Most significant animal health threats in Europe
PROHEALTH, the largest European Commission-funded livestock agriculture research project ended up having identified the most common and costly animal health threats and potential solutions...
Portugal’s Grupo Valouro invests for growth with Pas Reform integrated hatchery
Located in Torres Vedras, 50km north of Lisbon, Grupo Valouro is one of the country’s largest poultry producers and employs 2,500 people at its...
Reducing production costs and securing profitability, the challenges for European farmers
The April 2018 “Chart of the Month” published by DLG-Agrifuture Insights, the German Agriculture Society’s knowledge brand and platform for international trend analysis in...
The European Protein Plan: considerations and prospects
Phil Hogan to launch a market report and the stakeholder survey linked to the European Protein Plan, first announced at the XXVIII FEFAC Congress...
Revolutionary layer farm Kipster officially opened
Hendrix Genetics has recently been partner in the realisation of the innovative layer farms Kipster, which will produce and sell eggs to Lidl, one...
Dirk Mertens tests the Natural Beak Smoothing pans by Roxell
Beak treatment is often used as the solution of choice to reduce damage caused by pecking. Due to the growing interest in animal welfare,...
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.
Sustainable egg production
Vencomatic Group Rondeel is a solution for layer farming able to meet all requirements.
VDL AGROTECH launches 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.
Master Good Group chooses CODAF systems
Master Good Group of Hungary chose CODAF’s poultry automatic feeding systems.
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.
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