Turkey production drops as producers face oversupply
The top turkey companies experienced their greatest year-over-year decline in production since the avian influenza outbreak in 2015.
Overall turkey production fell slightly in 2018 due to challenging market conditions, according to WATT PoultryUSA’s 2018 Top Poultry Company rankings.
As a whole, the top U.S. turkey companies produced 60 million less pounds of live turkeys in 2018 after increasing production in 2016 and 2017. In total…