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Proponen usar desechos de comida como alimentos balanceados

Un estudio de la Unión Europea encontró que el uso de desechos de alimentos como comida para aves podría reducir el impacto ambiental en la producción avícola.
La reducción de la huella de carbono es uno de los beneficios de usar el desecho de vegetales y lácteos como ingrediente para alimentos balanceados para pollos de engorde, según nuevo estudio.
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Taiwan records new avian flu cases in poultry

Global cases of avian influenza appear to be on the decline
Based on official reports, only Taiwan has confirmed new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in its poultry sector in the last week, while Hong Kong and Sweden have detected the viruses in other birds.
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Europe, Asia report new avian flu cases in poultry

Highly pathogenic avian influenza detected in commercial flocks in Bulgaria, China and Iraq
In the last week, the only veterinary authorities to have officially reported cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in their respective commercial poultry are those of Bulgaria, China, and Iraq, although the viruses are evidently still present in the wild bird populations of Europe and Asia.
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Kenya’s poultry farmers overcome climatic challenges

Producers are experimenting with different breeds and feed ingredients
In the East African state of Kenya, climate change is being blamed for increasingly erratic weather patterns. As well as local initiatives to encourage poultry farming, innovative farmers are finding ways to overcome the challenges, experimenting with different breeds and new feed ingredients.
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Low pathogenic avian flu cases trouble Europe

Two countries report cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza
Only Cambodia and South Africa reported new cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in commercial poultry last week, but in Europe, the viruses continue to be detected in wild birds, and the low-pathogenic form of the disease has been confirmed in France and Italy.
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Atria offers antibiotic-free poultry as overall sales rise

Finnish company sees sales increase 6.2 percent
Net sales in 2017 by the Finland-based company, Atria were just over EUR1.436 billion (US$1.771 billion at current exchange rates)—an increase of 6.2 percent from the previous year—while Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) were 28.6 percent higher at EUR40.9 million (US$50.4 million).
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