Higher poultry production to raise corn use


Corn consumption will increase in Indonesia this year as the population of broilers and layers grow, said the USDA. Industry forecast pegs a 6.4% growth in broiler population to 3.3 billion birds and 10.3% growth in layer population to 408 million heads. Feedmills use more local corn as the primary...

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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’.