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China’s chicken production to contract in 2022

China’s chicken meat output expected to decline by year end, but the second half should see signs of recovery.

China’s chicken industry, with high input costs and slim margins, will contract this year, but the second half should see market conditions improve.


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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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Sanderson deal gains regulatory approval in China, Mexico

Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China and the Federal Economic Commission of Mexico have no objections to proposed transaction

The proposed sale of Sanderson Farms has received approval from antitrust regulators in China and Mexico, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).


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Resurgence of avian flu in poultry in Taiwan, Ghana, South Africa

In Taiwan, Ghana and South Africa, new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported among the nations’ respective poultry flocks. In China, five new human cases of avian influenza have been reported.
In Taiwan, Ghana and South Africa, new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported among the nations’ respective poultry flocks. In China, five new human cases of avian influenza have been reported.
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Avian flu detected in poultry in three Asian states, South Africa

Iran, Iraq, and Taiwan have each reported one new outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in their respective poultry populations.
In the past week, the animal health agencies of two Western Asian states have officially registered new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in their respective poultry populations. 
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First known human case of H10N3 influenza in China

Following a bout of illness and hospitalization, a human patient has tested positive for an H10N3 influenza virus of avian origin.
A Chinese man tested positive for an H10N3 influenza virus of avian origin, which is believed to be the first time this has occurred in a human.
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