Tuesday, 4 October, 2022

Topic: Poultry

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.

How coronavirus, bird flu and rumours to stay off non-veg hit poultry industry hard in India

With prices crashing across India, the poultry industry is facing an estimated loss of Rs 700 crore in just the first two weeks of March.

Giriraj Singh to post video of him eating eggs to dispel rumours amid coronavirus scare

The fisheries & animal husbandry minister said rumours about egg and meat consumption leading to coronavrius infection have caused panic in the industry.

Rumours of coronavirus connection are hurting India’s poultry sales

Chicken prices have slumped from Rs 35 per kilogram to Rs 30, compared with Rs 85 to Rs 80 about three weeks ago.

How a dispute over American chicken legs pushed India-US trade ties downhill

The story of decade-long dispute over American poultry that triggered problems in India-US trade ties – one which both countries are still trying to fix.

More Indians are eating meat, driving up chicken feed imports

A growing population, rising disposable incomes and changing food habits are boosting the consumption of non-vegetarian food in India.

Roz khao ande: When a pro-egg campaign was a hit with Indian vegetarians

The 1980s campaign pitched egg as a fun food, and told Indians how they could make several dishes out of it.

Law Commission report: Four former HC judges voiced deep anguish over treatment of poultry birds

Acting in their individual capacities, the four retired judges wrote to Law Commission chairman highlighting miserable conditions in which poultry birds are kept and urged framing of rules to push cage-free methods of poultry farming. SANYA DHINGRA

Stop stuffing poultry birds in ‘battery cages’, says Law Commission

A distinction must be drawn between the produce obtained from cage-free egg farming and battery-cage farming, the Law Commission recommendations say. SANYA DHINGRA

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Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.