Winters is good for poultry business: B Venkatesh Rao
B Venkatesh Rao, MD, Venky’s India in an interview with ET Now talks about the poultry business going forward.
US likely to drag India to WTO on denied poultry market access
Expressing "extraordinary frustration" over India denying market access to the American poultry, US is gearing to drag it to the WTO.
Amrit Group to foray into 'Hy-line' layer breed chicken
Amrit Group will foray into layer breeding segment by launching "Hy-line" breed chick...
Building value chains, raising output, lowering customs duty can help contain food prices
Eliminate aberrations of higher duties, those applying to chicken legs, skimmed milk powder & fresh apples. Reduce MFN duties, temporarily to start with, on these products by 50%.
Centre directs state governments to stop the use of antibiotics and hormones in animal feed
Consumption of antibiotic contaminated meat, milk and eggs may develop antibiotic resistance in both animals and human beings.
Cold wave and dense fog triggers a sharp rise in vegetable prices, respite for poultry sector
Tomato prices have doubled in the past week, peas are up 60% and brinjals are up 50%.Traders say prices would rise further if conditions did not improve.
Bird flu, Avian influenza, detected in poultry samples in Nadia, West Bengal
The government has ordered immediate culling of birds and destruction of eggs and feed material to control the spread of the disease.
Maize prices may remain firm on surging demand
On NCDEX, the maize January contract closed at Rs 1,222 a quintal, up by 0.25% & March contract closed at Rs 1,280 a quintal, up by 0.47%.
RBI support for poultry farmers
Even as bird flu wreaks havoc in 13 of West Bengal’s 19 districts, banking circles are getting their act in place to support distressed poultry farmers.
British-Indian 'Chicken King' facing mounting debts
Ranjit Boparan, known for his poultry business, is facing mounting debts as his company is reportedly struggling to modernise.
Municipal boards across India to provide facilities for hygienic meat production
Municipal boards across the country will take initiatives to provide facilities for safe and hygienic production of meat.
SBI now farms out its rate bonanza to dairy, poultry
Bank slashes interest rates to 10-10.5% for new loans from 12.10-14.85%.
Chicken soars on costly feed, low production
Costly poultry feed and lower production have pushed up chicken prices in south India. Normally, chicken prices drop when summer approaches.
Maha state to draft poultry regulation norms soon
Shaken by the swine flu pandemic, the Maharashtra government has decided to revisit an unfinished task.
US pushes India to buy $5-6 billion more farm goods to seal trade deal: Report
US wants India to buy another $5-6 bn worth of poultry and farm goods for reinstatement of GSP benefits.