Information on global poultry, pig and animal feed markets.



Positive outlook for Turkish poultry industry

Turkey’s poultry producers can expect a positive couple of years ahead but continue to invest in new technologies and fight to overturn misconceptions.
The 4th International Poultry Meat Congress is taking place in Antalya, Turkey, showcasing the latest scientific developments in the poultry industry, and forecasting a positive outlook for Turkey's poultry producers.
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Alltech Crop Science registers first product in India

Micronutrient fertilizer is based on amino acid and fermentation technology
Alltech Crop Science, the agronomic division of Alltech, has attained its first product registration in the Indian state of Karnataka. The company has registered Grain-Set IN, a micronutrient fertilizer based on amino acid and fermentation technology, for use on grain crops in the region.
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Members of US Congress call for pandemic flu action plan

Lawmakers want plan in place before avian influenza affects people in US like it has in Asia
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are calling for a response plan to be put in place in the event avian influenza or another pandemic virus affects people in U.S. as it has in Asia.
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India egg group refutes claims of plastic eggs in market

National Egg Coordination Committee says there would be no economic benefit to selling plastic eggs as real ones
Egg purchases and consumption in India has dropped in recent days as a result of rumors that plastic eggs from China have been infiltrated into the Indian egg market. India’s National Egg Coordination Committee (NECC) asserts that those claims are false.
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Taiwan’s avian flu losses mount

Over 1 billion birds have been culled in Taiwan
As of the end of last week, Taiwan had culled more than a billion birds so far in 2017 in a bid to control the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).
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Changes in avian flu virus in China causes concern

Global Health agencies issue international alert for rapid detection of and response to avian influenza
Measures to control the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in China have not been as successful as had been hoped, leading the global health agencies to issue a warning to other countries in Asia to be on the alert to protect their poultry and human populations.
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