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World News: India
India | 4 January 2016
Advisory for poultry farmers

With foggy weather likely to increase the feed intake in layer poultry, farmers were asked to keep the energy content at a higher level and refrain from use of high moisture maize. A press release ...


India | 25 November 2015
Poultry entrepreneurs eye the e-market

With rapidly growing market for poultry, entrepreneurs in the sector are all set to explore the e-commerce possibilities of processed chicken. In the changing environment, broiler chicken is gainin...


India | 23 November 2015
Skill gap is a big issue

Intake-output trends and growth rates in trained veterinary manpower in India suggest that, the growth rate of the graduate manpower is not commensurate with growth rates of either livestock sector or...


India | 18 November 2015
Poultry parks to be set up across State

The Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU) is planning to establish poultry parks in association with industry and entrepreneurs, Vice Chancellor B. Ashok has said. Delivering the...


India | 4 November 2015
Is your chicken meal hurting immunity?

Frequent and irresponsible use of antibiotics by the animal farm industry is leading to difficulties in treating common bacterial infections as well as post-surgery infections, a panel of scientists w...


India | 2 November 2015
India poultry feed market to grow at over 15% until 2020, says TechSci Research

According to a report by TechSci Research "India Poultry Feed Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020", poultry feed market in India is forecast to grow at a CAGR of around 15% during 2015 - 2020, on ac...


India | 21 October 2015
Poultry sector set to hatch gains on rising pulses prices

At a time when the domestic poultry industry is reeling under rising input costs and lower demand owing to the austere season, the rise in prices of pulses has come as a blessing in disguise. Price...


India | 20 October 2015
Chicken prices plummet

Providing the much needed respite from skyrocketing price of pulses, the chicken price has dropped significantly in the last couple of weeks. A kg of live chicken is being sold between Rs. 40 and R...


India | 14 October 2015
Eggs in midday meal help boost attendance in Bengal, Telangana: Study by seventh JRM

Introduction of eggs in the midday meal menu has helped improve attendance in schools in Bengal and Telangana, a study commissioned by the Union Human Resource Development Ministry has found. The f...


India | 14 October 2015
M.K. Stalin promises better deal for poultry farmers if DMK comes to power

Poultry farm owners would directly be allowed to participate in the tender process for supplying eggs to noon meal centres in the State if the DMK comes to power in the State, DMK treasurer M. K Stali...


India | 13 October 2015
Odisha government hatches new poultry plan

In a bid to boost poultry farming in Odisha, the State Government on Friday released a revised poultry policy which exempts stamp duty on purchase of land and conversion charges of agricultural field ...


India | 29 September 2015
Residents oppose proposal to set up poultry farm in Denkanikottai

Over 200 residents of villages in Denkanikottai submitted a petition to the District Collector at the weekly grievances redressal meeting, on Monday, against the proposal to set up a poultry farm in t...


India | 24 September 2015
Poultry advisory body launches drive to fight protein deficiency

The poultry industry needs to grow to a size of 8 million birds (chickens) and 680 million egg-laying hens by 2020 if the daily protein consumption in India had to come up 65 gm per head, which is nea...


India | 23 September 2015
4,000 rotten eggs destroyed in Salem

About 4,000 rotten and broken eggs being transported from Namakkal to Salem city were seized and destroyed by the Tamil Nadu Food Safety and Drug Administration Department officials in the city on Tue...


India | 23 September 2015
Residents protest against poultry unit

Residents of Gyanba Golden Glades of Narayanpur here staged a protest on Tuesday, accusing the Hubballi-Dharwad Urban Development Authority (HDUDA) officials of altering the City Development Plan (CDP...


India | 22 September 2015
“Remove poultry wastes”

About 300 villagers picketed the Palani-Puliyampatti road on Monday demanding removal of poultry wastes dumped on farmlands on the roadside. The villagers alleged that hundreds of poultry units at ...


India | 18 September 2015
Meat ban: Ludhiana MC gets strict this year, even eggs pay the price

While it has been banning the sale of meat on Samvatsari — the last day of Jain festival Paryushan — since 2002, the Ludhiana administration strictly enforced its orders on Thursday. The municipal com...


India | 17 September 2015
Four held for stealing poultry feed

Four persons were arrested at Batlagundu on Wednesday on the charges of stealing poultry feed in farms in the district. The arrested were poultry owner K. Prabakaran (23) of Peikaman Mangalam near ...


India | 3 August 2015
Egg prices on a roll again

Egg prices in major Indian cities, which spiralled to ₹400 (per 100 eggs) in December last year, had moderated sharply in the first four months of 2015. But data from the National Egg Coordination ...


India | 28 July 2015
Wholesale price of egg to go up

The wholesale price of egg has increased by 18 paise to be fixed at Rs. 3.30 here on Monday and is expected to increase in the coming days due to high demand. National Egg Coordination Committee (N...


India | 24 July 2015
'Egg'tremists on the rise!

The streets of Hyderabad, post-midnight, are being taken over by a notorious, home bred 'criminal syndicate'. Ruthless .Scheming. Eggists. And their weapon of choice: Crates of protein-rich raw eggs! ...


India | 15 July 2015
Egg heist: 8 days on, cops clueless

About 46,500 eggs meant for distribution to poor children at noon meal centres in Virudhunagar district have gone missing from a godown under Rajapalayam panchayat union`s control. The stacks of egg r...


India | 15 July 2015
Egg war: Why India's vegetarian elite are accused of keeping kids hungry

India is in the midst of a war of sorts — a war over eggs. To eat them, or not to eat them. Actually, it's more about whether the government should give free eggs to poor, malnourished children. It...


India | 13 July 2015
Vegetarian, educated egg donors top couples’ wishlist

Fair, tall and, most importantly, vegetarian. These are not specifications from a matrimonial ad, but attributes childless couples are looking for in egg donors. Gynaecologists who run in vitro fer...


India | 13 July 2015
Plea to poultry farmers

Poultry farmers in the district have been asked to control the mycotoxin level in feed before use A press release from Agromet Field Unit of Veterinary College and Research Institute and Regional M...


India | 10 July 2015
NGO to feed eggs to Shivpuri children to prove point to Chouhan

To prove a point about the community’s willingness to accept eggs as a part of nutritious food supplementation, NGO Right to Food Campaign (RTFC) will be feeding lemonjuice topped boiled eggs to kids ...


India | 9 July 2015
India’s malnourished children hit by food politics as eggs rejected for school lunches

Clutching battered metal plates, the children waited patiently in a remote central Indian village for the two small flat pieces of bread and scoop of boiled potato curry that would be their only full ...


India | 8 July 2015
46,476 eggs missing

In a shocking incident, 46,476 eggs meant for distribution under noon meals scheme in government schools were stolen from a godown on the premises of Rajapalayam Panchayat Union Office. The crime c...


India | 6 July 2015
After Maggi, energy drinks, poultry products under lens

After instant noodles, the country's food safety authority has now turned its focus on energy drinks containing caffeine, which are becoming increasingly popular among youngsters in urban areas, besid...


India | 3 July 2015
Expecting mothers, kids to be served eggs from today

Activists are set to start 'Anda Abhiyaan' across the state from Friday to ensure proper distribution of eggs among students of government-run schools and lactating and pregnant mothers. Part of th...