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Monday, June 23, 2014
Egg Prices from Namakkal Up After a Lull
INDIA - Following sharp declining in prices, egg farmers in Namakkal, Tamil Nadu, which accounts for 20 per cent of the country's production, is now seeing some price correction. Egg prices rose by 34 paisa during the last nine days to Rs 3.31 apiece....
Prices of Chicken, Eggs to Go Down During Ramazan
PAKISTAN - Broiler rates in the market has increased due to non-implementation of the Poultry Act and people are forced to buy expensive and substandard chicken meat....
Friday, June 20, 2014
Taste the Difference with Pasture-Raised Eggs, Says Farmer
US – Pasture hens produce better tasting eggs, according to a US smallholder from Illinois....
Swedish Newcastle Disease Outbreak Affects Egg Layers
SWEDEN - The Swedish veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of Newcastle disease at a poultry farm located in Östergötland County (or Östergötlands län), situated in southeastern Sweden....
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Poultry Health Issues Top Agenda at EU Egg, Chick Association
SPAIN - At its recent meeting in Barcelona, EPEXA (Association of European Hatching Eggs, One-Day Olds and Pullet Exporters in EU Countries) discussed the challenges of poultry health issues for international trade and agreed to join forces with two other...
Egg Capacity Building Programme Makes Progress in Africa
SOUTH AFRICA - The second joint Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and International Egg Commission (IEC) seminar for egg producers' organisations took place from 9 to 10 June in Johannesburg....
High Temperatures Take Toll on Andhra Poultry Units
INDIA - The poultry industries in Andhra Pradesh's East and West Godavari districts have come under a threat with the day temperature remaining high this summer. ...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Backyard Rental Chickens Gather Momentum
US - The growing popularity of hobby hens in the suburban US has seen a meteoric rise in 'rent-a-hen' businesses. ...
New US Campaign for Better Food Labelling
US - A new national poll reveals a consumer mandate for better food production practices and Consumer Reports has launched a campaign to end the 'natural' label in favour of one that underscores a more sustainable system....
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Seminar Unifies African Egg Industry
SOUTH AFRICA – A multinational seminar has geared African egg production towards a more sustainable and poverty fighting future....
Monday, June 16, 2014
Egg Industry Center Looking to Fund Research
US - The Egg Industry Center (EIC) is seeking pre-proposals for egg industry-oriented research to fund through its grant award programme....
Friday, June 13, 2014
Feed Price Fall Cuts Poultry Farming Costs in India
INDIA - Feed prices are trending downwards, while higher-than-usual mortality in chickens is pushing up market prices for meat birds....
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Calls to Develop National Standard for Free Range Eggs
AUSTRALIA - State and territory governments will tomorrow (13 June) be asked to agree to develop a national code for free-range eggs in a bid to stamp out misleading marketing and misinformation about the welfare of chickens. ...
Alltech Introduces Dutch Roundel Farm in Kentucky
US - Animal nutrition company, Alltech, is planning to build the first Roundel layer farm in the US, says Vencomatic. ...
Poultry Product Rates Likely to Jump Due to Taxation in Budget
PAKISTAN - The rates of poultry products are going to increase sharply, as the recently announced federal budget has proposed imposition of huge taxation on this major chain of food items, despite the claim of the government that no tax has been imposed...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
China Reports Increase in Meat, Poultry Prices
CHINA - China's Consumer Price Index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, increased 2.5 per cent year on year in May, up from 1.8 per cent in the previous month, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). ...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Odisha Govt Raises Capital Subsidy Cap in Poultry
INDIA - The Odisha Government has raised the capital investment subsidy cap to Rs 75 lakh in its bid to boost poultry farming and egg production in the State and reduce its dependence on neighbouring Andhra Pradesh....
Land O'Lakes Divests Missouri Egg Business to Opal Foods
US - Its Missouri egg division is the latest business to be divested by cooperative Land O'Lakes in recent months....
Monday, June 09, 2014
Egypt Achieves Self-sufficiency in Eggs
EGYPT - The country has achieved self-sufficiency in eggs, prompting the agriculture minister to call for greater domestic production of animal vaccines and meat. ...
Biosecurity Concerns Fuel Australia's Free-range Egg Debate
AUSTRALIA - Egg farmers are calling for greater clarity in free-range to begin investing....
Egg Producers Take Supermarket Chain's Best New UK Supplier Award
UK - Honoured by Sainsbury’s as ‘Best New Supplier’, L.J. Fairburn and Son Limited is celebrating success with fellow egg producer, the Lakes Free Range Egg Company from Penrith....
Thursday, June 05, 2014
New Digital Haugh Unit Tester Launched
GLOBAL - EggTester.com - better known as ORKA Food Technology - has developed a new product, Digital Haugh Tester, which measures the height of egg albumen and allows you to determine manually the Haugh unit quickly and accurately....
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Sri Lankan Egg, Broiler Output Up in 2013
SRI LANKA - The local poultry industry production capacity in Sri Lanka has expanded in 2013. The egg production increased by 33 per cent year on year to 1.942 million while chicken production expanded by 5.2 per cent to 144.540 metric tons....
New Assessment for Environmental Impact of Broilers, Layers
AUSTRALIA – Poultry farmers around the world could soon have a consistent way of assessing the environmental impact of their operation....
Friday, May 30, 2014
Welfare Costs Put Australian Poultry Farmers under Pressure
AUSTRALIA - The country's chicken producers say they are struggling to meet rising cost of new animal welfare standards, while new rules for free-range hens and last year's avian flu outbreak are making it hard for farmers to meet demand....
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