News and analysis for the global poultry industry.



Broiler Meat Signals book launched at IPPE

Book offers practical information for every step in poultry production, from the farm to the final stages of processing
The new book, “Broiler Meat Signals – A Practical Guide to Improving Poultry Meat Quality” was officially launched during a special event during the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta.
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US poultry industry challenged by labor issues

Lack of qualified workers is a major challenge, Mike Donohue tells IPPE crowd
The U.S. poultry industry currently is facing a shortage of qualified workers, with turnover rates as high as they have been in a decade, Mike Donohue, vice president of Agri Stats, said while speaking at the Poultry Market Intelligence Forum at the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Wayne Farms plans companywide hatchery upgrades

The company’s senior director of live operations said the integrator is adding single-stage incubation, increased airflow and in-hatchery feeding.
Wayne Farms will upgrade its hatcheries to single-stage incubation, according to one of the company’s live production leaders.
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4 ways digitalization can aid feed efficiency, profits

Find out how connectivity can increase profit margins for feed and animal producers
Digitalization in animal feed design can help feed producers meet the needs of animal producers and consumers to deliver what they want most, according to Amber McKinzie, global business development manager, Cargill Format Solutions.
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Americans seek more protein, but not all animal based

Plant-based proteins becoming mainstream as consumers add more protein to their diets
Sixty-one percent of consumers in the U.S. say they are seeking more protein in their diets, according to David Portalatin, vice president, food industry analyst, The NPD Group Inc. Portalatin spoke Wednesday at the first Feed Strategy Conference, presented by WATT Global Media at the International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta.
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Latin American Poultry Summit focuses on broiler, layer production and processing

“Robotics have improved feed efficiency and many other areas,” remarked Dr. Colin Usher, senior research scientist at the Georgia Tech Research Institute, during his presentation on “The Use of Robotics in Poultry Production,” at the la Cumbre Avícola Latinoamericana (Latin American Poultry Summit) program held during the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo.
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