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Number of Chickens Raised in South Korea Hits an All-Time Record

Number of Chickens Raised in South Korea Hits an All-Time Record

SEJONG, Jul. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The total number of chickens currently being raised domestically has risen to an all-time high. According to a report released by Statistics Korea and the Korean Institute for Animal Products Quality Evaluation yesterday, the number of chickens currently being raised in the second quarter of the year (as of [...]

Unmanned Chicken Farms in the Works

Unmanned Chicken Farms in the Works

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Innotek unveiled plans yesterday to develop AI smart farm technology that would make unmanned poultry farms possible. A joint venture with the National Institute of Animal Science, the new project will utilize big data on poultry as well as innovations such as deep learning and high-tech camera sensors. [...]

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Confirmed in Busan

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Confirmed in Busan

SEOUL/JEJU ISLAND, Jun. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s agricultural ministry said Sunday it has confirmed a case of a highly pathogenic avian flu in the southern port city of Busan. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said it reached the conclusion after conducting detailed tests on a poultry farm with 6,000 birds. [...]

Relentless Bird Flu Virus Penetrates Even Animal Welfare-Certified Farms

Relentless Bird Flu Virus Penetrates Even Animal Welfare-Certified Farms

SEOUL, Dec. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The unrelenting avian influenza virus, which has so far resulted in the culling of almost 20 million poultry, has even spread to Korean animal welfare-certified farms – farms that breed animals in larger open spaces or make use of organic feed – causing greater concerns over the biggest AI [...]

Bird Flu Fears Urge Officials to Implement ICT-Based AI Prevention System

Bird Flu Fears Urge Officials to Implement ICT-Based AI Prevention System

JINJU, South Korea, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Three weeks have passed since the first detection of the H5N6 avian influenza virus in South Korea, but officials are still struggling to contain the outbreak.  Over 4.4 million poultry had been culled as of Tuesday morning, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, [...]