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.

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.

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.

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.

Brazil welcomes 85 million Petersime Easter chicks

During the Easter week, the first eggs were set in the new Petersime hatchery of Lar Cooperativa Agroindustrial in Brazil. It marks the official...

Modern Poultry Industry is taking shape in Africa

Africa is ready to take its place on the world stage, as the poultry industry is evolving, from a national and regional basis to a more global platform, according to RaboResearch’s latest report ‘Time for Africa: capturing the African Poultry Investment Opportunity’.

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.

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.

Virus-induced immunosuppression in Russian poultry farming

Overview on virus-induced immunosuppression in Russian poultry farming.

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.

The poultry sector in Tanzania

Tanzania has today a long-term growth potential in the poultry and egg sectors.

Indian River Training Academy generates customer support


The training helps Indian River customers with breeder and broiler management support and education to assist in realizing the full genetic potential of their...

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Spain’s Uvesa adopts Smart™ innovations from Pas Reform for its new greenfield broiler hatchery

Uvesa’s greenfield broiler hatchery is an important and strategic installation that demonstrates Pas Reform’s comprehensive ability to deliver total hatchery solutions.

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.

China – Stagnation in broiler meat and egg production

In 2014, China contributed 26.3 % to global egg production and 16.7 % to poultry meat production. But in the last 2 years, a...

Sustainable egg production

Vencomatic Group Rondeel is a solution for layer farming able to meet all requirements.

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.

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.

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