Management of Poultry Farming in Winter

Poultry rearing is an art as well as a science and management plays most crucial role in deciding profitability of this business. It has been observed in past several years that high market rates of broiler meat & eggs are observed only in those times when rearing is very difficult due to harsh climate and thus, demand is more than supply. Therefore, it is very important to understand and implement the best management practices in such harsh climate. Every region in India has different climatic challenges and variable climate extremes…

India, Omicron & IPPE 2022

The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) continues to evolve and grow to meet the needs of its attendees and exhibitors. IPPE is excited to build on the success of the 2020 IPPE in-person event and the 2021 IPPE Marketplace. For 2022, they look forward to being with in person at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Although COVID-19 cases have been rising in the United States in recent weeks, IPPE’s show management issued a press release on Jan. 5 stating that their goal is to “safely bring the…

Local poultry farmers of Ghana are optimistic for the industry to grow

Change in Government policy on the import of Poultry will definitely encourage the local producers. The government’s decision to cancellation of the 50% Benchmark value reduction policy on some 43 selected items including poultry,  the Greater Accra Poultry Farmers Association is confident, the policy measure will boost the local poultry industry Effective from January 4, 2022, 43 items including poultry imports will no longer benefit from the 50%  reduction on their benchmark values. Ghana’s poultry industry players have on numerous occasions lamented the unfair competition they face from imported products…

Philippines’ BOI approves P195.5-M broiler chicken project

The Board of Investments (BOI) of the Philippines has approved the application for the registration of Agro Azienda Inc. for its P195.5 million new broiler chicken production in Maragondon, Cavite. Listed under the “Agriculture, Fishery and Forestry” of the 2020 Investment Priorities Plan (IPP), the transitional Strategic Investment Priority Plan (SIPP) of the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises” (CREATE) Act, the broiler chicken project is qualified for registration. Agro Azienda has a capacity of 2,310,000 birds per year and has acquired brand new equipment to be installed in…

Cobb-Vantress appoints new president

Cobb-Vantress Inc., a subsidiary of Tyson Foods Inc., a broiler breeding company announced the hiring of Joyce Lee as its next president. She will succeed Stan Reid, who has served as interim president since 2020, and will continue to serve in a supporting role. Her background includes working in the poultry industry years ago, Lee most recently worked in numerous executive roles in the animal health sector. She joined Cobb after working as president of Elanco’s pet health and commercial operations business sector. She will report to David Bray, Tyson’s group president…

KVASU Won National Award for Breed Conservation

The All India Co-ordinated Research Project (AICRP) on poultry breeding, Mannuthy, under the Kerala Veterinary and Animal Science University (KVASU), bagged the national breed conservation award for 2021. The Centre received the prestigious award from ICAR – The National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources (NBAGR) for the conservation and research activities on the Tellicherry breed, the only registered native chicken breed from the State. The award carries a citation and a purse of ₹10,000. The award was established by ICAR – NBAGR for their contribution towards conservation and improvement of…

UAE Lifts Ban on Indian Poultry Products

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has lifted a ban on the import of eggs and other poultry products from India. The move follows an assurance by New Delhi that it would follow biosafety norms set by the World Organization for Animal Health to prevent infection from bird flu.India will be able to export table eggs, hatching eggs and day-old chicks to the UAE “from two establishments in Tamil Nadu,” officials said. Poultry imports from India were banned for at least five years due to concerns over bird flu. India had…

“We are thankful to our Prime Minister for their enduring support to Indian Poultry Industry in last 5 years” : Ramesh Khatri, President – PFI

Poultry Federation of India conducted its mega Symposium at Delhi on 23rd December after a gap of more than 2 years. After the successful conclusion of the Annual General Body meeting; Mr. Naveen Pashuparthy, M.D, Nandu Feeds, gave a brief presentation on the Modern GMT approach in Meat retailing. After the felicitation program of Press and Sponsors, Dr. Lipi Sairiwal, Ast. Commissioner DAHD, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying presented the brief idea on Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund, a scheme by the Government of India for our Farmers.…

Broiler breakthrough for Chinese chicken

China has independently developed white-feather broiler breeds, breaking the country’s 17-year reliance on imported genetic resources for the chicken. The national committee for livestock and poultry genetic resources has approved three new varieties-Guangming 2, Shengze 901 and Wode 188-meaning that domestically bred broiler varieties will appear on the Chinese market, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said early this month. At a news conference held to officially release the Guangming 2 variety, which was codeveloped by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences’ Institute of Animal Sciences and Xinguang Nongmu…

C.P foods brings New technologies to sustainable Corn Sourcing

CP Foods has applied new technologies to ensure that 100% of its animal feed corn is sourced from legal crop plantations with title deed, no forest encroachment and post-harvest burning. CP Foods encourages its corn collectors to apply digital tracking system and continuously shared new agricultural techniques with maize growers to boost their competitiveness, ensuring that their agriculture practices are compliance with regulations and internationally-recognized standards. This traceability system will deliver confidence that corn used by CP Foods is sourced from responsible plantation, can be traced with transparency and can be…