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  1. Government says next poultry rest day planned for Thursday

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.13pm: The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) reminded poultry stall operators and the public that the next Rest Day would be Thursday, a spokesman said on Tuesday. 'Operators of market stalls and fresh provision shops selling live poultry must suspend business on the Rest Day to carry out thorough cleaning and disinfection,' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/486796/government-says-next-poultry-rest-day-planned-thursday
  2. The Cost of beating bird flu

    Posted Jul 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... One-off buy-out schemes: $709.1 million * $380.1 million to be paid to 194 poultry farmers, 86 poultry market wholesalers, 120 transporters. Sum includes one-off grant of $18,000 to each ... bird flu outbreaks: $227.8 million $104 million to cull 1.54 million poultry in December 1997 $98.7 million to kill 1.37 million poultry in June 2001 $25.1 million to cull 919,000 poultry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/508204/cost-beating-bird-flu
  3. Poultry industry prepares for next Rest Day on Sunday

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.47pm: Hong Kong's poultry vendors have to clean and disinfect their premises during the next Rest Day this Sunday, the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has announced. A department spokesman on Friday urged poultry retailers to strictly observe the Rest Day conditions. Rest Days were introduced following recent bird flu outbreaks in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/517448/poultry-industry-prepares-next-rest-day-sunday
  4. Sunday will be next rest day for poultry industry

    Posted Apr 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... YI HU Updated at 4.17pm: Sunday will be the next monthly rest day for Hong Kong's poultry industry, a Food and Environmental Hygiene Department spokesman confirmed on Friday. He urged all poultry retailers in the territory to 'strictly observe' rest-day conditions. Rest-day conditions require retailers to slaughter all live poultry remaining on their premises ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/495829/sunday-will-be-next-rest-day-poultry-industry
  5. Legislators reject revised deal for poultry industry

    Posted Jun 15th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez A government plan to extend by one year the deadline of a multi-million-dollar plan to buy out poultry farmers and wholesalers was rejected by legislators yesterday, along ... to formulate a sustainable agriculture policy for the survival of the live poultry industry. The motion was passed by 4 to 3. With just one month to go before the scheme was due to end on July 13, only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/504479/legislators-reject-revised-deal-poultry-industry
  6. Poultry plan 'could wipe out farms'

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Local poultry farms may disappear in two years under a radical government plan to prevent another outbreak of bird flu, the trade's leaders warned yesterday. 'Under ... of live poultry in local farms will be halved to save culling time in the event of an outbreak. It would also permanently close all 147 farms if two farms were infected within a short time. Mr Lee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492944/poultry-plan-could-wipe-out-farms
  7. Rest day planned on Friday for poultry industry

    Posted Nov 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.42pm: Hong Kong?s poultry vendors have to slaughter all livestock at their stalls before Friday as part of routine measures to prevent a bird flu outbreak, the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department announced on Wednesday. The department spokesman said that Friday would be a?rest day? for poultry operators to clean and disinfect their premises.?On ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/526069
  8. Tax exemptions, subsidies planned to keep poultry farmers afloat

    Posted Dec 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Guangdong is set to launch a raft of measures to help the province's poultry farmers ride out a massive bird-flu-induced downturn in business, with industry losses last ... department said sales of poultry had plummeted by 20 to 40 per cent in Guangdong since October, when bird flu reports surfaced in other parts of the country. However, Chen Liqin, of the Guangdong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/528271
  9. Saturday to be next poultry industry Rest Day

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.32pm: Hong Kong's poultry vendors have to clean and disinfect their premises during the next Rest Day this Saturday, the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has announced. A department spokesman on Thursday urged poultry retailers to strictly observe the Rest Day conditions. Rest Days were introduced in Hong Kong following recent Avian bird ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515268/saturday-be-next-poultry-industry-rest-day
  10. Outbreak in poultry would mean 'job losses and end of live chicken sales'

    Posted Oct 27th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Freda Wan

    ... Anita Lam and Freda Wan Three thousand people would lose their jobs and all 500 local live chicken retail stalls would close if there were a bird flu outbreak in poultry, the industry warned yesterday. 'It will be the end of the local live chicken industry,' said Stephen Wong Wai-chuen, of the Hong Kong Poultry Wholesalers and Retailers Association. 'The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/522280

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