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Farm Scapegoated in Mass Poultry Cull Resumes Operations

Farm Scapegoated in Mass Poultry Cull Resumes Operations

HWASEONG, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A farm that eventually slaughtered its chickens after having resisted the government’s mass cull order resulting from the occurrence of highly pathogenic bird flu at a neighboring farm has finally brought in new chicks and resumed operations. Sanan Village Farm, located in Hwaseong, GyeonggI Province, said Tuesday that it [...]

S. Korea Offers PTSD Treatment for Workers Hired to Cull Livestock

S. Korea Offers PTSD Treatment for Workers Hired to Cull Livestock

SEOUL, Mar. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The government plans to support treatment for workers hired to cull livestock for disease eradication, who are known to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other extreme psychological and mental illnesses. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and Ministry of Health and Welfare accepted the proposal [...]

[Kobiz Feature] How Unsustainable Factory Farming Can Be?

[Kobiz Feature] How Unsustainable Factory Farming Can Be?

SEOUL, Korea, Mar 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Since mid-January when the first case of bird flu was reported, as many as 10 million chickens and ducks have been killed as part of preemptive measures to contain the spread of the epidemic. Amid the massive slaughter of the fowls, the media is quiet about the travail [...]