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Cindy A. Burgos Alvarado

Cindy Burgos Alvarado es editora asociada de Industria Avícola. Por e-mail: cburgos@wattglobal.com. Cindy Burgos Alvarado is an associate editor of WATT Global Media.

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Mexico will allow imported table eggs to be washed

The Mexican government will now allow importers and producers to wash table eggs following certain requirements in the process.
Mexico announced modifications were made to the sanitary norms and regulations related to eggs and their products to allow the producers, importers and marketers of table eggs to wash them before they reach the consumer.
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ASF could open opportunities for Spain in China

With the loss of millions of pigs in China because of the ASF, the Spaniards could increase their exports to this market, although they remain alert to the danger.
Although there’s a concern in Spain about the ASF outbreak in China, it also represents the possibility of expanding to a market that loves pork.
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Peru: Largest chicken consumer in Latin America

Meanwhile, the largest per capita consumption of eggs in the region are Mexicans, with 374 units per person.
Peru surpassed Argentina, which in 2016 had the largest per capita consumption of chicken meat. Most of the Latin American countries had increases in their consumption, but Venezuela had the biggest drop.
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Paraguay: Biggest growth in broiler production in 5 years

According to figures from 18 Latin American countries, Paraguay had the greatest growth in broiler chicken production from 2013 to 2017, while Uruguay had the biggest growth from 2016 to 2017.
With a 26.2 percent, Paraguay was the country with the biggest growth in broiler production in Latin America, followed by Dominican Republic, Colombia, Bolivia and Peru.
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¿Cómo será el pollo de engorde de 2025?

A través de los años, los desarrollos genéticos han logrado un pollo de engorde más pesado, con mejor rendimiento de pechuga y con mayor eficiencia en términos de conversión. ¿Seguirá dicha tendencia?
Los pollos de engorde actuales son demasiado buenos genéticamente hablando. A través de los años, los desarrollos genéticos han logrado más pesos y eficiencia, pero ¿seguirá dicha tendencia?
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What will the broiler of the future look like?

Throughout the years, genetics developments achieved a heavier broiler with greater breast meat yield and greater feed efficiency. Will this trend continue in the future?
The broiler of 2017 is much advanced from the bird of 30 years ago, but will the bird of the future follow this trend of genetic advancement. What could change in the next eight years?
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Cómo mejorar la dieta para pollos libres de antibióticos

Especialista cuenta su experiencia probando dietas diversas y añadiendo proteasas, ácidos orgánicos y aceites esenciales en la dieta de pollos libres de antibióticos.
“Cuanto más compleja sea la dieta, en muchos casos, mayor es el desafío”, advierte especialista de Novus International. Conoce sus recomendaciones para producción de pollos sin antibióticos.
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Cómo identificar problemas de salud intestinal en pollos

En una producción libre de antibióticos mantener la salud intestinal de las aves será siempre el reto mayor. Por esto, una especialista de Novus International nos da sus recomendaciones.
Los problemas de salud intestinal en producciones libre de antibióticos podrían derivar en distintos tipos de enteritis, lo cual puede causar hasta la muerte. Conoce cómo evitarlos.
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