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on November 11, 2019

World poultry production to top 128 million tons in 2019

Poultry meat forecast to see slight increase in metric tonnage compared with overall drop in meat production

Poultry meat production reached nearly 125 million metric tons in 2018 and is forecast to increase nearly 3% in 2019, according to projections from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). FAO attributes the overall slowdown in meat production to animal disease and the increases to better technology, improving productivity.

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