3rd WVPA Asian Meeting

The 3rd WVPA Asian Meeting, to be held in Manila on 20 and 21st October 2016, is a ‘must attend’ meeting for Asian poultry veterinarians. The varied programme is focused on the theme of ‘Prevention is Better than Cure’ with issues such as mycotoxins, avian influenza, coccidiosis and Newcastle disease all featuring prominently.

113th edition of Fieragricola: the best of agro and livestock innovations.

Coming in 2018, from January 31st to February 3rd, Verona, Italy, Fieragricola will show the best of International agro and livestock innovations.

First joint WIT workshop for Saudi poultry industry

More than 40 trainees took part in the first scientific workshop organized jointly by the Al Watania Poultry Institute of Technology (WIT) and Cobb-Vantress...

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...

Trouw Nutrition expands feed additive portfolio with Selko IntelliBond

The world’s first hydroxy trace minerals for animal nutrition are now incorporated into Trouw Nutrition’s feed additive portfolio, marketed under the brand Selko IntelliBond.

USDA strengthens rules for organic poultry

The final rule establishes a level playing field for organic producers, bolsters consumer confidence in the organic label, and ensures that all organic animals...

New joint-venture DSM and Evonik for omega-3 fatty acids from natural marine algae

Veramaris, a new DSM and Evonik joint venture for the use of natural marine algae in animal feeds.

Roxell ready for further growth in Asia with a new plant in Klang

Roxell has announced that Roxell Malaysia has just moved into its new facility near Port Klang. Port Klang is the largest port in Malaysia. According...

Hy-Line International announces new Commercial Distributor in India

Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, announces a new partnership with Srinivasa Hatcheries Group (SH Group) to distribute Hy-Line commercial layers...

Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim confirm strategic transaction

Both companies will become global leaders in two different sectors of the pharmaceutical market. Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim confirmed the strategic transaction signed in June...

SPACE 2017: A dynamic expo benefitting the livestock industry

SPACE 2017 will be held from Tuesday 12 September to Friday 15 September at the Rennes Exhibition Centre. SPACE will be 30 years old this...

VIV Asia Preview

VIV Asia is back and it is fully demonstrating its aim to be better than ever with every new edition. The premier Asian meeting...

Poultry & Egg Summit explored Argentina’s export potential

Diána Tóth, conference manager for VIV worldwide, acknowledged the involvement of the Argentine associations CEPA (for poultry meat) and CAPIA (for eggs) in the...

Madi’s new breeder farm ‘on show’ in Bosnia Hercegovina

With the support of Cobb Germany and VDL Agrotech, represented by local distributors Iradia, Madi, one of Bosnia’s fastest growing poultry companies, organized an open day at its newly built breeder farm in Bosnia Hercegovina.

English-Russian roundtable discussion on antimicrobial resistance

Specialists of the Department for Pharmaceuticals of the All-Russian State Center for Quality and Standardization of Veterinary Drugs and Feed (FGBI “VGNKI”), Renat Salimov,...

Aviagen revolutionizes genomics testing for both Chicken and Turkey Breeds with state-of-the art genomics...

Aviagen is pleased to announce the opening of a new state-of-the-art Genomics laboratory. Based in Scotland, the new laboratory is equipped to process well...

Human resource trends in the poultry industry

“What is an employment brand? It is the market perception of what it is like to work for an organization. It’s the image that...

House of Raeford Farms celebrates new state-of-the-art hatchery

In collaboration with Pas Reform and NatureForm, House of Raeford Farms celebrated the grand opening of its fully automated new chicken hatchery, designed for optimum production efficiency and with all the latest that a hatchery can hold in terms of single stage incubation, advanced climate control and hatchery automation.

Jamesway outfits Hendrix’s new hatchery in Nebraska

Hendrix Opening – Grand Island, Nebraska Jamesway is proudly awaiting the grand opening in August of a new Hendrix Genetics facility in Grand Island, Nebraska....

Poultry & Egg Summit Latin America 2016

Poultry & Egg Summit Latin America 2016 will take place in Buenos Aires Argentina on dates of 26th-27th October 2016. It becomes the first conference-only meeting to be arranged in a South American country by the team behind the VIV series of international trade fairs and follows their launch of Poultry Summit Europe 2016 in Utrecht, The Netherlands, in May this year

Evonik to introduce first own developed probiotic (DFM) – GutCare® PY1

Over the coming years, Evonik, specialist in feed amino acids, also intends to assume a leading role in the field of sustainable and antibiotic-free...

Towards control of Avian Coronaviruses

The European COST Action FA1207 “Towards control of Avian Coronaviruses: strategies for diagnosis, surveillance and vaccination” has brought together 176 experts from 25 countries...

Field Testing of a new poultry vaccine for use against Infectious Bursal Disease, Marek’s...

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal Plant Health and Inspection Service (APHIS) has prepared an environmental assessment to authorize the shipment and field testing...

Aviagen and CHI Farms Nigeria celebrate 10 years of cooperation

A delegation of senior Aviagen representatives recently visited CHI Farms, Nigeria, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of cooperation between the two companies. CHI is the...

Aviagen Kft Invests €12m in New Hatchery in Hungary

Investment sees parent stock capacity reach 10 million per annum with room for further expansion. Aviagen Kft in Hungary recently opened a new hatchery to...

Hy-Line International adds to Technical Service Team

Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, appointed Mr. Hassen Masmoudi as Technical Services Specialist for Hy- Line International for North Africa, West Africa and the Middle East.

BioChek Lab Trainings

The BioChek Lab trainings are meant for laboratory technicians using BioChek ELISA and/or qPCR kits. The ELISA training will be held on September 26th...

University of Saskatchewan receives funding for poultry lighting research

A Canadian restaurant chain has announced it will support the University of Saskatchewan to expand an important research project examining poultry lighting enhancements and...

Roxell expands its feed transport system with the Flex-Auger High Capacity and High Run...

The demand for animal proteins is rising as a result of the growing world population and increasing per capita consumption. The poultry and pig industries are investing more and more in bigger housing or multiple houses per site and are therefore in need of a transport system with an increased feed capacity.

Bábolna Tetra celebrated its 50th anniversary

Bábolna Tetra has started its layer breeding activity in the 1960’s, supported by the 228 years history and knowledge of animal breeding in Bábolna,...

MTGA and MTRPC announced 2017-18 Officers

The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) and Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council (MTRPC) announce the following slates of officers for 2017-2018: MINNESOTA TURKEY RESEARCH...

Eurotier 2016 Preview

EuroTier is the indispensable and international platform for livestock professionals and expects 2,500 exhibitors from more than 50 countries Some 2,400 exhibitors have already signed...

APSS 2018 – Paper Submission Portal is Open

The Australian Poultry Science Symposium is the premier avian science conference in Australia and attracts delegates from across Australia and from all around the...

Aviagen connects with customers at SPACE 2016

Slower-growing birds are of particular interest in the French market and therefore Aviagen’s alternative product range, the Rowan Range®, proved a popular topic of discussion during the last Space Show in Rennes, France.

Poultry Welfare Auditor Course (PAACO)

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Uganda Poultry Expo to take place in October

Aviana Uganda has announced that the Uganda Poultry Expo will be taking place on 20-21 October 2016. The two-day event is being organised by Aviana...

VIV Asia 2017: Great conference choices for Asia’s animal business leaders

At VIV Asia 2017 all of the specialist conferences will be dedicated to a specific part of the livestock industry

Compound feed production estimates for 2016

The industrial compound feed production for farmed animals in the EU-28 in 2016 reached an estimated level of 153.4 mio. T., i.e. 1% less than in...

New Hatchery in Guangdong China, hosts Jamesway Incubator Company

Some of Jamesway’s senior management team visited the new CP Zhanjiang turnkey hatchery in Guangdong Province in South-East China in June. Hosted by Lai...

Cobb Hatchery Roundtable brings together global experts

The Cobb Hatchery event gave technical managers the opportunity to discuss maximizing efficiencies within the company’s grandparent and great grandparent hatcheries.

Aviagen invests in Australian Poultry Market: New hatchery completes $35 million upgrade of facilities

Aviagen has been supplying breeding stock to companies in Australia since 1991 and the recently opened new state-of-the-art hatchery in Goulburn, New South Wales, demonstrates its dedication to providing customers with the highest quality breeding stock.

Aviagen launches newly designed web site

Aviagen, the world’s leading primary poultry breeder, invites customers to navigate its newly designed web site, which is now live at www.aviagen.com. The company’s new...

AZA INTERNATIONAL new products 2016 for poultry farming

The main innovations of AZA INTERNATIONAL concern broilers and turkeys with the launch of the MIXTA feed pan, while the new linear trough feeder BREEDAZA and SELF-DOSY feed pan have been designed for layers and breeders, respectively.

IDT Biologika establishes Animal Health Americas Business Unit

IDT Biologika establishes Animal Health Americas Business Unit and José Ochoa will guide IDT’s Americas Animal Health operations.

Vigilance still needed for salmonella control

A warning to the international poultry industry against complacency in the face of changing salmonella organisms has been issued by a salmonella specialist.

60th AAAP Conference in Indianapolis

The American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) Annual meeting will be held on July 21-25, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana with the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)...

Future President announced for Cobb-Vantress

Joel Sappenfield with more than 25 years of experience in poultry and prepared foods with Tyson Foods, Inc. will become the next president of Cobb-Vantress

SPACE 2017: the international showcase for the livestock industry

SPACE 2017 will be 30 years old this year, and strongly reflects the dynamics of its sector. The "Planet Livestock" will again mirror what...

NPIP biosecurity principles template to support poultry producers

As part of a technical reference guide series, the template, along with NPIP audit documents, serves as a tool to start or modify any...

SPACE 2017 coming in September

Registrations open for SPACE 2017 coming 12-15 September!

ISA reports ‘unparalleled sustainability’ at new PS hatchery

Sustainable results and substantial savings from the very start of the egg value chain at the Hendrix Genetics Parent Stock Hatchery of Boxmeer, Holland.

Fieravicola: Italian Poultry and Rabbit Show

Fieravicola Forlì, the Italian Poultry and Rabbit Show will be back again from the 5th to the 7th of April In Forlì, Italy.

Marel Poultry gives insights into the future at IPPE 2017

Marel Poultry will presents innovative solutions at the 2017 International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta, Ga. USA from Jan. 31- Feb. 2, 2017.

Overcome the new crop challenge with a hard-working xylanase

For many, harvest may well be a time for reaping the rewards of a hard year's work, but for nutritionists and producers the approach...

2016 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry

The poultry industry has made great strides in improving the safety of its employees in the workplace over the last few decades, but the quest to improve is never finished. The 2016 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry will bring together poultry facility and corporate safety personnel for a three-day event to discuss industry challenges, best practices and updates on government policy.

Practical Guidelines for on-farm euthanasia of poultry manual available

A Manual on how too correctly identify and carry out methods for on-farm euthanasia of Poultry.

Yisheng and Hubbard sign historic agreement for supply of breeding stock into China

During a special Press Conference, held on Friday November 25th, Shandong Yisheng Livestock & Poultry Breeding Company Ltd. (“Yisheng”) announced that Yisheng and Hubbard...

Ross celebrates 60 years of success in genetics

Ross has hit a number of major milestones as it celebrates 60 years of success in poultry genetics. Since Chunky Chicks Limited opened their doors...

New opportunities in Africa with the SIMA-SIPSA – Algerian Agri-Business Show

New opportunities in Africa with the SIMA-SIPSA, a new big show dedicated to livestock and agricultural equipment.

Hy-Line Italy Technical Seminar in Bologna

Hy-Line Italia has recently organised a major “scientific technical update” day with the objective, through the presentation of papers by prestigious speakers, of optimising the management of laying hens.

Whole genome sequencing and its implication on food safety

“We are transitioning from pulse field gel electrophoresis to whole genome sequencing, which is faster and has a reduced cost and increased discriminatory power,”...

Nuscience and Jubilant Life Sciences announce strategic marketing agreement

Nuscience Group and Jubilant Life Sciences today announced a strategic marketing collaboration agreement for the distribution of Nuscience products in India, Sri Lanka and Nepal.

Cobb launches new animal welfare website

Cobb-Vantress, Inc. announced the launch of a new website dedicated to animal welfare, highlighting the company’s commitment to the care of chickens through its...

Researcher makes progress toward Necrotic Enteritis Vaccine

Testing a Non-virulent NetB Positive Strain of C. perfringens as a Live Vaccine against Necrotic Enteritis in Chickens in order to evaluate the use of a novel live vaccine to prevent necrotic enteritis (NE) in broilers.

Volunteer Poultry Farm Advisor, Bhutan

Are you an expert in poultry farming passionate about making a difference? If you are looking to live and work in Bhutan, here is your chance to take your skills to Bhutan and make a difference!

Munters acquires Mtech Systems

Munters Group strengthens its position within climate control solutions for the food production industry by acquiring MTech Systems, combining data analytics expertise with state-of-the-art technology

Nutriad excels in EU-funded Campylobacter research project

Campylobacteriosis is among the most common bacterial infections in humans: in the EU alone, the number of cases per year is estimated to be...

Bayer invests for expansion in the Animal Health sector

Bayer aims to further grow its Animal Health Business. Until 2021, the company plans to invest around 92 million euros into the further development...

IEC Global Leadership Conference Bruges

The International Egg Conferences has announced their annual Global Leadership Conference scheduled September, with the participation of leading decision makers and experts in the...

Cobb Germany strengthens Team in Hungary

The owners of the Cobb parent stock hatchery in Hungary — the Kari family — have joined the Cobb Germany sales and marketing team...

In Australia more government vets are needed

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) recognises Australia as a world leader in animal health and biosecurity. Australia continues to provide a competent and professional veterinary service that also takes a leadership role in the area of biosecurity. However, in Australia more government vets are needed, according to the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA).

2016 Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar highlighted equipment, new technology and efficiencies in rendering

The 2016 Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar provided a comprehensive update on new technology on poultry feeding and rendering.

CTB, Inc. has acquired the Volito Group

CTB acquires Netherlands-based cage-free hen housing manufacturer Volito

Aviagen Internal School in Scotland

Aviagen welcomed a group of its service representatives from across the globe to Edinburgh, Scotland for its fourth annual Internal School this month. The week-long school offered skills and tools to deliver effective solutions for customers through a blend of presentations, production data analysis and interactive sessions on a range of topics.

EggMeat 2017

The symposium Eggmeat2017 will be held in Scotland in September and it is a unique opportunity for the scientific community and the poultry industry to gather and exchange knowledge and ideas.

International Field Days Bulgaria

International outdoor exhibition for plant production After the successful export of DLG Field Days to Turkey, Romania and Ukraine, the first Field Days Bulgaria will...

MPF Convention honors long-time exhibitors for their commitment

A total of 28 exhibiting companies were honored in March for their long-time commitment to the Midwest Poultry Federation (MPF) Convention. The companies received a...

Meyn, Cabinplant and MULTIVAC agree on cooperation

Cabinplant A/S, MULTIVAC Sepp Haggenmüller SE & Co. KG and Meyn Food Processing Technology B.V., complete a strategic alliance. A memorandum of understanding was...

DSM adds to its Optimum Vitamin Nutrition™ (OVN™)

OVN by DSM Nutritional Products is a cost-effective range of vitamin supplementation that optimizes animal health, well-being, performance and the quality and nutritional value of animal-origin foods.

New Production Director for Cobb-Vantress in Brazil

Alvaro Burin, who has 25 years’ experience in the poultry industry, has been appointed production director for Cobb-Vantress in Brazil. A graduate of Universidade Federal...

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