The Alltech ONE Ideas Conference (ONE) will launch virtually

The Alltech ONE Ideas Conference (ONE) will launch virtually on May 25–27, 2021, and will feature tracks that will uncover the challenges and opportunities in the aqua, crop science, dairy, equine, health and wellness, pet, pig, and poultry sectors. Now in its 37th year, Alltech’s global agri-food conference continues to be an invaluable resource, uniting thought-leaders and […]

Aviagen North America names Dr. Sara Reichelt as its new Director of Welfare and Sustainability

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Aviagen® North America is pleased to introduce Dr. Sara Reichelt as its new Director of Welfare and Sustainability, effective immediately. Reporting directly to Dr. Kate Hayes, Aviagen’s Vice President of Veterinary Services, Dr. Reichelt will be the face of welfare and sustainability for Aviagen’s North American customer base, collaborating closely with Aviagen Group’s Global […]

An ambitious new 4-year project aims to help small-scale poultry producers in Africa

PREVENT PROJECT TO BOOST PROSPECTS FOR 150,000 BACKYARD POULTRY PRODUCERS IN AFRICA With Africa’s population set to double, new technologies, including improved poultry vaccination, will be necessary to provide enough affordable, quality protein. Libourne-An ambitious new 4-year project aims to help 150,000 small-scale poultry producers in Africa to become more productive and efficient by building […]

Impact of heat stress on poultry

Author: Kurt Van de Mierop, Managing Director, Nutrex NV Stress is a method adopted by the body to cope with any challenge. Birds in particular are very sensitive to environmental challenges such as high ambient temperatures which cause heat stress. In poultry, heat stress has undesirable effects on gut health, nutrient digestion and absorption, the […]