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Monday, July 21, 2014
Dutch Welfare Research Receives Humane Slaughter Award
GLOBAL - The Humane Slaughter Association (HSA) has announced the winner of its 2014 award for significant advances in humane slaughter as Dr Bert Lambooij of Wageningen...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Whole Animal Approach Propels New Thinking in Animal Welfare
ANALYSIS - Dr Francoise Wemelsfelder, animal behaviourist and welfare scientist, has developed scientific approaches for the study of animals as whole beings, bringing...
Monday, July 07, 2014
Sainsbury’s Launches First Freedom Food Rainbow Trout
UK - The first and exclusive Freedom Food-labelled rainbow trout Loch Trout Fillets has been launched at 400 Sainsbury’s stores in the UK....
Friday, July 04, 2014
Greenpeace Calls on Canadian Supermarkets to Protect Oceans
CANADA - A report by Greenpeace on the sustainability of seafood in Canadian supermarkets has called on the retailers to take more action to protect the oceans....
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Smarter Than You Think: Fish Remember Where They Were Fed Days Later
CANADA - It is popularly believed that fish have a memory span of only 30 seconds. Canadian scientists, however, have demonstrated that this is far from true –...
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Climate Change Could Stop Fish Finding their Friends
AUSTRALIA - Like humans, fish prefer to group with individuals with whom they are familiar, rather than strangers. ...
Monday, June 30, 2014
How Improving Welfare Can Improve Profits
CHINA - Animal welfare has moved up the agenda for livestock production and companies are now embracing the concept and wanting to understand new solutions to improving...
‘Dragonfish’ Discovery Highlights Danger of Illegal Aquarium Releases to Native Wildlife
IRELAND - The recent discovery by a local angler of the decaying remains of an exotic fish specimen in the River Suck at Correen Ford in the Midlands has raised...
Thursday, June 19, 2014
New Research Finds Fish Have Good Memories and Can Feel Pain
AUSTRALIA - Do you still believe that fish are dumb and cannot feel pain? That we do not have to worry much about how they are cared for or caught? Think again,...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Leading Aquaculture Health Provider Open for Business in Asia
THAILAND - International aquaculture health company Fish Vet Group (FVG) has officially opened for business in Asia with a ceremony to launch its state-of-the-art...
Friday, June 13, 2014
New Research Finds Crayfish Feel Anxiety
FRANCE - A new study of crayfish has shown that the arthropods can get anxious when they are exposed to prolonged stress. But, the arthropods also can be calmed...
New Opinion Published on Welfare of Farmed Fish at the Time of Killing
UK - The Farm Animal Welfare Committee (FAWC) has published its Opinion on the Welfare of Farmed Fish at the Time of Killing. This considers the welfare of farmed...
Animal Feed in Europe: Key to Performance, Health and Welfare
EUROPE - At its 57th General Assembly in Liège, Belgium, last week, the European Feed Manufacturers Association (FEFAC) published 'The Feed Chain in Action', a...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Outcome Measures Drive Grower Profitability, Sustainable Practices
ANALYSIS - Farmers are seeing the value of switching to outcome measures to increase profitability as part of building on their sustainable farming practices. ...
Thursday, June 05, 2014
Iron, Steel in Hatcheries May Distort Magnetic 'Map Sense' of Steelhead Trout
US - Exposure to iron pipes and steel rebar, such as the materials found in most hatcheries, affects the navigation ability of young steelhead trout by altering...
Monday, June 02, 2014
New Guidelines on Animal Health, Welfare, Antibiotic Resistance
GLOBAL - New international standards and guidelines on animal health were agreed at the World Assembly of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in Paris,...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
AQUACULTURE UK - Salmon Nutrition Study Wins Student Award at Aquaculture UK
UK - Diseases, pathogens, parasites, nutrition, biosecurity, and vaccine development all came under the microscope at the Novartis student awards conference at Aquaculture...
Monday, May 19, 2014
Vaccination of Farmed Fish Good for Animals and Thus for Humans
NETHERLANDS - More than half of the fish consumed worldwide is cultivated in ponds or tanks and the percentage of cultivated fish in relation to wild fish is increasing....
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Seafood Global Expo: Viet Nam Moves to Build Sustainable Pangasius Supply Chain
VIET NAM - The Vietnamese fisheries and aquaculture sector is aiming to maintain current levels of production and exports of pangasius so that the industry can improve...
Seafood Global Expo: Zonal Management to Help Beat Disease Outbeaks
BELGIUM - The Global Aquaculture Alliance set out details of its zone management scheme at the opening of the Global Seafood Expo in Brussels on Tuesday, writes...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Animal Welfare Took Centre Stage on World Veterinary Day
GLOBAL – Leading animal welfare experts united on 26 April as part of World Veterinary Day, which this year focused on the role of veterinarians in animal welfare...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Fish Vet Group: Interpreting Bioassay Results
ANALYSIS - In part two of Fish Vet Group’s article on the reasons and methodology behind carrying out a sea lice bioassay, Chris Findlay explains the challenges...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Freedom Food Launches New Online Suppliers Directory
UK - It is often easy to over-engineer the solution to a problem or a challenge, but for Freedom Food – the only UK assurance and food labelling scheme dedicated...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
How to Apply Good Biosecurity in Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - Disease costs the US aquaculture industry alone, millions of dollars a year. In order to try and mitigate disease outbreaks from occurring, it is important...
Fish Vet Group to Offer Most Modern Fish Disease Diagnostics in Asia
THAILAND - Fish Vet Group is expanding the global reach of its services with a the opening of a new office in Bangkok, Thailand. Fish Vet Group Asia Limited (FVGAL)...
Friday, March 28, 2014
Evira's Fish Disease Research Forms Basis for Monitoring Fish Welfare
FINLAND - The Finnish Food Safety Authority (Evira) is responsible for the monitoring of fish welfare and the provision of hygiene guidelines to operators in the...
Thursday, March 06, 2014
Aquaculture America 2014: Developing Rested Harvest Protocols for Rainbow Trout
US - Speaking at Aquaculture America 2014, Dr Jesse Trushenski, Southern Illinois University, discusses the use of electrosedation as a rested harvest technique...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Biomedical Bleeding Affects Horseshoe Crab Behavior
US - New research from Plymouth State University and the University of New Hampshire indicates that collecting and bleeding horseshoe crabs for biomedical purposes...
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Fish Vet Group: The Role of Bioassays in Sea Lice Management
ANALYSIS - As understanding of best-practice control and prevention of sea lice continues to evolve, in the first of two articles Chris Findlay of Fish Vet Group...
Monday, February 17, 2014
Delousing Medicine Found to Have Only Minor Effects on Cod
NORWAY - A new study by NIFES has found that the delousing agent diflubenzuron is not damaging to Cod....
 
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