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Projects aim to improve feed efficiency, meat quality

Grant awarded to UK’s Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock
Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) and 11 other institutions have been awarded GBP2.2 million (US$2.7 million), allowing for three projects that will work to improve livestock feed efficiency and meat quality in Britain, according to a press release from SRUC.
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Plukon poultry acquisitions in Poland, France approved

Dutch poultry company takes over Duc and a majority ownership of Wyrebski poultry business
Official authorization has been granted for the Netherlands-based Plukon Food Group to acquire a majority interest in the Wyrebski family’s poultry business in Poland, and to take over Duc of France.
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Harrison Poultry CEO announces retirement plans

Respected industry Mike Welch has worked at the company for 26 years
Mike Welch, Harrison Poultry Inc. executive, has announced he will retire from the president and CEO roles at the end of April 2017. Harrison Poultry’s Vice President of Operations, David Bleth will succeed him.
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