Poultry Articles on South America

Representatives of the Brazilian Agriculture Ministry are in Beijing as part of a visit to China and Japan with a view to doubling the number of companies certified to export chicken meat to China and pork to both countries, the Brazilian press reported.

Dr. Fahad Balghunaim, Saudi Minister of Agriculture, said the exponentially high price of fodder is chiefly responsible for the rise in prices of imported and locally produced chickens.

Algeria has opened its borders for Brazilian cooked chicken, after almost a decade of negotiation and bureacratic holdups.

Argentina Ambassador to Pakistan, Rodolfo J Martin Saravia on Wednesday said his country could assist Pakistan in breeding and quality meat production. “Pakistan has great potential to improve the livestock and Argentina would play a significant role for development of Pakistan’s livestock sector,” he said.

Solid growth by South American poultry producers continued undaunted in spite of the recent global financial downturn.