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13 February 2019
IPPE Insights: MSD Animal Health and Rapid Genomics sign agreement on vaccine verification
MSD Animal Health announced a collaboration agreement with Rapid Genomics which grants the company exclusive rights to Rapid Genomics’ vaccination verification tool, Viral Flex-Seq®. The collaboration was announced at the 2019 International Production...
29 January 2019
Hens that heal: Roslin institute genetically modifies chickens to lay eggs with human proteins
UK - Chickens that are genetically modified to produce human proteins in their eggs can offer a cost-effective method of producing drugs...
22 January 2019
Scientists make gene-edited chickens in bid to halt next pandemic
UK (Reuters) - British scientists are developing gene-edited chickens designed to be totally resistant to flu in a new approach to trying to stop the next deadly human pandemic...
14 December 2018
Researchers to disclose novel in ovo application of BioTyton, White Dog Labs’ new probiotics product
USA, 14 December 2018 - North Carolina State University (NCSU) researchers Dr Shaymaa Abousaad, Dr Ramon Malheiros, and Dr Peter Ferket, along with White Dog Labs’ personnel Shawn Jones and Bryan Tracy, will be presenting at the International Poultry...
Chickens to be marker of Anthropocene period
UK, 14 December 2018 - Modern meat chickens are a defining feature of the Anthropocene according to new research by Dr Carys Bennett and colleagues from the University of Leicester in conjunction with Nottingham Trent University, the University of Nottingham...
30 November 2018
Engaging the poultry industry in gene-editing
The Coalition for Responsible Gene Editing in Agriculture has created communication resources to help those researching, developing and using the technology to support an informed dialogue on gene editing in food and agriculture...
20 November 2018
Cobb Europe talks uniformity at grandparent stock seminar
Cobb Europe’s EMEA Grandparent Technical Seminar delivered one constant message for distributors from across Europe, the Middle East and Africa: uniformity....
TIBA Gives Indian River excellent visibility at AGRENA 2018
SCOTLAND, 15 November 2018 - TIBA, the Indian River distributor for Egypt, sponsored the largest, fully dedicated stand for a broiler breeder at the AGRENA show in October, 2018...
Cobb investing in grandparent production in Turkey
TURKEY, 20 November 2018 - Five years after its first chicks hatched, Cobb Turkey has announced plans to invest more than €2 million ($2.353 million) to create a grandparent stock operation in the country...
14 November 2018
Aviagen Anadolu seminar focuses on parent stock and broiler health
BELEK, ANTALYA, TURKEY, 13 November 2018 - Ross customers throughout Turkey exchanged ideas on nutrition and current issues...
12 November 2018
One death linked to Salmonella outbreak in California
USA, 8 November 2018: Since the last update on July 19, 2018, 74 ill people from 26 states have been added to this investigation...
30 October 2018
Grant to improve poultry production worldwide
Throughout Africa, chickens are vital to family nourishment, income and food security. But African poultry production is threatened by an extremely virulent Newcastle disease virus that can decimate entire flocks within days...
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. ...
 
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