News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Elizabeth Doughman

Elizabeth Doughman is the Managing Editor of Poultry Future. To contact Doughman, email



How income, population changes affect consumer food behavior

These two factors have been some of the most consistent demand drivers for agriculture in the past century.
Future food demand will be controlled by two main drivers, population and income, Jayson Lusk, Distinguished Professor and Head of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, said during the Purdue Top Farmer Conference.
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The microbiome’s crucial role in poultry gut health

Tools like nutrients and pro- and prebiotics to help birds maintain a healthy microbial balance.
The gastrointestinal tract is the starting point – directly or indirectly – for many poultry diseases. The complex and harmonious relationship between the gut microbiome and its host is crucial to normal function.
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