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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National Chicken Council’s 60th annual Executive Conference held on October 30,
2014, in Washington, D.C., broiler company executives, Lampkin Butts, president
and CEO, Sanderson Farms; Randy Day, executive vice president of supply chain,
Perdue Farms; and Michael Welch, president and CEO, Harrison Poultry,
participated in a panel discussion covering a wide range of topics. The
panelists were asked questions by Bill Roenigk, former senior vice president, National
Chicken Council, and by members of the audience. In this video segment, the
executives respond to the question, “Will the U.S. broiler industry’s trend to
raising and processing larger birds continue?”
Labor negotiations at West Coast ports are stalling exports and harming US agriculture, economy, groups say
Expansion of Clean Water Act jurisdiction would significantly burden poultry operations, organizations tell EPA
Continental Grain Company CEO says commodities cycle might turn soon, and taking Wayne Farms public may be a way for the company to raise capital
After setting sales records in 2014, Tyson Foods expects sales and earnings to be even greater in 2015
Poultry company says it emphasizes strict adherence to USDA regulations and animal welfare guidelines of the National Chicken Council
Focus on benefits of supply management for consumers, producers
VIV Asia, which will be held March 11-13, 2015, in Bangkok, will feature the animal production and meat processing industry’s developments.
Jim Nield receives award for service and dedication
The company’s board of directors has authorized the share repurchase program as part of its capital allocation plans.
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