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EU’s Ag Markets Task Force Calls for New Rules on Unfair Trading Practices

EU – The Agricultural Markets Task Force (AMTF) has presented recommendations on how to improve the positions of farmers in the food supply chain to the EU’s Agriculture Commissioner Phil

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Delhi Zoo Shut After Bird Flu Cases

INDIA – Several birds have reportedly died from avian influenza at the Delhi zoo, which has been temporarily closed to contain the disease. The three birds tested positive for the

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India needs three times more eggs to meet required standards

New Delhi, (IANS) Union Minister for Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh on Friday said currently there are 63 eggs available per person per year, but India needs to have 180 eggs

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Avian Influenza-Free India a Big Relief to its Poultry Producers

INDIA – India is free from avian influenza (H5N1) or bird flu from September 5, 2016, the department of agriculture and animal husbandry has declared, writes Basudev Mahapatra. This being

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FOR EGG BUYERS IN CITY, NO SUNNY SIDE AHEAD

HYDERABAD: Already burdened with rising prices of essential commodities, including vegetables and pulses, more bad news awaits city residents as eggs are likely to become costlier by the end of

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Standoff over American Poultry Imports to India Continues

INDIA – The impasse over imports of poultry from the United States to India continues despite expectations that trade talks between officials of both countries would end it, writes Basudev

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India Invests to Increase Livestock, Poultry Productivity

INDIA – In order to increase livestock and fishery production in the country while providing livelihood opportunities to farmers, India has earmarked over 1000 crore (10 billion) rupees to fund

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India Adds Cock-Fighting Chicken to Indigenous Breeds List

INDIA – India has added nine new germplasm of farm animals including a poultry variety to its list of indigenous breeds. Newly enlisted live-stocks include one breed of cattle, two

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India Promotes Backyard Poultry Farming to Boost Production

INDIA – In an initiative to popularise poultry farming and boost production of poultry meat, India has asked the state governments, especially Andhra Pradesh and Bihar, to come up with