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Poultry farming


Poultry industry struggles in Gujarat; retail prices of eggs, chicken remain high

June 17, 2021 2:13 am

The cost of poultry meat, proportionally, has also increased with retail shops selling chicken meat from Rs 180 per kg (pre-plucking) to Rs 240 per kilo (undressed bird).

As protein prices skyrocket, poultry industry faces abnormal increase in production cost

April 14, 2021 10:55 pm

Soyameal or soyameal cake, the solid substance left after oil is expelled from the seed, forms the 30 per cent protein component of poultry feed, with maize forming the carbohydrate component or 70 per cent of the feed.

Maharashtra: Poultry prices almost back to normal, but rising Covid cases cast shadow on industry

March 13, 2021 10:31 pm

On January 8, Maharashtra had reported its first case of bird flu when backyard poultry birds in Parbhani tested positive for the virus. After that, 10 other districts had reported the virus, which led to destruction of lakhs of eggs and culling of birds.

Haryana orders culling of 1.66 lakh poultry birds in Panchkula

January 08, 2021 9:12 pm

The area within the radius of one-kilometre from the two poultry farms, whose poultry birds have tested H5N8 positive’, was declared as “Infected Zone” and the area from 1 km to 10 km as “Surveillance Zone”.

Bird flu: Punjab bans import of poultry

January 09, 2021 10:16 am

As per the notification of the ban, living and dead birds, any form of poultry including the unprocessed meat would not be allowed to enter the state till January 15.

Pune: Poultry farmers 'refuse to let Muslim drivers enter', industry faces supply chain disruption

April 07, 2020 8:35 pm

This resistance comes even as the industry reels from a drastic dip in consumption as the result of a misinformation campaign early in March, which had linked the virus with poultry meat and eggs.

Explained: In Budget itself, signals that a major India-US dairy deal is unlikely

February 20, 2020 8:46 am

There has been a lot of speculation about India offering to open up its dairy and poultry market, including by extending duty concessions, to US imports. The picture on the ground so far, though, has been quite the opposite.

Karnataka poultry farmers urge Centre to drop notification on cages

June 12, 2019 7:16 pm

The rules by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare are to take effect in early 2020. The poultry sector has been given 5 years to switch over to new systems.

Pune: In a period of sluggish demand, poultry farmers also face high input costs and sliding prices

January 23, 2019 9:48 am

Prices tend to drop due to low demand and excess production, but this year, high input costs and the drought are adding to farmers’ troubles. Poultry meat, meanwhile, is being sold at Rs 140-150 per kg. I

Poultry farmers cry foul

April 19, 2018 6:11 am

Falling rates in March stumps industry in month synonymous with high prices.