Find out what the ten most-read poultry related articles on WATTAgNet.com during February 2019:

1. Tyson Foods to acquire BRF Thai, European operations

Tyson Foods has agreed to acquire the Thai and European operations of BRF.

2. 5 keys to successful antibiotic-free poultry production

Removing antibiotics from poultry growing is making diseases like coccidiosis and necrotic enteritis more common and troublesome on broiler farms.

3. BLOG: Where is per capita poultry meat consumption highest?

Mark Clements: Have you ever wondered who are the biggest consumers of poultry meat, or where in the world per capita consumption of poultry meat is highest?

4. 14 key facts about the global poultry market in 2019

Consumer demands will strongly influence animal protein – and, therefore, animal feed – production in the coming year, according to Nan-Dirk Mulder, senior analyst, animal protein, at Rabobank.

5. Wayne Farms employees arrested on embezzlement charges

Five employees of Wayne Farms face criminal charges in connection with a suspected embezzlement ring, while a warrant has been issued for a sixth person.

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6. Tyson Foods’ 5 sustainability pillars

For Tyson Foods, sustainable business practices aren’t only important to the future of the company, but also for the future of food security, Leigh Ann Johnston told the audience at the Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit, held as part of the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) on February 12.

7. APHIS confirms 26 Newcastle disease cases in 1 week

Twenty-six new cases of virulent Newcastle disease (vND) were reported in the United States during the week beginning Jan. 25 and ending Jan. 31, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) reported.

8. Poultry market price, production projections for 2019

After a period of recession in the U.S., the American economy is growing along with the world, which is expected to benefit the poultry industry in 2019, according to projections from Dr. Paul Aho.

9. Hain Celestial sells Plainville Farms

Hain Celestial has sold its turkey operations, Plainville Farms, to a Delaware limited liability company.

10. US poultry industry challenged by labor issues

The U.S. poultry industry currently is facing a shortage of qualified workers, with turnover rates as high as they have been in a decade, Mike Donohue, vice president of Agri Stats, said while speaking at the Poultry Market Intelligence Forum at the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia.