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Grandparent stock supply in China on the rise

Rabobank report highlights positive trends for the Chinese poultry industry
Increased imports of grandparent (GP) stock to China signal stronger growth white bird production in China in the upcoming years, according to the recently released Rabobank Poultry Quarterly report.
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4 cage-free house issues producers may not have considered

Industry researchers use the USPOULTRY Live Production, Welfare & Biosecurity seminar to discuss cage-free laying house issues that may not have been previously discussed by producers
The future of cage-free egg production has been a regular topic of discussion among the egg industry for some time now. Challenges like cost, health, pest control and conversion of housing are just a few of the many concerns.
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Tyson: Meat-eaters driving meat alternative market

Meat eaters have more expectations of how meat alternatives should taste
It is not the vegans and vegetarians who are driving the increased demand for plant-based proteins, but rather people who eat meat and are looking for a variety in what they eat, said David Ervin, vice president of alternative proteins, Tyson Foods.
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Poultry imports suspended over avian flu fears

Several countries ban poultry products from some regions of Chile and Vietnam
Several countries have banned imports of selected poultry products from regions of Chile and Vietnam where cases of avian influenza have been reported in recent weeks, while India has declared the country’s wild bird population free of the disease.
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Report: China to end punitive tariffs on US pork, soy

National Pork Producers Council says if news is true, it would be huge breakthrough for U.S. pork industry
China’s Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council intends to remove punitive tariffs on U.S. pork and soybeans, as well as some other agricultural goods from the United States, according to Chinese media outlet Xinhua.
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