Centre issues POSP to Bird Flu epicenters in MP, Kerala & Maharashtra

As on January 24, 2021 outbreaks of Avian Influenza (Bird flu) have been confirmed in 9 States which includes Kerala, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab for poultry birds and in 12 States of Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Himachal...Read more


Hester’s revenues unaffected by current Avian Flu outbreak  

Ahmedabad based Hester Biosciences announced that Hester’s revenues have not got impacted in this current Bird Flu situation prevailing in India. The company continues to grow as per our forecasted growth plans. Hester Biosciences is one of India’s leading animal healthcare companies and are the second...Read more


Auburn University to study irrigation possibilities of poultry processing wastewater

As fresh water supplies become increasingly limited and the world's population continues to grow, US based Auburn University College of Agriculture researchers are working on ways to find and utilize alternative water resources for irrigating crops. "One proven source that can meet this demand is wastewa...Read more


Toll-free helpline for Maharashtra poultry farmers goes live 

Maharashtra Animal Husbandry Department has started a Toll-free Helpline Number for farmers to report any unusual mortality of birds. The state government has put requisite information on Avian Influenza in line with the revised Avian Influenza Action Plan 2021 for both, the departmental officials and the general ...Read more


DAHD urges state Govts to allow poultry products from other states

 Cases of Avian Influenza have been confirmed in 10 states, as on 13 January, 2021. Further, cases of unnatural mortality of birds have been reported in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir and 4 districts of Jharkhand. On January 12, 2021, a VC was organised under the chairmanship of Secretary, Departmen...Read more


Govt issues advisory to 7 Bird Flu affected states

  After confirmation of Avian Influenza positive samples from ICAR-NIHSAD in poultry (two poultry farms) of Panchkula district, Haryana, positive cases of Avian Influenza in migratory birds were reported in Shivpuri, Rajgarh, Shajapur, Agar, Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh, Zoological Park, Kanpur, Uttar ...Read more


Solika Energy launches 2.4 tonne capacity poultry litter-based Biogas Plant

 Hyderabad-based Solika Energy, a compressed Biogas company, backed by Srinivasa Hatcheries, has announced the opening of its first poultry litter based Compressed Biogas (CBG) Project at Udityal Village, near Balanagar, Telangana, by RSS Rao, Executive Director of IOCL, TAPSO, along with  Suresh Chittur...Read more


DAHD sets up control room to arrest spread of Avian Influenza in Poultry

Avian Influenza (AI) viruses have been circulating worldwide for centuries with four known major outbreaks recorded in the last century. India notified the first outbreak of avian influenza in 2006.  Infection in humans is not yet reported in India though the disease is zoonotic. There is no direct evidence t...Read more


Soos Technology wins the Grow-NY Global Food and Agriculture Business Competition  

 Empire State Development and Cornell University has announced that animal science company Soos Technology of Kidron, Israel was named as the $1 million grand prize winner of round two of Grow-NY, a global food and agriculture business competition. The unprecedented competition—which focuses on strength...Read more


Egg Innovations acquires PECKISH

Egg Innovations, America's largest originator of 100% free-range and pasture-raised eggs, has announced the acquisition of innovative, protein-centric fresh snacking brand PECKISH in an all-stock deal. PECKISH joins the family of brands, which includes recently launched Blue Sky Family Farms eggs, marking mass exp...Read more


ICAR-DPR holds national Webinar on “Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Rural Poultry”  

      ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad organizes National Webinar on “Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Rural Poultry”. The ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad has organized the National Webinar on “Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Rural Poultry”, a three-day Training Progra...Read more


Cargil & Heifer International empowers 30,000 smallholder women farmers in India

  Cargill and international development organization Heifer International together have been positively impacting local communities in India through the Hatching Hope Global Initiative. Launched in November 2018, the project aims to improve nutrition and income levels through backyard poultry farming and...Read more