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China’s 6 broiler breeding requirements, 9 welfare standards

President of Beijing Huadu Yukou Poultry Industry Co. highlights expectations in China
Sun Hao, president of Beijing Huadu Yukou Poultry Industry Co., Ltd., said there are six broiler breeding requirements and nine poultry welfare standards that the Chinese poultry industry must meet in the modern era.
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IPC: Poultry genetics trade must continue amid pandemic

With air freight restrictions in place, IPC emphasizes the importance of continued shipments of hatching eggs, chicks and poults
The International Poultry Council (IPC) has written to the leadership of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO), urging them to support the continued shipments of poultry genetics during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Iowa State opens new poultry teaching and research farm

The new Robert T. Hamilton Poultry Teaching and Research Farm cost nearly $7 million and was made possible solely through private funding.
The new Robert T. Hamilton Poultry Teaching and Research Farm includes dedicated spaces for teaching and research and a welcome area where visitors can see firsthand examples of Iowa egg production systems and learn about Iowa egg production.
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China approves imports of live poultry from US

While poultry products have already been approved, new announcement clears the way for breeding stock
China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs announced that live poultry can now be imported from the United States, effective February 17.
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Top 20 US egg producers in 2020

Learn more about the companies WATT Global Media ranked as the top egg producers in 2020.
The top 20 U.S. egg producers, according to data from Egg Industry’s Top Egg Company Survey.
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