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More avian flu outbreaks in India, Japan

South Korea has succeeded in rebuilding its laying hen population following very heavy losses from the disease last winter.

In Japan, there has been a late-season spike in cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry flocks, including first cases on the island of Hokkaido.


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Japan, South Korea, Philippines report more avian flu

In the Philippines, authorities declare the situation under control, despite further cases on Luzon and Mindanao in backyard flocks and on commercial farms.

As the peak season for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) comes to an end in the northern hemisphere, Japan and in South Korea each report one new outbreak in farmed poultry.


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More Philippines provinces introduce tight HPAI controls

As cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza are detected on the island of Mindanao, provincial authorities in the Philippines are launching new measures to halt the spread of infection into their territories.

As cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza are detected on the island of Mindanao, provincial authorities in the Philippines are launching new measures to halt the spread of infection into their territories. 


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South Korean poultry firms fined for price-fixing

For colluding to fix prices, 16 of South Korea’s poultry companies have received fines totaling around US$145 million.

Sixteen of South Korea’s poultry companies have received fines totaling around US$145 million, following a judgment from the country's Fair Trade Commission.


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Philippines, Thailand step up biosecurity against HPAI

In the Philippines, provincial authorities are introducing new measures to prevent the further spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza from nearby infected areas.

In the Philippines, the number of confirmed outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) linked to the H5N1 HPAI virus serotype has risen to 12.


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CP Foods: 3C Platform key to Thai broiler industry growth

Consolidation, contribution and collaboration will help poultry industry achieve sustainable growth, says Charoen Pokphand Foods

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) suggests that consolidation, contribution and collaboration can lead to success for Thailand’s broiler industry. 


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Spike in avian flu cases continues in Asian poultry

Nepal and Bihar have first cases of HPAI in poultry, while additional cases are reported in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam

This year’s first cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza have been reported in poultry in Nepal and the neighboring Indian state of Bihar.


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What’s happening in the Asian poultry industry?

For companies able to survive high input costs, 2022’s expected demand upturn will be positive, but there are other issues that Asia’s poultry producers must overcome to fully benefit from improving market conditions.

The outlook for the Asian poultry industry is broadly positive this year, but some markets have more problems to resolve than others.


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