Africa’s livestock sector unsustainable: Malabo report

The Malabo Montpellier Panel has concluded in its report that Africa will be unable to meet demand for meat and milk by 2050 and benefit from growth in the livestock sector unless countries adopt new policies and methods. Meat consumption per capita across Africa is expected to increase from 19 kg to 26 kg p...Read more

Poultry industry should follow cluster approach for market linkage to maize farmers : Agriculture Commissioner  

     “Maize, known as Queen of cereals is the most important crop after rice and wheat”, said, S K Malhotra, Agriculture Commissioner, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt of India   Addressing a webinar on ‘Covid Impact on Maize Value Chain – Challenges ...Read more

 Poultry agritech start-up Eggoz raises ₹2.5 crore to fund expansion  

  Agritech startup Eggoz, which is into the business of egg production, has raised ₹2.5 crore from investors to fund its expansion plans.  Founded in December 2017, the start-up is a full-stack egg producer of nutrition-rich eggs. It operates a network of poultry farms in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh...Read more

Kemin to introduce salmonella vaccine to poultry industry

US based Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services, has signed an exclusive agreement with US and Hong Kong based Pacific GeneTech (PGT), a biologics company that develops and com...Read more

Indian Bank launches new products to support farmers, poultry players  

The Indian Bank has launched three new products to support farmers, poultry players and the workforce in the informal sector during the current crisis triggered by the outbreak of dreaded Covid-19 virus. Under the IND Covid Emergency Agro-Processing Loan, agro-processing units can avail 10 per cent of the working...Read more

 KVK forms poultry farmer self -help group to promote native poultry breeds, eggs

Ernakulam Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) is set to ensure availability of authentic desi poultry in urban homes of the city. The KVK will collect one-day-old chicks from organic poultry farmers after ensuring the purity of the native breed of the poultry and will distribute these through its sales counter located at C...Read more

Evonik to launch software solution to improve poultry production

Evonik will present Porphyrio®, the leading global software solution to improve and optimize poultry production, at IPPE in Atlanta on 28 – 30 January 2020. Visitors to Hall A - Booth A1325 can take a closer look at Evonik’s Precision Livestock Farming approach, including Porphyrio®. This clou...Read more

Kemin launches VANNIX™ C4 for poultry producers

Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services, has launched VANNIX™ C4, a novel phytogenic feed additive that joins the comprehensive lineup of poultry gut health solu...Read more

Prompt Equipments and IIT Mumbai jointly launches “Animal Wearable”

  Dairy technology solutions provider, Prompt Equipments has joined hands with the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, to manufacture indigenous smart wearable devices for the cattle to assist the cattle-rearing community to identify important intervals during cow breeding.  The Ahmedabad-based fir...Read more

IB Group set to invest Rs 200 crore in agriculture & poultry-based start-ups  

    Chhattisgarh-based poultry firm IB Group has recently announced that it has set aside a capital fund of ₹200-crore for equity investments in agriculture and poultry-based start-ups in the country.  According to company statement, “It will provide 25 per cent loan-free investment for a...Read more

KFL launches nutrient-rich feed for chickens

According to company, the feed is made of wholesome and healthy ingredients and it is meant for consumption by different country breeds of chicken, except broiler chicken, which is bred and raised specifically for meat production.  The nutrient- rich feed, being disclosed as part of product diversification o...Read more

ProBioGen, Ceva Santé Animale collaborate for poultry vaccines

ProBioGen AG and Ceva Santé Animale announce the signature of an exclusive license agreement for the manufacture of vectorised poultry vaccines using ProBioGen’s proprietary AGE1.CR  technology. ProBioGen and Ceva have a long track record of producing innovative veterinary vaccine...Read more