From now going forward, if the ceiling for the tariff-free Ukrainian chicken fillet with or without bone has been reached, import duties will have to be paid on the rest of the export. Photo: Fabian Brockotter

Ukrainian export loophole closed

The European Parliament is proposing measures to put an end to the wave of cheap Ukrainian chicken meat flooding...

Early feeding to become mandatory. Photo: Michel  Velderman

Early feeding to become mandatory

Broiler hatcheries in the Netherland have to implement some form of early feeding in the hatchery within the...

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CO2? Catch 22!

In many, not all, parts of the world the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) produced by humanity is becoming a major...

Photo: Koos Groenewold

Impossible situation

Any new outbreak of avian influenza asks for strict biosecurity and a proper stamping out methodology to get to...

Photo: Fabian Brockötter

European soy has its limitations

‘Do we want to be responsible for cutting down rainforest for feed production?’ That was the rhetorical question...

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Skilled labour is hard to come by

Given the global shortage of skilled labour it’s only logical to look for ways to intensify the automation level...