Poultry processing’s labor-intensive areas need automation

Labor availability is one of the main challenges pushing poultry processors toward incorporating more automation in the plant.

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New technologies are being developed to help poultry processors automate labor-intensive tasks; increase productivity, consistency and product quality; and improve food safety in the plant.
New technologies are being developed to help poultry processors automate labor-intensive tasks; increase productivity, consistency and product quality; and improve food safety in the plant.
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The COVID-19 pandemic left a lasting impact on the poultry industry, causing labor shortages and increased competition with other sectors to hire the workforce needed. Additionally, maintaining a stable workforce has become challenging due to the working conditions, leading to increased turnover rates and higher costs for producers.

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