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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....
19 April 2017
Pigeon Study Takes on Sexism in Science
US - In experimental research, scientists tend to assume that - unless they are looking specifically at reproduction or sexual behavior - male and female animals are alike, and mostly use males....
10 June 2016
New Hatchery to Boost Poultry Farming in Rwanda
RWANDA - Poultry farmers have welcomed a new hatchery inaugurated in Musanze, saying it will not only bring prices down but also help them have healthy and productive chicks....
13 April 2016
Canada Funds Genomics Research to Help Detect Ag Pests, Diseases
CANADA - Canada has announced $30 million of funding over six years to support advanced research in agricultural genomics to mitigate biological threats to agriculture....
12 February 2016
Feed Additive Research Shows Boost in Egg Production Efficiency
ANALYSIS - Research recently presented at the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) compared a feed additive containing Refined Functional Carbohydrates™ (RFC™) to competitors. ...
01 February 2016
Canadian Research Targets Chicken Health to Improve Food Safety
CANADA - The chicken eggs in Professor Shayan Sharif’s lab at Canada's University of Guelph look like ordinary eggs, but they’re not. Some of them have been vaccinated against diseases that can cause illness in humans and have cost the poultry industry...
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