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More than 50 international and local guests attended the official opening of the new Cobb-Vantress Asia-Pacific regional head office in Shanghai, seen as an important step in developing the Cobb foothold in China. 

Hubbard LLC hosted an open house located at a new production complex which is its first in the isolated region of North East Alabama. The Open House initiative exposed Hubbard to the community, the state and to solicited perspective growers for Hubbard’s future production requirements. Hubbard was very pleased to welcome Deputy Commissioner Reese H. McKinnney, JR to the event (see picture on the right). Also in attendance was a nice representation from the Alabama Poultry Federation located in Montgomery, Alabama.

Mycotoxin-related threats to livestock production are severe or high in 80% of regions worldwide according to the latest BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey. Those areas registered three or more major mycotoxins at concentration levels known to cause harm in animals. The survey results provide insights on the incidence of the six major mycotoxins in the agricultural commodities used for livestock feed.

AB Vista is welcoming three new staff to its expanding business in South Asia as the company continues to grow in the region.

Dr Kumar Kore and Dr Subhasish Ray join AB Vista as Technical Sales Managers for West and East India (respectively), while Raj Anand has been appointed as Finance Manager.

Mansoura is located in the Nile Delta region about 120 km northeast of Cairo and was selected by Misr Poultry Grandparents (MPG), the local Arbor Acres distributor as a suitable site for a seminar in one of the famous poultry regions and focal areas of Egypt.  The seminar was initiated to support the growing performance and reputation of Arbor Acres Plus in the domestic market and will be the start of a series of events over the next 18 months designed to transfer technical information and encourage customer visits within the market.

After five years leading Tyson Foods' international operations, James Young has returned to Cobb-Vantress as Vice President of Operations for South America and the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region.

For nearly 30 years Vencomatic Group has been automating the collection of turkey hatching eggs. Their latest version of the Turkey Nest provides increased robustness, animal friendliness and is easier to manage whilst still retaining the advantages of its predecessor.

‘Impact player’ Riaan van Dyk to lead marketing for the bioscience company

Kemin Industries has recruited Riaan van Dyk to lead its marketing and strategic efforts worldwide. Van Dyk will serve as the worldwide vice president of marketing and strategy for Kemin and lead its corporate marketing team.

According to the latest research, up to 30% of the performance response seen in broilers following phytase superdosing may be due to the beneficial effects of the inositol released following complete phytate degradation.

Thirty four delegates took part in the first Cobb seminar for the Myanmar Broiler Association in Myanmar (formerly Burma) in Southeast Asia, including professors from the veterinary university, staff from the livestock breeding and veterinary department, CP, advisers from JAPFA , Sun Jin, broiler farmers, breeder flock owners and feed producers. 

AB Vista will be conducting a survey among visitors to this year’s EuroTier to discover the extent to which livestock producers, feed compounders and integrator are adopting the concept of phytase superdosing.

Transdermal Pour-on Solution Offers Novel Application

MSD Animal Health introduced a transdermal pour-on solution which delivers consistent efficacy proven to reduce pyrexia (fever) associated with bovine respiratory disease (BRD). The product combines convenience with a novel delivery method that simplifies administration for veterinarians and farmers alike.

Consistency and dose hold the key to unlocking the full potential from xylanase use in corn-based diets, according to the latest findings from AB Vista. Both are much more important than previously realized, and are critical to achieving reliable improvements in nutrient digestibility when feeding non-viscous diets.

تم اليوم الاحد الموافق ١٢/١٠/٢٠١٤ وضع حجر الاساس لمبني كلية الطب البيطرى الجديد.

Two complete new layer houses have been built in Piegaro, Italy. Ferdinandi, already owner of  broiler farms and former purchaser of hatching eggs now owns these two new houses.

SPACE 2014, held from September 16 to 19 at the Rennes Exhibition Center, surpassed the records set in 2013:  1,427 exhibitors (1,403 in 2013), including 457 international exhibitors from 36 countries and 114,718 visitors (+0.1%), including 1,350 international visitors (+10%) from 118 countries (110 in 2013). The net exhibition area of over 68,000 m² of stands represented 500 m² more than last year.

Cobb held its Asia-Pacific regional conference in Singapore attended by the owners and top executives from 36 distributors in 15 countries across the region.

Recent developments clarifying the mechanisms by which xylanase feed enzymes produce a performance response in both corn- and wheat-based diets have highlighted the vital importance of specific enzyme characteristics.

 View the 5 minutes invitation to the Fourth Mediterranean Poultry Summit of the WPSA in Beirut.

2nd reprodAction* Cattle Symposium gathers 300 specialists in Nice to improve the current levels of reproductive management.  

According to Rabobank, a lead 2nd reprodAction* Cattle Symposium gathers 300 specialists in Nice to improve the current levels of reproductive management.

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