Arion Fasoli, quality equipment for the poultry sector

Arion Fasoli is a family company, specializing in the production of poultry farming equipment. The company has always been characterized by a philosophy that...

Visit AZA INTERNATIONAL at VIV Europe 2018 in Utrecht

The Aza International company was founded in the late ‘50s and has always been recognized as a leader in the production of equipment for...

Housing systems and egg production – A 2016 status report

Five years after the banning of conventional cages in laying hen husbandry, the situation has stabilized in such a way that a status report...

Agritech, 30-years’ experience in silos’ production

Agritech, located in Calvisano, in the Brescia district, Italy, is a company specialized in the design and production of fiberglass silos and specific equipment...

“Alta Tuscia” new laying hens farm in Italy

MBE Breeding Equipment outfitted a new free-range farm, which has recently been inaugurated in Montefiascone, ItalyA celebration event for the "Alta Tuscia" company, located...

Interview to Ruwan Berculo, Manager VIV worldwide

Zootecnica International interviewed Ruwan Berculo, Manager VIV worldwidewho highlighted the story of the VIV organization throughout the years and outlined the innovations and the...

Patterns of EU poultry trade – A 2016 status report

In contrast to trade with shell eggs, which is dominated by the EU, the share of EU member countries in global poultry meat trade...

Interview with Theo Hoen, Ceo of Vencomatic Group

By 2050, 10 billion people worldwide must be supplied with food. To achieve this, a sustainable food chain needs to be established. However, that's...

Visit to Eurosilos Sirp

Eurosilos Sirp is a state-of-the-art production company, created in 1972 by Mario Telefri with their headquarters in Isorella, Brescia. Specialized in the production of...

Contours of change – global egg and poultry meat production in retrospect

In the past two decades, global egg and poultry meat production showed remarkable dynamics. The increase was not homogeneous, however, but led to considerable...

Patterns of EU poultry meat production and consumption – A 2016 status report

Poultry meat has been the fastest growing agricultural commodity over the past decades. This is mainly a result of the high absolute and relative...

Tecnoclima SpA, an the forefront of innovation

Tecnoclima SpA is a leading Italian company that has been operating in the Warm Air heating market for more than 40 years, offering solutions and...

Bábolna Tetra continue to improve their layers to face future challenges

Bábolna TETRA have invested heavily in infrastructure over the past five years, with the updating of existing housing and the building of new breeding...

SANOVO TECHNOLOGY GROUP, a story of success and commitment to the worldwide egg industry

Passion, drive, advanced technology, social and ethical responsibility, are the core elements of SANOVO, a company which has constantly been expanding over the years...

“Il Fiore delle Dolomiti”: organic eggs produced using SKA equipment

Mountain organic eggs from hens grown according to the principles of the 5 H Club. Respecting the animal, the environment and the health of...

The U. S. poultry industry in transition

The U. S. poultry industry is confronted with new challenges which ask for a reaction. One challenge is the growing demand for cage-free eggs,...

After 40 years in the French marketplace AZA International still astonishing

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The poultry meat business in Europe and beyond

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Avicola Campestre chooses SPECHT

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The Great Journey of FACCO

This title was the pleasant theme given by Massimo Finco to the celebration of 60 years of activity recorded by the Facco company headquartered...

Traditional certified poultry

The French cuisine is well-known and respected for more than two centuries for the way it has embraced the different types of poultry breeds,...

Hubbard JA57: serving Label Rouge for 50 years

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Interview with Mr Albert Jansen Jansen Poultry Equipment

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From Newpharm a protocol for the effective control of red mite infestation

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Label Rouge: a supply chain model for other markets

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

Brazil is one of the main countries in the international broiler meat production and trade sectors. The country continues to show a considerable dynamics...

A new specialised turkey hatchery for Turkmenistan

An interview with Mr. Maksat Ibragimov, Company Coordinator MAKSADA OKGUNLY, a hatchery in Turkemenistan.What you are constructing is more than a new turkey hatchery in...

Poultry meat and egg production in Brazil – First Part

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

The Polish company Gospodarstwo Piotrkowo chooses SPECHT

In Piotrkowo, a small Polish town, some 130 km southeast of Gdansk, you will find one of the leading egg-producing companies of the country. The...

The European poultry meat business

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...

Improving customer service and the use of technology to stay competitive in the food...

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 consumer...

Delmarva Poultry Industry

Recent efforts DPI - Delmarva Poultry Industry undertook to improve the chicken industry include a participation in a daylong ‘Poultry 101’ symposium at Chesapeake...

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...

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...

The Rowan Range: a portfolio of products for slower-growing and coloured bird markets by...

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...

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...

The EU egg industry

In 2015, the 507 million inhabitants of the 28 EU member countries shared 6.8 % in the global population. The efficiency of the EU...

An interview with Erik Visser – CEO at NUTRIAD

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

EU poultry meat production and trade

In 2015, the 28 member countries of the EU shared 6.8% in the global population but contributed 15.7 % to global meat production and...

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...

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...

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

 AZA INTERNATIONAL, a leading company in Italy and abroad in the manufacturing of feeding systems for livestock farms, has gained a long experience in...

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....

Spatial shifts in global chicken meat production between 1993 and 2013

There are hardly any studies which deal with the role of the less developed and newly industrialised countries in global meat production. In this article the Author investigates the spatial shifts in chicken meat production.

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...

Roxell celebrates 50th anniversary

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

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

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 Robbert Birkhoff of Meyn

At EuroTier, Zootecnica International had the opportunity to interview Robbert Birkhoff, Meyn’s Sales Director for EMEA, Asia Pacific, Russia and surroundings, who outlined the future goals of the company

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.

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

Interview with Roy Driessen, Marel Poultry Marketing Manager

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

Die Eiermacher: how to harmonise evolution, technology and nature

During the visit to the Die Eiermacher ‘s company located in Schlierbach (Austria), Zootecnica International met Mr. Manfred Söllradl, General Director of Die Eiermacher, to hear the history of the company and take a closer look at market trends within Austria.

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.

Optimum solutions for increasing hatchery efficiency

ZOOTECNICA INTERNATIONAL interviewed Mr Rudy Verhelst, Product Manager at Petersime N.V., - the world leading supplier of incubators, hatchery equipment, project services and turnkey hatcheries -, speaking about the Belgian company, its latest improvements and optimum solutions for increasing hatchery efficiency.

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

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.

NOVOGEN: layer breeds for the brown, white and tinted egg production

Novogen – a sister company of Groupe Grimaud - offers competitive layer breeds for the brown, white and tinted egg production for different market segments. Their products are present on each continent on more than 50 countries.

Interview with Bernd Meerpohl, CEO of Big Dutchman

Zootecnica International had the chance to ask Bernd Meerpohl, CEO of Big Dutchman about the current poultry market situation at a global level.

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

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.

The Netherlands, the leading country in European egg and poultry meat

The changing sectoral and regional patterns of the Dutch poultry and egg industries as well as of the trade with poultry and egg products are analysed. The close trade relations between the Netherlands and Germany are also documented and the trend to develop new markets for shell eggs and poultry meat outside the EU can be as well observed.

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.

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

Cobb: 100 years of breeding

Cobb-Vantress is celebrating its first 100 years in 2016. A century when this breeding company has played a significant role in shaping the modern broiler.

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.

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