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Viral DNA findings could better protect poultry health

Research could improve productivity of smallholder farms in developing countries.
Viral DNA – sections of the genome derived from viruses – may help prevent related infections in chickens, protecting bird health, reveals recently published research from the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh.
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Population growth trends seem to favor poultry

Religion will play a major role concerning what proteins will be consumed in countries where the population is growing the most
As the U.S. agrifood industry looks at how it can feed a growing global population, the long-term opportunities might be the best for the broiler and turkey industries.
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Astral Foods: Report of poultry plant shutdown false

Despite what is being shared on social media, the South African government has not ordered a plant to close due to worker COVID-19 infections
Astral Foods says it has been targeted by a social media smear campaign, and that a report of a government-ordered plant shutdown is false.
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PEAL succeeds as Rwanda's first integrated poultry farm

A Rwandan start-up poultry business, Poultry East Africa Ltd., has achieved 65% market share within five years and is now looking to extend its success beyond the country’s borders.
The first integrated broiler producer in Rwanda PEAL has gone from strength to strength since its establishment, but the route to market has not been easy.
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VIV MEA expanded for 2020 show in Abu Dhabi

The exhibition has shown continual growth since its launch in 2016 and will offer a feed-to-food concepts that brings together supply and demand within the complete animal protein chain
VIV MEA 2020 is presented as the international trade show from feed to food for the Middle East and Africa.
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