the research, live black soldier fly larvae were offered in […]Continue Reading
Disease Control

SWARMS OF DESERT LOCUST INVADING EAST AFRICA, FAO WARNS

“Once swarms arrive in favourable areas, they will mature and lay eggs that will hatch and cause hopper bands to form, during February and March.” The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has alerted that swarms of desert locust are migrating and reaching new parts of Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Tanzania. According to the FAO, which says it […]Continue Reading
Agro Foreign News

WORLD BANK PLANS TO INVEST MORE THAN US$5BN IN DRYLANDS IN AFRICA

The World Bank plans to invest more than US$5bn over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes, improve agriculture productivity, and promote livelihoods across 11 African countries on a swathe of land stretching from Senegal to Djibouti The more than US$5bn in financing will support agriculture, biodiversity, community development, food security, etc. (Image Continue Reading
Agro Local News

DEALING WITH GROWING CASES OF ABANDONED FARMLAND

The nation’s food feeds a population of 120 million and supports the livelihoods of over 80 million. Experts have expressed concerns as climate change-related events and insecurity on farmlands are impacting on livelihoods and contributing to greater risks of food insecurity. While restorative approaches have been advocated to address declining soil fertility, issues Continue Reading
Coconut Farming

TAPPING INTO MULTIMILLION DOLLARS GLOBAL COCONUT MARKET

The global coconut products market is anticipated to reach $31.1 billion by 2026.This follows its increasing use in food, beverage, cosmetics, and other industries. There are campaigns for the government and the private sector to explore opportunities in the international market to earn foreign exchange The global coconut products market is anticipated to hit Continue Reading