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on July 30, 2013

Mexican poultry meat and egg imports reach record levels in 2013

The avian influenza outbreaks in Mexico have reduced domestic production of chicken meat and eggs and have resulted in record imports from the US.

Approximately 4 million chickens were lost or euthanized in Mexico in 2013 through the end of May as a result of avian influenza, said Sergio Chavez, executive president of the Mexican national poultry association, Unión Nacional de Avicultores, speaking at the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council meeting in…

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