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Malaysian chicken, egg prices to hold until next year

Malaysia’s chicken and egg prices will remain the same until next year. Federation of Livestock Farmers’ Association of Malaysia advisor Francis Lau said the...

South Korea confirms H5N1 outbreak in Eumseong

South Korea’s government recently confirmed another outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus at a chicken farm in Eumseong, North Chungcheong province. This...

Sri Lankan chicken and egg prices stay high

Chicken and egg prices in Sri Lanka will remain high due to rising feed prices and food shortages. “Demand for chicken rose, but supply...

Vietnam detects H5N8 avian influenza in backyard poultry

The Sub-Department of Livestock and Veterinary Medicine in Vietnam’s Quang Ninh province has detected the H5N8 avian influenza (AI) virus in a backyard chicken...

Astino wins with modern approach to elevated houses

Elevated broiler houses made from wood and bamboo have long been used in Southeast Asia. But Astino has modernized the old system to generate...

Quezon Poultry automates its processing plant

Philippine poultry integrator Quezon Poultry and Livestock Corporation (QPLC) has automated its poultry processing plant, despite disruptions like volcanic eruptions and the pandemic. “In 2018,...

Gut health requires defense against pathogens

Through the life of a chicken, gut health is dynamic, and it requires many different things, said Richard Bailey, Aviagen’s Poultry Health Scientist during...

Fast food lessons during the pandemic

Fast food, the pandemic and customer response have taught Quality Integrated Agro a thing or two about product innovation, creativity, and quality assurance, writes...

Sri Lankan processors turn to portioned chicken cuts

Sri Lankan poultry processors have launched more value-added and portioned chicken cuts as the frozen whole chicken market strains under price controls. Increasing costs of...

China detects more subtypes of avian metapneumovirus

China has detected more subtypes of avian metapneumovirus (aMVP), a respiratory pathogen associated with the swollen head syndrome in chickens. Poultry consultant Kannan Ganapathy said...

Hipra offers solution for coccidiosis in Vietnam

In Vietnam, coccidiosis has been a difficult problem to deal with, not only for broiler breeder farms but also for commercial broiler farms. Because the...

Keells Food feels the pinch of rising price of poultry

Sri Lanka’s major meat processor Keells Food Products reported a squeeze in its margins. The company reported sales of USD 4.4 million in Q2...

Chronic gut inflammation is a hidden cost

Chronic low-grade gut inflammation has a negative impact on the operational productivity of modern poultry producers. Often unseen clinically, but felt economically, it impairs...

IBH in Malaysia controlled with locally-developed vaccine

Local vaccines have helped Malaysia control inclusion body hepatitis (IBH) in domestic chickens. “Around 2-3 years ago, IBH was a big concern, especially in breeder...

Farmesh expands its chicken business

Thai meat distributor, Farmesh, will build a chicken farm and slaughterhouses and open more meat shops in Thailand’s southern provinces, writes PAYUNGSAK WIRIYABUNDITKUL. Farmesh has...

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