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06 June 2017
Cargill Expands Global Protein Business into Colombia; Acquires Pollos El Bucanero
COLOMBIA - Cargill has acquired Colombian-based Pollos El Bucanero S.A. (Bucanero Chicken), one of Colombia’s leading producers of chicken and processed meats products....
Beef Ban Pushes Chicken Consumption; Prices Likely to Go Up
INDIA - The prices of chicken, in many parts of the country, have started soaring and are expected to register an increase by 25-30 per cent and in consumption by 35-40 per cent in the wake of the beef ban, according to ASSOCHAM....
05 June 2017
Feed Subsidiary Invests in Supply Chain to Enhance Competitiveness
NIGERIA - Livestock Feeds Plc, a subsidiary of UAC of Nigeria Plc, has announced that it is currently investing in its supply chain operation to drive further growth, and enable it deliver better value to all stakeholders....
Smethwick Poultry Plant Closure ‘Sad’, Says Unite
UK - The closure of the poultry processing plant in Smethwick in the West Midlands on 23 June is ‘very sad’, Unite, the country largest union, said today (Monday, 5 June)....
Govt Bans Live Poultry Sales After Bird Flu Cases
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean government has prohibited all sales of live poultry in the country starting today and raised the bird flu warning level from second to third in its four-tier system after a strain of avian influenza was found in the provinces...
02 June 2017
Mercosur Negotiations Can't Continue in Light of Brazilian Meat Scandal, Says IFA
EU - IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods said has said that, based on the most recent revelations regarding political and administrative corruption at the highest levels in the Brazilian meat industry and Government, it is not credible for the...
01 June 2017
Poultry Diagnostics Market Expected to Reach $495.3m by 2022
GLOBAL - The global poultry diagnostics market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 10.5 per cent, to reach USD 495.3 million by 2022 from USD 300.6 million in 2017. ...
PFA Recovers 10,000 Dead Chickens in Lahore
PAKISTAN - The Punjab Food Authority has recovered at least 10,000 dead chickens during a raid in Begum Kot and arrested a shopkeeper. As per police reports, the suspects were running a food outlet under the name of Hafiz Chargha....
Falling Egg Prices Taking Toll on Growers in Savar
BANGLADESH - Egg growers in Savar have been counting losses for the last three months due to its falling prices in the wholesale market....
31 May 2017
Brits Wasting Money on Fashionable 'Superfoods', Say Experts
UK - Nutrition experts say that Brits are being seduced by new ‘superfoods’ championed by online influencers, wrongly believing they are more nutritious than less expensive everyday foods such as eggs....
HK Bans Imports of Congolese Poultry Meat, Products
HONG KONG - The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced today that in view of a notification from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) about outbreaks of high pathogenic H5 avian influenza in the...
Poultry Feed Supplements Denied Customs Clearance
PAKISTAN - In a big blow to the poultry industry, which has recently been given a lot of incentives in the federal budget 2017/18, customs authorities have denied clearance to imported chicken feed ingredients like vitamins and amino acid premixes, terming...
Zimbabwean Farmers Urged to Insure Livestock
ZIMBABWE - Livestock farmers have been urged to commercialise their operations and insure their animals to avoid losses in the event of diseases and natural disasters such as drought....
30 May 2017
Danish Supermarket Chain Dropping Barn Eggs from Shelves
DENMARK - Most Danish supermarkets have already dropped eggs from caged hens from their shelves. ...
29 May 2017
Specialist Advises Farmers to Pay Attention to Power Lines
CANADA - Saskatchewan Agriculture is encouraging farmers to pay attention to power lines following a high number of power line contacts involving farm equipment this past month, reports Bruce Cochrane....
Healthier Chinese Investment in US Facilitated
CHINA & US - China's recent move to tighten the oversight of outbound investment helps promote healthier and more balanced investment in the United States, industry leaders have said....
Agri, Poultry Sectors Get Many Relief Measures in Budget
PAKISTAN - The federal government in the budget for the year 2017-18 has announced many relief measures for the agricultural and poultry farming sector....
What to Take Away from Canada’s Vast Agriculture Survey
CANADA - Canada’s agricultural industry received its five-yearly health check this month, with the publication of the 2016 Census of Canadian Agriculture – an incredibly detailed and comprehensive insight into the country’s farming sector. Angela...
26 May 2017
Government to Add Eggs to Market at Cheap Prices
SOUTH KOREA - The government said Wednesday that it will supply 4 million to 5 million fresh eggs that customers can purchase at cheaper prices to stabilize the market during the first two weeks of next month. These eggs will be more than 30 per cent...
Renegotiating NAFTA Leaves Room for Optimism
CANADA - The Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute suggests, as the renegotiation of NAFTA gets underway, a key message to the United States must be that Canada is a fair trading partner and a strong ally, Bruce Cochrane writes....
Plans to Supply Belarusian Beef, Poultry to Egypt Underway
EGYPT - Belarus has plans to build a 1,000-head commercial dairy farm in Egypt, Aleksei Bogdanov, the head of the main division for foreign economic affairs at the Agriculture and Food Ministry of Belarus, told the media on 25 May....
25 May 2017
Bumper Harvest in Maize, Soybeans to Provide Relief to Poultry Industry
ZAMBIA - The 2017 crop marketing season opens with the announcement of the crop forecast results for the 2016/17 crop year. ...
Minister: Partnership with OIE for Livestock Development of Great Value to Pakistan
FRANCE - Pakistan greatly values its partnership with the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) for its livestock development, disease control and overall poverty alleviation....
Car & General to Exit Tanzania Poultry Business
TANZANIA - Car & General has announced plans to exit the poultry business in Tanzania which has partly contributed to the company’s loss of Sh37 million in the first six months that ended on 31 March 2017....
Turkey Ranks as World's Eighth Largest Poultry Producer
TURKEY - Turkey has become the world's eighth largest producer with about 2 million tons of poultry meat production in 2016....
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