News and analysis on the global poultry
and animal feed industries.

Poultry Around the World

Mark Clements' view of the world poultry industry with a British twist.
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How far will COVID-19 disrupt poultry, wider food supply?

Some producers cannot keep up with current demand, while others have seen sales evaporate but, longer-term, all food companies may have to face far more complex problems.
Food businesses have seen major disruptions due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19, but greater problems could emerge without careful planning.
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How COVID-19 has hurt China’s poultry industry

While the rest of the world battens down, the least affected areas of China are now functioning more normally, but it will take time for the poultry industry to recover.

The novel coronavirus, while not infecting chickens, has significantly harmed China’s broiler and egg industries.


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Chicken rumors no help in COVID-19 control

Coronavirus posts on social media in India and Pakistan warning of the dangers of eating chicken are harming poultry producers and do nothing to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Rumors circulating in India, associating the novel coronavirus with poultry consumption, do nothing to stop the spread of the virus, and do more harm than good.
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New broiler producers gain welfare helping hand

Industry-academia video teaches those entering broiler production to understand positive behaviors and to spot when things are going wrong.
A new training video aimed at new broiler producers shows the value of observing bird behavior in assessing welfare.
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Antibiotic resistance - 25 Global Actions for 2025

Announced to coincide with European Antibiotic Awareness day, veterinary medicines industry reveals a raft of investment and commitments to help confront ongoing issue.
Announcement of investment and training to prevent antibiotic resistance on-farm, will benefit all from poultry and livestock producers through to public.
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