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on August 24, 2021

South Korean egg production recovering, imports continue

While the country’s highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks have ended, egg shortages could last until 2022.

South Korea was subject to a wave of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreaks that began in November 2020 on a poultry farm in Jeongeup. In its peak, HPAI was found on more than 100 farms across South Korea, leading the government to cull almost 29 million chickens to stop…

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