Friday, March 15, 2024
Inghams seeks to acquire organic chicken business in New Zealand
Inghams Group Limited announced on March 7 its intention to acquire the Bostock Brothers (BBL) organic chicken business in New Zealand for NZ$35.3 million (approximately US$21.8 million).
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Chicken surpasses lamb in value for the first time in Australia
For the first time in Australia, the value of chicken meat has surpassed that of lamb, marking a significant shift in the country's meat market dynamics, Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported.
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Thailand ranks third in chicken exports, eyes measures to boost competitiveness
Thailand has emerged as the world's third-largest exporter of chicken, surpassing its 2022 ranking, with over 100,000 tonnes of chicken valued at more than THB 100 billion (US$2.7 billion) exported last year, The Nation reported.
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Bird flu outbreak in Tainan, Taiwan leads to culling of over 12,000 chickens
The H5N1 subtype of bird flu was detected on a chicken farm located in Tainan's Jiali district, Taiwan, prompting the culling of 12,794 chickens, Taiwan News reported.
Friday, February 23, 2024
USDA-ERS expects US pork exports to overtake chicken by 2033
The US Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (ERS) anticipates a significant shift in the global meat export landscape, with US pork poised to overtake chicken by 2033.
Thursday, February 22, 2024
Bangladesh Poultry Association blames corporate monopoly for soaring egg and chicken prices
The Bangladesh Poultry Association (BPA) has attributed the recent price surge in eggs and chickens to the monopolistic control of poultry feed and chick production by corporate entities, New Age reported.
Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Republic of Ireland High Court dismisses challenge over chicken rearing plant license
The High Court of the Republic of Ireland has ruled against a challenge brought over a decision by the country's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to grant an industrial emissions license to a chicken rearing plant in Co Limerick, Irish ...
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Around 13,000 chickens in Kagoshima, Japan, put down following detection of bird flu
The prefectural government of Kagoshima, Japan, announced on February 11 that around 13,000 chickens in Minami-Satsuma were culled after DNA testing found cases of the highly pathogenic avian influenza at a poultry farm that raises chickens ...
Tuesday, February 13, 2024
National Chicken Council highlights US chicken industry's efforts to reduce food waste
In comments submitted to the United States' Environmental Protection Agency, the National Chicken Council (NCC) outlined the many ways in which US chicken producers reduce food waste, recycle byproducts and utilise products that would other ...
Thursday, February 8, 2024
Fresh chickens from mainland China return to Macao supermarkets
In preparation for the upcoming Chinese New Year, fresh chickens from mainland China have made their return to Macao supermarkets, ensuring a plentiful supply for the festive season, China Daily reported.
Tuesday, February 6, 2024
China produces chickens abundantly - but faces challenges in exporting
Last year, China released 11.86 billion broiler chickens and produced a total of 18.876 million tonnes of chicken meat, accounting for 20% of total meat production in the country.
Monday, February 5, 2024
Plans for Wales, UK chicken farms await ministerial action after year-long pause
Plans for the establishment of 12 chicken farms in Powys, Wales, UK, are still in limbo, awaiting a decision nearly a year after the Welsh government imposed a pause on the applications, Wales Farmer reported.
Monday, January 29, 2024
Drop in Jamaica's chicken consumption last year
Jamaica's consumption of chicken in 2023 was slightly less than the year before, based on figures provided by Jamaica Broilers Limited.
Monday, January 22, 2024
Malaysia assures ample supply of affordably priced chickens for Lunar New Year
Malaysia's Agriculture and Food Security Ministry Secretary General, Lokman Hakim Ali, has affirmed that the country will have more than enough affordably priced chickens available during the Lunar New Year festivities, South China Morning ...
Thursday, January 18, 2024
Turkey sees dip in chicken meat production, rise in milk output
According to data from the Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK), Turkey's chicken meat production faced a decline of 3.9%, totalling 2.13 million tonnes in January-November 2023 compared to the previous year, but milk output witnessed a pos ...

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