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Native chicken farming vibrant despite challenges

Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia have vibrant native chicken industries. The challenges they face however, include unfair competition from non-native chicken producers, Covid-19, and high...

Demand spike leads to chicken price increase

Demand surge for chicken is contributing to the high chicken price in Malaysia. As many economic sectors have opened up, Johor’s Consumer Affairs Committee...

New flavor for alternative feed ingredients, sources

Feed ingredient prices and import challenges continue to rock animal protein production in Asia. But producers continue to find ways to balance production costs...

Thailand’s pig industry faces huge challenges

Disease outbreaks, high feed costs, and lower pork consumption have beset Thailand’s pig industry. Surachai Sutthitham, Thai Swine Raisers Association President, told Asian Agribiz...

Thailand’s layer duck farms suffer high feed costs

Small-scale layer duck farms in Thailand are suffering from higher raw material prices, especially corn and soybean meal. “Feed costs rose significantly this year....

ASF continues to challenge Vietnam’s pig industry

ASF is still the main concern of pig farmers in Vietnam. In its latest Grain and Feed Update on Vietnam, the USDA said that...

Higher feed costs drown profits of Thai layer farms

Higher raw material prices, especially corn and soybean meal, and lower egg prices have cut into the profits of small-scale layer farms in Thailand....

Independent broiler farmers lost USD378m in 2019-20

Independent broiler farmers in Indonesia suffered losses worth USD 378 million from 2019-2020. The Paguyuban Peternak Rakyat Nusantara, a group of independent broiler farmers,...

High feed prices push up chicken prices in Malaysia

Chicken prices are up again in Malaysia due to sustained high prices of animal feed, the AgriFood ministry said. The Domestic Trade and Consumer...

Philippine feed costs up 10-15% since January

Philippine livestock and poultry producers, already reeling from disease and depressed demand, are also facing high feed costs. Gil Garcia, President of Agrichexers Corp...

Indonesian integrators asked to maintain DOC, feed prices

The Indonesian Ministry of Trade has asked poultry integrators to cap DOC prices at USD 0.42/bird and not to increase feed prices. Isy Karim,...

Functional feed: One way to keep costs down

As feed costs escalates in Asia, many are turning to functional feeds for better efficiencies at a lower cost. ZAHRAH IMTIAZ led Asian Agribiz’s...

India shrimp production contracts on multiple challenges

Alltech India expects shrimp production this year to drop considerably due to natural disasters and production issues. Priya Bhatt, Marketing Coordinator-Aqua, told Asian Agribiz...

Raw material, container prices challenge feed producers

High raw material prices, compounded by higher container prices, are challenging Indonesian feed producers. Roland Sebastian, Marketing and Sales Head at Suri Tani Pemuka...

Sri Lankan feed millers raise feed prices by another 10%

Sri Lankan feed companies are raising prices of commercial poultry feed by 10%. Industry sources say the hike comes at a time when Sri...

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