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Brazil: chicken meat exports may reach 305 thousand tons

Brazilian chicken meat shipments are expected to exceed 300,000 tons this February.
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Saudi Arabia increases chicken exports from Brazil

Brazilian chicken continues to stand out in the Arab markets and, according to data from the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA), there was an increase in exports to the main protein destinations.
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Disease outbreak causes hike in Chinese hog future contracts

Recently released reports highlight serious disease outbreaks within the world's largest pig herd and this has made China's most active hog future contracts go up more than 4% earlier this week.
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Record price for soybean meal and lower purchasing power for live chicken

One of the main components of the chicken feed reached a record price this year. According to the Avisite portal, soy bran is about 50% more expensive than in 2020 and 113% higher than that registered in 2019.
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Brazil stiffens measures to prevent bird flu

Despite not having registered any occurrence of bird flu in the country, the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA) is adopting and stiffening a series of measures.
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Outbreaks of bird flu lead to the slaughter of nearly 20 million birds in South Korea

South Korea is going through a difficult time dealing with in relation to bird flu. Since November 2019, authorities have ordered the slaughter of 19.9 million birds. The measure is designed to contain the spread of the avian flu outbreak and this is already reflected in eggs and poultry price, which shows a 24.2% and 10% increase, respectively.
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Chinese demand for corn should keep costs for chicken and pork production high

The costs of chicken and pork production are expected to remain high in 2021. According to a text released by the Brazilian portal Money Times, the recovery expectation for pig herd in China should increase demand for corn, the main animal feeding and diet component
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OIE registers 114 ASF cases worldwide

114 new outbreaks of African swine fever were reported worldwide from 25 to 7 January. The data is from the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), which shows a total number of 7,927 outbreaks in progress. Of this total, 4,228 outbreaks were recorded in Romania and 1,336 in Vietnam.
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Asia, Africa and Europe propelled Brazilian chicken exports

Brazilian chicken meat exports were propelled by Asia, Africa and Europe in 2020. According to information from the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA), Asia, the main destination for Brazilian protein, imported 1.635 million tons during the year.
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China: meat imports increase by 60% in 2020

China, the world's largest meat buyer, ended 2020 with a 60.4% increase in imports of animal protein.
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Brazilian agribusiness hits $ 100 and negotiations with OM remain heated

Brazilian agribusiness exports continue to stand out and in 2020 hit the mark of $ 100.81 billion.
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Bird flu leads to the slaughter of thousands of birds in Europe and India

Avian influenza continues to bring damage to several countries. In Europe, France and Germany the slaughtering of thousands of birds are an attempt to contain the virus, and in India, six states have reported cases of two subtypes of the Influenza A virus (H5N1 and H5N8) and slaughtering has also started.