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India’s poultry production growth expected to slow

India’s poultry production is expected to slow down in 2022, while the industry will continue to face margin pressure from high feed costs. On...

Meatzza rides pandemic heat with convenience foods

The Covid-19 pandemic has provided an opportunity for processed meat companies like Meatzza to expand their convenience product range. Meatzza Managing Director, Rajiv Jaisinghani told...

India sets up fund to encourage further processing

The Indian government has established a USD 2 billion Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development (AHID) Fund to provide concessionary loans to set up dairy, poultry...

India allows import of 500,000 tons of corn

- The Indian Government has allowed the import of 500,000 tons of corn this year at a concessional 15% import tax.

Rajasthan latest state issue protocols for male chick culling

The Rajasthan State Government in India will take strict action against poultry hatcheries using crude methods to kill male chicks. The Deputy Director of...

NECC’s mobile app offers daily egg pricing

by Zahrah Imtiaz - The National Egg Coordination Committee (NECC) which sets egg prices in India, has released a mobile app to communicate better.

North Sulawesi to export 6000 tons of copra cake to India

Indonesia’s North Sulawesi will soon export 6000 tons of copra cake for animal feed to India. Donni Muksydayan, Head of the Agricultural Quarantine Agency...

Jammu and Kashmir offers incentives for  poultry investors

The State Government of Jammu and Kashmir in India has launched the J&K Poultry Policy 2020 Operational Guidelines to develop its poultry industry. The...

Kerala Feeds offers training programs for new age dairy farmers

Kerala feeds launched ‘Entrepreneurial vigor’, a dairy training program to lure educated youth into the sector. The company’s target would be expats and new...

Suguna promotes enriched eggs to boost immunity

by Zahrah Imtiaz - Suguna Foods Pvt Ltd has increased production of its line of enriched eggs to cater to health-conscious consumers during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Microsoft invests in Indian agritech space

Microsoft has launched the ‘Microsoft for Agritech Startups program’ to help Indian agritech startups "build industry-specific solutions, scale, and grow with access to deep...

Indian consumers support government in making meat safe at wet markets

by Zahrah Imtiaz - Indian consumers sensitized to issues of hygiene after the Covid-19 pandemic are pushing for better standards in wet markets.

Continuous outbreaks of H5N1 Avian Influenza in India

Four states in India have reported ongoing cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 to the OIE. In the country’s filing to the OIE...

Karnataka calls out PETA on anti-chicken campaign

The Karnataka Poultry Farmers and Breeders Association (KPFBA) in India has come out against animal rights group PETA for comparing Indian meat markets to...

Berdikari’s 50,000 tons of carabeef to stabilize market price

Indonesia’s state-owned company Berdikari has secured a permit to import 50,000 tons of buffalo meat from India. The first shipment of 672 tons reached...

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