On March 20 to 22, 2018, the XVL Congress on Egg Production and Commercialization, an important event of commercial egg production organized by the Paulista Poultry Association (APA) took place at the Convention Center of Ribeirão Preto – SP. This year, the event had approximately 700 participants with producers and professionals from the egg production and supply chain. The main technical event was held by the sector in Brazil, addressing important topics on the egg and grain market, regulatory issues, health, nutrition and management of laying hens.
Marco Aurelio S. Nunes, Technical Manager Anco Latin, gave a presentation with the topic: “Improving intestinal health of laying hens: Opportunities and Challenges” talking about possible impacts that changes in the production process of laying hens, mainly involving welfare and restriction of the use of antibiotic growth promoters, can bring to the gut health of laying hens. Furthermore, he discussed viable alternatives to face this challenge with a focus on a new concept – “Gut Agility “.
Anco congratulates to the efficient organization of the congress, which year after year, has been increasingly more successful in discussing problems and opportunities of the egg production industry.