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Mark Clements

Mark Clements

Mark Clements is the editor of Poultry International. To contact Clements, email


No increase in stroke risk from eggs, new study finds

While relatively small, a new Finnish study finds no association between egg consumption and higher risk of stroke
A new study from Finland, where a third of the populations carries the EPOE4 phenotype impacting cholesterol metabolism, has found no association between egg consumption and elevated risk of stroke.
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Reform could aid Indonesian poultry output, consumption

Among the world's fastest-growing broiler and egg producers in recent decades, Indonesia’s poultry sector may now need a more liberal policy environment to maintain strong expansion.
Protectionist policies and intervention may be restricting Indonesia's broiler and egg industries. It may be time for the government to refocus its attention.
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DuPont launches Syncra AVI at VIV Asia

Enzyme, probiotic combination improves poultry feed digestibility, aids gut health
DuPont Animal Nutrition launched Syncra Avi to the Asia Pacific region during VIV Asia. A combination of enzymes and probiotics, the product is designed to maximize nutrient digestibility in poultry production.
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How leading poultry producers rank for welfare

The world’s largest poultry meat producers have come under scrutiny in the latest edition of the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare.
The world's largest poultry producers are highlighted in the seventh edition of the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare.
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Optimal broiler gut function key to performance

Addressing the immune and nutritional functions of the chicken intestine can optimize performance.
With the immune and nutritional function of the broiler intestine being so interrelated, producers need to achieve an optimal balance to maximize growth and performance.
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Ascus plans poultry endomicrobial feed additive launch

Full genetic sequencing of more than 6,000 poultry gastrointestinal tract samples create a highly tailored poultry feed supplement.
By better understanding the relationship between the microbiome and its hosts processes, Ascus Biosciences has created a new feed additives category, endomicrobials, which comprise novel, beneficial microbes that live symbiotically within selected species to enhance productivity, efficiency and well-being.
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