Minister: Bird flu causing egg price hike

SERDANG, 28 Nov -- Menteri Pertanian dan Industri Asas Tani Datuk Salahuddin Ayub ketika ditemui selepas menyaksikan sesi menandatangani dan pertukaran Memorandum Persefahaman (MoU) Penternakan Ayam antara Pertubuhan Peladang Kawasan Kuala Langat dan Ramly Poultry Integrator Sdn Bhd sempena Ekspo Pertanian Hortikultur dan Agropelancongan Malaysia 2018 (MAHA 2018) di Tapak Ekspo Pertanian Malaysia Serdang (MAEPS) hari ini.Pertubuhan Peladang Kawasan Kuala Langat dan Ramly Poultry Integrator Sdn Bhd memeterai MoU tersebut bagi meningkatkan lebih ramai penyertaan usahawan bumiputera di dalam program penternakan ayam daging.Melalui MoU ini Ramly Poultry Integrator Sdn Bhd bersetuju untuk menyalurkan dana sebanyak RM satu juta kepada Pertubuhan Peladang Kawasan Kuala Langat untuk mengurus program ini dari segi memberi nasihat, kursus, latihan dan juga modal permulaan untuk usahawan yang layak.--fotoBERNAMA (2018) HAK CIPTA TERPELIHARA

IPOH: The increase in the prices of eggs is due to the bird flu affecting the poultry industry, says Datuk Salahuddin Ayub (pic).

The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister said the flu was causing a shortage in supply but assured consumers that the problem was only temporary.

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