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A rollercoaster year forces feedmillers to bank on alternatives

This year has so far proven volatile for animal feed producers in Asia. From high feed ingredient costs to supply disruptions, the industry has...

Norfolk introduces chicken cold cuts on a budget

Sri Lanka’s Norfolk Foods, which sells processed meats under the brand Crescent Fine Foods, has introduced budget-friendly chicken cold cuts. As Sri Lankan consumers cut...

Feed crisis forces 40% of layer farms in Sri Lanka to close

Some 40% of layer farmers in Sri Lanka have closed, the All Island Poultry Association’s President Ajith Gunasekara told Asian Agribiz. Despite the current...

Sri Lanka poultry faces medicine, vaccine shortage

Poultry producers in Sri Lanka are having difficulty importing vaccines and medicines. The lack of forex in the country is limiting imports, said the...

CONSTRUCTION REPORT 2022 – A rollercoaster year forces feedmillers to bank on alternatives

The year 2022 has so far been volatile for animal feed producers in Asia. From high feed ingredient costs to supply disruptions, the industry...

New Anthoney’s Farms seeks uninterrupted meat supply

New Anthoney’s Farms is working to maintain uninterrupted meat supply amid the feed shortages and economic challenges facing Sri Lanka. The company expects the...

Sri Lanka offered Indian credit line for raw material imports

The Sri Lankan government has urged local animal feed manufacturers to import feed ingredients and veterinary medicines through the USD 1 billion Indian credit...

IBH: Emerging and not widely diagnosed

Inclusion body hepatitis (IBH) can infect breeders, broilers, and layers. Transmitted vertically and horizontally, this disease can cause sudden onset of mortality up to...

Sri Lanka’s layer farmers lose big, industry contracts

Sri Lanka layer farmers are losing USD 0.028 on every egg produced in the last two months, Sarath Rathnayake, President of the All Ceylon...

Sri Lanka’s poultry production to contract by 20% in 2022

The Sri Lankan poultry industry expects a 20% drop in production this year as high feed costs hit farms. Ussec Sri Lankan Consultant Athula...

Crysbro relaunches brand with new packaging

Sri Lankan poultry integrator Crysbro relaunched its brand with new packaging and colors, in time for its 50th anniversary this year. The new packaging for...

Sri Lankan fuel crisis weighs on poultry farm operations

Sri Lanka's fuel crisis is affecting the day-to-day logistics and operations of poultry farms. New Anthoney’s CEO Neil Suraweera told Asian Agribiz that many...

Sri Lankan layer industry in crisis as feed costs escalate

The Sri Lankan layer industry is facing an unprecedented crisis, with 40% of the production stopped due to increasing feed prices. Former President of the...

Sri Lanka layer farmers struggle to find quality feed inputs

As feed raw material prices increase in Sri Lanka, many layer farmers are struggling to find quality raw materials at the right price. Zaffar...

Asia renews its focus on alternative feed ingredients

Amid higher prices of corn and soybean meal (sbm) and supply disruptions, feedmillers and farmers in Asia are again looking to leverage alternative feed...

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