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Poultry Breeding & Genetics


Cobb investing in grandparent production in Turkey

The investment reflects the steadily increasing growth of the Cobb500 broiler breeder market in Turkey
Five years after its first chicks hatched, Cobb Turkey has announced plans to invest more than €2 million ($2.353 million) to create a grandparent stock operation in the country.
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Ross 308 AP takes off in US market

With balanced performance traits for both breeders and broilers, bird represents "The Complete Package."
Enjoying large-scale popularity throughout Latin America, the Ross 308 AP is now quickly gaining momentum in US markets. 
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2017 Flock Award winners show excellence in husbandry

Aviagen commends winners' performance and success with Ross broiler breeding stock.
Aviagen has presented its annual 2017 Flock Award winners, recognizing North American customers who, through best practices in flock  management, have achieved top performance with Ross 708 and Ross 308 poultry breeding stock.
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Soviet broiler breed Smena being revived in Russia

A developed broiler breeder program in Russia viewed as a way for country to be more self-sufficient
An effort is under way in Russia to bring back a breed of broiler chicken that nearly vanished after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
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