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GAPESA Group chooses Pas Reform to supply new GPS hatchery in Mexico

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 3 November 2017 16:42. GAPESA, the Mexican group that includes some of the country’s largest poultry companies, is building a new joint venture grandparent stock (GPS) hatchery to support the distribution of up to 2.3 million breeders. The Group has chosen to work with Pas Reform as a single […]

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Nestlé commits globally to cage-free eggs

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 2 November 2017 22:00. Nestlé on November 2 set a goal to source only eggs from cage-free hens for all its food products globally by 2025. This includes all shell eggs and egg products directly sourced as ingredients by Nestlé. The latest policy builds on previous announcements made by […]

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‘Nutrient Requirements of Poultry’ set for first review since 1994

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 2 November 2017 18:45. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is set to update the 23-year-old “Nutrient Requirements of Poultry” to reflect the latest scientific literature on the nutrition standards for many types of poultry. The first nutrient requirements for poultry were written in 1920 and had been updated […]

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What a toxic compound does to the poultry industry

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 2 November 2017 05:00. Months pass and the expansive wave from the case of fipronil in eggs in Europe continues, not in the pollution level per se, but rather concerning the impact on the market. Fipronil showed up on egg layer farms in Belgium and the Netherlands in July and then […]

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Hendrix Genetics hosts grand opening of new turkey hatchery in Nebraska

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 31 October 2017 03:57. A rare opportunity presented itself to the local community, government and city officials, when they were invited to tour and learn about the new Hendrix Genetics parent stock turkey hatchery in Beatrice, Nebraska. This new facility will hatch poults for clients in the Midwest USA […]

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Singapore has first 100 percent cage-free egg pledge

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 30 October 2017 22:53. Rubensito, Freeimages.com The Lo & Behold Group, a Singapore hospitality company, is committing to sourcing 100 percent cage-free eggs. The Lo & Behold Group owns and operates restaurants, bars and a boutique hotel in Singapore. Their concepts, including Loof, The White Rabbit, OverEasy, Tanjong Beach […]

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Will eggs be a new source of cancer drugs?

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 29 October 2017 05:00. Ivaylo Georgiev, Freeimages.com Scientists in Japan have genetically modified chickens to lay eggs containing drugs that have the potential to significantly reduce the cost of cancer treatments. Few would dispute that there is a need for cheap and plentiful cancer drugs. Our feathered friends are […]

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Allen Harim holds official groundbreaking at new $22 million hatchery

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 26 October 2017 22:23. Allen Harim, a leading producer and processor of No Antibiotic Ever Chicken on Delmarva, officially broke ground on Oct. 25 beginning the construction phase of a new $22 million state-of- the-art hatchery on Delmarva. Governor John Carney joined the groundbreaking, and thanked the company for continuing to invest in […]

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Michigan egg equipment company expands

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 26 October 2017 21:55. Cage-free industry push forces company to expand to meet equipment demands.

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USPOULTRY research program reaches $30 million in funding

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 26 October 2017 01:58. U.S. Poultry & Egg Association’s (USPOULTRY) research program has passed a noteworthy milestone. Combined with the USPOULTRY Harold E. Ford Foundation (USPOULTRY Foundation), more than $30 million has been funded in research grants to meet the challenges facing the poultry and egg industry. Since the […]

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