Livestock Production

Japan reports first case of highly pathogenic bird flu this season

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Japan has confirmed the first case of highly pathogenic H5-type bird flu at a poultry farm in the southern part of the country, The Straits Times reported.

Increased production costs threaten Malaysia's egg supply chain

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Malaysia's egg industry faces a substantial challenge due to the escalating production costs, mainly attributed to rising feed and chick prices.

Bird flu detected in northern Germany poultry farm

Monday, November 27, 2023

Germany has reported a case of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu on a poultry farm in the northern region, contributing to the surge of cases across Europe, CNBC reported.

EU Commission to set aside US$204 million for promoting EU agri-food globally

Monday, November 27, 2023

The European Commission will allocate €185.9 million (US$204 million) in 2024 to fund promotion activities for sustainable and high-quality EU agri-food products at home and abroad.

Mitsui places investment in Egypt's Wadi Poultry

Monday, November 27, 2023

Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co. has extended its reach into food with an undisclosed stake in Egypt-based Wadi Poultry.

Atria positive about Finland-China agreement on veterinary requirements for poultry meat

Monday, November 27, 2023

Finnish leading meat producer Atria has welcomed a Finland-China agreement on the quarantine and veterinary requirements for poultry meat, which created opportunities for the export of Finnish poultry to China.

Bird flu outbreak confirmed in Croatia

Friday, November 24, 2023

Croatia has officially confirmed an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus on a poultry farm, according to the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH), Reuters reported.

Republic of Ireland prepares for potential bird flu outbreak, issues tender for culling services

Thursday, November 23, 2023

The Republic of Ireland's Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine (DAFM) is taking proactive measures against potential avian influenza outbreaks, seeking tenders for a EUR 1 million (US$1.09 million) depopulation services contract, Irish Examiner reported.

US agriculture official highlights market diversification to drive growth in agricultural exports

Thursday, November 23, 2023

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on November 16 the next steps in the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) efforts to bolster US agricultural trade, including the department's planned trade missions for 2024 and the opening of a public comment period for the new Regional Agricultural Promotion Program (R ...

CP Foods receives awards for innovation and sustainability in Thailand

Thursday, November 23, 2023

Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods) took home two awards for its innovation and sustainable practices in food production at the SET AWARDS 2023 held in Bangkok, Thailand.