Bounty Fresh launches hatchery in Philippines
Having monitored the development of single-stage
incubation technologies for several years, Bounty Fresh Foods installs its new
broiler hatchery project in the Philippines.
The new broiler hatchery, which will be situated in Cagayan d'Oro,
Mindanao, Philippines, will produce 200,000 day-old chicks per week in its first
Bounty Fresh has installed single-stage, closed-door Smart Incubators from
Pas Reform, including SmartSet setters, SmartHatch hatcher and Pas Reform's
hatchery ventilation system.
"When we made our last investment in Tarlac some seven years ago now, we
were at that time still not convinced about the benefits of single-stage
incubation -- and consequently chose multi-stage equipment for that project,"
said Tennyson Chen, president of Bounty Fresh. Now, he says, with improvements
and developments both in genetics and in single-stage methodology, the company
is excited about introducing single-stage incubation practices for the first
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