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  1. Ap Lei Chau stall owner buys new stock- and suffers cull on same day

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Carrie Lok The owner of the chicken stall in Ap Lei Chau wet market had no idea officials were on the way to cull her stock- until she was swarmed by reporters. It was business as usual for the woman, surnamed Ng, when the government announced at 5.30pm t ...

  2. Wandering sheep ship saga ends in Eritrea

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... at the end of August, the sheep languished for weeks aboard the Dutch-owned livestock carrier the Cormo Express. More than 5,000 of the original shipment of 58,000 died of heat exhaustion ...

  3. Stall lease terminated for violating rest day

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy A chicken seller's tenancy at a market stall has been terminated after he was found to have violated rest day conditions. The decision by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department yesterday was the first time a tenancy has been terminat ...

  4. Chickens have rights, too

    Posted Mar 04th 2004, 12:00am by Tony Henderson

    ... Tony Henderson The government says the centralised slaughtering of chickens is essential because it is the only way to keep the public from coming into close contact with live poultry. This actually means keeping us away from all live poultry. But the pro ...

  5. Unprotected workers on fowl duty

    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying Lupi village, Jiedong, Guangdong Wu Xiong reached into his bicycle's side basket and grabbed a duck by its wings to hand over to a sanitary worker in a protective suit. The duck and its four companions were destined for lu ya, or pot-st ...

  6. Farmers unruffled by first infection on the mainland

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Dingdang, Guangxi Swift cull and vaccinations in Guangxi reassure duck producer's neighbours The people of Dingdang are taking in their stride the mainland's first outbreak of H5N1 bird flu. So, too are their neighbours in sout ...


    Posted Jan 09th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Growth in China's milk market may be about to explode, but the country still has plenty to learn from foreigners about how to produce milk, according to Lior Yaron, a dairy specialist and manager of an Israeli demonstration farm near Beijing that pro ...

  8. Milk Daddy raises a healthy kid

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com A businessman in Hunan province, haunted by scandals in the mainland's dairy industry, is raising five goats on his rooftop so his newborn girl can have easy access to safe milk. Wei Xingyu, 36, started shopping ...

  9. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Beef most costly protein based on environmental harm, US study finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... back on those environmental costs, the authors recommended "minimising beef consumption". Raising livestock for food was a practice that contributed to 20 per cent of global ... from US government agencies. Researchers used the 2000-2010 data to calculate the amount of resources needed to produce feed for each edible livestock. For every calorie we obtain from eating ...

  10. Fury at plan to ban live poultry

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Patsy Moy

    ... Official plans to put an end to the sale of live poultry were met with derision yesterday as consumers and traders accused the government of sacrificing the livelihood of poultry workers and depriving people of their choice of food. They warned that moves ...




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