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Broilers & Layers
on March 4, 2015

Mid-size chicken producers gain market share in 2014

WATT PoultryUSA’s top poultry company rankings show U.S. broiler companies increased chicken production in 2014, with mid-size producers reporting the highest percentage increases for the second consecutive year.

Broiler chicken companies in the U.S. increased production in 2014, as lower grain prices continued to result in lower feed costs making for a profitable year. You might say broiler chicken producers pressed the production pedal in 2014.

The largest U.S. broiler chicken producer, Tyson Foods, increased ready-to-cook (RTC)…

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