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.
August 02, 2014 12:03 am
A study on antibiotics in poultry farming confirms gaps in food safety and regulation that need plugging.
July 30, 2012 4:48 pm
Prices of poultry feed consisting of oilseed cakes,rice bran,grounded maize and soya-rose by 69%.