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Poultry Breeding & Genetics

China's Xiantan Co. stays profitable in depressed market

Meanwhile, other Chinese broiler companies suffer losses
Four of China’s top broiler companies have released their performance reports for the last three quarters. Shandong Xiantan Co., Ltd. managed to gain while the other three large broiler companies — Yisheng Livestock& Poultry Breeding, Shandong Minhe, and Sunner Development were mired in losses.
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Indonesian poultry, meat demand increases forecast

With significant growth forecast in the human population, urbanization and the economy in Indonesia, a new Australian report highlights the likely increases in demand for poultry and other meat products
Demand for food in Indonesia is expected to increase significantly towards 2050 as the result of significant income growth and urbanization.
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Brazil pig, poultry groups fight to keep exports rolling

Injunction to prevent interference with vehicles by strikers has been extended
An injunction by Brazil’s animal protein association to prevent interference with its members’ vehicles by strikers has been extended to cover additional vital routes for exports of meat, particularly to Russia before its ports are closed by the arrival of winter.
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Tyson, Mountaire, USAPEEC taking part in trade mission

Poultry industry to be represented in mission to sub-Saharan Africa led by USDA
Representatives from Tyson Foods, Mountaire Farms and the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) are taking part in a trade mission to sub-Saharan Africa. The trip is to begin on November 16 and will conclude on November 20.
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What’s that growing in the hatchery?

The taste, alleged or otherwise, that some in the poultry industry seem to have for cannabis, just won’t go away.
The taste, alleged or otherwise, that some in the poultry industry seem to have for cannabis, just won’t go away. UK poultry farmer Eddie Lovett, from Renfrewshire, had his farm raided by the police in October after, he believes, a police helicopter detected large amounts of heat coming from his buildings.
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Board approves sale of land to Tyson Foods for hatchery

Plans progress for Tyson’s proposed hatchery project in Springdale, Arkansas
Tyson Foods’ offer to purchase a 10.72-acre parcel of land in Springdale, Arkansas, has been approved by the Springdale Public Facilities Board, which currently owns the property.
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