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All Things Poultry

Gary Thornton shares his thoughts on the US poultry industry. Thornton discusses legislation, trends, food safety issues and more relating to the poultry and meat industries in the US.

Long run of US broiler profits to end in 2016

U.S. broiler margins have been profitable for all but three quarters over the last four years, but they are projected to turn to losses beginning in the fourth quarter of 2015 and through 2016.
U.S. broiler margins have been profitable for all but three quarters over the last four years, but they are projected to turn to losses beginning in the fourth quarter of 2015 and through 2016.
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Avian flu response plan is required reading

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) updated two avian flu response plan documents that should be required reading for the U.S. poultry industry.
USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) updated two avian flu response plan documents that should be required reading for the U.S. poultry industry.
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USDA to seek avian flu vaccine stockpile

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) is expected this week by August 21 to issue a request for proposal (RFP) to vaccine manufacturing companies to have avian influenza vaccine produced to protect U.S. poultry from future outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza (HPAI).
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