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Poultry Breeding & Genetics

Hy-Line do Brasil awarded compartmentalization status

This is the first layer genetics company to earn this achievement awarded by the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply. Seara Alimentos also got the recognition.
Compartmentalization was established by the OIE in an effort to ensure security of supply to customers during a disease outbreak in a country.
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Bell & Evans seeks breeders, growers to support new plant

Additional farmers needed to make processing facility in Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania, a reality
Bell & Evans is seeking additional local farmers to produce hatching eggs and raise its chickens to support the chicken harvesting plant it is opening in Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania.
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Aviagen updates 2018 Parent Stock handbooks with latest best practices

New handbooks cover up-to-date, practical and relevant advice for optimal management of Arbor Acres, Indian River and Ross parent stock
In keeping with an ongoing commitment to provide global customers with the most current parent stock management advice, Aviagen announced on Feb. 28 the release of a set of 2018 Parent Stock handbooks for the Arbor Acres, Indian River and Ross brands of broiler breeding stock.
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Aviagen celebrates first Ross 140 Club award in Saudi Arabia

Ross 140 and 400 Clubs continue to grow and develop in Middle East, reflecting top skill and commitment of region
Aviagen recently welcomed Agricultural Development Company (ADC) to the Ross 140 Club. ADC earned membership in the prestigious club for its outstanding achievement of 153 Ross 308 chicks to 62 weeks at its Odaizi Farm, representing the first Ross 140 Club member from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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New Pas Reform service center launched in Malaysia

New facility will provide technical backup to customers in Malaysia, with access to local support, maintenance and a full range of spare parts
Hatchery technologies specialist Pas Reform is launching a new service center at Suntech in Penang Cybercity, Malaysia.
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Aviagen research manager appointment enhances R&D capabilities

Jens Lesuisse joins Aviagen Limited R&D team, adds new strengths to research and innovation
Aviagen is delighted to announce the appointment of Jens Lesuisse as research manager, Aviagen Limited. In this role Lesuisse will have full responsibility for the company’s Spelderholt, Netherlands, trials facility.
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