Indonesia launches three new layer duck strains

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Indonesia's Ministry of Agriculture has developed three new layer duck strains to boost egg production. Maijon Purba, a researcher from the agency, said duck egg production is a promising business in Indonesia. The first two strains are layer breeders: Alabimaster-Agrinak, which begins to lay at 24...

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Regional Correspondent, Jakarta, Indonesia. With a mortality rate up to 30%, Inclusion body hepatitis (IBH) can infect breeders, broilers, and layers. Meli led the Asian Agribiz team to find out how IBH is addressed in the region in the article, ‘IBH: Emerging and not widely diagnosed’.