Jan. 5, 2010 – Dutch poultry breeder Hendrix Genetics B.V. and French poultry breeder Financiere Grelier Holdings S.A.S. have announced that they are exploring "the possibility to join forces" in the breeding and distribution of poultry.
The discovery of H1N1 in an Ontario turkey breeder flock in mid-October provided Hybrid Turkeys with a valuable lesson – that when it comes to disease, human health concerns trump agriculture. It was also a good reminder to everyone in the poultry industry that humans continue to be a significant…
Dr. Andrew Olkowski of the University of Saskatchewan’s Department of Animal and Poultry Science, didn’t know what to expect when he undertook a study of eggshell quality and its relationship to embryo, chick and broiler health.
Turkeys are the only commercial poultry species completely dependent upon artificial insemination for fertile egg production. Although time- and labour-intensive, artificial insemination has proven to be a key strategy for achieving rapid genetic improvements in economically important traits such as growth rate and feed efficiency. The practice of artificial insemination…
Inclusion Body Hepatitis (IBH) is a viral disease of poultry (mainly chickens) caused by specific strains of Fowl Adenoviruses (FAdV) and first identified in the United States in 1963.
 For the Renkema Family, Broiler Breeders were the Financially Rational Way to Allow Their Sons to Farm
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