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A better way to raise chickens

Zaw Ye Naung, co-founder of Shwe Taung Nyo Gyi Co, a local producer of free-range eggs, recently accepted the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Pioneer award, the first one given to a Myanmar business. The awards are given to companies that have successfully aligned their business goals with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, which are […]

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 […]

Organic Poultry Farm Makes Waves in Yangon

Shwe Taung Nyo Gyi farm is making waves in Yangon with its local, organic poultry and natural eggs. The farm, founded in 2017 by friends Zaw Ye Naung and Marn Thu Shein, is certified by the Myanmar Organic Agriculture Group (MOAG). “We are both fathers who wanted to feed healthy, chemical-free foods to our children. […]

Price of chicken stable as new broiler farms open

The price of chicken has remained stable in the domestic market because the number of broiler chicken breeding businesses has increased, industry insiders have said. Six companies producing the baby chicken boosted their production, the insiders said. The breeders are also systematically rearing the chicken. The breeding industry is seen to have developed yearly; both […]

Myanmar culls chickens, quail to contain H5N1 outbreak

(Reuters) – Myanmar has culled thousands of poultry to try to contain an outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in Monywa, west of the commercial center of Mandalay, health officials said on Thursday. The first outbreak of H5N1 in Myanmar was in the same region, about 525 miles (840 km) northwest of Yangon, in 2006 and […]