It is said that Inidan poultry production is cheapest in the world .. True? why?
A survey was conducted to study the prices of eggs and prices of poultry feed in 45 countries. The prices were converted into U.S. dollars. Conversion ratio that is an index of conversion of feed into eggs was given due weightage. In was certainly an in-depth study of poultry business in the world. The report points out that eggs are cheapest in India, even though feed costs are not cheapest.
Many countries have to import feed for their poultry industry. India is lucky. We export 24 million tonnes of soyabean cake to Europe, which is the main ingredient of poultry feed. We can export eggs or chicken meat instead of soyabean-cake.
Hongkong and Taiwan poultry industry has recently faced this problem. Belgium poultry industry faced a different type of crisis. Their feed was contaminated.
Many countries are exporting eggs at prices lower than production costs. Poultry industry with high investments in these countries is under t ...more