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Friday 06 March 2015

Thailand

BIOMIN to launch Mycofix® 5.0 - the most complete mycotoxin risk management solution to date

BIOMIN will unveil Mycofix® 5.0, a fully re-formulated, all-in-one mycotoxin risk management solution for livestock at the VIV Asia 2015 in Bangkok.

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Monday 16 June 2014

Thailand

CPF denounces slavery

Regarding the allegations of slavery in some Thai fishing boats supplying fish for the production of fishmeal to the Thai seafood industry, Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL (CPF), a leading farmer of shrimp and producer of shrimp feed, has stated that it is against slavery and forced labor in any shape or form, and that, since two years ago, the company has been strongly pushing forward a Fisheries Improvement Plan both in the Gulf of Thailand and Andaman Seas, which specific aims to assist Thailand as a nation to solve labor problems throughout the Thai seafood supply chain.

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Friday 14 June 2013

Thailand

Poultry and eggs

Egg prices are likely to stay relatively high until the end of June, but their pressure on overall inflation is marginal, says the Internal Trade Department.

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Friday 31 May 2013

Thailand

Poultry and egg prices

Chicken egg prices rose again in several parts of the country yesterday (27 May), with farmers and sellers blaming the increases on hot weather, rising demand and exports.

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Saturday 13 April 2013

Thailand

Getting the most from pigs

During the ABCA Technical Seminar organised in Bangkok on 12 March, ahead of the VIV Asia 2013, Paul Toplis of Primary Diets gave a presentation on advanced piglet nutrition.

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Thailand

VIV Asia 2013

The globally operating cattle, meat, poultry meat and egg industry contributed to making VIV Asia 2013 an unparalleled success.

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Friday 12 April 2013

Thailand

Massive pig farm being built

Betagro Group is investing over 300 million baht in a new hog farm located in Lop Buri province in an effort to beef up its pork business.

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Thursday 11 April 2013

Thailand

Another misleading story to sell farm drugs

To reduce Campylobacter prevalence on broiler skin, on-farm biosecurity measures need to be accompanied by controls at the slaughterhouse, according to new research from Thailand.

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Thailand

Massive new pig complex

Betagro, major Thai agricultural firm, has announced that it is investing millions in a new pig farm in Lop Buri province, Thailand.

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Wednesday 27 March 2013

Thailand

If you believe Alltech all you need is more drugs pumped into livestock with their feed

From problems with mycotoxins and coccidiosis, to opportunities with epigenetics and antibiotic-free programmes, Alltech plans to address a plate full of topics that affect the poultry industry all the way from the hatchery to the dining room at GLIMPSE 2020: the 29th Annual Alltech International Symposium in Lexington, Ky., USA, May 19-22.

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Monday 25 March 2013

Thailand

Pork giant leading the way

CPF moves ahead in the fight against global warming with more than 100 products receiving carbon footprint labels.

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Sunday 24 March 2013

Thailand

Erich Erber awarded Asian Personality Award during the VIV Asia 2013

Erich Erber, chairman of the Executive Board of ERBER Group and founder of BIOMIN was awarded the Asian Personality Award at VIV Asia 2013 in recognition of his 30 years of contribution to the field of animal nutrition.

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Thursday 21 March 2013

Thailand

Pork investment in SE Asia

Thai-based agribusiness giant Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) is about to invest more in neighbouring countries Laos and Cambodia to set up feed mills and livestock farms.

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Saturday 09 February 2013

Thailand

Rearing poultry

A survey was performed on 482 households from 27 villages in seven sub-districts.

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Thursday 10 January 2013

Thailand

Meat giant foriegn investment

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has set aside an investment budget of Bt15 billion for 2013 and targets total sales of Bt400 billion, up 14% from estimated total sales of Bt350 billion this year.

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Wednesday 09 January 2013

Thailand

Rice exports

Thailand lost its three-decades-old title as theworld's top rice exporter last year, falling behind India and Vietnam, industry sources said Friday.

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Saturday 08 December 2012

Thailand

15th AAAP Animal Science Congress

Dr Gene Jin from Meriden China will be presenting a paper at the 15th AAAP Animal Science Congress in Thailand, which is taking place from 26th - 30th November 2012.

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Wednesday 28 November 2012

Thailand

Rice deal with China

Rice deal with China

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Wednesday 10 October 2012

Thailand

Rice farmers protest

Rice farmers are threatening to step up protests against academics who they have blasted for opposing the government's rice pledging scheme.

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Tuesday 21 August 2012

Thailand

Talking livestock

Foundation of Southeast Asia's AEC encouraging for livestock standards

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Wednesday 01 August 2012

Thailand

Crocodile farming

No longer is it just the food, hotel or tourism industry that attracts foreign investors to Thailand.

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Wednesday 25 July 2012

Thailand

Farming in Burma

A group of farmers from Thailand are facing charges in Burma for allegedly growing rubber there illegally, Burma's state-run media report.

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Sunday 01 July 2012

Thailand

Rice farming

This year is the fourth anniversary since Thailand designated today, June 5, as National Rice and Farmers Day.

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Thursday 21 June 2012

Thailand

The rice harvest

This year is the fourth anniversary since Thailand designated today, June 5, as National Rice and Farmers Day.

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Saturday 09 June 2012

Thailand

Meat giant and poultry feed

This year, Charoen Pokphand Indonesia (CP Indonesia) has targeted to produce as much as 3.5 million tonnes of poultry feed.

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Sunday 13 May 2012

Thailand

New man at Topigs

Topigs has announced the appointment of Glen Illing as regional director of Asia Pacific.

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Tuesday 08 May 2012

Thailand

Topigs has announced the appointment of Glen Illing

Topigs has announced the appointment of Glen Illing as regional director of Asia Pacific.

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Sunday 29 April 2012

Thailand

CP Foods and Cobb

Cobb, one of the world leaders in poultry breeding, and CP Foods, of Thailand, have entered a new agreement to pursue research and development opportunities in the Asian region.

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Tuesday 17 April 2012

Thailand

Cobb officially opens new Asian office in Thailand

The new Cobb office for the Asian region in Bangkok, Thailand, has been officially opened by the company’s president Jerry Moye.

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Monday 16 April 2012

Thailand

Pork giant expands

As part of its goal to become the country's leading integrated pork supplier, Betagro Group plans to expand its processing operations, the latest of which is in Khon Kaen, while looking for other ways to generate value-added income from the domestic market as well as from exports.

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Wednesday 07 March 2012

Thailand

Banana farming problems

More and more banana farmers are convinced that the Philippine banana industry may not survive the slow but devastating effect of Panama wilt plant disease in the next five to ten years.

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Thailand

Poultry and egg prices

On 1 February 2012, chicken layer producers voiced their concerns to the Minister of Commerce on plummeting egg prices.

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Thursday 16 February 2012

Thailand

FMD control

The conference will have a technical component and a pledging component. Experts will present an analysis of the global FMD situation, the socio-economic impact of the disease, the progress achieved with existing regional FMD control initiatives and ‘state of the art’ overviews regarding vaccines, diagnostic methods and current research.

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Saturday 12 November 2011

Thailand

Floods ruin rice harvest

A man paddles through a flooded road outside the Rojana Industrial Park in Ayutthaya, Thailand, on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011.

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Tuesday 08 November 2011

Thailand

Rice prices

RICE prices rose for a fifth day on Tuesday, the best run in more than seven weeks, on speculation the damage to crops in Thailand from floods will boost demand for US supplies. Soybeans and corn rose, while wheat was little changed.

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Sunday 06 November 2011

Thailand

Farmers suffering in floods

Health authorities have stepped up measures to prevent an outbreak of infectious diseases after more than one million chickens died last weekend in closed poultry farms in Ayutthaya's flood-hit Bang Pa-in district. According to Bangkok Post, the authorities have been working closely with livestock officials to quickly dispose of chicken carcasses by using effective micro-organisms, Public Health Minister, Witthaya Buranasiri, said earlier this week.

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Friday 14 October 2011

Thailand

Rice farming problems

Almost seven years ago, 42-year-old Napa Hosrithong of Suphan Buri province was one of many rice farmers under the Thaksin Shinawatra government's pledging scheme.

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Tuesday 27 September 2011

Thailand

Problems in the rice market

Barely a month in power, and Thailand's new government is already facing criticism over some of its main policies.

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Friday 16 September 2011

Thailand

Concerns New Thai prime minister

Yingluck Shinawatra has instructed the country’s ministry of commerce to quickly address the rising price of pork in Thailand.

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Thailand

Poultry and eggs

This is a weekly report by the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), looking at international developments concerning the poultry industry. This week's review looks at poultry industry expansion in Thailand.

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Monday 12 September 2011

Thailand

Poultry diseases

Agriculture officials in Thailand are to update the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on the state of Newcastle Disease in the country.

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Sunday 11 September 2011

Thailand

Shortage of breeding pigs

A shortage of female breeder pigs has resulted in a 25-30% drop in the amount of pork entering the market, reports the Thailand Swine Raisers Association, requesting the Commerce Ministry to help the pig raisers affected by a virus outbreak, increasing the number of female breeder pigs, instead of trying to control prices.

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Friday 09 September 2011

Thailand

Poultry disease

Thai agriculture officials are preparing updated information about Newcastle disease in Thai poultry for the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), reports Bangkok Post.

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Tuesday 16 August 2011

Thailand

Pig feed prices

Pig breeders in Nakhon Ratchasima have voiced their complaints over the government's control on pork prices, against higher operating costs.

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Friday 05 August 2011

Thailand

Feathers to animal feed

Poultry company, Betagro, is looking into using enyzmes to process feather meal into a feed ingredient.

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Wednesday 20 July 2011

Thailand

No maize shortage

So the maize shortage is artificial after all? That appears to be the word from the Ministry of Agriculture now that they have invited the intelligence service to unravel the export of maize to Southern Sudan - and to make matters worse; duty free.

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Thursday 30 June 2011

Thailand

Problems in the pig herd

After the Department of Livestock Development was notified, an investigation team was sent to the area and immediately launched disease control measures in order to contain the disease.

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Saturday 18 June 2011

Thailand

Pork and poultry prices

Mr Vejjajiva told the ministry that eggs can be reduced by at least 20 satang each and pork should also be cheaper, because the information showed the raw material costs for pork can be cut without any impact on farmers.

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Friday 27 May 2011

Thailand

Dealing with pig disease problems

In early May 2011, top scientists and field practitioners came together in Bangkok, Thailand to present their latest findings on PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome) at the fifth Asian PRRSpective Symposium held by Boehringer Ingelheim.

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Thailand

Expanding poultry production

GFPT Plc, a listed integrated poultry producer, plans to invest THB1 billion this year to set up new broiler and grandparent chicken farms to supply its joint-venture processing plant, according to Bangkok Post.

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