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Viral DNA findings could better protect poultry health

Research could improve productivity of smallholder farms in developing countries.
Viral DNA – sections of the genome derived from viruses – may help prevent related infections in chickens, protecting bird health, reveals recently published research from the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh.
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Population growth trends seem to favor poultry

Religion will play a major role concerning what proteins will be consumed in countries where the population is growing the most
As the U.S. agrifood industry looks at how it can feed a growing global population, the long-term opportunities might be the best for the broiler and turkey industries.
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Astral Foods: Report of poultry plant shutdown false

Despite what is being shared on social media, the South African government has not ordered a plant to close due to worker COVID-19 infections
Astral Foods says it has been targeted by a social media smear campaign, and that a report of a government-ordered plant shutdown is false.
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