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Nepal egg industry reels from disease and hot weather

Layer farmers in Nepal are experiencing a 50% drop in production due to disease and high temperatures. Rajesh Bhatta of Tripura International told Asian...

Wellhope Agri Tech emerges as largest feedmiller in Nepal

Wellhope Agri Tech in Nepal is constructing a modern feedmill with a 15 tons/hour capacity. Jitendra Lama, National Sales Coordinator and Strategist told Asian...

Wellhope Agri Tech modernizes farming in Nepal

Over the last decade, Nepal’s pig industry nearly doubled, and for modern farms like Nepal Wellhope Agri Tech, the potential will only grow. ZAHRAH...

ASF emerges in Nepal again

Nepal is again reporting ASF outbreaks after a reprieve of over a month. Jitendra Lama, Strategist at Wellhope Agri-Tech, told Asian Agribiz that cases...

ASF kills over 15,000 pigs in Nepal

Over 15,000 pigs have died of ASF in Nepal since the first reported case in March 2022. The government noted that it has spread...

Rungta Group in Nepal invests in hatchery

Poultry integrator Rungta Group in Nepal is building a new single-stage integrated hatchery in Bagmati province. The hatchery, which will have a capacity of...

Nepal to upgrade poultry feed quality standards

Nepal will upgrade its poultry feed quality standards as poor feed standards could eventually affect human health. The Department of Food Technology and Quality...

AI hits Nepal poultry as its economy struggles

Avian influenza (AI) has severely affected Nepal’s poultry production and experts warn that there needs to be better reporting to control the situation. Brajen Ksh,...

Classical swine fever detected in Nepal

Nepal, which reported its first ASF outbreak (https://www.asian-agribiz.com/2022/05/23/nepal-reports-first-asf-outbreak/) in Kathmandu last month, has detected classical swine fever (CSF) in most pig farms in the...

Nepal’s poultry industry hit by AI and economic crunch

Avian Influenza (AI) and an economic crunch have significantly impacted Nepal’s poultry industry. Integrators estimate AI has killed up to 2 million commercial layers...

ASF worsens economic woes of Nepalese pig farmers

ASF has worsened the economic burden of pig farmers in Nepal. Jitendra Lama, strategist at Wellhope Agri Tech, told Asian Agribiz that the industry...

Nepal reports first ASF outbreak

Nepal has reported its first-ever outbreak of ASF, according to OIE. The disease has killed 934 pigs in six municipalities in Kathmandu Valley. The...

Pig feed costs shoot up by 40-50% in Nepal

Pig feed costs have risen by 40-50% year-on-year in Nepal, says Nepal Wellhope Agri-Tech. The company, the largest pig feed producer in the country,...

Nepal detects AI at three poultry farms in Bhaktapur

Avian influenza (AI) was recently detected in poultry farms at Suryabinayak municipality in Bhaktapur district, Nepal. According to reports by local media, the Animal Disease...

Nepal detects AI in Kathmandu and Chitwan

Nepal’s Department of Livestock Services in the third week of February reported that avian influenza (AI) was detected at two locations across the country. It...

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