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Breeding poultry sustainability for the planet

Today’s birds, through more efficient feed conversion, are playing their part in helping to protect the planet.

Modern poultry breeds require fewer resources than their recent predecessors, meaning that they are well-positioned to satisfy growing demand for meat, while placing a smaller burden on the environment.


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Do you prefer brown eggs or white eggs?

Consumer preference for brown or white egg varies from country to country, but even within countries, regional preferences have emerged.

There is no difference in the nutritional value of brown and white eggs, so why do consumers prefer one over the other? 


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State-of-the-art hatchery inaugurated in southeastern Vietnam

Last week, the official inauguration took place of a large modern poultry hatchery in Tay Ninh province by the Bel Ga Joint Stock Company.

Southeastern Vietnam’s latest hatchery has an initial annual production capacity of more than 19 million chicks — for both the meat and egg sectors. In its second phase, this will rise to 38.4 million.


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