Heap Soon cuts egg production on rising costs, disease


Malaysia’s Heap Soon Farming is cutting back egg production due to rising costs and a bout with Newcastle Disease (ND). Last year, the farm reduced production by 20% to 1.6 million/day because of lockdowns and demand drops. The recent ND outbreak and high feed costs have caused a further decrease i...

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Editor, Alternative Protein, Asian Meat Magazine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Analyses the challenges in cage free egg production and its viability in Asia in the article, ‘Is cage-free commitment feasible with premium costs?'