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Poultry Breeding & Genetics

Poultry breeders have ‘compelling’ sustainability story

If more people understood the science and benefits of modern poultry genetics, slower-growing broilers would not be a topic of discussion, animal genomics specialist says
If people truly understood the science behind modern poultry genetics, there would be little justification for the movement toward slower-growing broiler breeds, a University of California, Davis (UCD) extension specialist said.
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Bangkok seminar one of largest Cobb Asia events

In attracting almost 200 delegates from two customers in Thailand – Charoen Pokphand and GFPT – the Cobb Asia technical seminar in Bangkok in April proved to be one of the largest such events in recent years.
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Aviagen assigns new head of global nutrition services

Marcelo Silva will benefit customers with in-depth nutrition expertise
Aviagen has named Dr. Marcelo Silva as its new Global Head of Nutrition Services. Reporting directly to Dr. Bryan Fancher, group vice president of Global Technical Operations, and based at Aviagen's corporate office in Huntsville, Ala., Silva will lead the team of Aviagen's highly skilled global nutritionists.
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New planning director for Cobb Asia-Pacific

Eric Leow has been appointed as planning director for the Cobb Asia-Pacific region, responsible for the coordination of all Asia production centers including New Zealand, China and the Philippines.
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Aviagen European Technical Managers' Meeting focuses on product support

Annual conference features sharing of valuable customer, market and product insight
During the week of April 23-26, Aviagen hosted its annual European Technical Managers’ Meeting (ETMM) in Sevilla, Spain. This assembly of Aviagen’s European Technical Service Managers’ provided an invaluable platform to exchange in-depth information regarding customer support, management advice, markets and products to ensure continued quality customer service.
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