Tuesday, May 30, 2023
US poultry production dropped marginally in April
US poultry production in April 2023 was slightly lower than in April 2022
Monday, May 29, 2023
New government task force in Philippines focuses on diseases affecting local poultry
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA) has created a task force that will address issues and disease outbreaks plaguing the local poultry industry.
Thursday, May 25, 2023
USPOULTRY names new president
The board of directors of the US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has appointed Nath Morris as the organisation's next president.
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Iran's poultry production decline 27% year-on-year
Official figures by the Statistical Centre of Iran (SCI) showed that the total output of poultry in Iran stood at 143,155 metric tonnes (mt), marking a 27% decline compared to the same period in 2022, Press TV reported.
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Perak, Malaysia, seeks amendment to poultry enactment to tackle errant farmers
The government of Perak, Malaysia, has tabled an amendment to the state's Poultry Farming Enactment on May 23, which, among other things, increases the amount of penalties and allows for the revocation of licences for farmers who fail to co ...
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Live poultry market closure drives Chinese producers to prepared food sector
Following the outbreak of COVID-19, more Chinese local authorities have closed down live poultry markets, which expedited the pace of centralised slaughtering and the sales of chilled and fresh poultry products across China.
Monday, May 22, 2023
Vietnamese poultry organisation urges government action to save industry from bankruptcy and smuggling risks
The Vietnam Poultry Association (VIPA) has submitted a petition to the Vietnamese government, warning that plummeting prices, coupled with rising input costs, have pushed many poultry producers to the brink of bankruptcy, VN Express reporte ...
Monday, May 22, 2023
IFA warns of potential soaring chicken prices as EU considers poultry welfare recommendations
The Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) has warned that chickens could reach a price of EUR 25 (~US$27; EUR 1 = US$1.08) if the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) stringent poultry welfare recommendations are incorporated into EU legislat ...
Monday, May 22, 2023
Malayan Flour Mills to invest in Tyson poultry integration JV
Malayan Flour Mills Bhd (MFM) intends to invest at least RM135 million (US$) in capital expenditure (capex) on its poultry integration-based joint venture, Dindings Tyson Sdn Bhd (DTSB), this year.
Saturday, May 20, 2023
Latvian poultry processor Kekava to invest in biomethane gas plant
Andrius Pranckevics, the chairman of Latvian poultry processor Putnu Fabrika Kekava, said the company plans to invest up to EUR 14 million (~US$15 million; EUR 1 = US$1.08) in the construction of a biomethane gas plant, aiming to reduce ope ...
Friday, May 19, 2023
USDA mulls Organic Livestock and Poultry Standards
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is considering the proposed Organic Livestock and Poultry Standards to clarify and ensure consistent application of the USDA organic standards.
Thursday, May 18, 2023
Aldi secures second-largest share of UK fresh poultry retail market
Discount supermarket chain Aldi has emerged as a dominant player in the UK fresh poultry retail market, securing the second-largest market share, second only to retail giant Tesco, Poultry World reported.
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
FAO Meat Price Index: Prices for pork, poultry and bovine rose in April
The FAO Meat Price Index averaged 114.5 points in April, up 1.5 points (1.3%) from March and standing 7.4 points (6.1%) below its value in the corresponding month last year.
Monday, May 15, 2023
UK considers expanding poultry meat imports from Brazil
The UK is deliberating the possibility of increasing its imports of poultry meat products from Brazil, following revised poultry meat quotas for Brazil set to come into effect in July, Food Safety News reported.
Monday, May 15, 2023
Up to 551.4 million heads of poultry birds produced in Vietnam in Q1 2023
Vietnam is one of the countries with the largest total poultry population in the world, with up to 551.4 million heads being raised across the country in the first quarter of this year, a year-on-year rise of 2.4%, VNA reported.

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