See what 10 poultry-related articles and blogs were read the most during August 2020:


1. The top 10 US broiler companies of 2020

WATT PoultryUSA's Top Companies survey, 2020, reveals that the rankings of the top 10 broiler companies in the U.S. remain largely unchanged from the previous year.

2. The top 10 US egg producing companies of 2020

The 2020 Egg Industry Top Egg Company Survey showed only one ranking change from the previous year for the top 10 egg producing companies.

3. Iowa farmers devastated after catastrophic storms (blog)

Deven King: The perfect storm that has been 2020 continues, and this time it is actually weather-related.

4. KFC plans to test 3D-printed chicken nuggets in 2020

KFC has partnered with Russian research laboratory 3D Bioprinting Solutions to create the world’s first cell-based chicken nuggets.

5. County orders Foster Farms to temporarily close plant

Due to the high number of COVID-19 cases among workers at the Foster Farms poultry plant in Livingston California, the Merced County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) ordered Foster Farms to close the facility until it is deemed safe to reopen.

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6. The UN vegan bomb that recently exploded (blog)

Benjamin Ruiz: On a quiet Saturday, July 25th, which might have been just like any other Saturday, the United Nations (U.N.) dropped a bomb, tweeting this: “The meat industry is responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than the world’s largest oil companies.

7. PETA protest at Mountaire offends me as a Christian (blog)

Roy Graber: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has a long history as a provocateur, using protests and publicity stunts to make animal agriculture look bad.

8. 3 poultry health innovations ready to advance the industry

Recent technological advancements make it easier to diagnose and treat poultry diseases and illnesses, resulting in improved flock health.

9. Poultry farm employees should be aware of bedbugs

Bedbugs have become an evolving problem in poultry houses in Pennsylvania, the Midwest and some cage-free houses in the Northeast, explained Diamond V's Eric Gingerich, DVM, during the Midwest Poultry Federation Convention's virtual show on August 12.

10. What’s CEO-elect Dean Banks’ vision of Tyson in 20 years? (blog)

Roy Graber: Dean Banks has yet to begin in his role as CEO of Tyson Foods, but he is already being asked about what he thinks the company will be like when he retires.