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Cargill introduces tech to optimize layer body composition

Cargill has introduced ‘Reveal Layers’, a non-invasive near-infrared (NIR) technology that helps producers and nutritionists make real-time decisions regarding layer diets to support their...

Diseases that plague Indonesian broilers and layers

Sumatera and Java identified eight leading poultry diseases in October 2023. Monitoring by Ceva Animal Health Indonesia showed there were 80 reported cases of...

Win’s Farm’s layer biz thrives on automation

Win’s Farm chose to automate operations from its inception for better productivity and efficiency. It was the right decision as the company is running...

Agco names new Indonesia and Malaysia sales managers

Agricultural equipment supplier Agco Apac has welcomed Luthfy Ali Adrian as Sales Manager in Indonesia and Lam Kouk Yuon as Sales Manager in Malaysia....

IBH: Emerging and not widely diagnosed

Inclusion body hepatitis (IBH) can infect breeders, broilers, and layers. Transmitted vertically and horizontally, this disease can cause sudden onset of mortality up to...

Salmonella’s impact on poultry depends on bird’s age

Salmonella infection in poultry is a problem for producers because of the performance losses of their flocks. Inge Heinzl of EW Nutrition said within a...

Intama exports layer hatching eggs to Myanmar

Indonesia's Intama Taat Anugerah recently exported 30,000 layer hatching eggs to Myanmar. Worth USD 28,000, the eggs (Isa Brown strain) were from its hatchery...

Layer feed tonnage down 1.4%, but broiler up 2.3%

Global layer feed production tumbled 1.4% while broiler feed production rose 2.3% in 2021, Alltech said in its 2022 Agri-Food Outlook. The layer business...

Vaccination, biosecurity crucial in Salmonella control

The focus on food safety coupled with intermittent Salmonella outbreaks in the region has prompted poultry producers to vaccinate their chicks, especially layers. Western...

Chickens need time to adapt to alternative ingredients

Broilers and layers do not appreciate sudden changes in their diets and should have time to adapt to alternative ingredients like barley. “Any changes...

Broilers, layers can utilize feedstuffs beyond corn and soy

Both broilers and layers can adapt to and utilize nutrients from a wide range of feedstuffs. Although traditional corn and soy users, Southeast Asia...

ND, IBH hit Malaysian poultry industry

Malaysia’s poultry industry is grappling with both Newcastle disease (ND) and inclusion body hepatitis (IBH). “These issues have cropped up in the last few months...

Asia’s layer duck industry offers long-term growth potential

Duck egg producers in the region are optimistic of growth. However, the farming system, genetics, and egg quality should be improved, writes MELIYANA and...

Vencomatic, GFP collaborate on model cage-free farm

Vencomatic and Global Food Partners (GFP) have partnered to establish a cage-free model layer farm in Jogjakarta, Indonesia. Vencomatic will provide equipment for the...

Just Laid leads with antibiotic-free fresh eggs

Just Laid's reputation is based on antibiotic-free eggs that are supplied within 48 hours of them being laid, writes ZAHRAH IMTIAZ. Ashok Mandava represents the...

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