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on September 6, 2017

Flu confusion blamed for Myanmar’s poultry sector woes

Worried about the avian influenza, consumers are buying less Myanmar poultry and eggs

Apparently confused by the two types of influenza virus circulating in Myanmar, consumers have been buying less poultry, leading local chicken and egg producers to call for government support.

The poultry industry in Myanmar – also known as Burma – has lost MMK165 million (US$122,000) over the last three months…

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