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Tyson looks to expand beef business into Kazakhstan

Collaborative project explores development of a production facility in Kazakhstan
Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, signed an agreement with the Republic of Kazakhstan and private holding company Kusto Group to collaborate on a project that, in its initial phase could lead to the construction of a modern beef processing plant in Kazakhstan, with an anticipated harvest capacity of 2,000 head per day.
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First low pathogenic avian flu case found in Nigeria

Avian influenza situations in Nepal and Vietnam considered resolved
A mild form of avian influenza has been detected in Nigerian poultry for the first time, while Taiwan has reported another outbreak linked to a highly pathogenic virus. In Nepal and Vietnam, the authorities report that the disease has been controlled.
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New avian flu virus suspected in Taiwan’s poultry

Potentially three different variants of the virus could be present in Taiwan
Only Taiwan has officially recorded any new cases of the highly pathogenic form of avian flu in poultry during November. The disease has been ruled out as the cause of recent mass mortality of wild birds in India, and one province in Thailand has taken measures to prevent wild birds transmitting the virus to people and poultry.
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CPF reports better-than-expected Q3 earnings

Earnings jump 23% when compared to same period of 2018
Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) reported earnings of THB6.06 billion (US$200 million) in the third quarter, an increase by 23% from the same period last year.
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Top world broiler, egg rankings for 2019

A few companies continue to dominate our listings, but not everything stays the same.
The same leading poultry companies hold the top spots again in the ranking of top broiler and egg rankings this year, but that does not mean the industry is not evolving.
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CP Foods’ compartment model protects from avian flu

CP Foods was the first Thai company that applied OIE compartmentalization principles as part of a key measure to shield the country against avian influenza
Charoen Pokphand Foods’ (CP Foods) compartment model has successfully restrained avian influenza (AI), and as a result, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) will raise Thailand and CP Foods as a model to encourage control of avian influenza in the region.
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Philippines poultry sector faces challenges

Imports create competition for local sector, while several operations have been forced to close
While chicken meat output growth is slowing down, the country’s poultry producers are facing competition from what they call dumped imports, and some facilities have been forced to close.
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