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Covid-19 pushes Candi Farm to adopt home-mixing

The Covid-19 pandemic prompted Indonesia’s Candi Farm to shift to home-mixing feed for its layers. “I used the lockdown period to learn about feed...

Mitigating Covid impact and global events on supply chains

Covid-19 did more than change consumer habits and behavior, it placed tremendous pressure on supply chains, demanding flexibility, and better access at a time...

Covid – lessons learned for swine health

GEOFF HANDLEY* reports two studies that show the in-feed application of benzoic acid and essential oils can reduce the viral load and survivability of...

Rising above challenges

The past two years have been tough for Asia's livestock industry with many challenges resulting from the double scourge of ASF and Covid-19. David John...

Covid and ASF recovery at different speeds for pork

Countries are recovering from Covid and ASF at different speeds for pork production. Rabobank’s Global Outlook for Animal Protein 2022 reports that pork demand...

Pandemic could change how Vietnamese consume pork

The Covid-19 related closure of wet markets, the biggest retail channel for freshly slaughtered meat in Vietnam, could lead to a change in consumption...

Vietnamese consumers switch from pork to poultry

Covid-19 has affected jobs and incomes. Price sensitive consumers in Vietnam are looking for ways to lower food expenses. This has affected the consumption...

Food security to tighten with Covid-19

- The drop in air freight capacity out of Australia will impact high-value chilled beef cuts (although over 90% of frozen beef is through reefers). “The big risk is of potential bottlenecks such as ports in South America and export bans on grains/oilseeds.

Bangladesh poultry seeks government assistance to weather crisis

The Bangladesh Poultry Industries Central Council (BPICC) wants financial incentives from the government to recover from the Covid-19 crisis. The BPICC in a statement...

Thailand ensures sufficient egg supplies despite rising exports

Egg production in Thailand is sufficient for consumers during a two-week lockdown in Bangkok and peripheral areas, according to the Department of Internal Trade....

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