NIGERIA – Chi Farms Limited and Aviagen have signed a five-year extension to their exclusive supply agreement for Arbour Acre Grand-Parent Stock and the distribution of Parent Stock.

Chi Farms, a member of the TGI Group, will continue to be the distributor of Arbour Acres – Parent Stock, receiving a consistent supply of Aviagen’s high-performance breeding stock.

According to the companies, the partnership renewal reinforces the successful business history between them, showcasing their shared commitment to advancing the poultry industry in Nigeria through cutting-edge genetics and sustainable practices.

 “Renewing our long-standing partnership with Aviagen allows us to continue raising further generations and supplying premium Parent Stock and Commercial Day-Old chicks,” Martin Middernacht, Managing Director of Chi Farms stated.

“This partnership aligns with our steadfast commitment to advancing the poultry industry and ensuring consistent domestic supply in Nigeria.”

Tunji Olaitan, General Manager of Chi Farms added that the long-standing relationship with Aviagen has been instrumental in the business’s success,

“This renewal emphasizes our shared values and commitment to providing our customers with top-quality products. We are delighted to continue this journey together.”

Tom Exley, President of Aviagen, TMEA, acknowledged the milestone achieved through the collaboration, stating that the collaboration marks another major milestone for Aviagen and Chi Farms.

“Chi Farms has been an Arbour Acres distributor for over 20 years and has an outstanding history in the Nigerian market. Arbour Acres is achieving good results in the field at both the PS and broiler levels because of our strategic collaboration with Chi Farms,” he said.

In addition, Robert Roszkopf, Business Manager at Aviagen SSA, highlighted Chi Farms’ commitment to superior customer service and quality products, noting that Chi Farms has heavily invested in training, which is critical to supporting the Nigerian poultry sector and our customers.

He added that as a proud partner to Chi Farms Aviagen appreciates their commitment to Aviagen.

“The teams at Chi Farms and Aviagen Arbour Acres teams have diligently worked to ensure that poultry producers in Nigeria recognize the genetic potential of the breed.”

Notably, Robert revealed that the extended partnership is expected to contribute to sustainable growth, promote best practices, and drive innovation in the poultry sector.

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