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Turkey Production

The latest articles, analysis and information on managing turkey production, nutritional and health information, housing systems and technology and bird welfare practices to help poultry producers maximize flock performance and yields from the editors of WATT PoultryUSA and Poultry International magazines.


Cooper Farms opening distribution center

Facility at turkey plant provides refrigerated and frozen storage space for the company
Cooper Farms has completed a cold storage distribution center located at its turkey processing plant in St. Henry, Ohio.
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Kraft Heinz net income up sharply in Q4 2016

Parent company of Oscar Mayer and Lunchables sees significant financial improvement
The Kraft Heinz Company, parent company of Oscar Mayer and Lunchables,on February 15 reported financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016 that reflected significant gains from cost savings, the redemption of preferred stock and lower taxes versus the prior year period.
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Shady Brook Farms is first turkey brand to meet CRAU standards

Certified Responsible Antibiotic Use designation makes turkey eligible for School Food Focus K-12 meals
Cargill’s Shady Brook Farms brand is the first line of turkey products to earn the Certified Responsible Antibiotic Use (CRAU) designation, which complies with the School Food Focus program’s K-12 meal eligibility requirements across the U.S.
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5 ways to fight back against animal activist groups

Animal rights groups want to put farmers out of business. A representative of the Animal Agriculture Alliance shared methods for farms to protect their reputations and livelihoods.
Animal rights groups want to destroy animal agriculture, and the ag industry needs to be proactive to protect its future.
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Infographic: US poultry production to increase in 2017

USDA projects production of broilers, turkeys and eggs to continue to climb
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is projecting production of broilers, turkeys and eggs to rise in 2017, according to estimates in its most recent World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, issued on January 12.
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5 sustainable development goals for poultry producers

The poultry industry is well positioned to help accomplish the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals promising to transform societies, environments for the better.
The poultry industry is in a particularly strong position to support sustainable development around the world, and is well positioned to work with the United Nations’ 15-year initiative, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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