JAAS Vice President Zheng Jiangchu made an academic visit to Changzhou Yanghu Goose Professional Cooperative, the waterfowl test experiment demo station of the Institute of Animal Husbandry on August 13, 2014. Local government officials and relevant scientists accompanied the visit.
Changzhou Yanghu Goose Professional Cooperative is a joint demo platform co-constructed by JAAS and local government. JAAS VP Zheng focused his visit on the overall construction of the the demo station, goose off-season breeding and production, goose feeding, egg hatching and sewage treatment. He listened to the work report made by Prof. Shi Zhendan on the construction of the station, and inquired in detail about the cooperation with local government. With proper light, feeding and environment control, goose off-season breeding and production have been successfully realized in the station, with a laying rate of 40% and fertility rate of 92%.
VP Zheng spoke highly of the cooperation between JAAS and Changzhou Yanghu Goose Professional Cooperative. Meanwhile, he reminded that, as the station is located near Taihu Lake, relevant sewage treatment technology should be applied and further strengthened to minimize water pollution.