• 10/02/2014
    Aviagen launches new Broiler Handbooks
    Aviagen® announces the launch of new Broiler Handbooks for the Arbor Acres®, Indian River® and Ross® brands. This video highlights the key changes and benefits of the new Handbooks as we aim to provide the best global practical management advice for broiler farmers. (approx. ...
  • 10/31/2013
    U.S. Production Management School 2013
    The Aviagen Production Management School emphasizes the important aspects of poultry science and their practical application to managing successful breeder and broiler operations. In 2013, Aviagen celebrated its 50th Production Management School. This video provides unique insigh...
  • 01/28/2013
    An Extensive Export Network
    The focus of the video is Aviagen’s animal export operation, which ships day-old chicks to farms in more than 120 countries and is one the world’s most extensive and welfare-compliant animal shipment networks. (approx. 6:53 min.) Created to educate customers, airline staff, ...
  • 08/23/2016
    Broiler Economics: Drought Danger Appears to Have Passed, Aug. 2016

    Two months ago it seemed that a drought in the Midwest of the US was likely. As a result, grain prices rose substantially in part due to those fears and in part due to crop problems in South America. The combination of a lower crop in both North and South America would have sent prices to exceptionally high levels. As it turned out, it appears that the market only has to deal with the lingering effects of the short crop in South America earlier this year not a short crop in North America. In fact, crops this year in North America are on their way to being record large.

  • 06/29/2016
    Broiler Economics: The Importance of South America, June 2016

    Just 10 years ago, the production of soybeans and corn in South America was significant but not determinant for world prices. Back then attention was usually focused on production in the US while South America was mostly ignored.
    The tables have now turned. Ignoring South America is perilous. A good illustration of this occurred in April when the combination of flood in Argentina and drought in Brazil led to a sudden increase in the world price of corn and soybeans. Traders and pundits alike were caught by surprise and unable to act quickly. The effects were huge because South America is now gigantic in world production and trade.

  • 04/22/2016
    Broiler Economics: Bottom of the Cycle Near for Grain Prices, April 2016

    Grain prices, when expressed in dollars, are much lower than a few years ago. Barring a major weather problem, both corn and soybean prices should remain relatively low throughout the year. Unfortunately, grain prices, when expressed in the local currency of many countries, rose over the last year.