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Thursday 04 July 2013

Bangladesh

Increase in milk consumption

Milk consumption is growing in Bangladesh and domestic supply cannot match consumer demand trends.

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Sunday 14 April 2013

Bangladesh

Farmers hit again

Sidiqur Moyez' farm has not seen such tough times since the huge 1998 floods in Bangladesh wiped out his fruits.

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Thursday 14 March 2013

Bangladesh

Poultry feed

Twenty poultry feed consignments imported from india remained undelivered for the last 20 days at Benapole land port due to lack of customs clearances.

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Thursday 06 December 2012

Bangladesh

Poultry industry problems

Leaders of both the associations claimed that they deserve the authorisation from the National Board of Revenue (NBR) to do it, reports the Financial Express.

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Sunday 02 December 2012

Bangladesh

Bird flu back

An outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus caused by the H5N1 virus has been reported at a commercial farm near Dhaka to the OIE.

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Saturday 15 September 2012

Bangladesh

Poultry feed problems

Bangladesh’s poultry feed industry is seeking a ban on the export of corn, a much desired raw material in poultry feed.

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Sunday 02 September 2012

Bangladesh

Problems on the farm

Seven-year-old Mili Begum knows her classroom like the back of her hand. She should, because she's been living in it for the past six weeks.

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Friday 27 July 2012

Bangladesh

Poultry farms flooded

Thousands of people have been left food insecure after extensive flooding, landslides and flash floods in eastern Bangladesh at the end of June.

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Thursday 28 June 2012

Bangladesh

Egg imports

The government in Bangladesh has decided to import eggs and day-old chicks ahead of the Ramadan to contain the spiralling prices and meet the protein demand.

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Tuesday 19 June 2012

Bangladesh

Dealing with bird flu

An eight-member expert committee has been formed in Bangladesh to devise a plan to start a vaccination programme in the wake of the spread of avian influenza in poultry farms across the country.

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Thursday 17 May 2012

Bangladesh

Farm subsidies

Ballooning subsidies, particularly to the agriculture sector, during the current fiscal have created an unsettling effect on the government's fiscal management.

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Monday 07 May 2012

Bangladesh

Poultry farm problems

Egg imports from India, a bird flu-infected country, could destroy Bangladesh's entire poultry industry, sector people warned yesterday.

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Friday 06 April 2012

Bangladesh

More on bird flu

The Bangladeshi veterinary authorities have reported a total of ten highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks across various commercial poultry farms in Dhaka, Khulna, Chittagong and Rajshahi.

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Thursday 16 February 2012

Bangladesh

Dealing with bird flu

Bangladesh's authorities destroyed nearly 140,000 birds and eggs until last month since mid November when this season's first outbreak of bird flu was detected, an official said on 1 February.

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Monday 16 January 2012

Bangladesh

Bird flu alert

Six hundred and fifty-eight poultry farms in nine upazilas of Khulna district and in the city have been asked to remain on high alert against outbreak of bird flu.

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Wednesday 11 January 2012

Bangladesh

Bangladesh - 3,000 poultry culled over bird flu scare

3,000 poultry culled over bird flu scare

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Sunday 28 August 2011

Bangladesh

Cleaning up drugs in farming

Fisheries and Livestock Minister Abdul Latif Biswas has said the government is considering the import of essential antibiotics to sustain the growth of poultry industry in the country, reports The Daily Star. "Essential antibiotics are needed to protect poultry from diseases. The government is considering lifting the ban on import of antibiotic for poultry," he said last week.

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Monday 25 July 2011

Bangladesh

Bird flu problems

A third of farm-raised chicken in Bangladesh has been decimated by the latest outbreak of the bird-flu, a top poultry farmer said, demanding compensation for the affected farms.

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Tuesday 14 June 2011

Bangladesh

Concerns over egg imports

The government, according to reports in a section of the media, has decided to import 10 million eggs and day-old chicks (DOC) from India. Such a decision has triggered strong resentment among the local poultry farmers. They said this will cause widespread loss to them and lead to closure of thousands of small farms.

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Wednesday 01 June 2011

Bangladesh

Bird flu back

Three new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been reported of Dhaka farms.

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Thursday 19 May 2011

Bangladesh

Good wheat harvest

Bangladesh does not need Indian wheat as its granaries are full, its food minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque said. This could disappoint India as it considers allowing exports after a bumper harvest and faces criticism for poor foodgrain management.

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Monday 02 May 2011

Bangladesh

Bird flu

A total of 17,279 poultry birds of a farm have been culled and 4,298 eggs destroyed at Gajaria in Sreepur upazila following the detection of bird flu infection.

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Thursday 28 April 2011

Bangladesh

Problems in the poultry industry

In Bangladesh poultry production has fallen by nearly 18% in the last nine months, according to the Poultry Industries Protection National Council.

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Wednesday 27 April 2011

Bangladesh

Not able to pay for wheat

A group of farmers from Gilgandra in NSW are urging the Federal Government to support their fight to reclaim an estimated $2 million worth of wheat.

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Monday 18 April 2011

Bangladesh

Poultry feed seized

Department of Environment (DoE) ON 28 March seized 265 sacks of poultry feed made from tannery waste and various chemicals, weighing 16 metric tonnes, from a house at Adabar in the city and arrested one person in this connection.

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Wednesday 13 April 2011

Bangladesh

Poultry seminar

The three-day-long International Poultry Show and Seminar-2011 has ended in Dhaka. Breaking previous records for exhibitors and visitors, it confirmed the importance of the country's poultry industry in feeding the population and the need for government support.

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Tuesday 12 April 2011

Bangladesh

Counting the cost of bird flu

Over one million people have been rendered jobless in recent months as avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu, broke out in local poultry farms.

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Friday 08 April 2011

Bangladesh

Counting the cost of bird flu

Avian influenza has cost the country's poultry industry Tk 2 billion in the first three months of the current fiscal year.

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Thursday 24 March 2011

Bangladesh

Bird flu crisis

The Bangladeshi veterinary authorities have reported 29 new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in various commercial farms across Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Barisal and Khulna.

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Wednesday 23 March 2011

Bangladesh

More bird flu confirmed

Fresh cases of avian influenza or bird flu have been detected in another Tripura poultry farm, and culling of birds is expected to start on Monday, an official said on Sunday. "At least 400 poultry birds have died since March 1 at the Gandhi Gram government poultry farm. Central government expe rts tested the samples of the dead birds and found them positive for the H5 strain of avian influenza," Tripura animal resource development department Joint Director Jyotirmoy Chakraborty told IANS.

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Tuesday 15 March 2011

Bangladesh

Poultry farmers complain

They formed a human chain keeping the highway blocked for half an hour and threw eggs on the highway, reports The Daily Star.

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Wednesday 02 March 2011

Bangladesh

More bird flu confirmed

The veterinary authority sent Follow Up Report No. 28 dated 13 February to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).

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