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CPF commits to implementing animal welfare practices

June 21, 2018

Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF) will convert all its pregnant sow farms in Thailand and overseas to group sow housing facilities by 2025 and 2028 respectively.

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Philippine duck output drops due to AI

June 21, 2018

Philippine duck production in the first quarter of 2018 was slashed by 2.67 % to 9,793 tonnes, from the same period last year due to the avian-influenza (AI) outbreak in Luzon in August 2017.

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Panca Mitra to double shrimp output with IPO

June 21, 2018

Indonesian shrimp producer and packer Panca Mitra Multiperdana is set to raise as much as USD 66.6 million in an initial public offering (IPO) of 30% of its shares.

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Swine raisers seek lower imports of organ meat

June 21, 2018

The Swine Raisers Association of Thailand (SRAT) has asked the Department of Livestock Development (DLD) to consider lowering the import of pigs internal organs and promote more local products.

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Cargill to cut carbon emissions from int’l shipping

June 21, 2018

Cargill aims to cut carbon emissions from its international shipping unit by as much as 15% by 2020.

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Ise Foods in India warned on use of battery cages

June 21, 2018

The New Delhi-based People for Animals, India’s largest animal welfare group, has issued notices to Japan’s Ise Foods Inc, Japan’s Suzuki Motor Corporation, the governments of Gujarat and Telangana, and the Ministry of Food Processing Industries.

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Broiler Feed QC: Meat quality and diet

June 20, 2018

Quality of poultry meat boils down to diet and nutrients farmers provide to birds. With this in mind, the upcoming Asian Agribiz Broiler Feed Quality Conferences in Bangkok, Thailand (August 8-9) and Jakarta, Indonesia (August 13-14) will focus on how farmers can fine-tune nutrition to boost broiler health. The session will deal with key matters like gut health, probiotics, low and high protein diets and challenges when shifting to antibiotic growth promotant-free production. Visit BroilerFeedQC for more details and to register.

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Philippines working towards bird-flu free status

June 20, 2018

Philippine officials are hoping for a bird-flu free status soon as Manila will formally ask the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) to declare the country as bird flu-free this month.

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