Poultry companies buy live birds to stabilize price

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Ten poultry companies in Indonesia are purchasing live birds from broiler farmers in Java. Herry Dermawan, Chairman of the Indonesian Poultry Farmers Associations, said this supports the National Food Agency’s bid to stabilize live bird prices. The purchase started on September 23 and will last unt...

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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’.