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  1. News - Hong Kong - FOOD

    Live mainland chickens to hit local markets by Saturday

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Emily Tsang

    ... months yesterday- in time for Monday's Mid-Autumn Festival feasts. About 500 pigeons, the first batch of birds allowed in after they tested free of bird flu viruses, arrived yesterday. Live ... a bird-flu scare prompted a cull of 20,000 birds in January. "I believe live chickens from the mainland can hit the market by Saturday morning at the soonest," Poultry Wholesalers ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - FOOD

    Mainland chickens return to markets just in time for holiday

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... in after they tested free of bird flu viruses, arrived on Thursday and another two batches- of 7,000 chickens each- will arrive today and tomorrow. The birds were quarantined for five days ... birds were separated after a bird-flu scare prompted a cull of 20,000 birds in January. The mainland had supplied 7,000 birds per day before the ban, with another 12,000 bred locally.   ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - FOOD

    More live-chicken retailers join boycott over prices

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Vendors protest against costs after bird-flu scare; chickens and sympathy in short supply More live-chicken retailers join boycott over prices About half of Hong ... when all live poultry sales were suspended two months ago because of a bird-flu scare. The supply of market-age chickens is down and will decline further, they say. Retail prices have risen ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - FOOD

    Live chicken may be off the menu as retailers plan boycott over price rises

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by LO WEI, Emily Tsang

    ... mainland imports, which made up about half the live chickens sold until a bird-flu scare in January forced an import ban, along with a three-week suspension of all live poultry sales. ... will be in place to separate local and imported birds in the event of an outbreak of bird flu. Wholesale prices have risen from HK$20 per catty (600 grams) in January to HK$40 in the past week. Retailers ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - FOOD

    Chicken row: prices high and stocks low as sellers and suppliers clash

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by LO WEI

    ... wholesale prices. Breeders say they have been supplying fewer live chickens recently because fewer chicks were bred during the trade suspension two months ago sparked by a bird-flu scare. ... to eating frozen chickens during the three-week trade suspension in February. She will consider buying live chickens again if the price drops back to HK$150 a bird. New Territories Chicken Breeders ...



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