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Broilers & Layers / North America / Business & Markets
on March 12, 2018

Domestic supply gains raise concern for broiler industry

If US production of beef, pork and chicken continues to outpace what can be absorbed by the export channel and through population growth, domestic per capita supplies of red meat and poultry could soon reach new heights.

With the Great Recession, two major feed cost shocks and an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza – which did more to disrupt trade than production capabilities – all becoming more distant memories, hardship and frustration are giving way to swelling optimism in the U.S. broiler industry.

Good reason for

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