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Poultry Processing & Slaughter / Broilers & Layers
on October 1, 2013
POULTRY BUSINESS STRATEGY & OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT

Broiler weights: What they mean to the processing operation and product mix

Broiler weights continue their upward march at US poultry processing complexes. How is this trend impacting broiler processing operations and product mix?

When people in the poultry industry hear the term "big-bird production" they think of the steady upward march in broiler live weights seen for many years now. Broiler company managers must perform continuous analysis in order to understand how this trend impacts their poultry operations.

Why big birds? The answer…

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