EU: Traditional markets using coloured chickens

Besides recent developments seen in the highly developed countries with slower growing (white) chickens grown up to about 7 weeks of age - filling...

Poultry meat and egg production in Brazil

Brazil is one of the leading countries in the global poultry industry, not only in production, but also in trade with poultry products. In...

Meeting with Hy-Line International at EuroTier 2016

Interviews with Hy-Line International’s key figures to globally assess the present and future value of the poultry industry

Delmarva Poultry Industry

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Alternative, slower-growing segments of the broiler market have existed for decades. Historically, however, these were largely niche or artisanal operations. More recently, there has...

SPECHT of Johannes Ten Elsen

The experience of Mr Johannes Ten Elsen within the poultry industry has led Specht to offer a complete range of equipment, from egg laying systems to silos and augers for the feed transport up to belts and chains for the collection and transport of eggs; and more, ventilation and heating systems and poultry equipment accessories.

EU poultry meat production and trade

Hans-Wilhelm Windhorst - Professor emeritus and Scientific Director of the Science and Information Centre Sustainable Poultry Production (WING), University of Vechta, Germany In 2015, the...

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Interview to Roy Driessen, Marel Poultry Marketing Manager on their flagship products, latest innovations and future goals.

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Between December 2014 and June 2015, 223 outbreaks of the highly pathogenic Avian Influenza (AI) virus in commercial and backyard flocks occurred in 15 states of the USA. In this article a time-spatial analysis of the outbreaks in Iowa is presented, documenting the problems in euthanizing and depopulating the affected farms as well as in depositing the carcasses

Future trends in the egg marketing

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The poultry industry of the United Kingdom in transition

On June 23rd, 2016, the population of the United Kingdom (UK) decided to leave the EU. Even though it is not yet possible to...

Visit to the Vencomatic Group

Vencomatic Group of Eersel - The Netherlands - represents three well-known brands in the poultry sector: Vencomatic, Prinzen and Agro Supply. The company provides a full range of innovative systems for equipping modern poultry farms all over the world.

Trends in the poultry meat industry

A 3-day event organized by a.v.e.c. to discuss on “Market orientation of the poultry meat business from European and global perspective”.

AZA INTERNATIONAL, more than 50 years of service into the modern animal husbandry

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Poultry farm Zarja in the eastern part of Siberia

The region Krasnoyarsk is Russia's second largest Federal State and is located mainly in the eastern part of Siberia, in the river basin of...

Hendrix Genetics, leader in efficiency, sustainability and innovations

“Hendrix Genetics is a leading multi-species breeding company based in Boxmeer, Netherlands-EU with their primary activities being in the layer, turkey, pig, aquaculture and...

Interview with Jacco Wagelaar – Managing Director of Twinpack Special Products for the global...

Jacco Wagelaar, the Twinpack Managing Director launched a new Twinpack separate business in January 2016, named Twinpack Special Product. The new-born company deals with special packaging systems for the global egg industry.

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Nutriad is headquartered in Dendermonde, Belgium and was originally part of the Belgian Inve group of companies. It is a worldwide leading supplier of...

Spatial shifts in global chicken meat production between 1993 and 2013

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Dermanyssus gallinae – Growers underline the numerous attempts to counter the most infamous plague...

Dermanyssus gallinae (poultry red mite) is counted amongst the major pitfalls, if not the largest, of the poultry industry worldwide. In addition to causing...

The future of the European Poultry Market

Focusing on quality, safety and sustainability, the European poultry production has been able to answer to demands from the society and consumers.

Interview with Dinah Nicholson, Global manager of Hatchery Development and Support at Aviagen

Interview with Dinah Nicholson, Global Manager of Hatchery Development and Support at Aviagen, the world's leading poultry breeding company

The poultry meat business in Europe and beyond

In a rapidly changing world it is a great challenge to keep business model up to date and profitable. Market orientation Market orientation is defined as...

Hubbard – playing a vital role in the poultry breeding industry

Hubbard operates its selection programs in 3 different R&D centres in North America and Europe, along with its own production sites in North America, Europe and Brazil. Hubbard has a longstanding experience in breeding, developing and marketing breeding stock for both conventional and premium markets.

Petersime, becoming a hatching champion

M. De Clercq and P Degraeve, Managing Directors of Petersime, Belgium gave us a deep outlook on latest company’s activity and innovations.

Jim McAdam – International Man of Poultry Breeding

Jim McAdam, Breeding Programme Director of Aviagen® Ltd retired and told us about his long and successful career, after 37 years working in the international poultry industry

Munters helps feeding the world

Food. No matter what religion, status or nationality you belong to, the primary need for each human being on this planet is to have...

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The need to grow and keep customers is dominating the agenda of consumer and retail executives around the world. Thirty-three percent of the 526...

The EU egg industry

Hans-Wilhelm Windhorst - Professor emeritus and Scientific Director of the Science and Information Centre Sustainable Poultry Production (WING), University of Vechta, Germany In 2015, the...

Vostermans Ventilation – specialist in the field of ventilation since 1952

Vostermans Ventilation B.V. develops, manufactures and distributes fans and control equipment for agricultural and industrial applications and is part of the group Vostermans Companies....

Interview with Bernd Meerpohl, CEO of Big Dutchman

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Interview to Richard Hutchinson, Aviagen Turkeys Sales and Marketing Director

Richard Hutchinson has over three decades of experience in the Turkey industry and during this time he significantly increased turkey parent stock sales in Europe and Russia.

Optimum solutions for increasing hatchery efficiency

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Roxell celebrates 50th anniversary

Roxell celebrating 50 years of activity this year. Quality, Service and Innovative products make the company ready for the future.

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