News and analysis on the global poultry
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Austin Alonzo

Austin Alonzo

Austin Alonzo is editor of WATT PoultryUSA. To contact Alonzo, email



How COVID-19 may impact the US poultry industry

The global pandemic will affect the industry as concern of worker absence rises and demand shifts from foodservice to retail.
COVID-19 is presenting an unprecedented challenge to the world and the U.S. poultry industry will not be spared from its effects. However, it will likely not be significantly interrupted by the disease.
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Sanderson CEO: 15 employees are COVID-19 positive

In a conference call on the topic, CEO Joe Sanderson Jr. said the company is making operational adjustments due to the situation.
The nation’s third-largest integrated poultry company illuminated operational changes forced by the continuing outbreak of COVID-19 on a special investor conference call.
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3 turkey reovirus myths busted

Turkey reovirus, which can cause lameness, requires a coordinated response from the industry.
The turkey reovirus is an emerging challenge in the industry which will require collaborative action among researchers, breeders and growers to solve.
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