Aviagen® India recently hosted its annual leadership summit in Gulmarg, Kashmir, India, on April 23-25.
The summit brought together key company and regional leaders and customers, who engaged in important conversations on the current and future trends and opportunities in the industry.
The spotlight of the event was on Aviagen's Ross® 308 AP broiler, which continues to gain in popularity as it helps boost the success of producers with its feed efficiency, environmental resilience and robustness. The attendees discussed strategies to strengthen the breed's position in the market, leveraging its excellent performance, health and welfare.
Attendees were welcomed by Aviagen chief executive officer Jan Henriksen and Asia president Peter Fisher, who presented a regional update. India business manager Marc Scott provided benchmarking results, while genetics director Santiago Avendano gave an insightful update on the bird's recent genetic development.
Head of Global Nutrition Services Marcelo Silva also shared his expertise on achieving optimal nutrition. Both Avendano and Silva outlined a roadmap that showcased the consistent advancement in performance capabilities of the Ross 308 AP broiler and highlighted annual enhancements in feed efficiency and daily weight gain.
Rupert Claxton, a consultant from Gira, gave insight into the global meat industry, with a focus on the market in India, and Michael Longley from Food Chain Enterprises shared his valuable expertise on various processing practices.
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