U.S. egg-type chicks hatched during August totaled 41.6 million, up 12% from August 2010, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Eggs in incubators totaled 39.1 million on Sept. 1, up 5% from the same time in 2010. Domestic placements of egg-type pullet chicks for future hatchery supply flocks by leading breeders totaled 311 thousand during August, up 23% from August 2010.
Broiler-type chicks hatched during August 2011 totaled 761 million, down 5% from August 2010. Eggs in incubators totaled 601 million on Sept. 1, down 6% from the same time in 2010. Leading breeders placed 7.23 million broiler-type pullet chicks for future domestic hatchery supply flocks during August 2011, down 1% from August 2010.
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DuPont offers Virkon H2O disinfectant and acidifier for poultry drinking
water quality. Its formulation is engineered to kill the major food poisoning
pathogens such as Campylobacter, Salmonella, E-coli and other organisms such as
Pseudomonas aeruginosa, all of which can be a threat to poultry enterprises.
California operation including pasture-raised chicken and duck eggs receives Animal Welfare Approved and Certified Wildlife Friendly designations
Research funded through USPOULTRY Foundation shows litter amendments can improve production, broiler health and the environment
Organization hosts tour to promote transparency of poultry industry and to educate public about how broilers are raised
By having eight weeks shaved off deadline, Cargill is able to meet demand for McDonald’s chicken
Doug Rauch, former president, Trader Joe’s, said “Trader Joe’s became to be a source for destination products,” which became a key component of its winning brand identity.
Second largest egg company in the United States enters agreement to purchase land in La Paz County, Arizona, for egg production
Eggs now available in more than 4,500 grocery stores across the country
Funds will be used to help recruit students interested in poultry-related studies
Recalled poultry products are suspected of being contaminated with Staphylococcal enterotoxin
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