Mar 29

March 28, 2017 – HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Leading global broiler breeding company Aviagen® has selected Billy Hufford as its business manager for the Rowan Range brand in North America, focusing on the slower-growing poultry market segment. This segment is experiencing an increase in popularity throughout North America. Reporting directly to Aviagen Vice President of Sales and Technical Service for North America Frank Dougherty, Hufford will develop sales, marketing, and production strategies for Aviagen’s Rowan Range® brand of broiler breeders, as well as other breeding stock targeted to this market.

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Mar 29

Springdale, Ark. – March 27, 2017 - Tyson Foods announced today that Dr. Scott Stillwell has been promoted to senior vice president, Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA).

In this role, Dr. Stillwell will provide strategic leadership, direction and guidance for Tyson Foods’ global FSQA discipline, and oversee the company’s commitment to safety and quality for all Tyson Foods products.

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Mar 24

Recent avian influenza concerns have reminded us that even the most vigilant prevention methods won’t always keep us protected against these viruses and their costly effects. Forward preparation and planning is just as important. We should always be prepared for the possibility of an outbreak. Knowing the resources and help available to you during a crisis is critical when reacting.

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Mar 23

March 22, 2017 – HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Aviagen®, world’s leading primary poultry breeder, invites customers to navigate its newly designed web site, which is now live at www.aviagen.com. The company’s new web presence features a mobile-friendly format, as well as more intuitive navigation designed with ease-of-use for customers in mind. Other distinguishing elements of the new site include content tailored to specific regions and an inviting “look and feel.” 

Users enjoy the same high-quality photography and crisp, modern design, whether accessing the site from a desktop or hand-held device -more

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Mar 13

Aviagen and Willmar Poultry are pleased to announce the establishment of Select Genetics. This new company will supply commercial genetics to the turkey industry.  Aviagen is the majority owner of Select Genetics, which was formed through the merger of Valley of the Moon Commercial Poults (VOMCP) and Willmar Poultry/Ag Forte.  Select Genetics will continue to execute and honor the obligations and agreements in place for both VOMCP and Willmar Poultry companies and their respective customers.

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Mar 10

On April 18, 2017 in Raleigh, NC a Mass Animal Mortality Management Workshop will be held. Attendees will hear about Lessons Learned from Recent HPAI and NC Flood Events. This event will be a  pre-conference workshop as part of the 3rd International Waste to Worth conference on Livestock and Poultry Environmental Quality, a national network of agri-professionals addressing issues related to air, water, soil, and climate.

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