Top 10 poultry articles, blogs of March 2019

Learn which were the ten most popular poultry-related articles on during the month of March.

(Yurii Bukhanovskyi, Bigstock)
(Yurii Bukhanovskyi, Bigstock)

Learn which were the ten most popular poultry-related articles on during the month of March:

1. BLOG: Sen. Warren trashes Tyson Foods before Tyson town visit

Roy Graber: If Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to be the next president of the United States, she needs to start making better decisions.

2. Tornado damages Tyson hatchery

A tornado hit the Tyson Foods hatchery in Eufaula, Alabama, on March 3.

3. Study: Slower-growing birds would harm environment

Slower-growing broiler birds could bring a far more significant environmental and economic impact than previously estimated, according to a new study.

4. 9 common litter management pitfalls

Over the last several years, poultry production experienced a great number of changes creating a domino effect.

5. BLOG: PETA calls out ‘feminists’ that consume eggs

Deven King: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recently came out with a billboard in Portland, Oregon, that reads, “Face It — You Can’t Claim to Be a Feminist and Still Eat Eggs.”

6. Governor: Costco and Nebraska want another poultry plant

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts said that Costco Wholesale Corporation is interested in another poultry plant, and so is his administration.

7. BLOG: How leading poultry producers rank for welfare

Mark Clements: The world’s leading poultry producers’ approach to animal welfare has been highlighted in the latest Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW), published by Compassion in World Farming and World Animal Protection.

8. 10 diseases impacting organic egg production

Eric Gingerich, DVM, technical services specialist, Diamond V, presented emerging disease issues in the organic layer industry at the Organic Egg Farmers of America’s Organic Egg Symposium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on March 12, during the Midwest Poultry Federation Convention.

9. Slower-growing broiler company Cooks Venture formed

A new company has formed that will specialize in the production and processing of pasture-raised, slow-growth chickens that are third-party verified through the Global Animal Partnership (GAP) Step 4 program.

10. Jayson Penn to succeed Lovette as Pilgrim’s Pride CEO

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation has appointed Jayson Penn, currently president of Pilgrim’s USA, to succeed Bill Lovette, who is retiring from the position of president and chief executive officer of Pilgrim’s Pride.

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