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Broiler Husbandry / China / Asia
on January 31, 2018

China’s poultry industry production, sales weak in 2018

A lack of consumer confidence coupled with difficulties in accessing genetic stock will lead to lower production and sales for China’s poultry industry this year.

China’s production of chicken meat is expected to decline further in 2018, contracting to 11.1 million tons from the 11.7 million tons estimated for 2017, while demand is also predicted to be lower than in recent years, forecasts the USDA.

The Chinese chicken meat market is experiencing difficulties on the…

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