Egg system supplier Moba continues to innovate and grow

Michiel Peters, Managing Director Moba highlights the strong company’s growth in all markets and the optimistic future predictions Moba, the world's leading producer of high-quality...

Lomar: LED lighting for poultry farming

The Lomar Srl Company was founded in Brescia in 1983 and has always designed and produced everything it sells. In 1999 it gambled on...

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...

Pas Reform: Celebrating 100 years in the hatchery business

In 2019 Pas Reform celebrates its 100th anniversary. When the company began in 1919, founder Gerrit Pas could not have foreseen that a century...

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 strategies for safety of poultry meat

Poultry meat is a source of cheap and healthy protein, which is the recipe for success in the world of growing meat consumption of...

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...

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.

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.

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,...

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...

Hubbard JA57: serving Label Rouge for 50 years

Over the years the Hubbard JA57 breeder female has become the main breeder female used as the base of the French Label Rouge concept....

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...

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...

Visit to Prinzen, specialist in egg-handling systems for hatcheries

Valentijn Crum, Business Development Manager at Prinzen, part of the Vencomatic Group, tells us about the company history and the stunning advances made over...

The benefits of digitization and data sharing

Data as a method of payment for better advice? According to Daniel Proetel, The Big Dutchman product manager for innovative software solutions, this concept...

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...

AZA International’s future plans in poultry industry

Interview to Paolo Pandolfi, Export Manager AZA International AZA International, a leading company in the manufacturing of feeding systems for livestock farms in Italy and...

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...

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...

After 40 years in the French marketplace AZA International still astonishing

In Rennes, September past, the SPACE show was held and it continues to be one of the most important trade fairs dedicated to the...

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.

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.

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...

The dynamics of global poultry meat trade between 2006 and 2016 at Country Development...

In two papers the dynamics of global poultry meat trade will be analysed in detail. The first paper (see here) documented the dynamics at...

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.

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...

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...

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

In poultry industries one of the most widespread ectoparasites is certainly the Dermanyssus gallinae, better known under the name of red mite. Globally, the...

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,...

Improvements in the Hendrix Genetics’ breeding and testing program

With the release of the new performance standards for Hendrix Genetics' laying hens, it is important to examine factors contributing to the genetic progress...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Trade tensions continue

Reports from South America indicate a robust harvest that will start in just a few weeks. A wild card is the trade tensions between...

How social media and online opinions affect consumer attitudes

Social media can be considered a double-edged sword when it comes to communicating about food and agriculture. On one hand, platforms like Facebook, Twitter...

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

The dynamics of global poultry meat trade between 2006 and 2016 at continent and...

In two papers the dynamics of global poultry meat trade will be analysed in detail: in this first article the dynamics at the continental...

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...

Digitization in the poultry house – and much more

The Smart World of Big Dutchman on display at VIV Europe 2018! 2018 was the year of VIV Europe, one of the world’s largest trade...

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

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

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.

Interview with Denis Kan, President of Jamesway Incubator Company

Jamesway has a solid reputation worldwide with offices in North America, Russia, and Asia and production facilities in Canada and China and serves 1,800...

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...

15,000 bhp in Senpilic: at the drawing table with Meyn.

Meyn’s experienced sales and product management team have all the necessary product expertise and extensive experience for designing plant layouts that involve high-speed poultry processing...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Air around the egg with X-Treck

Vencomatic Group is considered to be the leader of on-farm hatching in traditional broiler houses. This pioneering work ultimately resulted in the X-Treck system....

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...

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...

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....

From Newpharm® the exact and definitive answer to counter red chicken mite

In the poultry industry one of the most widespread ectoparasites is certainly Dermanyssus gallinae, better known as Red Chicken Mite (Red Acarus).Worldwide the spread...

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...

Elinar-Broiler and Meyn – A Russian-American success story

Elinar-Broiler Poultry Farm in the Moscow region of Central Russia is a perfect example of successful business collaboration between American and Russian poultry specialists....

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

IEC launched Global Initiative for Sustainable Eggs (GISE)

Held at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel, in the shadow of St Paul’s Cathedral in the centre of London, the programme included updates from...

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.

Patterns and dynamics of the egg industry in Japan

Egg production is stagnatingIn contrast to the considerable dynamics of the egg industry in China and India, egg production in Japan has remained almost...

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...

Roxell celebrates 50th anniversary

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

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...

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.

The role of Asia in egg production

Between 1996 and 2016, global egg production increased from 45.1 mill. t to 73.9 mill. t or by 64.0%. Asian countries contributed 19.6 mill....

The turkey market

The official launch of Titan — Roxell's XL feed solution for large turkeys — is here. Therefore, it is the perfect moment for Roxell’s...

Interview with Mr Albert Jansen Jansen Poultry Equipment

During a recent visit to the company headquarters in Barneveld, The Netherlands, Zootecnica International had the opportunity to meet Mr Albert Jansen, the founder...

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.

A projection of the future dynamics in global poultry meat production

Global chicken meat production is projected to grow by 24.4 mill. t or 22.3 % between 2014 and 2024. In contrast to egg production...

Bábolna TETRA opened a new genetic research unit in the western part of Hungary

As a proof of the company’s long-term dedication of being involved in layer genetics, a new facility has been opened on the 30th October...

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...

News from River Systems and Arion Fasoli

During the VIV Europe Fair, we met Stefano Concina at the Stand River Systems, and Nicola Bonetti of Arion Fasoli and took the opportunity...

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...

The poultry meat business in Europe and beyond

It is a great challenge in a rapidly changing world to keep a business model up to date and profitable. The market orientation of...

Patterns of EU egg trade. A 2016 status report

The EU plays a dominant role in global egg trade. EU member countries contribute over 55% to egg exports and share over 50% in...

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.

Poultry is king of proteins in IPC outlook

Poultry is positioned to become the world’s most consumed meat protein in 2019 as African swine fever spreads in pig herds across China.As the...

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...

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