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Poultry Breeding & Genetics

Cobb Europe announces expansion of technical team

New appointments to the Cobb Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) technical team have positioned 2019 for another great year for the region. Cobb announced two new hireson Feb. 8, including a grandparent and broiler specialist.
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Archaeology shines light on the modern broiler

The oft-cited connection between urbanization and demand for chicken would appear to be nothing new while a medieval chicken may have been unrecognizable to an ancient Roman.

Examining  excavated chicken bones in Europe suggests that the chickens that were larger, less aggressive and able to live in smaller spaces are not completely the result of modern breeding practices, religion may even have contributed to their development.


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