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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Nanjing orders livestock cull to stem spread of H7N9 virus

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 04:21pm by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... Jiangsu province, are now banned from raising livestock as health authorities yesterday confirmed that five more people have contracted the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus in the Yangtze River Delta. ... east China, Xinhua reported. Concerned that the virus might spread, Nanjing has issued an ultimatum to residents, telling them to cull their domestic livestock by Tuesday, and ordered ...

  2. Amazing cows

    Posted Jan 14th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... These animals are so useful to us that they might be called man's best friend, writes Ellen Whyte Wonderful cows Cows pull carts and ploughs. Cow dung is a fertiliser and a fuel. Cows give us milk, which we can drink or turn into butter, yoghurt and ...

  3. Livestock charity in plea for donations

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Kobi Chan The Hong Kong chapter of a charity that provides livestock is appealing for donations for its Sichuan Earthquake Rehabilitation Fund. Heifer Hong Kong hopes to raise at least ... for villagers on raising livestock and help them to rebuild confidence. The provision of livestock and other equipment is part of our job to help quake victims.' Heifer China country director Chen ...

  4. Tao Heung plans upstream expansion into livestock breeding

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... upstream in the supply chain and into the livestock breeding business. Chief executive Eric Leung Yiu-chun said the company planned to set up joint ventures with mainland pig or poultry farms ... into the breeding business, we can further control raw material costs and food quality.' Tao Heung is the latest of several food-related companies to set their sights on livestock breeding ...

  5. NRA's processed animal protein offers alternative to fish meal

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 03:38pm

    ... expensive fish meal in livestock, aquaculture and pet diets offers Asia's agriculture sectors substantial cost savings. PAP meal is easier for farm animals to digest than soybean meal, which is a traditional fish meal replacement. Because it is a heated product, PAP meal undergoes processing that kills bacteria to decrease the spread of disease among livestock, improving the overall food ...

  6. News - China - Ebola

    China donates US$6 million for food in Ebola-stricken countries

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 04:21pm by AP

    ... people out of the 9,000 infected and led to widespread transport disruptions, higher food prices and the abandonment of crops and livestock by some farmers fleeing to areas considered safe. ...

  7. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- October 16, 2014

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 12:23pm

    ... already published.' Chinese authorities pledge rare subsidies following Mongolian herder protest |Source: Radio Free Asia Each household will also be paid 5 yuan per head of livestock as part ...

  8. NaturoPlus

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Graeme Nicol

    ... Graeme Nicolson Fare International organic. Ambience Snug, cosy seating in a deli-style setting with an open kitchen in a quiet, secluded part of bustling Wan Chai. Cost Very reasonably priced. Starters from HK$38 to HK$48. Main courses from HK$88 to HK$1 ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese farmers seek aid for cattle in Fukushima radiation zone

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 04:12pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... as they unsuccessfully tried to unload a bull from a truck. Masami Yoshizawa and fellow farmer Naoto Matsumura have remained at their farms seeking to care for their own and others’ abandoned livestock in areas ... in the back of a truck, to appeal for help with the livestock, some of which have developed unexplained white spots on their hides. “The ministry told us they don’t know what is causing the spots. ...

  10. Festival seeks out silent-movie talent

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... Sunny Tse The i3 Annual Silent Film Festival Contest is calling on young filmmakers, aged 13 to 21, around the world to submit one-minute silent videos. Contest organiser iCUBED.us hopes to discover new talent and give budding filmmakers a platform to sho ...




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