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on March 2, 2020

US turkey production falls by 5% in 2019

The year-over-year decline from 2018 to 2019 was the largest since the avian influenza crisis in 2015.

Overall turkey production fell significantly in 2019, according to WATT PoultryUSA’s 2019 Top Poultry Company rankings.

According to the annual survey of U.S. poultry companies, the top U.S. turkey companies produced 7.160 billion pounds of live turkeys in 2019. That’s 197.73 million fewer pounds, or 2.7% less, than the…

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