For this edition, World Poultry looked up Dr Robert Skov in Denmark, head of an international research project concerning so called superbugs. We also report on a.v.e.c.’s recent Assembly and take look into optimal bird management.
A study shows that a novel strain of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aure could spread to humans through handling or consumption of contaminated poultry meat. World Poultry looks up Dr Robert Skov to find out more.
Poultry meat and the trade thereof was at centre stage during the recently held General Assembly of European poultry processors a.v.e.c. Special guest Euro-commissioner Phil Hogan emphasised his commitment for raising third country production standards before EU market access.
Furthermore, this edition of World Poultry focusses on optimal bird management as well. The article ‘Understanding protein requirements’ delves into this nutritional topic and explains the role of protein in growth, egg production, immunity, adaptation to the environment, and in many other biological functions.
For these articles and more see our online edition World Poultry 2016-9.