28 June 2024

Aviagen and CGE – Enriching the Sri Lankan Poultry Industry with the Latest in Breeder and Broiler Management Advice

Guests at Breeding Success seminar in Sri LankaBANGKOK, Thailand. – Aviagen® continues to demonstrate its commitment to the Asia Pacific poultry supply chain by “Breeding Success Together” with our industry allies, as together we work to provide local communities with an affordable and nutritious source of protein. On June 11-12, Aviagen brought the latest in poultry management advice to customers and staff of Ceylon Grain Elevators (CGE) in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Aviagen Asia Pacific experts: Dr. Daniel Gomes, Brand Manager; Dr. Joe Ng, Senior Technical Services Manager; Michael Chau, Technical Services Manager; Dr. Jorge Villa, Regional Technical Veterinarian; Dr. Venkatesh Gunasekara, Poultry Nutrition Specialist; and Jason Cormick, Poultry Incubationist, shared valuable insights to help achieve the best results with Indian River® breeder and broiler chickens.

Speaker at Breeding Success seminar in Sri LankaDay 1: Breeder care insight

On June 11, 45 poultry professionals gathered to learn the latest in breeder care. The team covered a range of topics including:

Day 2: Broiler production best practices

On June 12, an audience of 60 poultry professionals delved into topics impacting commercial broiler production, such as:

Both sessions included time for open discussion and relationship building, fostering a collaborative atmosphere among industry professionals.

Group at Breeding Success seminar in Sri LankaIndustry impact

Mr. Sanjeewa Perera, General Manager of CGE, expressed his optimism for the industry's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and local political unrest. “We are happy to see our industry getting back on its feet. The support and knowledge sharing from the Aviagen team have been fundamental in continually improving the welfare and performance of our birds. This seminar will undoubtedly add value to our business, our customers, and our market.”

Daniel added, “We value our close collaboration with CGE and are dedicated to ensuring the success of the poultry industry in Sri Lanka.”