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Ovoset Pro: A Gentle Workhorse

Tony Norris and his wife Susan started Norris Farms, a broiler breeder egg farm, 12 years ago near Swansea, South Carolina. Norris Farms consists of three barns with approximately 12,000 layers per barn. The eggs they produce are destined for a hatchery at Columbia Farms in South Carolina. Back in 2005, Tony made the big […]
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New Peeps in the Vencomatic Flock

We’ve grown our ‘family’ by five: three in Cochrane and two in Adel. In Cochrane, we’ve added Equipment Specialists Jessica and Kari to our Sales Support team, while Sharon is the newest member of our Marketing team. Our Adel office now includes Kate as the new Administrative Assistant and Willie as a Technician.   Jessica […]
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Producer Q&A

We wanted to share with you the most frequently asked questions heard at the recent International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, the Midwest Poultry Federation Convention in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and the London Poultry Show in London, Ontario. Q: How do I ensure my equipment investment is compliant with regulations and certifications…now…and in […]
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How to Produce a Strong Egg Shell

Producing an egg with a strong shell is a complex process. Genetics, nutrition, bird health, sanitation, barn environment, managing bird stress and proper egg handling are just some of the key factors on a long list that influence egg quality and shell strength. As any producer knows, proper nutrition plays a significant role in shell […]
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IPPE Opportunity to Showcase Cage-Free Solutions

Vencomatic’s theme for this year’s International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) show taking place in Atlanta (Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, 2017) is: Your Cage-Free Solutions Partner. Why did Vencomatic pick this theme? In a nutshell, to help meet consumer demand and regulatory requirements for more animal-friendly egg and poultry production. Many producers are rising […]
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Welcome Scott, Michael and Rose

We are growing in order to serve our customers better. Scott Jackson and Michael Fair have joined our technicians team in Adel while in Cochrane, Rose is our new Logistics Coordinator. Hailing from Bondurant, IA, Scott joins us with a background in automotive repair and more recently from a large food processing plant where he […]
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Pullet Training 101

To ensure good production in your aviary, training needs to start on Day One. A well-trained pullet adapts easily into an aviary system. However, for this to happen they need to be reared in an environment that resembles the production house. “Pullet training in the first weeks of life is critical, it can make or […]
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Penelope the Prinzen Packer

Rejana Clark has affectionately named her Prinzen PSPC 7 egg packer – ‘Penelope’.  Rejana and her family have owned and operated Clark Poultry, a breeder farm, for the past 16 years. Over the years, they have grown their business and as of 2004 they have four breeder houses. As her business continued to expand, one […]
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Vencomatic Dealers Meeting

Vencomatic dealers had time for some R ‘n R during the dealer meeting this September in Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada.  Golfers from left to right are: Edwin Vaags – Prinzen BV; Bill Shirey- Hershey Equipment Co. Inc.; Tyler DeBoer – Jonkman Equipment Ltd.; David Thompson – Vencomatic North America.
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Adel Grand Opening

We celebrated the Grand Opening of our new facility in Adel, Iowa on October 26, 2016. Throughout the day we had over 150 customers, suppliers and neighbors visit our new facility. Guests had an opportunity to learn about our products and tour our showroom which includes displays for nests, egg handling equipment, and lighting systems.
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