News and analysis for the global poultry industry.
Austin Alonzo

Austin Alonzo

Austin Alonzo is editor of WATT PoultryUSA. To contact Alonzo, email aalonzo@wattglobal.com.

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Perdue focuses on continuous improvement in animal welfare

The fourth-largest integrated poultry company in the U.S. is expanding its free-range program and testing new husbandry methods to improve its overall animal welfare.
With a continued focus on continuous improvement of animal welfare, Perdue Foods is expanding its number of farms with free-range outdoor access, testing the feasibility and benefits of on farm hatching to improve early chick care and testing other welfare-focused measures.
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A light at the end of the tunnel for COVID-19?

A vaccine could change things, but only if a significant number of people receive it.
The past year was defined by the COVID-19 pandemic. It destabilized the U.S. economy and forced integrators to make unexpected expenditures while upending demand for their products. However, there’s hope on the horizon for 2021.
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