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Fresh chicken shortage in Qatar as Saudi supplies drop

Top shopping outlets in Doha have reported a severe shortage of fresh chicken over the past few days due to a decline in supplies from Saudi Arabia, according to a report. The Qatari market depends heavily on imports from Saudi Ar

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Roosters' fertility problem hits chicken supply

The world's largest chicken breeder has discovered that a key breed of rooster has a genetic issue that is reducing its fertility, adding to problems constraining US poultry production and raising prices at a time when beef prices are alread

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Poultry farmers call off stir in Bahrain

Poultry farmers in Bahrain have called off a strike, averting fears of a potential fresh chicken shortage during Ramadan. They agreed to halt industrial action after plans to increase their rents by up to 300 per cent were scrappe

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Fresh chicken shortages likely in Bahrain

Another wave of fresh chicken shortages could hit Bahrain this week as 31 poultry farmers have pledged to intensify their strike over pending demands. A union, representing 31 of the country's 33 poultry farms, said it will ha

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Fresh chicken shortage looms in Bahrain

Fresh chicken shortages could hit Bahraini supermarkets after poultry farmers yesterday stepped up their strike.   A union representing 31 of the country's 33 poultry farms announced they would one after anot

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Bahrain poultry firm told to step up safety

Bahrain's main supplier of fresh chicken has been ordered to improve hygiene and safety standards or face closure. It follows a visit to the Delmon Poultry Company's hatchery and slaughterhouse yesterday, said a report in

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Poultry farms strike may trigger shortages in Bahrain

A shortage of fresh chicken is expected in Bahrain after 33 poultry farms went on strike yesterday. They claim chicks they are supplied by the Delmon Poultry Company are often sick, weak and vulnerable and die within days, said a

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Bahrain food firms gear up for Ramadan

The Bahrain Livestock Company will import more than 40,000 sheep ahead of Ramadan, the firm said during a meeting attended by importers, food companies and hypermarkets' representatives. Delmon Poultry Company general manager Abdulk

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Bahrain consumers face new curbs on chicken

Customers in Bahrain are facing new restrictions on buying subsidised chicken due to inconsistent supplies, a report said. Butchers at three major supermarket chains confirmed stocks were being rationed to between two to five chic

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New China bird flu death, spread feared

Another person died from a new strain of bird flu in China on Thursday, state media said, bringing to 10 the number of deaths from the H7N9 virus, as a UN body said it was concerned the virus could spread across borders in poultry.

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