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19 July 2017
Infectious Bronchitis: The ‘Eye of the Storm’ for Chicken Health
GLOBAL - Ask any poultry producer about the most economically important disease in broilers, breeders or layers....
18 July 2017
CME: Pork, Poultry, Egg Forecasts for 2017 and 2018 Unchanged
US - In the cash market, as reported by USDA-Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), fed steer prices were higher week-over-week, writes Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
China's Agricultural Imports Rise Rapidly in 2017
CHINA - China's imports of major agricultural products continued to increase fast in the first five months of the year, driven by price gaps between domestically produced products and imported products, according to the Ministry of Agriculture....
17 July 2017
Nigerian Experts Develop High Egg Output, Disease-resistant Chickens
NIGERIA - A team of experts under the auspices of African Chicken Genetic Gains in Nigeria has announced a breakthrough in poultry production in Nigeria following the development of disease-resistant breed of chicken with higher egg output....
14 July 2017
Poultry Prices to Soften by 20% in Six Weeks
INDIA - Poultry prices are likely to decline by 20 per cent over the next six weeks due to expectations of weak consumer demand during the ongoing festival season....
13 July 2017
SA Poultry Industry at Risk if Bird Flu Not Contained
SOUTH AFRICA - The recent cases of bird flu outbreak are a first for the South African poultry industry. Unfortunately, it happens at a time when the industry is gearing up for increased production and exports after periods of drought and subsequent high...
Kerala Govt Set to Wreck Tamil Nadu Poultry Traders
INDIA - The Kerala government has mooted a plan to wreck the domination of Tamil Nadu traders in the broiler chicken market....
More Cases of H7N9 Reported in Beijing
CHINA - Twenty-seven cases of human H7N9 have been reported to authorities in Beijing so far this year, the Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control said on Tuesday....
12 July 2017
Egg Prices Still Flying High Despite Imports
SOUTH KOREA - Local egg prices still are high despite the arrival of eggs imported from Thailand following the latest outbreak of bird flu, data showed Tuesday....
Identifying, Assessing Risks of Food Contaminants as Early as Possible
GERMANY - Dioxins, mineral oils, perfluorinated substances - not only do people not obtain important nutrients with their food, they also ingest undesirable substances which can affect health when taken up in certain quantities....
11 July 2017
British Egg Sales Crack Six Billion
UK - Egg sales have topped six billion for the first time since modern records began, with soaring sales confirming British shoppers’ growing love affair with eggs....
07 July 2017
Research Will Lead to Improved Vaccines for Reovirus
US - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, in which researchers developed new tools and methods leading to improved vaccines for reovirus....
NZ's Largest Free Range Egg Producer to Start Stamping Eggs
NEW ZEALAND - The country's largest free range egg producer has begun stamping its eggs with a mark of origin....
06 July 2017
When Temps Rise, Japanese Quail Require Breeze
BRAZIL - Tiny Japanese quail eggs are a small niche market in the United States, but they're a big business in Brazil where they are sold fresh in grocery stores in egg cartons that hold 30 of the small, speckled delicacies, and are a hard-boiled staple...
05 July 2017
Iran Produces 160k Tons of Eggs Per Annum
IRAN - About 160,000 tons of eggs per year are produced in excess of Iran’s domestic demand, the head of board of directors at Tehran’s Union of Producers of Egg-Laying Hen said....
OIE Reports H5N1 Bird Flu Outbreak in Togo
TOGO - The Togolese veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) at an intensive layer farm in Maritime Region....
Research: Protein Consumption Increasing Among Canadians
CANADA - Results from the newest Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) report Canadians are consuming more of their calories from protein than they did over a decade ago. ...
04 July 2017
New Study 'Eggs on' Older People to Increase Protein Intake
UK - Details of a new study encouraging older people to increase their protein intake by eating more eggs are being presented at this year’s prestigious Nutrition Society conference. ...
Egypt Poultry Prices See LE8 Decline
EGYPT - Local poultry stocks have seen a decline in prices down by LE8.5 per kilogram....
03 July 2017
HCM City Tracing Pig, Poultry Origins
VIET NAM - After gaining encouraging results from a pilot programme that allows consumers to check the origin of pork, the HCM City Department of Industry and Trade last weekend announced a new plan to use information technology to control and trace the...
HK Depends on Mainland China for Food Quality, Safety
HONG KONG - Food supplied by the Chinese mainland has played a crucial role in improving the livelihoods of residents in Hong Kong since its return to the nation 20 years ago, and the special administrative region is expected to continue enjoying high-quality,...
29 June 2017
CRISIL: Feast Only Just Beginning for MSMEs in Broiler Farming
INDIA - CRISIL expects the credit profiles of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) engaged in the broiler farming business to improve in fiscal 2018. ...
28 June 2017
Farm Bureau Says NAFTA Renegotiations Must Prioritise Ag
US - A modernised North American Free Trade Agreement must build upon market gains for US agriculture and settle remaining challenges for US farmers and ranchers in neighboring markets, Don Shawcroft, Colorado Farm Bureau president, stated in a hearing...
23 June 2017
Iran Ships Eggs to Qatar, Afghanistan
IRAN - An official, while reporting on deployment of an egg container to Qatar, said about 1500 tons of the product have been exported to Afghanistan in the past two months....
21 June 2017
Hens, Greenhouses and Bees Key to Restoring Livelihoods in Iraq
IRAQ - Thousands of vulnerable Iraqis and Syrian refugees will profit from new agricultural livelihoods ventures thanks to a Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) project supporting families affected by conflict in northern Iraq....
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