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 grand opening event at its Elkmont, Ala., U.S. campus. The occasion marked the completion of...
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 of 3 domestic chickens (broiler, layer, Silkie) to their wild ancestor Red Jungle Fowl (RJF)....
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 breeds according to the geographic area of their origin or to similar characteristics. Breed An established group...
Shipment will translate to 110,393,893 kilograms of meat to help feed the citizens of Bangladesh On May 29, Global poultry breeding company Aviagen® and sister company Hubbard®, along with their customers in Bangladesh, an airline, freight forwarders, Ministry of Fisheries...
In measuring the success of a product, it is easy to focus on only a single trait while omitting the impact of others. However, superiority in one area does not necessarily result in better overall value for a company. The...
The breed of chickens that a producer selects for his flock depends upon the purpose for which the chickens are intended. The types of chicken breeds to select from falls into one of three categories: 1) egg laying stock,...
Innovation has been one of the key buzzwords of the past decade. The world of technology moves at a breakneck speed, and we aim to capture value for the agriculture industry wherever possible. However, we never take our eye off...
Better Male Management Increases Flock Fertility By Dr Leonel Mejia, technical services for Central America and the Caribbean, Cobb-Vantress, Inc With so much focus generally on female breeder management, it is important to make sure the males are managed correctly too....
Innovation has been one of the key buzzwords of the past decade. The world of technology moves at a breakneck speed, and we aim to capture value for the agriculture industry wherever possible. However, we never take our eye off...
INTRODUCTION We can define animal welfare by different parameters such as birds’ health, behavior or production. Due to new animal welfare regulations, alternative management systems or cage free environments has becoming a common practice in egg production. There are few...
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