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Broilers & Layers / North America / Business & Markets
on January 2, 2020

Broiler industry profit margin compression likely in 2020

Lower prices and higher input costs are expected to reduce profitability in the U.S. broiler industry in 2020.

In a cycle of profitability for the U.S. broiler industry, the burning question is: How much longer the good times can last?

Input cost pressures ahead

As the biggest and most volatile cost component, feed can make or break a bottom line. Since 2015 broiler feed costs are relatively stable…

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