Recent updates about Poultry Welfare Category


Proposition 12 appeal from National Pork Producers rejected

On July 28th, 2021, California’s Proposition 12 law was tested in a federal courts appeal by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF). Source: Poultry Welfare

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Broiler welfare improvements need to be shared with consumers

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Major UK retailer M&S to sell only higher welfare chicken

A U.K. retailer’s commitment to stock fresh chicken only from slower growing birds is being hailed as “a landmark”. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Using mineral nutrition to increase chick hatchability, quality and performance

Learn how trace minerals can increase the hatchability, quality and survivability of chicks. Sponsored by Zinpro. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Supreme Court rejects meat industry Proposition 12 lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court dismissed the lawsuit filed by the North American Meat Institute against California’s Proposition 12. As a result, the lower court’s decision will stand, and out-of-state producers must comply with ...


Colorado Supreme Court: Initiative 16 unconstitutional

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled 7-0 on June 21 that Initiative 16 – which includes provisions on how long farm animals must live and defines sexual abuse of farm animals — is unconstitutional. ...


Drinker line trays can reduce poultry litter moisture

Catch trays placed underneath drinker lines can play a significant role in reducing litter moisture in commercial broiler houses, according to a new research project. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Is the Global Animal Partnership best for chicken welfare?

Retailers and foodservice outlets are being asked by activist groups to make pledges to purchase chicken raised and processed following the standards of the Global Animal Partnership and the Better Chicken Commitment. Source: ...


How research metrics are driving improvements in chicken welfare

At the 2021 Chicken Marketing Summit, a panel of animal welfare experts will discuss how third-party inspections and continuous improvement programs are improving bird welfare outcomes and the research and ...


Poultry robot named a 2021 Future Foods Asia Award finalist

Iamus Technologies, an Irish start-up that designed a welfare monitoring robot that combines artificial intelligence and automation, has been named as a finalist for the 2021 Future Food Asia Award. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Poultry robot named a 2021 Future Foods Asia Award finalist

Iamus Technologies, an Irish start-up that designed a welfare monitoring robot that combines artificial intelligence and automation, has been named as a finalist for the 2021 Future Food Asia Award. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Can pulsed light technology affect cage-free layer behavior?

Specific light plans that use pulsed alternating wavelengths can help producers manage stress-induced behaviors in specialized housing systems. Source: Poultry Welfare

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