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What is Vantress Chicken

What is Vantress Chicken

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This might be your first time hearing a “vantress chicken” but before the ‘80s, this term was very popular and even in the United States today. Vantress is almost equivalent to 45-day broiler chicken hence the Vantress breeding line was one of the first to successfully develop the 45-day broiler chickens. History In 1974, the Vantress breeding line, a successful and popular breeding line was acquired by Tyson Foods Inc. That same year, Cobb, the oldest breeding company in the world was acquired by The Upjohn Company. In 1986, Cobb-Vantress was formed as a joint venture between Tyson Foods, Inc. and the Upjohn Company. In 1994, Tyson Foods, Inc acquired the total ownership of Cobb-Vantress. Today, Cobb-Vantress is the world’s biggest supplier of the 45-day broiler chicken but the Vantr...