VDL AGROTECH launches a sustainable broiler house design called Windstreek

Last year the Dutch government awarded the design which made it possible for farmer Robert Nijkamp to realize the first Windstreek broiler house and the first flock was set-up.

Poultry feed production and issues in Turkey

The Turkish poultry sector is rapidly expanding with a constant increase in request of feed and feed additives.

Update on Waters of the US (WOTUS) Regulatory Policy

Following the US water rules it is difficult, if not impossible for landowners to assess the jurisdictional status of an area without undertaking a comprehensive, complex, and costly watershed study.

Effect of pasture and feed additives on the performances and egg quality of free-range...

Free-range egg production is rapidly growing in Australia with an estimated retail value market share of 48 % but free-range laying hens experience many issues which reduce their performances.

Master Good Group chooses CODAF systems

Master Good Group of Hungary chose CODAF’s poultry automatic feeding systems.

The poultry sector in Kenya

The poultry industry in Kenya is constantly expanding with a high demand for chicken meat and eggs.

Broiler Lameness in the United States

Lameness in broilers can result from both infectious and non-infectious sources. Some of the non-infectious sources maybe the result of genetic selection for fast growth and techniques such as reduced photoperiod can be effective in reducing the problem.

Virus-induced immunosuppression in Russian poultry farming

Overview on virus-induced immunosuppression in Russian poultry farming.

The threat from African & Middle Eastern Infectious Bronchitis viruses

Infectious Bronchitis is primarily a respiratory disease of chickens caused by the Type Three coronavirus infectious bronchitis virus. IB viruses cause important losses in...

Solving protein shortages in Russia

The Dukchinskaya poultry farm decided to build a hatchery in the very cold Magadan region, situated in Russia. Thanks to the incubation technology and services provided by PETERSIME, the Dukchinskaya poultry farm can now offer fresh, affordable poultry meat contributing to the welfare of the Magadan inhabitants.

Antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia Coli in retail chicken meat in Vietnam

A limited number of studies have investigated chicken meat in Vietnam for potential human danger, due to antimicrobial resistance in Escherichia coli and for the presence of Extraintestinal pathogenic E.coli (ExPEC).

Analysis of the current situation and export potential of poultry production and marketing in...

According to 2014 data, there are 11,328 commercial poultry enterprises in the Turkey poultry industry including hatcheries, slaughterhouses, breeding and commercial broiler and layer farms.

The first CoMeo Roxell feeder arrives in Italy

Zootecnica International had the opportunity to visit a broiler farm in the Cremona province, where the first version of the new Roxell feeder CoMeo has been installed.

Poultry production in Saudi Arabia

Poultry Production in Saudi Arabia is rapidly expanding showing a great potential in the future.

The broiler production and export in Brazil, a successful economic case

Territorial extension and weather conditions are factors that give Brazil competitive advantage on agriculture sector and animal production based on grain. The country accounts for 22% of agricultural land in the world, 12% reserve of water, abundance of grain available to feed the animals, emphasis on sanitary protection, sanitary system recognized by European Union and other markets, competitive internal market, population, production systems vertically integrated, low broiler production cost and world class companies and brands.

A model for promoting poultry industry development in sub-Saharan Africa: A project report

An interuniversity project of Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) and University of Lome (UL) as a model of poultry industry development was run with the aim to promote and develop the poultry industry in Sub-Saharan Africa.

An update on progress in reducing Campylobacter incidence in the UK

Campylobacter came to the forefront as a serious cause of human food poisoning in the last decade which resulted in the European Commission carrying out testing in all member states to ascertain the levels on carcasses of broiler chickens.

Lanzani farms chooses again for the Vencomatic GRANDO nest

Visiting Lanzani Poultry Breeders Farms in Bagnolo Mella, near Brescia, Italy to see the practical and commercial benefits of the New Grando Nest of Vencomatic Group.

Crossbred local chicken performance assessment in a village farming system in India

Poultry farming especially the rural poultry farming is one of the important allied activities of agricultural sector especially in Himalayan agro ecosystem.

Layer/Pullet Regional Disease Update – Northeast US

This presentation concentrates on egg-type chicken disease conditions of interest in Pennsylvania and other American northeastern States basing on a general summary of diagnoses from submissions to the Pennsylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory System (PADLS), field observations from veterinarians and managers, and selected research projects.

Turkeys of Norov – a new poultry production in Mordovia, Russia

In recent years, a dynamic development of the agro industry in the Republic Mordovia (Autonomous Region in Central Russia) can be observed. The Republic belongs to the leading regions of Russia according to the volumes and assortment of poultry production. We visited the Turkeys of Norov LLC facilities.

Russia’s Agrofirma “Oktyabrskaya” confirms SmartPro™ from Pas Reform for latest expansion of its hatchery

In Russia, Agrofirma Oktyabrskaya is looking to the future thanks to their last SmartP SmartPro™ single-stage hatchery producing 45 million eggs annually.

The new Roxell feeder designed for heavy weight broilers

Broilers with a body weight over 3 kilograms bodyweight are grown principally in the United States but also in Italy, Germany and Poland. It was in Italy and the USA that Roxell decided to field test the new feeder before introducing it to the market

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