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Iran Culls Millions of Chickens to Curb Bird Flu

More than 17 million chickens have been culled in Iran over the past ten months as part of efforts to control avian flu, head of Iran Veterinary Organization said. In comments at a press conference on Sunday, Alireza Refiepour said the bird flu would have spread to many parts of the country if the culling […]

Iran Exporting Eggs to 10 Countries

An Iranian deputy agriculture minister highlighted the steps the country has taken to secure a place in the highly competitive market for poultry products, saying Iran is now exporting chicken eggs to 10 countries, mostly in the region. Speaking on a radio program on Sunday, Hassan Rokni said Iran ranks among the world’s top 12 […]

KRG Bans Chicken Imports from Iran

By John Lee. The Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) has reportedly banned the import of chickens and eggs from Iranian farms. An official from the KRG’s agriculture ministry told Rudaw that they have decided to halt the import of Iranian chickens and eggs as the H5N8 bird flu virus has been found in many Iranian fields, […]

Russian Meat Producer Targets Iranian Market

By John Lee. Cherkizovo Group, the largest vertically integrated meat and feed producer in Russia, has said it will prioritise its halal segment and extend its sales to Egypt and Iran.  The company recently received halal certification and licences to export its poultry products to the UAE. (Source: Cherkizovo)

Russia Signs Meat Deal with Iran

Russia will start supplying poultry and beef to Iran by mid-January, according to a report from Global Meat News. Following a final inspection planned for 18th January, the Iranian Veterinary Organization is expected to approve supplies from Bryansk Broiler and Bryansk Meat Company. In return, Russia is expected to reduce or eliminate tariffs on certain […]

Iran, Armenia plan Joint Production of Crabs

Iran and Armenia are considering setting up a joint production facility for crabs in Armenia, for export to Eurasian Economic Union member countries. Armenian Minister of Agriculture Sergo Karapetyan made the announcement after a meeting with Iranian ambassador to Armenia, Seyed Kazem Sajjadi. According to a report from ARKA, he added that both countries have […]