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Where Chick Life Begins

The development of the chick begins in the single cell formed by the union of two parental cells, eggs and sperm, in the process...

Scientists created chickens and pigs with integrated genetic scissors

Source: Tech Explorist Using the CRISPR/Cas9 method, genes can be inactivated or specifically modified easily. The technique consists of two components. The gRNA (guide RNA) is...

Cobb Customers in Canada Use Expertise to Achieve Excellent Results and Win Flock...

As part of its commitment to  supporting customers, Cobb awarded four facilities in Canada with its annual Flock Awards.  Launched in 2004, the awards...

Brooding to Maximize Genetic Potential

Brooding to Maximize Genetic Potential Table of Contents Pre-Placement Barn Set Up Poult Placement Post Placement Pre-Placement Yes / No. One age of poultry. Yes /...

Hy-Line Announces Commercial Director Hire

Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, is pleased to announce that Gustavo Wassermann joins the senior management team as commercial director,...

Cobb Continues Commitment to Progress and Quality in the Middle East, Completing First Shipment...

After building a strong relationship with Saudi distributor Al-Watania Poultry, Cobb made history by completing its first shipment to Jordan last month. The companies...

Aviagen Honors Breeder Performance Excellence with 2020 Flock Awards

Aviagen® Ross® customers in the United States continually outdo their best, and this month, Aviagen recognizes these stellar performers with the 2020 Flock Awards....

Aviagen Expands U.S. Operations, Signaling Growth and Success

Company further develops U.S. production base by expanding diagnostic laboratory and adding new Veterinary Services building at Elkmont, Ala., facility. On Nov. 5, Aviagen® hosted a...

A genetic variation map for chicken with 2.8 million single nucleotide polymorphisms

Summary We describe a genetic variation map for the chicken genome containing 2.8 million single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), based on a comparison of the sequences...

Fowl Breeds and Varieties

A basic knowledge of how to identify and classify fowl may be helpful. Domestic fowl are divided into classes, breeds, and varieties. Class A grouping of...
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