Poultry International - September 2017 - 12

YEARS

This is the ninth article in
WATT Global Media's
100-year anniversary series.

Sustainable poultry
production driving
industry advances
Poultry producers, already leading in some areas of
environmental sustainability, will face growing pressure
to minimize their impact as demand for meat continues
and eggs intensifies
MARK CLEMENTS

On farm or off, poultry
producers may need to become
energy producers. Once complete,
this Northern Ireland anaerobic digestion
plant will generate 3MW of electricity
from up to 40,000 tonnes of litter annually,
and will help to resolve local nutrient
run-off issues, says developer Stream
BioEnergy.
Courtesy Stream BioEnergy

Pressure on the poultry industry to be more environmentally
sustainable can only grow as concerns for the environment and demands for transparency increase.
As broiler and egg producers face growing demand for animal protein, how the industry responds will vary, as definitions
of sustainability vary from country to country and company to
company.
There is no universal definition of sustainability and, even
where there is consensus, definitions have evolved since first
emerging in the 1960s.
Sustainable production in its broadest sense interlinks three
dimensions - environmental, social and economic, and
companies and policymakers have placed varying emphases on each of these strands.
Yet where environmental sustainability is concerned, there is now
general recognition that the
earth's resources are limited,
Larger, modern and
more technologically
advanced farms are often
more environmentally
sustainable than more
traditional methods, despite
public perceptions.
Source: Hydor Ltd.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Poultry International - September 2017

Poultry International - September 2017
Contents
Editor’s Comment
News
Brazilian meat exports recovering from ‘weak flesh’ crisis
Avian influenza slows EU poultry industry growth
100TH YEAR SERIES: Sustainable poultry production driving industry advances
Ghana poultry farm’s integration model trains community
Poultry Africa 2017 to tackle continent’s changing needs
7 habits of successful broiler producers
New cage-free layer housing may lower production costs
Why good broiler litter management improves performance
3 tips to minimize broiler house odor, dust emissions
Poultry plants increasing profits with circular model
Products
Marketplace
Advertisers’ Index
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Poultry International - September 2017 - Cover2
Poultry International - September 2017 - Contents
Poultry International - September 2017 - Editor’s Comment
Poultry International - September 2017 - 3
Poultry International - September 2017 - News
Poultry International - September 2017 - 5
Poultry International - September 2017 - Brazilian meat exports recovering from ‘weak flesh’ crisis
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Poultry International - September 2017 - 8
Poultry International - September 2017 - 9
Poultry International - September 2017 - Avian influenza slows EU poultry industry growth
Poultry International - September 2017 - 11
Poultry International - September 2017 - 100TH YEAR SERIES: Sustainable poultry production driving industry advances
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Poultry International - September 2017 - 14
Poultry International - September 2017 - 15
Poultry International - September 2017 - Ghana poultry farm’s integration model trains community
Poultry International - September 2017 - 17
Poultry International - September 2017 - Poultry Africa 2017 to tackle continent’s changing needs
Poultry International - September 2017 - 19
Poultry International - September 2017 - 7 habits of successful broiler producers
Poultry International - September 2017 - 21
Poultry International - September 2017 - 22
Poultry International - September 2017 - 23
Poultry International - September 2017 - New cage-free layer housing may lower production costs
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Poultry International - September 2017 - 26
Poultry International - September 2017 - 27
Poultry International - September 2017 - Why good broiler litter management improves performance
Poultry International - September 2017 - 29
Poultry International - September 2017 - 3 tips to minimize broiler house odor, dust emissions
Poultry International - September 2017 - 31
Poultry International - September 2017 - Poultry plants increasing profits with circular model
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Poultry International - September 2017 - 34
Poultry International - September 2017 - Marketplace
Poultry International - September 2017 - Advertisers’ Index
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