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RoboBatcher robotic packing of chicken tenders

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Until now, in those markets where chicken tenders (aka tenderloins or inner fillets) are sold on trays for supermarkets, these packs have been put...

Vegetable meat? Practically a fake

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Vegetable meat is in fact a fake. It is so for many reasons, which the readers of More About Chicken will be able to...

Avian Influenza, featured topic at the 2024 Latin American Poultry Summit

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The theme, “A Look at Avian Influenza to Prevent Its Spread and Recover from the Damages It Caused,” will be explored through a robust...

FAO highlights contribution of animal source foods to healthy diets

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FAO’s Committee on Agriculture requested a comprehensive, science- and evidence-based global assessment of the contribution of livestock to food security, sustainable food systems, nutrition...

Expanding poultry processor commits to sustainability and robotics

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Avicarvil is a leading poultry producer, processor and retailer in Romania with an annual farming and processing capacity of over 30 million chickens/year. The...

Aviagen Turkeys Breeding Seminar – Montevarchi (AR), Italy

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The 5th Italian Seminar in breeder production organized by Aviagen Turkeys (ATL), which Zootecnica International was honoured to attend, was held on May 16 at...

The path to 100-week layers

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New research, funded by the Canadian Poultry Research Council, seeks to maintain hen health through longer lay cycle. For laying hens, strong bones and good...

Extension of the injection syringes programme for the poultry production industry

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Socorex Isba SA is a Swiss manufacturer of self-refilling injection syringes with spring-loaded plunger and three-way valve system. Simple conception, perfect hand balance and...

VIV ASIA 2023: A RESOUNDING SUCCESS UNDERPINING THE LEADING MARKET POSITION

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The event delivered a dynamic, expansive marketplace to 47,527 attendees which featured Feed to Food products and services from more than 1,186 global manufacturers...

The data is in – Balanced breeding brings improved productivity and sustainability to the...

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New animation illustrates how balanced breeding contributions over the past 20 years serve to protect the planet for future generations Through balanced breeding and innovation,...

VIV ASIA 2023 is coming!

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VIV Asia is the biggest and most complete feed to food event in Asia, dedicated to the world of livestock production, animal husbandry and...

IPPE 2023 – International Production & Processing Expo

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IPPE is the world's largest annual display of technology, equipment, supplies, and services used in the production and processing of eggs, meat, and poultry...

Small volume, reliable animal injection syringe

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The animal health syringe Socorex® ultra 1810 is the very first model to deliver highly accurate and reproducible doses starting from 0.02 mL. With...

Royal Pas Reform has appointed Eric Stodel as the company’s new CEO

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Royal Pas Reform has appointed Eric Stodel as the company's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective January 1, 2023. Stodel (57) brings a wealth of...

Over 35 ShowCo members ready for VIV Asia 2023

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Over 35 companies from the ShowCo Association will attend VIV ASIA in March (8 – 10). The association brings together leading companies that supply key...

Hendrix Genetics appoints Richard Maatman as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Member of the...

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Hendrix Genetics, a global multi-species animal genetics company, announces the appointment of Richard Maatman as Deputy Chief Executive Officer. He will join Hendrix Genetics...

Poultry injections – selection of the adequate syringes

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Injection syringes are common tools in poultry farms, where all know about the importance of protecting animal health to avoid potential economic consequences in...

VIV Europe is coming back full-power

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The road is heading towards the leading feed to food event in 2022, May 31-June 2.  VIV Europe will be the first animal husbandry event...

Upcoming events for the poultry and livestock industries

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Main poultry shows and meetings scheduled in 2022. Conferences, workshops, training courses and other events which focus on poultry production, management, nutrition, diseases and product...

Growth begins in the gut

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In the race to replace antibiotics on Canadian poultry farms, some producers have successfully adopted yeast-based prebiotic supplements. But there’s more potential to enhance...

Six questions about high-volume chicken fillet portioning

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Modern technology and software bring an infinite number of cutting options. The huge volumes of chicken fillet needed to satisfy global demand go way beyond...

Poultry Sustainability Framework clears development milestones, set to launch in 2022

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The U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs announced that its full supply chain sustainability assessment tool can be included in chicken, turkey and...

Facco’s different solutions for feed dispensation

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Facco’s feeding system is the result of years of study and experience that allowed to optimize and refine the characteristics and methods of feeding’s...
VIV Europe

VIV Europe is coming back full-power. Visitors registration now open!

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The road is heading towards the leading feed to food event in 2022, May 31 – June 2. VIV Europe will be the first animal...

Second-hand poultry equipment for sale

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Second-hand Vencomatic poultry equipment for sale, excellent condition, for floor farming of hens or breeders. Capacity: floor farming for 16,000 birds in 2 poultry houses...

Compound feed production in 2021 is expected to slightly decrease

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2021 EU compound feed production has been affected by the spread of animal diseases and the continuing Global grain market rally. EU 27 compound feed...

NEW DATES FIERAGRICOLA 2022
2 – 5 MARCH 2022

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After consulting with companies and trade associations, and in line with the decisions also taken by other main European trade fair organisers following the...

IPPE 2022, January 25-27, 2022 back in-person!

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The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) continues to evolve to meet the needs of its attendees and exhibitors. For 2022, the show will...

Saving money and time by doubling injection productivity – with no compromise

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At a time when several new cases of highly pathogenic Avian Influenza are being reported in poultry all over Europe, one needs to focus...

Hy-Line International offers exclusive benchmarking program

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Vision Egg analyzes customer data to emphasize flock performance and profitability. Hy-Line International, the global leader in poultry layer genetics, provides unique support to its...

The optimal solution for any poultry feeding need

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Poultry farms, of any size, location and species they are earmarked for, constantly need to supply the best economic result, in terms of both...

Business leaders, global experts convene in effort to move livestock production to climate-neutrality

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Science-based solutions explored, focus areas identified during landmark dialogue on how to balance nourishing the world while curbing climate impact.  Global leaders from one of...

A brand new system for duck and turkey egg transportation

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Following the very successful EggsCargoSystem® for chicken eggs, GI-OVO has now also developed the EggsCargoSystem XL.  The XL system is specially designed for the transport...

Albonat®, innovation from nature

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In the current context of reduction of the use of antibiotics in the livestock sector and with the intention of providing its own contribution...

Zvezdan Kičeec appointed as Sales and Technical Manager for Eastern Europe and CIS

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Hubbard is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Zvezdan Kičeec as Sales and Technical Manager for the Eastern Europe and CIS countries. Zvezdan...

Digital Open Day Pondeuses J.L. Inc.

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On November 24th, you will have the opportunity to participate at the digital Open Day Pondeuses J.L. Inc.  to take a virtual look inside...

Top climate Lubing System: cooling, humidification and dust removal through water pressure

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The Top climate LUBING system is developed to effectively humidify, cool and reduce dust in the air inside the hall, through the principle of...

Breeder Feed and Nutritional Guidelines available to download in other languages

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For optimum breeder performance, both males and females must achieve adequate physiological development and follow the breed body-weight standards through rear and lay. This...

VIV MEA 2021, back again with an in-person event

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VIV MEA, the international Feed to Food trade show, returns to Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) on 23-25 November 2021 for its third...

Import of poultry meat and products from areas in Netherlands and Denmark suspended

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The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced on November 4 that in view of notifications from the...

MPF: Where Poultry Meets

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Registration & Hotel Reservations Open November 8 for 2022 Midwest Poultry Federation Convention Registration and hotel reservations for attendees to the 2022 Midwest Poultry Federation -...

In memory of Jim Hunnable

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 Jim Hunnable, born in May 1947 in Braintree (Essex), started his career in the poultry business at the age of 15 in 1962 as...

SPACE 2021: a great edition for starting and meeting again

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The 35th edition of SPACE, inaugurating its new format, was held from 14 to 16 September, in person, at the Parc-Expo in Rennes, and...

Water quality guidelines for turkeys

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Turkeys typically consume twice as much water as feed, so it is important to provide a clean, healthy water supply. Water not only serves...

ICCF publishes its guidance document on ‘Manufacturing Process and Specification’

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The International Cooperation for Convergence of Technical Requirements for the Assessment of Feed Ingredients (ICCF) Steering Committee is pleased to announce that it has...

2022 IPPE exhibit space exceeds 507,000 square feet with 1,000 + exhibitors

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The 2022 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has already surpassed 507,000 square feet of exhibit space and has secured more than 1,000 exhibitors,...

EuroTier 2022 with guiding theme “Transforming Animal Farming” 

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Next EuroTier and EnergyDecentral trade fairs will be held from 15 to 18 November 2022 in Hanover. The next EuroTier, the world's leading trade fair...

Aviagen Kft welcomes West Balkan customers to prestigious Ross 140 Club

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Aviagen® Kft customers keep scaling new heights in breeder performance, as the popular Ross® 140 Club continues to grow in the region.  During June 25-July...

33rd annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium

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The Australian Poultry Science Symposium is the premier avian science conference in Australia, attracting delegates from right across the country and around the world....

Abacus™ shot counter for Socorex® syringe ultra 1810

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At Socorex®,they suggest that while injecting animals, it is important to check how many are vaccinated and the remaining number to treat. For this...

Poultry Africa will be back in 2022

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The third edition of Poultry Africa is set to take place in Kigali, Rwanda Cancellation of the 2021 dates VNU Europe, the organizer of the Poultry...

FEFAC 65th public annual meeting: Future Proofing Feed 

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The online conference included sessions that zoomed in on innovation in animal nutrition and new pathways to increased EU protein production.  At the digitally live-streamed...

PolAIR high pressure cooling

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Due to climate change resulting in longer periods of hot weather, it has become more important to more effectively cool poultry sheds. Growers have...

Midwest Poultry Federation booth sales open for 2022

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Midwest Poultry Federation (MPF) is excited to welcome its annual trade show and convention “Back to the Future” at the Minneapolis Convention Center, March...

Reasons for preventing the build-up of biofilm

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The consequences of biofilm in the drinking line are generally underestimated, while optimal production results mainly depend on good drinking water quality. Hygiene is an...

In memory of Daniel Binnie Pearson (1957-2021)

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It is with great sadness that we learned of the sudden and premature passing on the 6th of July 2021 of Daniel Pearson (Dan),...

World Egg Day 2021 – Friday 8 October

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In recent years we have seen organisations break World Records, develop promotional cookbooks and use the power of social media to highlight why eggs...

V-Connect Asia: The #1 Digital B2B Networking Event for Asia’s Feed to Food Industry

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“V-Connect Asia Edition” is set to be the largest digital B2B networking event for ASEAN’s Feed to Food industry, which will take place on September...

SPACE: the key livestock event of 2021

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SPACE 2021 will take place from Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 September, at the Rennes Exhibition Center, in France. The program of this 35th edition...

Avian Influenza in poultry and water fowl in Vleuten

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Wageningen Bioveterinary Research (WBVR) has confirmed yet another introduction of Avian Influenza in Dutch poultry. It concerns highly pathogenic H5N8 Avian Influenza at a...

“End of Cage Age” initiative

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The European Parliament voted on the resolution proposed by MEP Norbert Lins (EPP, DE) on the “End of Cage Age” initiative. More than the policy...

The Poultry Pro online training resource updated and expanded

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The Poultry Pro online training resource for poultry workers has been updated to include the most current information, and three new modules, called Poultry...

Prinzen Palletiser, the latest addition to the Prinzen product range

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To meet the increasing demand of further mechanization in automated egg handling the Prinzen Palletiser is the latest addition to the Prinzen product range....

A shot of sunshine provided via the drinking water

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Broiler chickens grow bigger and fastercompared to a decade ago and the layingrates of layer hens have increased by20%. To prevent musculoskeletal and eggshell...

Officine Facco and University of Padua together for the welfare of hens

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A three-year path in which the current cage-free systems will be implemented to ensure and increase the welfare of animals in medium and large...

Aviagen launches new 2021 Parent Stock Nutrition Specifications

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Recommendationson nutrition specifications help customers optimize bird performance, health and welfare in line with ongoing genetic improvement of Aviagen breeds. Aviagen® recently rolled out the...

MOU signed to support growth in global egg and poultry industries

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The International Egg Commission (IEC) and International Poultry Council (IPC) have signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen their longstanding relationship and...

IPC announces June webinar on “Engaging internationally & Global market insights”

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With the pandemic still impacting our way of living and working, the International Poultry Council is delighted to announce the webinar “Global poultry meat...

Purdue University Extension’s Shell Egg Academy debuts website

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Shell Egg Academy (SEA), an educational opportunity for the egg industry from Purdue University Extension, is excited to announce a brand-new website. Visit www.shelleggacademy.org to...

Aviagen launches “Committed to Breeding Sustainability” presentation

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Interactive document - Committed to Breeding Sustainability - highlights synergy between Aviagen’s Top 5 Commitments and the 5 UN SDGs prioritized by the IPC. Aviagen®...

14th International Feed Regulators Meeting

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The 14th annual International Feed Regulators Meeting (IFRM) organized by the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization...

Reducing the use of antibiotics in the meat sector

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An online talk dedicated to reducing the use of antibiotics in the meat sector has been organized by Euractiv and will take place on...

Midwest Poultry Federation announces education program

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Core Tracks for Turkeys, Eggs, Broilers & Processing + Additional Content from Purina and Multi-State Poultry Conference. The full education program for the 2021 Midwest...

Aviagen LLC honors Arbor Acres broiler breeders customers

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Arbor Acres® broiler breeder customers throughout Russia continue to shine, and now, Aviagen® LLC has debuted a “Farm-of-the-Year” contest to recognize their stellar performance....

Minnesota Turkey unveils expanded resources via revamped website

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The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and the Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council are excited to reveal their new website, https://www.minnesotaturkey.com/ to turkey farmers,...

Cost reduction and sustainability – a joint strategy when choosing vaccinators

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While poultry meat consumption is rising and chicken is the protein of choice consumers bring to the table all over the world, poultry farmers...

New approach to transfers beneficial genes between breeds

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Gene-editing approach transfers beneficial genes between breeds to produce offspring with useful characteristics. White Leghorn chickens had a naturally occurring change to their genes amended,...

Latest Aviagen briefs on Coccidiosis Control in Broiler Breeders and Broilers available now

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Aviagen® has just released two Briefs entitled “Coccidiosis Control in Broiler Breeders with the use of Vaccines” and “Coccidiosis Control in Broilers with the...

Slower growing chickens experience higher welfare

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Slower growing broiler chickens are healthier and have more fun than conventional breeds of birds, new evidence from an independent commercial scale farm trial...

Infectious bronchitis virus spike protein-pseudotyped virus particles for vaccine applications

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USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded researchproject at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, in which researchers evaluated...

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