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Industry News & Trends / Turkey Production / North America
on March 17, 2021

Turkey production declines for third consecutive year

The COVID-19 pandemic brought severe declines in demand for turkey products in 2020 but a recovery may be in the works in 2021.

Domestic turkey production fell slightly in 2020 as the country and the world dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to WATT Global Media’s annual survey of U.S. poultry companies, the top U.S. turkey companies produced 2.247 billion pounds of live turkeys in 2020. That’s 76.1 million fewer pounds, or 1.05%…

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