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Roy Graber

Roy Graber

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MeatOut Day coming to Oklahoma? Not a chance!

When Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt is labeled by PETA as a ‘meathead,’ he laughs it off and grills steaks with the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association
What happened when People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) tried to insult Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt with a billboard calling him a “meathead” in his own state?
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JBS USA headquarters

JBS net revenue grows across the board in first quarter

Seara, Pilgrim’s Pride, JBS USA Beef, JBS USA Pork and JBS Brazil segments all see year-over-year revenue growth
JBS reported a 33% year-over-year improvement in net revenue for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021, with that figure reaching BRL75.3 billion (US$14.3 billion).
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Tyson Foods changing male breeding stock

Company says part of its broiler supply challenges are related to a ‘bad decision’ on a breeding male
The president of Tyson Foods’ chicken business said the company is making a change to the males used in its breeding program in an effort to improve its broiler supply situation.
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Perdue Farms forklift driver dies in accident

Incident happened at company’s distribution center in Prince George, Virginia

A forklift driver at the Perdue Farms mid-Atlantic distribution center in Prince George, Virginia, died after being involved in an apparent workplace accident on May 7.

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Poultry veterinarians should also be public educators

People trust veterinarians for their knowledge, expertise and empathy, says Herbruck’s veterinarian

Poultry veterinarians should think of themselves as more than just a “chicken mechanic,” but also as ambassadors of the animal agriculture profession, said Alexander Strauch, veterinarian for Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch.

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