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High Feed Prices and Low egg and broiler price contributes to Poultry Industry Worries

  • 17 Jan, 2019
  • India

The poultry industry in India is facing a very difficult time with sky-high feed prices and low egg prices in the peak winter season. Feed prices have jumped almost 40-45% as compared to last year. Maize which was available in Khanna market at Rs.1400 last year is currently trading at Rs.2050 per quintal. Bajra last year was at Rs.1250 per Qtl is now available at Rs.1850 Per Qtl. Mr.Rajeev Kansal, a poultry farmer from Panipat told eggchi.com that the poultry industry is going through a financia

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Chhattisgarh government adds eggs to mid-day meal menu to increase protein intake

  • 17 Jan, 2019
  • India

The Chhattisgarh government on Tuesday announced its decision to introduce eggs into the menu of mid-day meals served across the state. Officials said that eggs can be substituted with milk or other protein-rich products if the children or their parents do not approve of consuming eggs. A government circular said officials got samples of mid-day meals from 66 schools in 19 districts to test the nutritional properties. Of these 66 schools, eight were from five cities and served by ce

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Poultry farming training kicks off in Kangra

  • 11 Jan, 2019
  • India

A 30-day training programme on small poultry farming under the Agriculture Skill Council of India is being organized at Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) of Chaudhary Shrawan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishwavidyalaya (CSKHPKV), Palampur. Programme coordinator Dr. Vishal Dogra said today that 20 farmers from the district were participating in the training which started on Monday. Dr. Yash Pal Thakur, director extension education, CSKHPKV, Palampur, said poultry farming offered an attractive avenu

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Rs 50 crore allocated to distribute country chicken to women poultry farmers

  • 11 Jan, 2019
  • India

CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday allocated Rs 50 crore to the Animal Husbandry Department to distribute chicks of country chicken to 77,000 women farmers across the State, an official release said. The State has chosen a highly-productive variant of Aseel Country chicken, so that women poultry farmers could have financial independence by selling their eggs and meat. Each farmer would be given 50 chicks, the release said.  Each beneficiary will be giv

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China approves new GMO soybean, corn and canola traits

  • 09 Jan, 2019
  • United States

CHICAGO (Reuters) - China approved five genetically modified crops for import on Tuesday, the first in about 18 months, as representatives from the Asian country and the United States met in face-to-face talks to try to resolve trade disagreements. Five other products, whose makers are known to be seeking approval of, were not given the green light by China's agriculture ministry, however. Some that were approved, including two canola varieties, had b

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Cargill enters Polish protein market with poultry acquisition

  • 08 Jan, 2019
  • Poland

According to the deal, first announced in September last year, Cargill Global Poultry will integrate Konspol’s Polish assets into its European business, including Konspol’s branded and private label goods in chilled convenience, frozen and cold cut categories. The acquisition also comprises one feed mill, five broiler farms, and two processing plants, which Cargill said increases its production and export capacity across Europe. “The acquisition is an excellent fit with C

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China holds key to global poultry market

  • 05 Jan, 2019
  • China

  China and its international relationships could be the driving force behind growth in the global poultry market in 2019 as it comes out of what has been described as one of the most turbulent years in decades. Read the complete news by clicking the link below HTTPS://WWW.GLOBALMEATNEWS.COM/ARTICLE/2019/01/04/POULTRY-MARKET-TIPPED-FOR-RETURN-TO-GROWTH-IN-2019 

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Krishi Vigyan Kendra Jhabua suggests BCCI to include Kadaknath chicken in diets of Indian cricket team

  • 04 Jan, 2019
  • India

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Jhabua MP has written a letter to BCCI suggesting them the inclusion of Kadaknath chicken in the diets of cricket players. Dr. Chandan Kumar, Scientist, Kadaknath Farm and Hatchery, Krishi Vigyan Kendra,  Jhabua,  told eggchi.com that as per media reports star cricketer Virat Kohli has come on a vegan diet due to high cholesterol and fat in chicken. Dr. Chandan further stated that as per reports of National Research Center On Meat, Hyderabad, Kadaknath chi

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Arunachal: Training on Scientific Poultry and Duck farming organised

  • 03 Jan, 2019
  • India

Namsai Two days training on scientific poultry farming in Namsai district conducted by KVK Namsai under the flagship aimed to develop poultry village in Namsai District. With this objective, the 40 beneficiaries from six villages Momong, Lathao, Sumuguri, Habi Gaon, Nampong and Mahadevpur III were trained on scientific poultry farming and its horizontal dissemination to the neighbor so that village may be recognized as peculiar poultry village and product. Under technical session Dr. Bi

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U.S. now Europe’s biggest soybean supplier

  • 03 Jan, 2019
  • United States

WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S. — U.S. soybean and soybean meal exports to Europe and the Middle East/North Africa during the market year that began Sept. 1 are up 243% and 105%, respectively, according to the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC). Soybean sales for the 2018-19 marketing year to all three regions, led by Europe, are pegged at 3.67 million tonnes as of Nov. 8, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture data. U.S. soybean meal exports were at 650,000 tonnes for the same period, mor

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