Poultry
Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Thai egg prices surge amid heat wave and feed cost hikes
Egg prices in Thailand are poised to rise to THB 3.80 (US$0.10) per egg, as announced by the Thai Cooperative Network for Chicken Egg Producers, due to ongoing heat wave and diminished egg production, Thai News Agency reported.
Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Bulacan, Philippines, declared free of avian influenza
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA) declared on April 26 that the country's Bulacan province is now free of H5N1 avian influenza (AI).
Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Aviagen's parent stock distributor in Jordan celebrates opening of new hatchery
Acolid, Aviagen's Indian River® parent stock (PS) distributor in Jordan, recently celebrated the opening of its new hatchery in the country.
Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Nutreco opens new fish and poultry feed facility in Nigeria
Nutreco has opened a state-of-the art fish and poultry feed production facility in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, Skretting announced on April 22.
Monday, April 29, 2024
Bird flu resurgence sparks egg price surge worldwide
A recent resurgence of avian influenza in poultry facilities across the US, Japan, and various other nations has prompted a renewed increase in egg prices around the world, CNBC reported.
Monday, April 29, 2024
Olymel plans to shut down poultry, pork production plant in Quebec, Canada
Canadian poultry and pork processor and distributor Olymel LP said it plans to close its Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu plant in Quebec, Canada.
Friday, April 26, 2024
Heatwave in the Philippines threatens livestock
As temperatures soar to high levels next month in the Philippines, livestock are also affected by the looming heatwave, adversely impacting their health, productivity, and product quality, Philippine Daily Inquirer reported.
Friday, April 26, 2024
Chile now permitted to export poultry meat to Paraguay
Chile has secured approval to export poultry meat and related products to Paraguay, following negotiations between the Chilean Agricultural and Livestock Service (SAG), ChileCarne (the Chilean Meat Exporters Association) and Paraguay's heal ...
Thursday, April 25, 2024
US study finds salmonella rates higher on larger poultry farms
Researchers at North Carolina State University, US, conducted a comparative study of Salmonella prevalence between differently sized poultry farms, revealing that larger commercial farms had higher rates of Salmonella in faecal and environm ...
Thursday, April 25, 2024
US egg production increased 1% in March
US egg production numbers were mixed in March 2024.
Thursday, April 25, 2024
Philippine senator calls for further study of relaxing country's import process of agricultural products
Three Philippine senators on April 22 weighed in on the streamlining of administrative procedures and policies on the importation of agricultural products and removal of non-tariff barriers.
Thursday, April 25, 2024
FAO director-general urges for more investment into more sustainable livestock sector in Africa
During the 33rd Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Africa held last week in Morocco, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Qu Dongyu, called for increasing collaboration and inves ...
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
USDA releases avian flu genetic data amid calls for transparency
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published genetic data from samples of the avian flu virus, responding to criticism from scientists who sought more public information to assess the ongoing outbreak, Scripps News reported.
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Brazil expands halal poultry exports to Malaysia, eyes doubling sales
Brazil's government announced the clearance of four additional poultry plants to sell halal products to Malaysia, anticipating a potential doubling of exports to the Asian nation compared to last year's figures, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Thailand's heatwave drives up duck egg prices
Duck egg prices in Thailand rose by 4.5% to ฿4.60 (US$0.12) each on April 22 as the continuing heatwave took its toll on the poultry industry.

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