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What’s happening in the European poultry industry?

With consumption lower and numerous pressures on various fronts, European poultry producers have been fighting the perfect storm.
The European poultry has faced difficulties on various fronts, all ow which have combined to result in, what it describes as “the perfect storm.”
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UK poultry producers helping to end greenwashing

Meaningless environmental claims should be harder to make on completion of new public/private project.

New U.K. environmental metrics should make environmental action easier to communicate for food producers and make meaningless claims less convincing for consumers.


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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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