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Mandalay poultry growers warn of problems from high costs

The country’s poultry industry could face serious trouble caused by high production costs, according to the Mandalay Region Livestock Breeding Federation. U Myint Oo, vice chair of the federation, said the price of chicks and feed remain high, although they declined slightly at the start of the month. “Production costs are higher than the price […]

Farmers squawk over illegal poultry

Mandalay Region Poultry and Egg Production and Trading Association secretary U Nay Thurain said that Chinese birds are often compromised by the use of different substances when raising birds, contrary to Myanmar practice, which could threaten consumers’ health. He also raised the possibility that chicken imports may be contaminated by disease. Despite the efforts of […]