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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...
15 January 2018
RSPCA ask supermarkets to join M&S in commitment to improve chicken welfare
The RSPCA celebrated on Saturday the news that Marks & Spencer has committed to a huge improvement in chicken welfare and is urging other supermarkets and retailers to follow suit....
Why did the chicken cross the road?
To get to the Scottish National Poultry show!...
11 January 2018
Cobb Planning Project safeguards global poultry supply
Integration of the Cobb-Vantress subsidiary in Brazil into the company’s Global Planning Project will help to provide supplies of breeding stock at times when disease restrictions affect supplies in the northern hemisphere....
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...
16 November 2017
Chicken Being Distributed to Parwan Women
AFGHANISTAN - Chickens and breeding equipment worth 35 million afghanis are being distributed to more than 2,200 women in central Parwan province, an official said on Thursday....
01 November 2017
Ministry Allots Land for Poultry Project in Haima
OMAN - The Ministry of Housing has signed an agreement for allotment of land with Osool Poultry in Al Ghaftain in the wilayat of Haima. The ministry stated that it has agreed to allocate four sites in Haima to establish over RO60mn worth poultry project....
09 October 2017
Innscor to Inject US$8M Towards Chicken Restocking
ZIMBABWE - Innscor Africa Ltd says it is planning to invest in excess of US$8 million for the restocking of its chicken-rearing subsidiary Irvine’s in the aftermath of the recent avian flu outbreak outbreak at the company’s Lanark Farm....
06 October 2017
Ag Cooperative to Launch Broiler Poultry Farm
KAZAKHSTAN - A cooperative of agricultural entrepreneurs will launch a poultry farm in South Kazakhstan, reports the administration of the Tolebi district....
14 September 2017
Chinese Firms Buy Leading UK-based Duck Breeder
CHINA - Two Chinese companies have acquired a leading British poultry firm which supplies the breed of the famed Peking roast ducks....
28 August 2017
Hoa Phat Poultry Co Imports High Quality Chicken Breed
VIET NAM - Hoa Phat Poultry Company Limited has imported the first batch of Hyline Brown chicken breed, the world’s most balanced brown egg layer, from the UK-based Hy-Line International....
08 August 2017
Haredi Rabbis Debate: Is New Chicken Breed Kosher?
ISRAEL - A debate has recently been raging in Israel's haredi, or ultra-Orthodox community. Is a new form of imported chicken kosher?...
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
Infectious Bronchitis: The ‘Eye of the Storm’ for Chicken Health
GLOBAL - Ask any poultry producer about the most economically important disease in broilers, breeders or layers....
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....
14 July 2017
Getting the hatchery ready for ‘No Antibiotics Ever’ production
Sanitation is the key to success when a hatchery completely removes antibiotics from its process, Josh Mulkey told Poultry Health Today....
22 June 2017
Tyson Foods Rolls Out High-tech Chicken Welfare Programme
US - As part of its focus on sustainable food production, Tyson Foods has launched a broad, new animal well-being initiative that combines the latest technology with high-touch monitoring and training to improve the care of chickens....
20 June 2017
Yala Group Aims to Make Betong Chicken Famous
THAILAND - A business group in Yala’s Betong district plans to make its chicken as famous as Japanese wagyu beef, which would not only help out local farmers hit by low rubber prices, but also boost tourism in Thailand’s southernmost province....
05 June 2017
‘Energetic Participation' at Cobb World Technical School
The two-week event based at the Cobb global headquarters at Siloam Springs, Arkansas, provided the opportunity to learn about the latest developments of chicken breeding from grandparent stock production to processing optimization along with current aspects...
30 May 2017
Focus of 2017 USPOULTRY Hatchery-Breeder Clinic
US - A successful poultry operation depends on many critical factors, one of which is hatchery-breeder management....
03 May 2017
Did Medieval Religious Rules Drive Domestic Chicken Evolution?
UK - Chickens were domesticated from Asian jungle fowl around 6000 years ago. Since domestication they have acquired a number of traits that are valuable to humans, including those concerning appearance, reduced aggression and faster egg-laying, although...
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....
20 February 2017
Egg-Free Surrogate Chickens Produced in Bid to Save Rare Poultry Breeds
UK - Hens that do not produce their own chicks have been developed for use as surrogates to lay eggs from rare breeds....
26 December 2016
Poultry Particulars - 8 Amazing Chicken Facts
Chickens may seem like simple birds, but for people who spend time raising them, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Here at The Poultry Site, we’ve compiled a list of what we think are the most interesting facts about the humble chicken. Which...
26 September 2016
Responsible Breeding = Sustainable Production
GLOBAL - Modern broiler breeding contributes in a number of ways to sustainable poultry production....
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