Poultry Farming

Russian poultry producers see margins fall

Russian producers hit by reduced poultry margins

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s third-largest poultry producer, agricultural holding Belaya Ptitsa, has reported financial turbulence, as falling prices and shrinking state aid keep pushing down profitability in the industry.

The military is helping Russian farmers tackle the aftermath of a massive bird flu outbreak

Russia uses army to tackle AI in Kostroma Oblast

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

The Russian Army has been deployed to help deal with the aftermath of the largest outbreak of the avian influenza (AI) in Kostroma Oblast, where 600,000 chickens have been culled, according to a 9 January report in the Russian Gazette, the official publication...

GAP Resource eyes takeover of Russian poultry farm

GAP Resource eyes takeover of Russian poultry farm

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

GAP Resource has filed an application to the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia to acquire the sixth largest poultry farm in the country from the agricultural holding Prioskolie.

Russia is ramping up production of halal poultry

Russia to promote halal poultry internationally

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Around 75-80% of poultry that Russia plans to export in 2020 will be labelled as halal, according to Aidar Gazizov, director general for the International Center for Halal Standardization and Certification, speaking at the international summit Agroinvest...

MHP expands Ukraine poultry farm to fuel export program

MHP expands Ukraine poultry farm to fuel export program

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Ukrainian agricultural holding MHP will double production performance at its Vinitsia Poultry Farm, up to 520,000 tonnes (t) per year by 2021, in order to supply a higher volume of chicken meat for export.

The PLF-500 can save businesses up to $15,000 per year

Global Re-Fuel develops new poultry biomass furnace

By Aidan Fortune

Energy technology company Global Re-Fuel has developed a new chicken litter-fuelled biomass furnace that is designed to improve poultry health and farmers’ operating margins by more than $15,000 a year per broiler house. 

Kingchick poultry is contracted to grow chickens for a major African meat processor

London investor pumps cash into African chicken farm

By Oscar Rousseau

Tanzania-based Kingchick Poultry has received a six-figure sum from a London agri-business investor as the African farm aims to scale up operations to supply local markets with low-cost chicken.

The Russian firm wants to be self-sufficient in egg hatching

Russian firm ramps up self-reliance in chicken flocks

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Cherkizovo has commissioned its first farm for parent chicken flocks in Russia and hopes to finish construction of three more farms in autumn 2017, in order to cut its dependence on imported materials. 

MHP has planned a significant investment in both the Ukraine and The Netherlands

MHP to expand poultry facilities in Ukraine and the Netherlands

By Aidan Fortune

Ukrainian agricultural holding company MHP plans to invest up to US$500 million in the construction of the second stage of its Vinitsia Poultry Farm in the next few years and also allocate some money for capacity expansion at a processing plant in the...

Thailand's poultry industry has been plagued by abuse allegations

Thai poultry firm threatens to sue NGO

By Oscar Rousseau

A chicken supplier in Thailand may open a lawsuit against a non-governmental organisation (NGO) over alleged claims of human trafficking. 

Rabobank: China's production decline a 'wake-up call' to inspire machinery investment

China’s production decline sparks import boom

By Oscar Rousseau

The global poultry industry is entering a period of enhanced market conditions as China’s historic production slump brings a welcome buoyancy to a string of poultry exporters.

Poultry prices have dropped by 45% as Russia undercuts Kyrgyzstan's trade

Kyrgyzstan poultry farms on the verge of extinction

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Common customs space with Russia and Kazakhstan has almost killed off poultry farming in Kyrgyzstan, according to a report from the chairman of the country’s Union of Poultry Farmers, Rustam Osmonaliev. 

The Edge system controls a range of environmental conditions in poultry houses

IPPE 2016

Cumberland Poultry gives producers the Edge

By Rod Addy

Cumberland Poultry has launched an advanced Edge control system designed to manage all operations of poultry production facilities at the International Production Processing and Packaging Expo (IPPE) 2016.