See what ten poultry-related articles and blogs were read the most during March 2020:


1. New avian flu outbreaks impact China, India, Philippines

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has returned to the Philippines, after an absence of two years, as well as other Asian and European countries.

2. Perdue Farms employees protest over COVID-19 concerns

Approximately 50 workers briefly walked off the job at the Perdue Farms plant in Kathleen, Georgia Monday morning over concerns about working conditions and pay during the COVID-19 pandemic.

3. Chicken rumors no help in COVID-19 control (blog)

Mark Clements: Nobody knows conclusively from which animal the novel coronavirus jumped into humans, but what we do know is that transmission is now from human to human.

4. Contract worker decapitated at Tyson poultry plant

A man was decapitated while cleaning equipment at a Tyson Foods poultry processing facility in Bakerhill, Alabama.

5. COVID-19 raises questions about egg market, boosts meat sales (blog)

Deven King: The American Egg Board (AEB) released a consumer pulse update by conducting a survey to provide consumer perceptions and changing eating and shopping behaviors in the current environment influenced tremendously by the COVID-19 pandemic.

6. Tyson Foods restricts travel due to coronavirus concerns

Because of concerns about the global spread of coronavirus, known as COVID-19, Tyson Foods has adopted a policy that restricts company travel.

7. Consumer panic buying causes US wholesale egg price spike

“Eggs are really flying off the shelves right now,” said Brian Moscogiuri, director and egg market analyst, Urner Barry.

8. Italy’s poultry industry paying high price for COVID-19 (blog)

Mark Clements: The fallout from COVID 19 is hitting Italy’s poultry industry both at home and abroad.

9. Fatal stabbing occurs at chicken deboning plant

A man has been charged with murder for the alleged fatal stabbing of a co-worker at the AlaTrade Foods poultry processing plant in Phenix City, Alabama.

10. Avian flu reported in Taiwanese, central European poultry

While Taiwan and Bulgaria are the only countries to have officially recorded new outbreaks of avian flu in poultry over the past week, outbreaks of the disease have been reported in India, Ireland, and Poland.

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