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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 […]

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 […]