Acolid holds celebration for the opening of new hatchery

The Jordanian Minister of Agriculture, governmental bodies and officials and private Jordanian poultry companies attended the hatchery opening
calendar icon 13 May 2024
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Acolid, Aviagen®’s Indian River® Parent Stock (PS) distributor in Jordan, recently celebrated the opening of their new hatchery.

Acolid has been the Indian River distributor in the market for 38 years and recognizes the importance in supporting the local poultry industry and ensuring food security within the country.

The Jordanian Minister of Agriculture, Governmental bodies and officials, and private Jordanian poultry companies were all in attendance at the hatchery opening. This project is of great importance to the Jordanian market, and is equipped with state-of-the-art technology in order to provide the highest quality chicks to local producers. The hatchery has a capacity of 2 million PS chicks annually, which allows for around 75% of the local market requirements.

Mohammed Mirza Jasim, Deputy Director General, Acolid, highlighted the importance of the new hatchery investment, “Our new hatchery will assist with the increasing demand for quality breeding stock and will allows us to continue to provide a sustainable source of protein to the local market. Acolid are committed to developing and investing in projects such as this new hatchery, in order to assist with economic growth and integration across Arab countries. Our new hatchery will contribute significantly to achieving these goals and further strengthen the region's poultry sector.”

“I am thrilled to extend my sincere congratulations to Acolid on the inauguration of their new hatchery for the production of Indian River PS chicks in Jordan. This achievement is a testament to Acolid's commitment to quality and innovation in poultry farming. Aviagen are proud to support Acolid as they continue to raise the bar in the industry, bringing superior genetics and expertise to Jordanian farmers. Together, we look forward to driving growth and success in the poultry sector," commented Kayhan Gursel, Indian River Commercial Manager.

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