Learn what ten articles appearing on WATTAgNet.com relating to the poultry industry were the most-read during the past year. This list does not include blogs or pieces of content written prior to 2018.
The top 20 egg producers — according to data from Egg Industry’s Top Egg Company Survey, which is part of WATT Global Media’s database on the world’s leading broiler, turkey and egg producers — are ranked according to the size of their layer flock at the end of 2017.
Disruption of long-established business models is the definitive trend in the recent history of the global economy.
California turkey company Zacky Farms is going out of business.
Egg producers in the US occupy more top slots in a global ranking of egg producers than companies from any other country, but production patterns are shifting, and the rankings are changing.
Poultry, and chickens in particular, as this discussion will focus on broilers and layers, are omnivorous animals.
Tyson Foods has reached a definitive agreement to buy the Keystone Foods business from Marfrig Global Foods for $2.16 billion in cash.
Antibiotic-free poultry production is forcing farmers, and the entire industry, to re-evaluate and scrutinize every step in the process, including water lines.
George’s Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ozark Mountain Poultry Inc. (OMP).
Companies continue to change their policies concerning the sourcing of broiler chickens, making pledges to source only slower-growing broiler breeds that are raised according to the Global Animal Partnership (GAP) standards, and in some cases, Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) standards.
In Fremont, Nebraska, far from the traditional broiler belt of the Southeast and Atlantic states, a massive new poultry complex is rising.