Poultry Industry News

Select Genetics Holds Official Groundbreaking for New Hatchery

Select Genetics held its official groundbreaking ceremony for the new 118,000 square foot hatchery being built in Terra Haute, Indiana.  When completed in the summer of 2018 this will be the largest turkey incubation and hatching facility in the world.

Zinpro Corporation Names Dr. Duarte Neves as Research Nutritionist – Poultry

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN  – Zinpro Corporation announces that Duarte Neves, Ph.D., has joined Zinpro Corporation as a research nutritionist – poultry.

Striking a Balance with ABF Poultry Production

Back in 2013, less than 5% of the chicken produced in the US was raised without antibiotics. Most of it came from small, regional commercial poultry companies. A few large integrators dabbled in antibiotic-free, or ABF, production, either to tap emerging markets or to gain some experience — just in case the day came when they’d have to stop using antibiotics.

Aviagen Becomes First U.S. Poultry Primary Breeder Company to Achieve Compartment Certification

HUNTSVILLE, AL. – Aviagen®, the global poultry genetics leader, has become the first poultry breeding company in the U.S. to be certified as an Avian Influenza Clean Compartment.

Adisseo Continues Growth of US Poultry Team

ALPHARETTA, GA—Adisseo announces the continuation of their 2017 expansion of the North and Central American regional team with addition of Felipe Navarro, DVM, MBA, James Barton, DVM, and Jeff Lewis to the US office.

Cobb-Vantress Gift Supports Poultry Science Talent

Siloam Springs, AR - Science students interested in pursuing graduate degrees in poultry science will soon have a new resource to help fund their education. The Cobb-Vantress Fellowship Endowment was announced during the August annual meeting of the Poultry Science Association (PSA) in Orlando, FL.

Lightening the Load: Teamwork Between Live Production, Processing Key to Reducing Foodborne Pathogens in Poultry

While statistics show the US poultry industry has made great strides reducing foodborne pathogens, USDA’s new standards for Salmonella and Campylobacter in chicken parts have made poultry companies up their game.

Adisseo Sponsors Poultry Leaders of Tomorrow to Promote Educational Collaboration Within Industry

ALPHARETTA, GA—Adisseo USA has selected the University of Georgia as the first partnering university for Poultry Leaders of Tomorrow, an invitation-only educational event for poultry science and veterinary students, which brings together leaders in poultry academia and industry from around the country to discuss prominent industry issues and enable the development of collaborative solutions.

USPOULTRY Foundation Approves $125,000 in New Avian Influenza Research

TUCKER, GA – The USPOULTRY Foundation has approved $125,000 in additional emergency funding to support avian influenza research and communication. The research is a follow-up study on a previously funded project (BRU007) in which researchers provided insight on using ventilation shut down (VSD) as a humane depopulation method.

Simmons Prepared Foods Announces New Chicken Operation in Benton County

BENTON COUNTY, AR — Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc. announced it will build a new chicken facility in Benton County between Decatur and Gentry.


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