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Poultry Industry News: Barbados

29 May 2015
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Barbados Takes Measures to Protect Egg Supply
BARBADOS - A Barbados poultry organisation has reassured residents that measures are being taken to protect the country from the effects of avian flu, after restrictions placed on imports led to a shortage of eggs late last year....
16 September 2014
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Ag Officer Calls for Increased Tax Rate on Poultry Imports
BARBADOS - Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Agricultural Society, James Paul, remains adamant that poultry imports should carry a heavier tax rate....
17 July 2014
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Producing Small Chickens Poses Big Problem in Barbados
BARBADOS - The Board of the Barbados Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (BADMC) contends that in addition to consumer prices, producing cheaper and smaller birds between 2007 and 2013 is the true production problem....
10 June 2014
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Barbadians Urged to Buy Local Poultry
BARBADOS - The Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS) maintains that the importation of chicken into the country is putting the livelihoods of poultry farmers in jeopardy....
23 September 2013
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Poultry Producers Want 184 Per Cent Duty
BARBADOS - Local poultry producers remain firm in their position that anyone importing processed chicken products should be charged duty at a rate of 184 per cent....
25 March 2013
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Imports Threatening Local Poultry Industry?
BARBADOS - There is a concern that some international players, such as restaurants, who enter the local market would pose a threat to the local poultry industry if they import all of their produce. ...
08 November 2011
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Industry Warned to Prepare for Cheap Imports
BARBADOS - Local poultry producers must confront the threat of cheaper poultry meat imports from the US, says a senior official with the poultry association....
13 June 2011
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Consumers Must Expect Chicken Price Hike
BARBADOS - The industry has warned that rising feed costs will push up the prices of chickens to consumers. ...
26 February 2010
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Super Centre to Boost Chicken Sales
BARBADOS - Super Centre has launched a programme to help the poultry industry by promoting chicken in supermarkets....
01 October 2009
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Barbadian Exporters Seek New Poultry Markets
BARBADOS - Poultry farmers looking to export chicken to neighbouring islands are facing some challenges....
21 September 2009
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Barbadian Industry Suffers from Cheap Meat Imports
BARBADOS - The poultry industry is blaming its present difficulties on the import of turkey wings duty-free....
11 May 2009
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Barbadian Industry Calls for Incentives
BARBADOS - The poultry industry is in good health but it is calling for government incentives....
28 April 2009
Poultry Industry News from Barbados New Head of Caribbean Poultry Association
BARBADOS - The new executive director of the Caribbean Poultry Association is Dr Desmond Ali....
17 July 2008
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Chicken Litter is a Valuable Fertiliser
BARBADOS - For many it is an malodorous waste or an environmental problem but one specialist sees litter as a valuable fertiliser. ...
19 May 2008
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Chicken Farmers Threaten to Withhold Products from Shops
BARBADOS - Chicken farmers in Barbados are threatening to take their products off the market because of a dispute over prices....
12 November 2007
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Poultry Farmers Shift Price Blame
BARBADOS - Don't blame us! That's the cry from small and medium-sized chicken producers struggling to break even and make a modest profit from whole chicken sales at an average $3.50 per pound. ...
01 October 2007
Poultry Industry News from Barbados No Cheaper Chicken
BARBADOS - Don't expect chicken prices to drop before the busy Christmas season....
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Poultry Producers Taking Risks But Retailers Taking Profits
BARBADOS - Poultry producers in Barbados are calling for a more equitable distribution of profits from the industry. ...
26 September 2007
Poultry Industry News from Barbados There Is No Shortage Of Chicken In Barbados
BARBADOS - The Egg and Poultry Producers Association says there should be an adequate supply of chicken for the Christmas season, and it has rejected suggestions of a chicken shortage in the country....
05 July 2007
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Barbados lifts ban on UK poultry products
BRIDGETOWN - Commercial importers as well as travellers are now free to import poultry and poultry products into Barbados from the United Kingdom. ...
18 April 2007
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Explanation needed for price increases
BARBADOS - One non-governmental organisation is calling for a detailed explanation of the recent increases in the price of chicken and other consumer goods and services. ...
13 April 2007
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Chicken prices in Barbados remain stable
BARBADOS - Local poultry producers have decided to absorb the latest increase in feed prices, to ensure chicken prices don't rise in Barbados. ...
02 October 2006
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Barbados farmers want millions in compensation
BARBADOS - Hit with heavy financial losses caused by nutritional deficiencies last year, the Barbadian poultry industry is now seeking redress....
23 July 2006
Poultry Industry News from Barbados Call for ban on chicken wings grows louder
BARBADOS - There's more support tonight for Barbados to put a temporary halt on the importation of chicken wings. It's coming from the Barbados Agricultural Society. Chief executive officer, James Paul, says such a move would be welcomed by the industry....

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