Livestock

Achieving greater efficiency in silos and feeding systems

 MG 7973 International PoultryThe UK’s leading silo manufacturer, Collinson, will showcase its recently launched Atlas Silo range and latest feeding systems at VIV Asia 2017


The Collinson stand at the event will showcase the Atlas Silo allowing visitors to appreciate the quality and special features at first hand. According to the company, the smooth internal walls and a choice of cone angles provide optimum feed flow and uninterrupted feed delivery whilst hygienically storing valuable feed. For longevity, the support structure is designed to the latest Eurocodes and all the silos are manufactured from premium grades of high tensile galvanised steel and are available with an additional Plasteel finish, a durable polymer based coating system suitable for the most demanding of climates.

With capacities up to 40 tonnes (54m³) there are models suitable for different feed types including filling and discharge options to suit a range of applications. The company has developed an ingenious and robust central roof filling hatch, distinctive in its ‘lay-flat’ design in the open position and extremely reliable in operation which is undertaken from ground level, eliminating the need for access ladders and the risk of working at height.

Also on display will be Collison’s range of poultry feeding system – Spinfeeder for broiler breeders, which is the ideal choice for feeding parent and grandparent stock as the feed is distributed in a circular spread pattern providing uniform distribution and making feed available to all birds.

roboSpin, the company’s innovative new scratch feeding system, which claims to aid fertile egg production and flock productivity, will also be on display at the show. The feeding system is designed to encourage social interaction and improve fertility rates by travelling silently down specialist tracking distributing a small amount of food to entice birds down from the boxes.

Collison will be present in Stand 1862, Hall 100 at VIV Asia 2017.

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VIV Asia opens its largest ever edition

IMAG1941International livestock tradeshow, VIV Asia has launched the 13th edition of the show to packed halls at BITEC, Bangkok


Organised by VNU exhibitions on the theme ‘From Feed to Food’, the 2017 edition of the show is held at Bangkok from 15-17 March 2017. With more than 1,057 exhibitors from 55 countries including China, the USA, the Netherlands, France, Thailand, the event has already broken records in terms of exhibitor numbers.

The event was officially launched today, with an opening ceremony marking the event. The ceremony was presided over by the Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Thanit Anekwit and attended by the president of Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau, Nopparat Maythaveekulchai, ambassadors and diplomats from several nations as well as event sponsors and supporters from government and private sectors.

On the first day, six halls that covers more than 40,000 sq m of space, was completely packed and the exhibitor stalls buzzing with activity.  VIV Asia’s comprehensive knowledge programme also got off to a good start on the first day with a wide range of seminars and conferences held on health and pet nutrition, dairy product business, swine productivity and aquaculture.

At the opening ceremony Thanit Anekwit said, “The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has a vision to integrate the development of traditional methods of agriculture, which is focused on administration and management and the distribution of wealth and income to all regions in Thailand, with an aim to enable the country to step into ‘Thailand 4.0’ in accordance with the policy of the ministry. The year 2017 is designated to mark the occasion upon which Thailand’s agricultural standards will be elevated and remain in continuous sustainable development.” He added that a number of companies were selected to provide showcases of their technology and innovation at VIV Asia with the aim to help Thailand become a hub of animal industry product exportation to the global market.

Nopparat Maythaveekulchai said, “VIV Asia is well celebrated as the trade exhibition and an event of seinars on agriculture and animal husbandry, whether it be in terms of superior quality of trade exhibitors, modern technology, presentation of innovations, new research and developments, not to mention a variety of special booths and international pavilions, as well as high level of professionalism of the organizers and alliance.”

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NUTRIAD participates in Aquaculture Seminar Malaysia

DSC 3467Multinational aqua additives specialist Nutriad participated in the yearly aquaculture seminar organized by its Vietnamese distribution partner Tan Sao

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MIK International to showcase innovations at VIV Asia 2017

VD 69MIK International is the worldwide specialist for high-quality plastic flooring and heating systems for use in pig husbandry


For farrowing pens the MIK Swing flooring system is either used as fully plastic option or combined with MIK cast panels. The MIK flooring offers best foot grip as well as highest comfort and hygienic surfaces. In the weaning accommodations, MIK Chess with its unique surface design gives best step safety and cleanliness.

In the pig finishing the trend towards “wean to finish” is becoming firmly established. MIK International has developed a special panel for this new system. The wean to finish panel Trapper XL in size 800 x 600 mm can be used in the weaner accommodation as well as all the way through to heavy bacon (200kgs) weight pigs.

For pig feeding MIK offers its Bistro W feeder range, either with plastic or stainless steel hopper. In addition, Bistro VD drop feeders are available with 6 or 9 l volume. The latest development is the water proof 90° transfer corner for chair feeding sytems.

For all systems, MIK offers PVC penning system in different heights and widths, produced in the desired lengths for your own specific project. The large number of accessories make this system extremely flexible and can be adapted to all pen and room sizes.

Our poultry slat is available in two different sizes and offers due to its special surface design a self-cleaning effect and provides optimal grip for the animals. The broiler slats are available as support type for use with support beams or as a leg type in three different heights. The broiler slats are designed to keep broiler without using any litter. This is a perfect animal friendly and clean solution that avoids blisters on breasts.

Visit us at the VIV Asia, hall 099, booth 2358! 

 

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ASEAN fish production to rise, predicts new study

ASEANA new report from WorldFish projects that fish production in ASEAN countries will reach 24 per cent of global output by 2030

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