The Smena 9 crossbreed was described as a fast-growing broiler with a high yield of pectoral muscles, a lower fat content, a high feed conversion and uniformity. Photo: Ton Kastermans fotografie

Russia tests new domestic crossbreed

Russian breeding farm Smena begun testing a new domestic poultry crossbreed named Smena-9. The test is done at 2...

MHP-representative Anastasiya Sobotuyk. Photo: MHP

MHP eyes foreign expansion

Ukrainian poultry giant MHP is looking at Saudi Arabia for acquisitions and joint venture projects to further...

Despite the negative market conditions Russian egg production is still growing. In 2017 2% was added compared to 4.2% in the year before. Photo: Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russian egg industry struggles

Russia’s egg industry’s net profit dropped by $ 254 million in 2017, as the wholesale prices on the domestic...