A projection of the future development of global meat production with special reference to...

It is estimated that with population growth and the increasing purchasing power of a growing middle-class in many developing and threshold countries meat consumption...

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.

SPECHT of Johannes Ten Elsen

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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

How social media and online opinions affect consumer attitudes

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After 40 years in the French marketplace AZA International still astonishing

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Patterns and dynamics of China’s egg industry

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Interview with Bernd Meerpohl, CEO of Big Dutchman

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EU strategies for safety of poultry meat

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The egg industry of the USA in transition

Between 1996 and 2016, the value of U. S. egg production increased by 36.3% and reached a volume of 6.5 billion US-$. In this...

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...

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 Roy Driessen, Marel Poultry Marketing Manager

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

Visit to the Vencomatic Group

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A projection of the future dynamics in global poultry meat production

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News from River Systems and Arion Fasoli

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Turkey market review

“It has been a great pleasure to have been involved in the turkey industry for the last 5 decades and to see the development...

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Livestock facilities lead global farmers’ investment intentions

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IEC launched Global Initiative for Sustainable Eggs (GISE)

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Patterns of EU egg trade. A 2016 status report

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Air around the egg with X-Treck

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

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Poultry meat and egg production in Brazil – First Part

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Tecnoclima SpA, an the forefront of innovation

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Digitization in the poultry house – and much more

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Egg system supplier Moba continues to innovate and grow

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

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Patterns of EU poultry trade – A 2016 status report

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Hendrix Genetics, leader in efficiency, sustainability and innovations

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Traditional certified poultry

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The European poultry meat business

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Visit to Eurosilos Sirp

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Lomar: LED lighting for poultry farming

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Hubbard, playing a vital role in the poultry breeding industry

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Improvements in the Hendrix Genetics’ breeding and testing program

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Hubbard outlining trends in the Premium chicken market

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Interview with Denis Kan, President of Jamesway Incubator Company

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The Polish company Gospodarstwo Piotrkowo chooses SPECHT

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“Alta Tuscia” new laying hens farm in Italy

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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.

Poultry farm Zarja in the eastern part of Siberia

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The role of Asia in egg production

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Effect of initial body weight and body composition of TETRA-SL LL laying hens as...

It is well known from former experiments that success in laying sheds is dependent upon success in the pullet rearing sheds. Therefore, the main...

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

Claudio Ambrogio shares insights on slower-growing market in Europe

As Aviagen’s Business Manager for the Rowan Range® in Europe, Claudio Ambrogio is tasked with developing and coordinating sales, marketing and production strategies for...

Optimum solutions for increasing hatchery efficiency

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Label Rouge: a supply chain model for other markets

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Roxell celebrates 50th anniversary

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Visit AZA INTERNATIONAL at VIV Europe 2018 in Utrecht

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Patterns and dynamics of the egg industry in Japan

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Agritech, 30-years’ experience in silos’ production

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A new specialised turkey hatchery for Turkmenistan

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FACCO: the future of poultry at VIV Asia 2019

Technology, remote control, service, virtual reality and new systems at Facco stand at the Asia leading poultry exhibition.Facco has many novelties in display at...

Trends in the poultry production and market for sustainability

The theme of this year’s General Assembly of EU poultry sector was the sustainability of the poultry meat.The event, organized by QGV, Austrian...

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

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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...

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,...

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.

A projection of the future dynamics in global egg production

This paper presents a projection of the future dynamics in egg production. Because of the high volatility in the per capita consumption and in...

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...

Vencomatic Group, truly a family business – Interview with Lotte and Ton van de...

Lotte van de Ven took charge of the Vencomatic Group on May 1st when she took over from Theo Hoen who had been at...

Avicola Campestre chooses SPECHT

In the Central American Republic of El Salvador, the company Avicola Campestre has been working successfully for years with the world-famous well-known house equipment’s...

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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

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...

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