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Monday, August 25, 2014
Animal Health Issues Impacting Mexican Poultry Industry
MEXICO - The Mexican poultry industry continues to be affected by several minor disease issues. As a result of ongoing biosecurity measures, a modest increase in production of broiler meat and eggs are expected....
Chicken Sales Still to Look up After Antibiotic Scare
INDIA - Around 25 per cent of Delhiites seem to have given up on their favourite protein source ever since an NGO raised an alarm over suspected presence of undesirable antibiotics in poultry meat in the city....
Chinese Farm Produce Prices Rising
CHINA - Farm produce prices in China rose slightly during the week of 11-17 August according to a survey of production in 36 large and medium-sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce....
Friday, August 22, 2014
Russian Ban Hits Hungarian Pork, Poultry Sectors
HUNGARY - Russian sanctions are expected to harm USD 100 million in Hungarian agricultural exports. The Hungarian pork and poultry sector will be hit hardest by the Russian ban....
Around 50 Per Cent Drop in Gujarat Egg Consumption
INDIA - Egg consumption in Gujarat has fallen by around 50 per cent in August partly because of the month of Shravan when people fast and partly because of festivals that are round the corner....
Tasmanian Egg Producers Seek Answers on New National Egg Laws
AUSTRALIA - Small egg producers are calling on the Tasmanian government to confirm it's position on the national egg labelling laws....
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Russian Demand Sees Brazil Meat Prices Soar
BRAZIL – Extra Russian demand is seeing ‘soaring’ pork prices in Brazil which is now inflating beef and chicken markets at a low supply ebb....
Scotland Hosts Russian Trade Embargo Meeting
SCOTLAND, UK - Work is on-going across Scotland’s food sector to assess the potential market impact that could result from displacement of produce previously destined for the Russia will have for the sector as a whole....
Brazilian Broiler Production Forecast to Increase in 2015
BRAZIL - Post forecasts broiler production to increase by five per cent in 2015....
Saudi Poultry Sector Undertakes Major Expansion Projects
SAUDI ARABIA - In the past few years, the Saudi poultry sector has been undertaking major expansion projects in broiler production by the three largest poultry companies. Saudi Arabia’s broiler meat production in 2013 was estimated at 600,000 MT, an...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
South America Steps in to Meet Russian Needs
ANALYSIS - The trade war with between Russia and the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway that has flared up because of sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine was stepped up this week....
A$20,000 Back-pay for Poultry Processors
AUSTRALIA - A labour-hire contractor, who short-changed 10 overseas workers, has agreed to back-pay its former employees more than A$20,000 following an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman....
China to Expand Agricultural Produce Trade with Russia
CHINA - Chinese companies exported $2.1 billion worth of agricultural produce to Russia last year, and China is willing to work with Russia to expand two-way agricultural produce trade, said a Ministry of Commerce spokesman....
Iranian Exporters Looking to Supply Eggs to Russia
IRAN - Iranian exporters want to supply eggs to Russia following Moscow’s ban on produce from Western countries, Iran's Fars news agency reported on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Itar-Tass. ...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Russia Eyes New Food Importers to Sustain Supplies
ANALYSIS - The Russian ban on meat and food products is starting to bite and could have a dramatic effect on the global food market, writes Chris Harris....
Introduce Institutional Reforms in Agriculture to Hike Yield, Says PHDCCI
INDIA - PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI), an industry body has called for amendment to Land Ceiling Act and abolition of agriculture produce marketing committee (APMC) Act to draw massive corporate sector participation in agriculture and...
Copa Cogeca Welcomes Move to Support EU Agriculture Sector
EUROPE - Copa-Cogeca has welcomed the move by European Agriculture Commissioner Ciolos to help support the EU farm sector in response to the crisis hitting the sector as a result of the Russian ban on agricultural products....
JBS Sees Continued Growth
BRAZIL - JBS’ improving financial performance financial performance in 2014 continued through the second quarter of the year with a net income of R$29 billion....
Call for Removal of Taxes on Inputs to Save Poultry Industry
GHANA - Some poultry farmers in the Ashanti region are lamenting the high cost of inputs, which they say is negatively affecting their businesses. They complain the problem has been worsened over the last few months by the continuous depreciation of the...
Chicken Abattoir Near Market Mooted
MALAYSIA - City Hall and the Federal Territory Islamic Religious Council (MAIWP) are in the midst of discussions to build a chicken slaughtering centre on a 1.6ha plot next to Pasar Harian Selayang....
Monday, August 18, 2014
Research Reveals Hen Smothering Affects Half UK Commercial Flocks
UK - More than half of commercial chicken flocks in the UK are affected by smothering and it is an unpredictable and difficult issue for farm managers to address....
Small Fall in Chinese Food Prices
CHINA - The prices of major farm produce in China fell slightly last week despite rises in meats and fish according to a survey of prices in 36 medium and large cities by the Ministry of Commerce MOFCOM....
No Chicken Shortage; Typhoon Affects Growers, Says Ag Dept
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Friday said there is no shortage of chicken but supply was temporarily tightened as growers were affected by the onslaught of typhoon 'Glenda' last July....
Israel to End Export of Poultry, Dairy Products to EU
ISRAEL - Israel is to end its export of poultry and dairy produce to the European Union from Jewish settlements considered illegal by parts of the international community, Israeli and European officials said on Sunday....
Zambian Poultry Sector to Grow Over 80 Million Birds
ZAMBIA - The Poultry Association of Zambia (PAZ) has projected that the sector will grow more than 80 million birds in the next few years due to the rising demand of the day-old chicks....
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