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Information on global poultry, pig and animal feed markets.

Poultry Around the World

Mark Clements' view of the world poultry industry with a British twist.

Chicks, ducklings to help solve obesity?

Broiler chicks and ducklings to help improve health in one of the world’s most obese nations.
Encouraging broiler and duck production may help to tackle Tonga's health issues. Government distributes free chicks and ducklings, offers subsidized feed.
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Chickens far more clever than you may think

Our “feathered friends” may be as emotionally, socially and cognitively complex as most other birds and mammals
Long overlooked for their intelligence, chickens are emotionally complex, socially aware and can develop strategies to achieve their aims.
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Avian influenza and the risk from backyard flocks

Poultry owners, whatever their size, should be able to house birds well no matter the circumstances
Backyard flocks, when not properly managed, represent a disease risk to the wider poultry industry, particularly when in contact with wild birds and when avian influenza viruses are circulating.
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