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Seminar for Greek & Cypriot Producers in Edinburgh

by 5m Editor
29 November 2011, at 10:41am

SCOTLAND, UK - KEGOagri, exclusive distributor for the broiler breeders Ross 308 for Greece and Cyprus, hosted a four-day informational seminar in Scotland, in cooperation with Aviagen.

The seminar, held from 1-4 November in Edinburgh, was attended by all the market leaders of the Greek and Cypriot poultry industry, who indicated, with their participation, their eagerness to contribute to the Greek and Cypriot economy, in today’s challenging times, through the further development of the poultry industry.

The seminar focused on the performance and outstanding economic traits of Ross 308 broiler breeders, preventive biosecurity, vaccination programmes and health monitoring, as well as best management practices for the poultry industry and ended with a visit to Aviagen units with GPs Ross 308.

The event was attended by Mr Michalis Kassis, president and Mr Lazarus Tsakanikas, general manager of the Agricultural Farming Cooperative PINDOS, Mr Danis Syrigos, president of VOKTAS and of the Association of Greek Poultry Companies, Mr Ioannis Zouras, president of ZOURAS FARM, Mrs Eleni Koutsou, president of KOUTSOS-TZOTZAS, Mr Nicholaos Lalayiannis, president of LALAYIANNIS, Mr Nicholaos Theodoropoulos, manager of EUROFARMA and Mr Avraam Savvas, president of A.G. SAVVA Ltd and of the Association of Cypriot Poultry Companies.

Aviagen is the world’s leading poultry and turkey breeding company and is based in Alabama, USA. The company’s European operational base is in Scotland, where the Ross 308 are produced.

In Greece and Cyprus the Ross 308 holds a market share of 72 and 90 per cent respectively and is distributed exclusively by KEGOagri, the leading provider of solutions to the animal production industry. KEGOagri represents global leaders in animal production and offers integrated solutions with genetic, hygiene, nutrition and equipment products that meet the needs of the modern poultry, swine and cattle producer.