Enormous economic shocks caused by COVID-19 are proving disastrous for turkey breast prices.
In a video interview with WATT PoultryUSA, Dr. Thomas Elam, president of Carmel, Indiana-based, FarmEcon LLC, spoke about the challenges turkey markets face with retail and foodservice demand slashed.
For now, the turkey market is facing a huge imbalance of supply and low prices for its most valuable cut. In the future, integrators may need to depopulate birds in the field.
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