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Cobb MV male introduced in Indonesia

Cobb-Vantress held a series of seminars to introduce the new Cobb MV male to Indonesia, one of Asia's key markets, with a current estimated placement of over 25 million parent stock per year.
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Swain to lead Cobb Southwest US sales

With more than 25 years of experience in the poultry industry, Charles Swain recently began a new role with the Cobb-Vantress North American sales team as the sales manager for the southwest U.S.
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Syd Tatum promoted to Live Production Manager at Keith Smith Company

Industry veteran brings proven track record of success to KSC and its poultry grower base
Keith Smith Company (KSC), the nation’s largest independent producer and provider of broiler hatching eggs to the poultry industry, has promoted Syd Tatum to Live Production Manager. The position primarily oversees pullet development and hatching egg production, as well as contract grower operations.
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Broiler welfare: 3 slow-growth claims examined

Poultry Nutrition Limited CEO: Mortality rates, mobility and leg health of modern broilers not a problem like some would want people to think
As proponents of new broiler welfare programs continue to push for changes in broiler production techniques and smaller, slower-growing breeds, cases are being made that birds in modern production are not as healthy or mobile as they should be.
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Aviagen and Arbor Acres distributor focus on organic growth in Egypt

CPC welcomes Aviagen to MPG head office to collaborate on latest developments and opportunities
On May 16, a delegation of Aviagen executives and Arbor Acres Middle East and Africa representatives paid a special visit to Cairo Poultry Company, the exclusive Arbor Acres distributor for Egypt.
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European seminar focuses on breed progress

The role of the Cobb European research center in the growing success of the breed across the region was highlighted when more than 40 participants from across Europe met for a three-day Cobb Germany technical seminar in Budapest, Hungary.
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Cargill to modernize Virginia turkey hatchery

Upgrades aimed at improving turkey health, biosecurity and worker safety
Modernization work totaling $7 million has commenced at Cargill Protein’s turkey hatchery in Harrisonburg, Virginia, with a focus on improving turkey health, biosecurity and worker safety.
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