‘Golden Goose’ poultry industry needs a fillip

Poultry industry has been one of the fastest growing segments of the agriculture sector in India, providing livelihood to millions of citizens of the country. Between 2011 and 2020, the food grain output increased by 56 per cent, vegetable production increased by 104 percent, and egg production increased by 200 pe...Read more

Boosting export of frozen poultry meat hinges on clear govt policies

What has been the impact of the pandemic on the Indian poultry industry? During the first week of February 2020, due to unsubstantiated and fabricated messages in social platforms, the entire Indian poultry industry became crippled with a false premise of chickens being a potential transmitter of COVID-19. Amidst...Read more

Indian poultry industry goes tech-tonic

Egg and chicken are wholesome, nutritious food with high nutrient density because, in proportion to their calorie count, they provide the required amount of daily protein and a wide variety of other nutrients. They are rich in vitamins, essential amino acids and minerals such as vitamin A, B6, B12, folate, iron, p...Read more

USDA pushes for comprehensive efforts to reduce Salmonella illnesses in poultry

The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is mobilising a stronger, and more comprehensive effort to reduce Salmonella illnesses associated with poultry products. The agency is initiating several key activities to gather the data and information necessary to suppo...Read more

Proteon Pharma to develop bacteriophages as alternative to antibiotics in poultry industry

Proteon Pharmaceuticals India - a subsidiary of Proteon Pharmaceuticals SA Poland, will focus on the development of bacteriophages as a sustainable alternative to antibiotics in the poultry industry. It is engaged in the development of precision biology for microbiome protection to improve animal and human health ...Read more

Cargill launches poultry feed with essential oils

Cargill has added essential oils to its Nutrena Naturewise poultry feeds. The natural essential oils contribute to the promotion of egg weight, size and production, enhanced palatability and a fresh aroma direct from the bag.   "We listened to what poultry owners and soon-to-become owners want most and expe...Read more

ICAR Tripura organises Krishi Diwas

The ICAR-Research Complex for North-Eastern Hills Region, Tripura Centre recently organised the Krishi Diwas on the theme 'ICAR Tripura - Transforming Rural Agriculture.'The Chief Guest, Dr Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, Union Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying reviewed the on-going lab and fi...Read more

PAU concludes virtual kisan mela on resource management

The two-day Virtual Kisan Mela concluded at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) amidst panel discussions on natural resource management; livestock production and subsidiary occupations; processing, value addition and farmer-producer organizations (FPOs). Dr JS Mahal, Director of Extension Education, expresse...Read more

ICAR organises virtual training prog in poultry and duck farming

ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad and ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Kolkata jointly organised a five-day Virtual Training Programme on 'Poultry and Duck Farming.' In his address, Dr RN. Chatterjee, Director, ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad and Dr SK Roy, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Kolka...Read more

Mumbai scientists develop tech to convert poultry feathers to animal feed, fertiliser

Indian scientists have developed a sustainable and affordable solution for converting keratin waste such as human hair, wool, and poultry feathers to fertilisers, pet and animal feeds. India generates a huge amount of human hair, poultry feather waste and wool waste each year. These wastes are dumped, buried, used...Read more

India’s overall exports in August 2021 estimated at $52.20 Bn

India’s overall exports (Merchandise and Services combined) in August 2021 are estimated to be $52.20 billion, exhibiting a positive growth of 33.99 per cent over the same period last year and a positive growth of 19.89 per cent over August 2019. Overall imports in August 2021 are estimated to be $58.57 bill...Read more

Right to Protein introduces Soy Fed product label in India

Right To Protein, a nationwide public health initiative announced the launch of India’s first feed label – ‘Soy Fed’ for animal protein products, earmarking the celebration of National Nutrition Month, September 2021. Livestock that is fed with high-quality soy is healthier and a richer pro...Read more