Thursday, 26 May, 2022

Topic: Poultry

After India’s wheat restriction, Malaysia bans poultry exports in latest food protection move

Malaysia will halt exports of 3.6 million chickens a month from 1 June, which is likely to hit countries like Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Japan and Hong Kong.

India’s ethanol production can’t ride on surplus sugar and rice. Modi govt needs a way out

Any major diversion of corn usage towards ethanol production would severely impact India's poultry sector. Modi govt's target of E20 by 2025 needs 2G biofuels.

Covid meant high protein intake but chicken, eggs, oil, all acting pricey. Govt must intervene

About 18% contribution to May, June inflation numbers was made by the three livestock categories: ‘milk and products’, ‘eggs’ and ‘meat and fish’.

Chicken or egg? Doesn’t matter, neither is really selling well since Covid hit India

Broiler chicken prices have plunged for third time in the past year. And weekend-focused lockdowns have made things worse, stakeholders say.

No spread of bird flu among poultry in Delhi, says official

All 100 samples collected from 35 poultry birds in Delhi's Ghazipur market have tested negative for bird flu, a senior Animal Husbandry Unit officer said.

‘They have all been killed’ — Bird flu spells tragedy for poultry farmers after Covid hit

Bird flu cases in 9 states & UTs means chicken farmers, who were barely starting to recover from Covid impact, are having to cull large numbers of stock a second time in 12 months.

4 lakh chickens have died in Haryana poultry farms in one month, Glanders found in horses

JP Dalal, Animal Husbandr Minister of Haryana said that about 1.60 lakh birds in five nearby farms would be culled and Rs 90 per bird will be given as compensation to the owners.

India’s poultry industry needs Rs 20,000 cr to recover from crash caused by Covid rumours

Chicken prices at the farm gate plummeted as much as 70% in March from January, forcing farmers to cull large numbers and causing huge losses.

China’s fresh meat lovers lament death of live poultry markets

China will gradually close all live poultry markets to cut public health risks and step up supervision of farmers’ markets amid the Covid-19 outbreaks.

Poultry revival begins but industry faces ‘doom’ with Rs 30,000-crore loss this year

Demand for poultry products has risen in June, but the hospitality, restaurant and catering sector — crucial to the industry — is yet to pick up pace.

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US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.


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What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.