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The Chicken Oscars are coming!

The awards of the Latin American Poultry Hall of Fame recognize the contributions of outstanding figures in the poultry industry of the region.
Throughout its 32-year history of the awards, 69 producers, entrepreneurs, professionals, university professors, and researchers have been awarded because of their impressive careers.
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ASF an opportunity for Mexico animal ag, US grains

The changes to the market caused by the African swine fever may be beneficial for U.S. grains exports and livestock production in Mexico.
"I believe the United States is in a good position to supply pork to China or other countries that need it," said Ryan LeGrand, director of the USGC office in Mexico.
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Could Mexican poultry industry grow more because of ASF?

Although it is not good that the sector is doing poorly, there is an opportunity for Mexican poultry producers that shouldn't be missed
Perhaps this circumstance could be an incentive for the Mexican poultry industry, in the sense of achieving avian influenza-free areas and be able to export to other countries.
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JBS set to export chicken products to India

Company confirms it will ship consignment of thighs and leg quarters, but declines to say how large that shipment will be
Brazil-based meat and poultry company JBS will start exporting chicken products to India, with the first shipment expected to be sent within a few weeks.
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The preference for fresh chicken flavor

Live chickens are still marketed in Peru and many countries because people like the taste of fresh meat.
Benjamín Ruiz: "The commercialization of live chicken in the modern poultry industry continues to puzzle those in the most 'advanced' poultry industries."
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New avian flu virus detected in Cambodia

Avian influenza cases also confirmed in Mexico, Nigeria and Taiwan
An H5N6 variant of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus has been detected for the first time in poultry in Cambodia, and new cases have been confirmed in Mexico, Nigeria, and Taiwan.
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Latin American top poultry companies report released

WATT Global Media recently released the April edition of Industria Avícola magazine with exclusive profiles of the leading poultry and egg companies in Latin America. The survey includes rankings in broiler production and laying hens as well as additional insights on these industries.
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