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Poultry Industry News By Category: Genetics
19 October 2018
New bird flu viruses in ducks after vaccines largely prevented H7N9 in chickens
CHINA - In response to bird flu pandemics starting in 2013, officials in China introduced a new vaccine for chickens in September 2017...
07 August 2018
Cobb Europe appoints Al-Watania as Saudi Arabia distributor
USA - Al-Watania Poultry Company, one of the leading poultry producers in the Middle East, recently signed a distributor agreement with Cobb Europe for the territories of Saudi Arabia and a number of surrounding Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries...
06 August 2018
Yorkshire Relish
East Yorks-based Soanes Poultry rejoices in its new membership in the Ross® 400 Club...
31 July 2018
Japan Chunky Association journeys to VIV Europe and Aviagen SAU
EDINBURGH, Scotland - 31 July 2018: Aviagen recently welcomed a delegation from the Japan Chunky Association (JCA) to its stand at VIV Europe 2018 in the Netherlands and to Aviagen SAU in Spain...
30 July 2018
Is precision poultry production possible?
While detailed behaviour tracking in larger livestock has proved a valuable tool for improving efficiency, a poultry flock’s greater population and erratic habits have made chickens much harder to pin down. Until now. Meet the Swiss researchers whose...
04 May 2018
Alabama equipment company supports poultry research at Auburn
A $500,000 gift to Auburn University’s College of Agriculture from Crossville, Alabama–based D&F Equipment Sales Inc. and its founding Fortenberry family will support ongoing development of the Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research and Education...
Aviagen european technical managers’ meeting focuses on product support opportunities
During the week of April 23-26, Aviagen® hosted its annual European Technical Managers’ Meeting (ETMM) in Sevilla, Spain. This assembly of Aviagen’s European Technical Service Managers’ provided an invaluable platform to exchange in-depth information...
30 April 2018
First new hatchery in more than 30 years to open in Canadian province
WOODSTOCK, Ontario, Canada - A new $15 million hatchery is being built in the Canadian province of Ontario...
24 April 2018
Earth BioGenome Project: Solutions for the future of agriculture?
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is partnering in the Earth BioGenome Project (EBP), biology's version of the moonshot, an effort that will yield millions of powerful new solutions to agriculture's challenges...
19 April 2018
Hy-Line International adds to technical service team
Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, has added to its Southeast Asia team Ms. Princess Cortez as Technical Service Specialist. She will be based in the Philippines. ...
17 April 2018
Taking steps for business-wide welfare and sustainability
Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC commits to sustainability and welfare improvement targets in 2017 sustainability report...
09 April 2018
Hy-Line grandparent and parent stock distributor awarded compartmentalisation status
Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, is pleased to announce its layer breeding stock distributor, Hy-Line do Brasil, has been awarded compartmentalisation status by the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food...
29 March 2018
Rowan Range guides for optimal management now ready to download
New suite of documents offer in-depth advice for Aviagen’s slower-growing and colored bird portfolio. ...
15 February 2018
Webinar: Jamesway Incubator Company offering webinar series on embryo diagnosis
Jamesway Incubator Company is very pleased to be offering a series of webinars which tap into the vast knowledge of our hatchery professionals...
13 February 2018
Aviagen Group to participate at the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP)
Aviagen to feature chicken and turkey breeding programs and genetics expertise at New Zealand conference....
29 January 2018
Cobb at IPPE: Driving the Industry Forward
Learn more about Cobb-Vantress and how the genetics company is driving the poultry industry forward at the 2018 International Poultry Processors Expo (IPPE) opening in Atlanta on January 30....
19 January 2018
Hy-Line accelerates genetic progress across all lines
“We are achieving progress in all lines faster than has ever been seen before,” noted Dr. Danny Lubritz, research and development director for Hy-Line International, in a recent discussion regarding Hy-Line’s intensified efforts in genetic selections....
09 January 2018
Cobb Celebrates Success as Asia Pacific Breed of Choice
A significant expansion in Asian Pacific sales of the Cobb500 broiler breeder during the past three years has led Cobb to become the region’s breed of choice for the first time. The Cobb Asia team recently gathered at Palawan in the Philippines to celebrate...
01 November 2017
How Flu Shot Manufacturing Forces Influenza to Mutate
US - According to a new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), the common practice of growing influenza vaccine components in chicken eggs disrupts the major antibody target site on the virus surface, rendering the flu vaccine...
18 August 2017
Early Indian Ocean Trade Routes Bring Chicken to Eastern Africa
EASTERN AFRICA - The earliest introduction of domestic chickens and black rats from Asia to the east coast of Africa came via maritime routes between the 7th and 8th centuries AD....
25 July 2017
New Vaccine Production Could Improve Flu Shot Accuracy
US - A new way of producing the seasonal flu vaccine could speed up the process and provide better protection against infection....
20 July 2017
Scientists Hone in on Genetics Behind Chicken Weight Adaptation
GLOBAL - Prized for their plumpness, poultry farmers have made incredible gains through agricultural breeding programmes to maximise chicken size and weight to benefit worldwide consumption, where demand continues to grow the most for any meat....
19 July 2017
Making Chicken Feathers
US - The rubber-like elasticity of skin, which contracts to its original shape after being stretched, is key to the development of regularly spaced hairs and sweat glands during development, according to new research at the University of California, Berkeley....
17 July 2017
Nigerian Experts Develop High Egg Output, Disease-resistant Chickens
NIGERIA - A team of experts under the auspices of African Chicken Genetic Gains in Nigeria has announced a breakthrough in poultry production in Nigeria following the development of disease-resistant breed of chicken with higher egg output....
21 June 2017
USPOULTRY’s Women’s Leadership Conference: Developing Professional Potential, Leadership Skills
US - Women from across the poultry industry will convene for USPOULTRY’s annual Women’s Leadership Conference to be held 17-18 August at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Florida....
 
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