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on February 11, 2020

How today’s larger broilers impact processing operations

Larger broilers present particular problems for poultry processors that must be properly addressed if plant yields are not to drop.

Demand for chicken breast over recent decades has grown enormously and broiler producers have been able to successfully respond, but this growth has not been without its challenges for poultry processors.

Today’s modern broilers produce more meat over shorter periods than earlier breeds and are sent to slaughter at a…

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