Iraqi Poultry Producers Flock to Vano Seminar

IRAQ - Aviagen and Vano group recently held their first national Iraq poultry seminar. It was attended by over 80 senior mangers, owners, veterinarian’s poultry producers from all parts of Iraq.
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This auspicious poultry industry seminar was held in the Van Royal hotel Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq. Rasun, part of the Vano Group, Aviagen and Ceva came together to host this significant milestone event for the modern Iraqi poultry industry.

The two-day event involved a number of speakers and presentations and covered important breeder and broiler topics. Waleed El Deeb, Ross Technical Service Manager, spoke about Male Management, Seyfi Ay, Consultant Nutritionist, gave a presentation on optimum nutrition, while veterinary consultant Dr Barrie Fleming highlighted key disease issues.

John Maguire, Sales Manager, Ross, said: “This seminar is a historic event for both Aviagen and the Iraqi Poultry industry. It is the first time that the entire Ross customer service team visited Iraq. We were delighted to see so many of Vano’s customers here, many of whom had travelled from some of the remotest and most difficult regions of the country. This is testament to the dedication of the Iraqi poultry industry to events such as these.”

Dr Salah Bakir, CEO, Vano Group, added: “We would like to thank everyone involved for making this event such a success. Our industry is a very proud one. Despite the many wider issues in the area, poultry breeding in Iraq has gone from strength to strength and thanks to the ongoing support and commitment of the Ross team we are now reaping the full benefits of the Ross 308 brand. The attendance at this event shows how much Iraqi poultry producers value the chance to meet up and share information and experiences.”

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