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Hybrid Turkeys investing heavily in US supply chain

New hatcheries, egg production farms, contract partners being added to meet demands of modern turkey industry
Hybrid Turkeys has plans for ongoing and future investments in the U.S. turkey industry, including two new hatcheries, new egg production farms, new contract partners, state-of-the-art transportation, and the skilled workforce needed to support these areas of operations.
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Aviagen to build parent stock hatchery in Georgia

Broiler breeding company investing $18 million for facility in Quitman, Georgia

Aviagen, a leading broiler breeding company, will create 100 jobs and invest approximately $18 million in a new parent stock hatchery in Quitman, Georgia.


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Aviagen Kft invests in new hatchery in Hungary

EUR12 million investment sees parent stock capacity reach 10 million per annum with room for further expansion
Aviagen Kft in Hungary recently opened a new hatchery to meet the growing demand for Ross parent stock (PS) in the region.
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New production director for Cobb-Vantress in Brazil

Alvaro Burin’s 25-year career in poultry industry includes work for Globoaves, C.Vale Agroindustrial, Tyson Foods and JBS Foods
Alvaro Burin, who has 25 years’ experience in the poultry industry, has been appointed production director for Cobb-Vantress in Brazil.
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US foundation works to end African poverty with chickens

The World Poultry Foundation has a $21.4 million grant from the Gates Foundation and a passion to improve lives in rural Africa with poultry.
Can the World Poultry Foundation take a $21.4 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and, in four years, improve incomes and nutrition for millions of smallholder chicken farmers in rural Africa? That’s the challenge for the team leading the World Poultry Foundation, which is working in rural Nigeria and Tanzania to empower smallholder farmers – especially women – to earn higher incomes and improve the nutrition of their families through poultry-growing enterprises.
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