French poultry group Duc has reported a narrower net loss for 2003, despite posting lower turnover.

The group reported a net loss of €1.2m (US$1.5m) for 2003, compared to a loss of €3.3m for 2002.

The group’s operating loss was flat at €3.6m, according to the French News Digest. Duc’s turnover in 2003 fell 9.5% to €115.6m.