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Meet Hatchtrack: a brief introduction

Meet Hatchtrack: a brief introduction Those of you who are familiar with Ovotrack may already be aware of Hatchtrack. For anyone who hasn't heard of us yet, we'd like to offer a short introduction... Hatchtrack is an Ovotrack brand. Where Ovotrack focuses on traceability solutions for eggpacking centres, Hatchtrack focuses on chick breeding traceability solutions, driven by the industry's growing interest in traceability. Hatchtrack uses barcoding technology, integrated into a...

Upgrade your XP PCs to run latest Ovotrack software

Upgrade your XP PCs to run latest Ovotrack software Microsoft officially withdrew its support for Windows XP several years ago, after 13 years of loyal service. For an OS which is three releases behind the times, this shouldn’t be big news, but XP has proved remarkably tenacious. However, when Microsoft stops supporting an OS, the company doesn’t only withdraw its technical support services – it also stops updating the software....

Mid-States Specialty Eggs: tracking large numbers of special eggs with Ovotrack

Mid-States Specialty Eggs: tracking large numbers of special eggs with Ovotrack Missouri and Arkansas have an excellent climate for keeping hens outdoors. So it is no coincidence that a large proportion of pasture-raised, free range and certified organic eggs in the USA are produced in these two US states. Mid-States Specialty Eggs grading stations are, therefore, located in Smithton, Missouri, and Berryville, Arkansas. Mid-States has grown very rapidly in recent...

Marked interest in Ovotrack Egg Quality module

Marked interest in Ovotrack Egg Quality module Improving egg quality starts with measuring egg quality. Not just checking cracks, dirt and blood but also shell strength, haugh units and yolk color. Increasingly, egg producers, egg graders and egg processors are using sophisticated laboratory equipment to measure a wide variety of quality elements. To archive this quality data and easily connect it to traceability information, Ovotrack has developed the Egg Quality...

Innovation is central at Ovotrack Company event

Innovation is central at Ovotrack Company event The Ovotrack team from The Netherlands enjoyed a company event on Friday October 5. An American school bus took the group on a surprise trip that took them to the new Pas Reform distribution center in Doetinchem. Pas Reform, a leading supplier of total hatchery solutions, is an important partner for Ovotrack in the hatchery market. The companies are working together on integrating...

Effective recalls with Ovotrack during Fipronil crisis

Effective recalls during Fipronil crisis During last year’s crisis, table eggs and egg products containing Fipronil were distributed to customers in at least 15 countries. This resulted in millions of euros in damages to the poultry sector and sparked a criminal investigation, as the use of Fipronil in the production of food for human consumption is illegal. Many of our customers in The Netherlands and Belgium were forced to recall...

K. Fresh & Elliott Eggs link Ovotrack databases

K. Fresh & Elliott Eggs link Ovotrack databases Both companies cater to their own customers with a combined portfolio, offering products from both sites. This results in a large amount of graded product traffic between the two companies, as well as a substantial amount of paperwork. Recently, K. Fresh and Elliott decided they wanted to start running all products at both locations. Their respective grading stations were to be used...

Support for Walmart’s double labelling

Support for Walmart's double labelling Walmart has stipulated that each case must be labelled on the front and on the side and that labels must now measure at least 4 x 4 inches. To support our customers in the US, Ovotrack End-of-lane now includes double labelling functionality. The Ovotrack product database features a setting developed especially for this purpose. For specified products, two labels, instead of one, are generated at...

New product flyers for Ovotrack

New product flyers for Ovotrack  As you know, we recently built our new Ovotrack website and we are very proud on it. We never stop thinking about the best way to share our information with you. This means that we have designed new product flyers, in order to give you information about all our Ovotrack modules as easy as possible and as best we can. The new collection Ovotrack product flyers...

VIV Europe 2018 big success for Ovotrack

VIV Europe 2018 big success for Ovotrack VIV Europe was an excellent exhibition for Ovotrack. The exhibition was held from June 20 to 22 and welcomed visitors from countries all over the world. We held a significant number of interesting conversations and the number of visitors to our booth has never been as high as during this edition. We showcased several solutions during the VIV: Eggs Cargo Traq, for tracking pallets...