BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM’S Animal Health division has joined the International Poultry Council (IPC) as an associate member.

The council said it was “happy to announce the IPC family is getting bigger”.

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It exists to represent the whole poultry value chain around the world, and its members represent more than 88% of global poultrymeat production and 95% of poultrymeat trade.

The membership is comprised of national sector associations, poultry businesses and other industry stakeholders.

It currently has 31 country members and more than 53 associate members.

Voice of the poultry sector

Jérôme Baudon, global head of poultry at Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, said: “We are very proud to be part of IPC, which brings together poultry industry stakeholders and represents a unified and harmonized voice of the poultry sector.

“Its mission fits well with our commitment to shape the future of poultry well-being and health through disease prevention.”

IPC President Robin Horel added: “IPC is delighted to welcome Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, a leader in poultry health, with a global footprint around the world.


“We are convinced that the company will be a strong voice of the poultry industry on the main topic related to the poultry value chain and will contribute to a fact and science-based approach to public policy and international standards, impacting the poultry sector on food safety, sustainability, animal health and animal welfare.

“IPC family is getting bigger; we bring together poultry leaders from around the world!”