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Latin America Poultry at a Glance

A blog providing analysis of the poultry and feed industries in Latin America.

Poultry biosecurity: The book for 2021

This new comprehensive book of poultry biosecurity in Spanish encompasses all the pertinent knowledge of how to handle a farm to avoid disease spreading and promote safety and profitability.
A new poultry biosecurity book written in Spanish encompasses all the pertinent knowledge of how a farm can avoid disease spreading and promote safety and profitability.
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The significance of the ribeye scandal in Spain

Recommending reduction of red meat consumption and declaring that you actually enjoy eating red meat has created a whirlwind of nonsense in Spain.
Pedro Sánchez, president of the Spanish government, said during the past week in Lithuania his now famous sentence: “Wherever they put a ribeye cooked right, that's unbeatable.”
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Did you know eggs rank low in greenhouse gas emissions?

Producing eggs is far less detrimental to the environment than many would think, which we need to emphasize.
On the occasion of the World Environment Day on June 5, it came to my attention through a press release from CAPIA - the Argentine Egg Producers Association - that eggs are considered as a low-impact food on greenhouse gas emissions per gram of protein together with a medium retail price, also per gram of protein.
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How local can the chicken and eggs we buy be?

The concept of local producers and proximity shopping needs a second thought, because there are far too many inputs that are no local anymore.
Proximity shopping, local producers, and the revival of rural areas are among the various concepts consumers face now.
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A common animal protein front may be a path to follow

Joining forces of all animal producers in Mexico strengthens the position of the industry in domestic and international markets and against lobbyist groups, pandemic impacts and any other issues.

At the end of 2010, the Brazilian Poultry Association and the Brazilian Chicken Producers and Exporters Association merged to create the UBABEF. Then in 2014 they joined the Brazilian Association of Pork Producers and Exporters and created the powerful entity of the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA), involving chicken, eggs, swine and poultry breeders. 

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