Tyson Foods pretreats 3.8 million gallons of poultry wastewater a day at its Clean Water Award-winning chicken processing facility in Wilkesboro, N.C.
White striping, woody breast and other myopathies can reduce the value of chicken breast meat, but diet changes can help to mitigate their impact.
U.S. and world poultry producers are at a crossroads on biosecurity, avian influenza vaccinations and poultry trade as the result of ongoing highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks.
To ensure that the maximum amount of quality chicken leaves the poultry processing plant, start with the arrival of day-old chicks at the poultry house.
Poultry genetics companies say that countrywide bans on imports of genetic stock imposed now will lead to shortages of poultry meat and eggs later.
Whilst feed plays a large part in broiler performance and carcass composition, fast-growing broilers are inherently more efficient due to genetic selection.
Heat can have a significant impact on layer flocks, but there are measures that can be taken to keep hens healthy and producing eggs.
Growing evidence suggests that fumonisin-contaminated poultry diets may play a part in coccidiosis and alter drug metabolism.
Incubation temperature impacts embryo growth and development rate, and ultimately influences broiler weights.
How much direct contact is really necessary between a poultry company’s management team and the team that operates the poultry processing plant?
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Growth in Asian broiler and egg production is expected to remain strong, but further modernization is needed to fully respond to consumer demand.
As consumer concerns grow over the culling of male layer chicks, could the Thai model of marketing birds with higher value be replicated by the egg industry elsewhere?
Market conditions, new feed mill licensing system impact China’s feed production.
U.S. poultry industry optimism about business conditions and future profits rose in the WATT-Rennier Poultry Confidence Index for Q1 2015.
Koch Foods spurred by the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System’s TMDLs removed phosphorus from poultry wastewater to win Clean Water Award.
OSHA has begun using the General Duty Clause to cite poultry companies for failing to protect employees from ergonomic hazards.
Overproduction and weak demand see output higher but income falling
With major food chains and increasing numbers of consumers looking for chicken raised without antibiotics, the demand for antibiotic free poultry is growing. Multiple factors, including maintaining good gut health, go into a successful antibiotic-free production program.
June event considered the leading international trade fair of its kind in the region
Event will be held May 19-21
A study in Germany has found that showing consumers around farms results in more favorable impressions of the industry, but attitudes vary depending on visitor age.
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