Farming News Daily This is the RSS syndication feed for Facilitation of International Competition Horse Movement The Regional Workshop for Asia, Far East and Oceania of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) regarding the facilitation of International Competition Horse movement was hosted by the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) from 18 to 20 February 2014 with the support of the Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) and in collaboration with the International Federation of Horse Racing Authorities (IFHA). The objective of the Conference was to discuss and identify possibilities to harmonise the existing regulations regarding the movements of International Competition Horses. In this framework, the application of the new concept “High Health, High Performance (HHP)” for horses was also discussed. newsroom - Thu, 27 Feb 2014 00:00:00 GMT Eggs banned from Cambodia Hong Kong has banned the import of poultry eggs from Cambodia, following the outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza in an Cambodian village. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 17 Feb 2013 00:00:00 GMT New poulty vaccine Hong Kong will introduce a new poultry vaccine to its chicken farms, the country’s Secretary for Food and Health, Ko Wing-man said. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 05 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT Bird flu vaccine The Hong Kong Government (HKG) has announced that it will recommend the Re-5 H5N1 Avian Influenza (AI) vaccine for use as an alternative for the already in use Intervet Nobilis H5N1 AI vaccine. Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 26 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Poultry vaccines The HKG introduced mandatory vaccination for poultry since 2003 as one of the precautionary measures against avian influenza outbreaks. Tue, 24 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farmers visit China Led by the Director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation, Mr Alan Wong, a delegation representing the agriculture and fisheries sector visited Guangdong from 19 to 23 March, where they met with their Mainland counterparts and visited scientific research institutes for agriculture as well as agricultural and fisheries enterprises. 5mpublishing Sun, 15 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT Imports from Japan roll again Hong Kong Food and Health Secretary York Chow has indicated that the government will soon lift some restrictions on food imports from Japan imposed because of the ongoing nuclear crisis. newsroom - Thu, 22 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Dealing with bird flu The country's veterinary authorities have reported three new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Cheung Chau and Mongkok. Tue, 20 Mar 2012 00:00:00 GMT Increase in honey production In the corner of a Hong Kong rooftop, amid the shining glass and steel of the city's high rise skyline, stands a humble wooden box on legs - a beehive, packed with roughly 10,000 honey bees. Fri, 12 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT Money for Honey In the corner of a Hong Kong rooftop, amid the shining glass and steel of the city's high rise skyline, stands a humble wooden box on legs - a beehive, packed with roughly 10,000 honey bees. newsroom - Tue, 09 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT The rising cost of wool Just as customers had begun returning to Vijay Sadhwani's Hong Kong tailor shop after the spasms of the world financial crisis, his business suffered another setback -- the rocketing price of wool. None Mon, 18 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT Egg import restrictions Hong Kong’s Food and Health Bureau is considering extending the import control regime for meat and poultry to cover eggs, as a preventative measure against avian influenza. newsroom - Sat, 11 Jun 2011 00:00:00 GMT Swine flu problems The H1N1 swine flu virus is compatible with a bird flu virus that is endemic in poultry in Asia and they can produce hybrid viruses packed with greater killing power, Chinese researchers warned earlier today. Wed, 16 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT