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Industry veteran brings proven track record of success to KSC and its poultry grower base
August 15, 2017
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.
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.
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.