Srinivasa hatcheries forges international JV, plans value add egg products
The tie-up comes close on the heels of Srinivasa ending its partnership with Venkateshwara hatcheries on May 29 this year for supply of layer bird.
Gains elude farmers despite record output: Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh
Strengthening market systems to cut post-harvest losses wil...
Livestock farmers urge the Centre to take steps to resume egg export to Qatar
According to Livestock & Agri Farmers Trade Association, India ...
Kuwait imposes ban on import of Indian poultry products
According to experts, as India mainly exports poultry products to the Middle East, this decision may impact exports prospects in the coming days.
Agrarian crisis: Not just farm, sectors like dairy, poultry, FMCG also facing muted growth
Analysts and sectoral observers say the consecutive near-drought conditions in the two Telugu-speaking states are responsible for the subdued and muted growth in many sectors.
India, US can fix poultry issue via WTO's compliance panel
India is the fourth-largest producer of chicken meat in the world after the US, China & Brazil, with production touching 3.5-4 million tonnes a year.
Heat wave, drought keep chicken prices high for six months
The poultry industry did not face the usual lean season, which coincides with the exams between March and April, heat wave just another factor.
Government focussing on backyard poultry to help BPL families
Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said focus was being given to backyard poultry "which is crucial for livelihood and nutritional security of BPL families".
Poultry industry demands permission to import feed during lean period
Along with high feed prices, poultry industry could not see its expected growth during last two years as rural consumption declined due to two back-to-back droughts in the country.
Poultry, egg prices soar, as long summer hits production
Industry experts say the severe heat from the long summer led to large-scale deaths of birds in the farms, resulting in a drastic fall in production .
Maize imports likely to tame prices, help poultry sector
The international prices of genetically modified (GM) corn are down as the US crop is expected to be good. However, India allows import of only non-GMO maize.
Livestock population up by 4.6%; cow count rises by 18%
From 512 million in 2012 to nearly 536 million in 2019, the livestock population has increased by 4.6%, as per the 20th livestock census. Cows account for over one-fourth of the total livestock population & increase 18% from the previous census.
Low feed prices take poultry industry’s profits to four year high
Also, the broiler volume growth has been intentionally kept at manageable levels to avoid supply glut given industry wide supply control measures.
Kuwait imposes ban on imports of poultry products from India
All the chief ministers of states have been asked to direct the concerned authorities to keep a close vigil on clandestine imports and its sale, she said.
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