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Aviagen: Ross MENA team holds customer seminar in Jordan

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

The Aviagen® Ross® Middle East and North Africa (MENA) team recently held a customer seminar on May 29-30 in Amman, Jordan.

WHO warns limited surveillance hampers assessment of H5N1 avian influenza risk

Monday, July 15, 2024

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that limited surveillance of animal and human cases of H5N1 avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu, is hindering its ability to assess and manage the global risk posed by the disease, Voice of America reported.

Kunduz, Afghanistan sees 58.3% surge in chicken production

Monday, July 15, 2024

In the past six months, 3,000 tonnes of chicken have been produced in northern Kunduz province, Afghanistan, marking a 58.3% increase compared to the previous six months, Pajhwok Afghan News reported.

Singapore delegation in Long An, Vietnam, to learn about food safety management, agricultural export certification

Monday, July 15, 2024

A working delegation from Singapore on July 12 visited agricultural farms in the Mekong Delta province of Long An, Vietnam, to learn about food safety management policies, disease control, and agricultural export certification.

EU broiler production costs may spike by 37.5% with introduction of Better Chicken Commitment, report claims

Monday, July 15, 2024

The introduction of the Better Chicken Commitment (BCC) could lead to broiler production costs increasing by 37.5% in the European Union.

USDA projects US beef output at 26.7 billion pounds, pork at 28.1 billion pounds for 2024

Monday, July 15, 2024

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has increased its 2024 US red meat production forecast, while lowering the outlook for poultry.

Cargill faces legal action over pollution in River Wye, UK

Friday, July 12, 2024

The US meat and grain giant Cargill has been warned to compensate those affected by pollution in River Wye, UK, or face court proceedings, according to lawyers preparing to sue the company, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism reported.

Nigeria faces potential collapse of poultry industry, farmers say

Friday, July 12, 2024

Poultry farmers in Nigeria said that several poultry farms are shutting down operations due to skyrocketing prices of poultry feed and unsustainable cost of production, among other challenges in the sector.

Close to two million chickens to be culled as bird flu found at Colorado, US farm

Friday, July 12, 2024

Nearly 1.8 million chickens will be killed after bird flu was detected at an egg-laying operation in Weld County, Colorado, the United States.

Arkansas, US researchers found chicken bred for water conservation still gain weight despite heat stress

Friday, July 12, 2024

In the first scientific report of its kind, researchers in Arkansas, the United States, showed that chickens bred for water conservation continued to put on weight despite heat stress that would normally slow growth.