2020 already – Anco is VIP guest at the New Year’s welcome in Vienna

This month we were invited by the Lower Austrian Federal Economic Chamber to their 2020 New Year’s Welcome as a VIP company for having received the Born Global Champion award in 2019. The event took place in the impressive Palais Niederösterreich in Vienna. We were excited to meet other prize winning and successful Austrian companies at the event and to be given a traditional token of luck for the New Year by the Austrian chimney sweepers. 2020 definitely will be a good year now.

Some of the cornerstone initiatives that were highlighted for the success of the Austrian business economy included innovative apprenticeship schemes and those supporting a cleaner environment, such as innovations for renewable energies.

The event also reminded us that we are already at the beginning of the 5th year of Anco being in business. As they say, time flies when you are having a good time. We have come a long way since the beginning of an idea. Last year in April we were awarded for Born Global Champion, which already marked many budding business relationships and partnerships on a global level. Fast forwarding 9 months on from that we can say that what was budding before has really started to blossom and new Anco buds appeared on the global map.

We would like to thank everybody that has supported us to get where we are today and hope that over the coming years of the new decade, we can celebrate new milestones, enjoy our current friendships and build new ones around the world.

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IPPE 2020 – Visit the Anco booth for resilience in the new decade

Another year, another IPPE in Atlanta. However, what’s new is that IPPE 2020 is at the start of a new decade. Speak to the Anco team at booth A237 to find out how you can support your poultry production system for a more resilient decade.

The poultry industry is facing sweeping changes in climate, demographics, technology, markets and regulations. In the new decade change is most likely to happen even more frequently and faster. One of the big questions for the 2020s certainly will be how poultry producers can keep up and adapt to the rapid pace of change.

Developing greater resilience of a poultry production system to cope with challenges and change starts with the resilience of birds. Improved resilience in birds can be achieved through new breeding goals, but also by management and nutritional means.

More resilient birds will certainly be beneficial for profitability in the face of having to adapt to a hotter climate, a lack of qualified labour and a requirement to reduce the use of antibiotic growth promotors. For egg producers it can also help to facilitate longer laying periods to reduce production costs and environmental impact of the production system.

Come and see the Anco team and learn about how to keep your birds agile for greater resilience.

Where to find us

The Anco team will be present at the IPPE 2020 in Hall A booth 237. We look forward to welcoming you and learn about what matters most to you in the 2020s.
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Podcast episode to listen to while you travel

We also have just the right Keep agile Keep farming podcast episode for you to listen to on your way to the IPPE. Podcast episode – 2020s challenges shaping global animal production

About Anco FIT Poultry

The gut agility concept of Anco FIT Poultry increases the ability to adapt to nutritional and environmental stressors more efficiently. As a result, birds are more resilient in the face of stressors and the impact of stressors on performance is reduced.

Poultry producers are applying Anco FIT Poultry to chicken feed to stay competitive when reducing the use of antibiotic growth promotors and to increase consistency and persistency in high performing birds.

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Thailand –Protech Animal Health seminar for egg producers

Egg producers in Thailand were interested to learn about the benefits of increasing resilience in laying hens with the gut agility activator Anco FIT Poultry. A seminar organized by Protech Animal Health co. ltd, Anco distributor in Thailand, was well attended.

Dr. Sasitorn Tungkanasing, product manager at Betagro comments: “We were happy to see such great interest in the gut agility concept from Anco. It gives us confidence for our plans in 2020. We are now following up with the leads from this event and looking forward to be a source of help to them to support laying persistence for more profitable egg production.”

The event included a presentation from Professor Dr. Theerawit Poeikhampam, Faculty of Agriculture Kasetsart University on Management and feeding techniques for laying hens in the summer season.

Michael Eder, managing director at Anco, introduced the science behind Anco FIT Poultry and practical experience with applying the product to laying hen diets. The data in his presentation demonstrated how Anco FIT Poultry can benefit laying hens in the critical early laying period and can help to sustain higher egg production in the later stages of egg production.

Thailand is the third biggest producer of hen and duck eggs in Southeast Asia, after Indonesia and Malaysia. Thai consumers prefer brown eggs, so brown laying hen breeds are predominantly used as the breed of choice for commercial egg production in Thailand.

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Season’s greetings from the Anco Team

There is nothing quite like Christmas – the celebration, the decoration, and the pure excitement. Follow your joy this holiday season and in the new year.

As we look back upon the past year, we would like to acknowledge those who have helped us shape our business. Thanks for a great year, and we wish you all the best as you embark on 2020.

Looking forward to connect with you again in the New Year

Your
Anco Team

Agrena 2019 – Anco FIT Poultry making a name for itself in Egypt

At the Agrena 2019 visitors to the booth of our distributor Nagy Awad Group included customers already purchasing Anco FIT Poultry. They shared some positive feedback and were generally very satisfied with the results after including Anco FIT Poultry to broiler and laying hen diets.

Feedback included improved feed intake at periods where heat stress was expected, improved growth rates and reduced mortality.

Michael Eder, managing partner at Anco comments: “We have been working together with our distributor Nagy Awad for 2 years now to establish Anco FIT Poultry in Egypt. So, it was reassuring to hear the positive feedback from their Anco FIT Poultry customers. Judging by the feedback and interest expressed from potential new customers that came to the booth, we can expect significant further growth in Egypt next year.”

Dr. Mounir Nagy, Vice President Nagy Awad Group adds: “This  tradeshow was an important test ground for the progress we made with Anco FIT Poultry. I am very pleased with the outcome and looking forward to support more poultry farmers in Egypt with the gut agility concept in Anco FIT Poultry.”

The Agrena 2019 tradeshow was held in Cairo, Egypt. It is an annual conference. So, we are definitely planning a presence from Anco again for next year.

 

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Saudi Agriculture Expo – Launch of Anco FIT products

This year Anco was present at the Saudi Agriculture Expo for the first time. This was thanks to our distributor Khaled Rahahleh from Al Badayil Investment Trading Co.

Michael Eder, managing partner at Anco comments: “It was a pleasure to feel very welcome and experiencing great interest for our new gut agility concept to support animal resilience by nutritional means in poultry and ruminant production. We are looking forward to build on this in the years to come.”

Saudi Arabia is the largest market for agricultural products in the GCC region. It also has the most modern and largest dairy farms in the Middle East and is expanding in poultry production.

The Saudi Agriculture Expo is the largest agriculture exhibition in the Middle East. Every year, this event attracts the most important decision-makers from industry, business and government and around 12000 visitors.

The theme of this year’s edition was “Agricultural Innovation for a better life.” So Anco’s innovations for animals to cope better with stressors were a perfect fit.

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El Ovum 2019 – Anco LATAM Team in Action

The el Ovum 2019 Latin American Poultry Congress took place in Lima, Peru and the ANCO LATAM team was present for the first time.

ANCO has been increasing market share with Anco FIT Poultry in the Latin American market this year. This is the result of egg producers and broiler producers seeing economic advantages with Anco FIT Poultry in their feed.

Just to name a few of the achievements: We had an egg producer winning prizes at a prestigious event and others seeing improvements in laying persistency in their flock. Broiler producers having feed intake problems due to heat stress saw great recoveries in their birds with Anco FIT Poultry in the feed.

El Ovum is one of the main references for the poultry industry in Latin America. It was a great opportunity for the ANCO LATAM team to reconnect with partners and customers from Peru, Chile, Columbia, Brazil, Guatemala, Honduras, Argentina, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Panama and Bolivia.

We thank everybody, who came to our booth and for their support and hope to see you again at the ANCO booth at the IPPE in Atlanta 2020.

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#Internationalpodcastday – Keep agile, keep farming coming soon

Just in time for #Internationalpodcastday 2019 : If you are looking for real stories from farmers across the globe about how they are adapting to the changing face of their industry and embracing new opportunities, then look no further than our brand new podcast Keep Agile, Keep Farming.

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Adapting to change, seizing new opportunities, diversifying and building resilience is key for farmers if they want to thrive and grow their business in today’s challenging farming environment. In other words: in order to keep farming it pays to keep agile.

We want farmers to keep their fingers on the pulse so “Keep agile, keep farming” will help support and inspire them with insightful ideas for farming agility on the go.

We’ll also be tapping into the vast, global bank of experts by inviting people from all backgrounds and levels of experience from around the world, to share their knowledge and vision with us and our listeners.

Continuous learning and an openness to new ideas is key to keeping agile. Our aim is to provide a rich vein of knowledge and practical assistance in an engaging and fun way, so you can learn something new episode by episode to keep agile and build resilience for your farm business.

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Argentina – MTS launches Anco FIT at Fericerdos

At the most recent Fericerdos (INTA – Marcos Juarez, Córdoba, Argentina), on August 22 to 23rd 2019, MTS Argentina launched Anco FIT for the pig market in Argentina. MTS Argentina is the exclusive distributor for the Anco FIT product line in Argentina.

Visitors to the tradeshow were able to find out more about the application of Anco FIT in pigs at the MTS Argentina booth. On top of that they had the chance to listen to presentations made by Dr. Ismael Dolso (Veterinarian, Professor of Rio Cuarto, Cordoba University and consultant) and Dr. Marco Aurelio Stefanoviciaus Nunes (Veterinarian, Technical Manager Anco Latin), about the impact of stressors in swine production and how Anco FIT in the feed can help to reduce the impact.

Dr. Marco Aurelio commented: “Pig producers in Argentina are looking for solutions to maintain consistent performance and efficiency in high producing pigs, despite increasing restrictions on the use of antibiotics in feed.” He presented data showing the positive impact of Anco FIT during critical stages of pig production such as gestation, lactation and post-weaning, where pigs are generally more sensitive to stress.

Nicolas Castro Olivera, owner of MTS Argentina highlighted:” The launch of Anco FIT at Fericerdos, is opening the doors to introduce a novel concept with clear benefits for modern competitive pig farming. This comes at a time, when the pig market in Argentina is seeing significant growth due to the increase in local consumption and exports to Europe and Asia.”

The adaption formula in Anco FIT (a complex formula based on phytogenic active compounds) is specifically designed to enhance the animal’s agility (adaptive capacity) for greater resilience to stressors.

Feedback from the audience at this event indicated that the gut agility concept of Anco FIT was very well received.

Fericerdos is the most important event of the Argentine pig production sector. 1200 producers, entrepreneurs and various professionals from all over the country attended this year’s event. Today Argentina stands out as an important pig producer in Latin America, with more than 350,000 sows in production. Growth expectations of the pig sector are high due the current economic climate and opportunities that pig production presents.

Bastos Egg Festival – feeding winning champions

60ª Bastos Egg Festival is one of the most important events for egg producers in Brazil and brings together all the major egg producers of Brazil.

Part of this annual event is a championship that rewards the best regional producers for egg quality. The scoring system is based on external and internal qualities of eggs. This year there was a producer who won both in the white egg category and in the brown egg category for the first time.

The winner of the Bastos Egg Festival Championship in the white and brown category was Mr. Higashi’s from Higashi Farm. What makes it even better news is that Anco FIT Poultry was part of the feed in both the brown and white hen winning champions.

Anco is delighted to be part of this success story, after all, what matters is what works!

We would like to congratulate the Higashi Farm and all the other winners at this event.

Benefits of Anco FIT Poultry in laying hens

Anco FIT Poultry is a gut agility activator designed to improve the adaptive capacity in birds to stressors for greater resilience. Feeding Anco FIT Poultry helps to reduce common stress reactions, such as oxidative stress, reduce feed intake and gut integrity in response to stressors in the feed and environment.

Benefits seen under commercial conditions are:

  • Improved laying persistency in the late laying period, which can help to increase the laying cycle
  • Higher laying rates in the early laying phase
  • Improved egg quality

Longer laying cycles can help to cut costs, so they are imperative in a tough economic climate. Plus, they can reduce the environmental impact of egg production.

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