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Poultry Breeding & Genetics


HatchTech, Willmar Poultry enter distribution partnership

Willmar Poultry is now the exclusive distributor for the sales of HatchCare for turkeys in the U.S. and Canada
HatchTech, a leading Netherlands-based manufacturer of incubation equipment, and Willmar Poultry Innovations, a U.S.-based global-leading innovator of turkey-related products and operations, are collaborating on substantial research and development efforts to apply market-leading chicken HatchCare products to hatching day-old turkeys.
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Issues faced by China’s white feather broiler industry

Jiangsui Jinghai Poultry Group's Gu Yunfei highlights 6 difficulties the broiler industry faces
Many efforts are needed to promote the healthy development of the Chinese broiler industry, said Gu Yunfei, president of Jiangsui Jinghai Poultry Group Co. Ltd.
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China’s 6 broiler breeding requirements, 9 welfare standards

President of Beijing Huadu Yukou Poultry Industry Co. highlights expectations in China
Sun Hao, president of Beijing Huadu Yukou Poultry Industry Co., Ltd., said there are six broiler breeding requirements and nine poultry welfare standards that the Chinese poultry industry must meet in the modern era.
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A beam of infrared light for the well-being of poultry

Research in livestock production is reaching an ever-increasing level of sophistication, a fact that always escapes industry critics.
We have published a news item about a study by Canadian researchers using a Mid Infrared Spectromicroscopy beamline from a high brightness infrared synchrotron light.
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Jan Henriksen

The poultry sector must act together to beat COVID-19

Concerted action is needed if the poultry industry is to overcome the obstacles presented by the novel coronavirus and ensure continued supplies of animal protein.
COVID-19 has interrupted supply chains across sectors but by working together the poultry industry can overcome current difficulties and continue to supply affordable animal protein.
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