News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Poultry Tech Trends

Elizabeth Doughman, Managing Editor of Poultry Future, examines how consumer trends and new technologies transform the future of the poultry industry.

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16 poultry technologies to watch in 2022

Learn what’s coming next – from CRISPR to automation to digitalization.

The new year is an opportunity to look forward. Advances in technology could help the poultry industry tackle challenges in worker safety and labor shortages, broiler production, processing, breeding and layer operations.


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Gene edited mice could be key to ending male chick culls

The lack of ability to sex birds in ovo is a major welfare and economic concern for the layer industry.

Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute and the University of Kent used the gene editing technology CRISPR/Cas9 to create female-only and male-only mice litters. The findings could provide a genetic solution for the male chick layer dilemma.


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FDA needs to embrace technology to improve food safety

A new book urges the FDA to think outside of the body for a safer and healthier future.

A new book, “Fixing Food: An FDA Insider Unravels the Myths and the Solutions,” gives readers a look behind the closed doors of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and discusses how new technologies could improve food safety for consumers.


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