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Poultry Breeding & Genetics

The latest science, news and poultry breeding research and genetics information on chickens, turkeys, laying hens and broilers to help poultry producers maximize flock performance and yields from the editors of WATT PoultryUSA, Poultry International and Egg Industry magazines.


Optibrut opts for two HatchCare Chick Storage Rooms

HatchTech is pleased to announce a new agreement with its Germany-based customer, Optibrut GmbH, to install two HatchCare Chick Storage Rooms at the company’s hatchery in Nordhorn, Lower Saxony. The installation will allow Optibrut to store 276,000 newly-hatched chicks in excellent conditions, providing them with feed, water, light and fresh air.
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First HatchCare chicks hatched in the United Kingdom

Chicks hatched at Annyalla Chicks facility in Boston, Lincolnshire
For the first time, HatchCare chicks have been born in the United Kingdom. Specifically, these first chicks were hatched on July 16 in Boston, Lincolnshire, UK, and were directly provided with feed, water and light post-hatch.
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Sajo hosts seminar in South Korea for Indian River poultry producers

Aviagen experts offer breeder and broiler management advice for health, welfare and economic benefits.
On June 21 and 22 in South Korea, Indian River distributor Sajo FineKorea hosted an annual seminar emphasizing how to maximize performance and efficiency while reducing the cost of poultry production.
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Aviagen and PPR Broiler celebrate decade of successful cooperation

Poultry suppliers hold informative joint seminar and award top broiler/breeder performance.
On June 12 and 13 Aviagen and its Ross grandparent customer PPR Broiler together hosted a seminar in the Republic of Belarus, taking the opportunity to also recognize excellence in broiler and breeder flock performance.
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