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EDITOR'S COMMENT

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MARK CLEMENTS

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August sees us travel to Japan, where the poultry industry is continuing to expand, responding to evolving tastes and demand and
changing demographics.
Japan, with its high income levels and aging population, may
offer some insight into how other developed markets may change
over the years to come, as changing working and living patterns
influence consumption.
In this issue, we also look at egg purchasing habits in Italy. While Italy may have
a slightly higher level of enriched layer cages than the European average, its producers are, nevertheless, facing the same pressures to produce cage-free eggs as demand
for barn, free-range and organic eggs grows and retailers pledge to change how they
source. We'll return to Italy next month for a broader look at production there.
From Italy, we head to France to bring you a preview of trade fair SPACE,
which takes place this September.

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New directions
Our guest editorials this month look at two of the most popular topics: big data
and gut health.
The opportunities that greater application of technology in the poultry industry would appear to offer seem to be almost limitless, whether it be disease control and higher welfare or more efficient production and traceability. Where gut
health is concerned, there would also appear to be an untapped universe waiting
to be explored, but the terms of reference need tighter definition if significant
advances are to be made.
Continuing with what goes on inside the bird, four additives that can successfully replace antibiotics are reviewed, while we also take a look at a newly
opened research facility in the U.K. Thought to be unique in Europe, its scale
offers an environment that is much closer to how birds are actually reared on the
farm, which should offer several advantages for those conducting trials there.
In our regular processing feature, we look at where operations can be constrained
during packing, and offer suggestions on how to overcome these difficulties. ■

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Poultry International - August 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Poultry International - August 2019

Poultry International - August 2019
Contents
Editor’s Comment
Japan’s poultry production continues to grow
Italian consumers purchasing higher-value eggs
SPACE to focus on many issues facing agriculture
Big data: connecting the chicken and the egg
To meet cage-free pledges, US industry will need to grow 3 times faster
Mexico’s poultry industry growing despite uncertainty
UK poultry research facility opens with unique advantages
Working toward a better understanding of poultry dysbiosis
4 major additives that replace antibiotics with success
How to avoid bottlenecks when packing processed poultry
Advertisers’ Index
Marketplace
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Poultry International - August 2019 - Cover2
Poultry International - August 2019 - CT1
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Poultry International - August 2019 - Contents
Poultry International - August 2019 - Editor’s Comment
Poultry International - August 2019 - 3
Poultry International - August 2019 - Japan’s poultry production continues to grow
Poultry International - August 2019 - 5
Poultry International - August 2019 - 6
Poultry International - August 2019 - 7
Poultry International - August 2019 - Italian consumers purchasing higher-value eggs
Poultry International - August 2019 - 9
Poultry International - August 2019 - SPACE to focus on many issues facing agriculture
Poultry International - August 2019 - 11
Poultry International - August 2019 - Big data: connecting the chicken and the egg
Poultry International - August 2019 - 13
Poultry International - August 2019 - 14
Poultry International - August 2019 - 15
Poultry International - August 2019 - To meet cage-free pledges, US industry will need to grow 3 times faster
Poultry International - August 2019 - 17
Poultry International - August 2019 - 18
Poultry International - August 2019 - 19
Poultry International - August 2019 - Mexico’s poultry industry growing despite uncertainty
Poultry International - August 2019 - 21
Poultry International - August 2019 - 22
Poultry International - August 2019 - 23
Poultry International - August 2019 - UK poultry research facility opens with unique advantages
Poultry International - August 2019 - 25
Poultry International - August 2019 - 26
Poultry International - August 2019 - 27
Poultry International - August 2019 - Working toward a better understanding of poultry dysbiosis
Poultry International - August 2019 - 29
Poultry International - August 2019 - 4 major additives that replace antibiotics with success
Poultry International - August 2019 - 31
Poultry International - August 2019 - 32
Poultry International - August 2019 - 33
Poultry International - August 2019 - How to avoid bottlenecks when packing processed poultry
Poultry International - August 2019 - 35
Poultry International - August 2019 - Marketplace
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