The Brazilian Poultry Association (UBA), the Brazilian Chicken Producers and
Exporters Association (ABEF), the APINCO Foundation for Poultry Science &
Technology (FACTA) and the Federation of Industries for the State of Rio Grande
do Sul (FIERGS) will join forces towards the common goal of Brazilian poultry
The 21st Brazilian Poultry Congress will take place from 26-28 May, 2009,
at the FIERGS Exhibition and Convention Centre in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do
Dissemination of knowledge, new developments in production and worldwide
trends in the consumption and sales of chicken meat and its products will be
discussed. The Congress will bring together the entire Brazilian Poultry
Industry at a single trade fair with both business and technical-scientific
related events. This will be an historic event, celebrating the first gathering
of all the most important organizations of the Brazilian poultry industry.
ABEF president Francisco Turra: â€œThis is a truly historic event for the
industry, which will serve to unite the entire chain, from production to
exportation. It will draw together the country's most representative poultry
farming organizations. Of course, this is all in keeping with Brazil's rank as
the world's third largest poultry producer - and closing in fast on the second
position - and as the main exporter worldwide,â€ stated Turra.
Market and knowledge
For the first time, the FACTA Conference, a well-established Brazilian
technical-scientific event, will be held together with the Brazilian Poultry
Congress. In keeping with the tradition, the oral presentations of papers
competing for the Lamas Award will hold an important place on the calendar, with
an entire day reserved for the presentation of research. On the schedule, these
speeches will take place only in the morning, with the afternoon left open to
visit the trade fair and do business.
The organizers are expecting to welcome national and international
exhibitors from all areas of the poultry industry - nutrition, sanitation,
genetics, equipment, laboratories - as well as visitors connected to the
industry, such as business owners, producers, veterinarians, technicians,
researchers, leaders of organizations and trade associations and people from all
professions related to poultry farming.