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Asian countries continue to battle avian flu in poultry

Africa, Middle East also face new cases of avian influenza
While Taiwan’s poultry sector continues its long running battle against highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), new outbreaks have been reported in Cambodia, Ghana, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea. From China comes news of the first human case in the world involving an H7N4 influenza virus of avian origin.
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The Philippine ambassador visits CPF's processing plant in Saraburi

The Philippine Ambassador to Thailand, Mrs. Mary Jo A. Bernardo-Aragon and the embassy representatives recently visited Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF)’s processing plant and its Research and Development Center in Saraburi to learn about the food technology in the chicken production line. 
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Meat business boosts RusAgro’s 2017 results

None of the group's other business units saw a better performance than the previous year
The meat and livestock feed division of Russia-based RusAgro achieved a 15 percent increase in revenue in 2017, but it was the only one of the group’s four business units to turn in a better performance than the previous year.
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Avian flu virus revealed in imported chicken in Hong Kong

Taiwan, South Korea and South Africa also report new cases of avian influenza
Veterinary authorities in Hong Kong have reported the return of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) to the region in imported chicken meat, while new outbreaks of the disease have been confirmed at poultry farms in Taiwan and South Korea, and in commercial ostriches in South Africa.
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China’s poultry industry production, sales weak in 2018

A lack of consumer confidence coupled with difficulties in accessing genetic stock will lead to lower production and sales for China’s poultry industry this year.
Learn why Chinese demand for locally produced chicken will be lower in 2018 and how restricted access to genetic stock is affecting poultry production.
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