News and analysis on the global poultry
and animal feed industries.
Austin Alonzo

Austin Alonzo

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


2 new microbial treatments to improve animal health

An expert in microbial research described two emerging therapies that could manipulate the microbiome in order to positively influence animal health.
Two new methods may soon be available to help establish and feed a healthy animal microbiome in order to achieve optimal animal health and performance.
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Why poultry employees leave or stay

A U.S. Poultry & Egg Association survey examined the reasoning behind poultry employees’ decisions and how companies are working to improve their retention.
Turnover is high in the poultry industry, but better understanding of why employees decide to resign can help companies improve retention.
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5 technologies that may improve broiler welfare

A Tyson Foods leader on animal welfare shared her thoughts on innovative concepts that will likely change broiler animal welfare in the near future.
Consumers are demanding greater animal welfare as part of enhanced food industry transparency, so the poultry industry will need to start looking for novel ways to boost welfare outcomes.
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Sanderson Farms shares marketing insights at chicken summit

Sanderson Farms COO Lampkin Butts spoke about the company’s vision for the poultry market as well as its mission to promote a more transparent chicken industry.
Sanderson Farms's president and chief operating officer said the company is doing things differently than the rest of the industry because it sees the world differently.
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