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).
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
April 19, 2018 6:11 am
Falling rates in March stumps industry in month synonymous with high prices.