Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Major South African poultry producer says fat-chicken crisis is getting worse
Astral Foods, the largest poultry producer in South Africa, said that the shortage of small-sized chicken portions for the fast-food industry had worsened due to ongoing electricity outages since December, resulting in a backlog of large li ...
Monday, March 13, 2023
Value of Vietnam's chicken meat imports hit US$237 million in 2022
The value of Vietnam's imported chicken meat reached US$237 million with about 178,000 tonnes last year.
Thursday, March 9, 2023
Chicken prices in South Korea soar to record high
Prices of chicken in South Korea has reached an all-time high due to increased costs of poultry farm operating costs, which includes rising prices for fertilisers, livestock feed, electricity, and fuel, Aju Business Daily reported.
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
US proposes vaccinating chickens due to bird flu
The US government has proposed a mass vaccination campaign for the country's poultry population, due to spread of bird flu that has resulted in deaths of tens of millions of chickens and increased cost of eggs, Prensa Latina reported.
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Chicken prices in Egypt decline after country imports Brazilian chicken
Chicken prices in Egypt fell for the first time this week after the government imported more than 100,000 tonnes of Brazilian frozen chicken, Middle East News Agency reported.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Subsidy for chicken eggs to continue in Malaysia until June 2023
Malaysia's Agriculture and Food Security Ministry said the subsidy for chicken eggs in the country will continue until June 2023, involving a total cost of MYR 1.28 billion (~US$285 million; MYR 1 = US$0.22), Bernama reported.
Monday, February 27, 2023
Chicken demand in Sri Lanka declines due to inflation
Ceylon Grain Elevators, a top poultry group in Sri Lanka, said chicken demand in the country has declined in the fourth quarter of 2022 due to high inflation, which reduced disposable incomes, EconomyNext reported.
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Iloilo province in the Philippines looks to chicken and fish amid ASF threat
The provincial government of Iloilo in the Philippines, a major producer of pork in the country, is looking to increase its sources of protein, including not only pork but also chicken meat and fish products, due to the ongoing threat of Af ...
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Malaysia to lift price controls on chicken and eggs from June
Malaysia aims to lift price controls on chicken and eggs from June this year to boost supplies of both products, and plans to cultivate grain corn locally to mitigate higher prices of chicken feed imports, The Straits Times reported.
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
China's chicken consumption falls in big cities Shanghai and Hong Kong
A challenging economic environment — in conjunction with the gradual recovery of pork supply, which sent prices plummeting — severely impacted China's chicken production and consumption.
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Philippines imports less pork and beef, more chicken
Data from the Philippines' Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) showed the country imported more chicken over pork and beef in January this year, The Star reported.
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Animal feed for chicken, salmon highlighted as major factor behind environmental pressures
Most of the environmental effects of farmed chicken and salmon arise from the food the animals are reared on, new research suggests.
Monday, February 13, 2023
Fire killed 50,000 hens at Waikato, New Zealand chicken farm
A fire at a chicken farm in Orini, Waikato, New Zealand, has killed 50,000 egg-laying hens.
Monday, February 13, 2023
US National Chicken Council calls on FDA to alleviate egg prices
The current outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI or bird flu) in the United States and resulting egg price increases have caused the chicken industry to closely examine a policy that requires the broiler industry to destroy n ...
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Tyson Foods says larger beef and pork supplies weakened demand for its chicken
Executives for Tyson Foods, the biggest US meat company by sales, said larger-than-expected supplies of beef and pork weakened demand for its chicken, as the meatpacker missed Wall Street quarterly profit estimates, Yahoo! Finance reported.

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