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Ross 400 Club: Permskaya Poultry Farm Clears the Bar

07 May 2014

RUSSIA - Eduard Taktarov, Sales Director of Aviagen LLC, Russia, visited the Perm region on 15 April 2014 to offer his congratulations to Permskaya Poultry Farm, one of the longest term Ross 308 customers in the country, on becoming the latest member of the Ross 400 Club.

This farm and Aviagen have 10 years of cooperation including the exchange of expertise and experience during many technical meetings and events. LLC organised one of its technical seminars on the production site of Permskaya PF.

Natalya Virchenko, Production Director of of Prodo Group central office and Nikolay Roshak, Director General of Permskaya PF attended the recent visit and awards presentation.

In the warm and friendly meeting participants discussed the latest result of European and Russian members of the Ross 400 Club, followed by round table discussions of Permskaya production results as well as plans to further improve them.

Nikolay Roshak said: "As a members of the Ross 400 Club we feel even closer to Aviagen and we are proud to have been able to achieve an EPEF of 404 with flock density of 23.5 birds per square metre, which is an excellent result.

"The production results of our operation are as follows: 68.3 daily yield with a broiler live weight of 2.54kg at 37.2 days, FCR of 1.62 and liveability of 95.94 per cent. But the most important factor is that we continue to see the high genetic potential of the Ross birds.

"I would like to say thank you so much to the Aviagen geneticists for years of improving our bird, and the practical results of the Ross 308 confirm that we made the right choice. Using this opportunity I would like to send our warmest regards to Jim McAdam, UK Breeding Programme Director of Aviagen!"

Eduard Taktarov added: "Aviagen LLC really appreciate of the efforts of the management and production teams of Permskaya PF – these excellent results have been achieved with an active practical contribution of Dmitry Grishin, deputy director, Tamara Nekrasova, head technical director and Lyudmila Zlobina, deputy production director.

"The long success of Aviagen and Permskaya PF would not be possible without Nikolay Roshak, the director of Permskaya PF during the last 15 years. In January 2014 Nikolay Roshak celebrated his jubilee so essentially the Ross 400 Club Certificate has become a very special present that his team prepared for him."

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