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Broilers & Layers
on January 13, 2015

US poultry’s slow-mo expansion extends profitability

The poultry industry outlook for 2015 is positive, according to economists at the Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit, and includes a slow-motion rebound in production that could extend profitability.

As for the ebb and flow of supply/demand and profitability, U.S. poultry production cycles come and go so quickly as to make red-meat competitors’ heads swim. That’s due, in part, to the cow’s gestation period of around 285 days and the pig’s 113 days, while chickens hatch in just 21…

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