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SPECHT of Johannes Ten Elsen

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EU poultry meat production and trade

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

Label Rouge: a supply chain model for other markets

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Munters helps feeding the world

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Traditional certified poultry

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November is a busy month for Minnesota’s turkey farmers

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Hubbard JA57: serving Label Rouge for 50 years

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Avian Influenza outbreaks in Iowa layer farms and their economic impacts

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

Jim McAdam – International Man of Poultry Breeding

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The Netherlands – the leading country in European egg and poultry meat exports

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Brazil: considerable increase of broiler meat and egg production – 2nd part

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

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Delmarva Poultry Industry

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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.

Hubbard – playing a vital role in the poultry breeding industry

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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...

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