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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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Novel avian flu virus detected in Taiwan

H5N5 strain detected in duck flock
An H5N5 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus has been detected in poultry in Taiwan for the first time, while more than 91,000 birds have been lost through mortality or culling after the presence of the H5N2 virus subtype was confirmed.
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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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Special report

Top Feed Companies: 102 companies rise to the top in 2018

Report highlights global compound animal feed manufacturers producing volumes more than 1 million metric tons in 2018.
The latest edition of WATT Global Media’s World’s Top Feed Companies listing reports 102 companies with more than 1 million metric tons of compound feed production in 2018.
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CP Foods unveils cage-free eggs for Thai market

Company’s Wang Somboon farm offers Five Freedoms to birds
Charoen Pokphand Foods’ (CP Foods)’ first cage-free egg products produced with high animal welfare practices and healthier nutrients are available for the Thai market.
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