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Which are Asia’s largest poultry, egg producers?

Whether for broiler or egg production, Asia is home to a significant number of companies that are large enough not only to be ranked top players regionally but that also take top spots globally.
China dominates the list of leading chicken meat and egg producers in Asia, but there are key players beyond China’s borders that have achieved key positions for both broiler and egg production.
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Transgenic corn production in Mexico definitely ruled out

Although so far, the Mexican feed industry will be able to import yellow corn for feed manufacturing, some clouds may be clouding over the outlook, not to mention animal protein self-sufficiency
Although so far, the Mexican feed industry will be able to import yellow corn for feed manufacturing, some clouds may be clouding over the outlook, not to mention animal protein self-sufficiency
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High welfare outcomes possible regardless of breed

However, conventional breeds ‘are not very forgiving,’ said Perdue’s Bruce Stewart-Brown

High-welfare outcomes are possible with any breed of broiler chickens, but achieving those outcomes is somewhat easier for some breeds, said Dr. Bruce Stewart-Brown, Perdue Farms senior vice president of technical services and innovation.


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