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Vaccination, biosecurity crucial in Salmonella control

The focus on food safety coupled with intermittent Salmonella outbreaks in the region has prompted poultry producers to vaccinate their chicks, especially layers. Western...

Chickens need time to adapt to alternative ingredients

Broilers and layers do not appreciate sudden changes in their diets and should have time to adapt to alternative ingredients like barley. “Any changes...

Broilers, layers can utilize feedstuffs beyond corn and soy

Both broilers and layers can adapt to and utilize nutrients from a wide range of feedstuffs. Although traditional corn and soy users, Southeast Asia...

ND, IBH hit Malaysian poultry industry

Malaysia’s poultry industry is grappling with both Newcastle disease (ND) and inclusion body hepatitis (IBH). “These issues have cropped up in the last few months...

Asia’s layer duck industry offers long-term growth potential

Duck egg producers in the region are optimistic of growth. However, the farming system, genetics, and egg quality should be improved, writes MELIYANA and...

Vencomatic, GFP collaborate on model cage-free farm

Vencomatic and Global Food Partners (GFP) have partnered to establish a cage-free model layer farm in Jogjakarta, Indonesia. Vencomatic will provide equipment for the...

Just Laid leads with antibiotic-free fresh eggs

Just Laid's reputation is based on antibiotic-free eggs that are supplied within 48 hours of them being laid, writes ZAHRAH IMTIAZ. Ashok Mandava represents the...

CJ Feed Indonesia adds new aqua feedmill in Banten

CJ Feed Indonesia is building a new aqua feedmill in Banten. This facility, which will produce 3000 tons of fish feed per month. It would...

High feed costs affect Indonesian layer farmer margins

Layer farmers in Indonesia are feeling the ‘heat’ brought by expensive feed ingredients and commercial feed prices. Alvin Kosnanto, a layer feed mixer in Central...

WMU develops vertically integrated broiler and layer operations

Widodo Makmur Unggas is expanding its integrated broiler business and building a layer operation. This is in a bid to become the biggest poultry...

WMU develops vertically integrated broiler, layer operations

Widodo Makmur Unggas (WMU) is expanding its integrated broiler business and building a layer operation. This is in a bid to become the biggest...

Feedmill supports Sahabat Ternak’s integrated operations

Indonesian layer company Sahabat Ternak Jaya’s feedmill supports its layer operations. Apart from internal use, the feed is also sold to other producers under the Sahabat...

Sahabat Ternak invests in breeding farm and hatchery

Egg producer, Sahabat Ternak Jaya, in North Sumatra Indonesia, has built a breeding farm and hatchery. Costing USD 2.5 million, these facilities are on...

Potential and challenges in Asia’s layer industry

In this podcast, Dr Xabier Arbe, Global Business Unit Head of layer genetic company H&N International, discusses: • How Covid-19 pandemic and avian influenza outbreaks...

H9N2 continues to stress poultry production in Karachi

Pakistan’s poultry sector is large and growing rapidly. It produces about 34% of the country’s total meat production and consistently records an annual growth...

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