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Jul 21, 2019

Aviagen mourns loss of industry icon

Source: The Poultry Site

Former Aviagen Technical Director David E Butler sadly passed away on 7 June. For 50 years David was instrumental in promoting the growth and success of the Ross brand in the global poultry industry, and was admired and respected by colleagues and customers far and wide. Industry commitment from...

Andrew Joret has been re-elected as Chairman of the British Egg Industry Council

Source: The Poultry Site

The role of BEIC Chairman is held by the Chairman of the National Egg Marketing Association (NEMAL), to which role Joret was elected in 2012. Joret is also Chairman of the Lion Technical Committee, which is responsible for the Lion Code of Practice. The BEIC also re-elected the Office Holders at...

Jul 20, 2019

Hy-Line International enhances genetic progress with new research farm

Source: The Poultry Site

Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, celebrated the completion of its newest research farm today surrounded by federal, state and local dignitaries at a ribbon cutting ceremony. Named for the visionary and company founder, Dr Henry A. Wallace, this state-of-the-art...

Live-production management practices that help contain Salmonella

Source: The Poultry Site

Keck conducts informal audits for poultry producers to identify problems that drive up Salmonella loads. He often works with a Zoetis public health veterinarian, and together they follow birds throughout production and to processing. Litter condition is one of the items that tops Keck’s list of...

Jul 19, 2019

Evonik and Perstorp sign research agreement to develop new animal nutrition products

Source: The Poultry Site

This joint approach combines Evonik’s access to the unique gut health simulation system and probiotics portfolio with Perstorp’s innovative ester technology platform for efficient and safe acid application. In that way combining advanced science and practical experience from both well-established...