FEFAC Soy Sourcing Guidelines 2023 Includes Conversion-Free Soy as Essential Criterion for European Feed Market

FEFAC announced the release of an updated version of the FEFAC Soy Sourcing Guidelines. The key change in this “2023 update” is that the criterion on the protection of natural ecosystems has become an essential requirement. This means that certification & verification schemes and programmes must ensure that the certified soy has not been cultivated in converted natural ecosystems (natural forest, native grasslands, wetlands, swamps, peatlands, savannas, steep slopes and riparian areas) in line with the definition of the Accountability Framework Initiative after a specific cut-off date no later than 31…

Telangana Poultry Federation elections held with the Unanimous Voice

The elections of Telangana Poultry Federation, popularly known as TPF were conducted between April 12 and April 27 for its 10 regional committee in Telangana and the Executive Committee. The elections for the Executive Committee consisting of 11 members was concluded at its registered office and the members were elected unanimously. The elected bodies will continue for a period of five years from the date of the results declared. The elected members of the Executive Committee for TPF include president, Kasarla Mohan Reddy, vice-president, Vuppala Narasimha Reddy, general secretary, Vuduthala…

Hendrix Genetics and Orbem have announced the successful launch of MRI-based technology for in-ovo sexing poultry eggs on a commercial scale

Hendrix Genetics and Orbem announced the successful launch of Orbem’s Genus Focus system in the Hendrix Genetics laying hen hatchery in Mûr-de-Bretagne (France). The Genus Focus is an MRI-based high throughput non-invasive solution for in-ovo sexing of poultry eggs of any breed, MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. The modular solution combines Orbem’s imaging and classification technology with automation equipment of the Vencomatic Group (VMG) to enable reliable and non-invasive real-time sex determination of poultry embryos on day 12 of incubation. The installation in their French hatchery has the capacity…