Poultry and meat outlook: What’s ahead for 2014
Chicken producers must deal with a number of challenges as they deal with a changing competitive environment in 2014, said panelists at the National Chicken Council.
What's ahead for U.S. poultry and meat businesses? The 2014 outlook is mixed -- everything from rosy with production increases and profits for chicken producers to gloomy with erosion of demand and margins for beef packers.
The outlook extremes for the meat proteins business are in a USDA forecast: