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Webinar: The new outlook – what can the industry expect from the post-COVID world?

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WP Webinar Series bannerWatch on-demand now to learn how the US poultry industry can respond to changes and challenges in its home market.

Looking towards the end of the pandemic and beyond, what will markets look like for broiler and egg producers? Where will the growth areas be, and what will the market be looking for, and how can the industry respond. Featured speakers include Will Sawyer, lead animal protein economist at CoBank; and Dr. Vincent Guyonnet DVM, PhD, managing director of FFI Consulting Ltd.


  1. How the US poultry industry can respond to changes and challenges in its home market.
  2. How COVID has accelerated change in the US market.
  3. How COVID- 19 has challenged the egg industry as various levels globally.
  4. How the global egg industry can prepare, adapt and avoid a repeat of the issues experienced during the pandemic.
  5. Discussion of how greater flexibility and automatization will help in making egg processing more “hands free”. 

This is the third and final webinar in the WATTPoultry Global Outlook 2021. Learn about changes in broiler/egg production, consumer demand and market evolution post-COVID in this three-part webinar series.

This webinar is presented by WATTPoultry and WATT Global Media.

Speaker Info:

Vincent GuyonnetDr. Vincent Guyonnet DVM, PhD, managing director of FFI Consulting Ltd.

Dr. Vincent Guyonnet, DVM, Ph.D, Dipl. ACPV Managing Director, FFI Consulting Ltd. Vincent obtained a DVM degree in 1987 (Lyon, France) and a Ph.D degree in Poultry Science (The University of Georgia, USA) in 1991.  During his career, Vincent has worked closely with the Poultry sector, first from the Animal Health side and then from the production and food processing side.  He is currently the managing director of FFI Consulting Ltd, a firm dedicated to maximizing the role of animal source foods to human nutrition and food security, including the use of new digital technologies. With a mixture of global clients from the private sector, NGOs, research institutions and International Think tanks, FFI activities contribute to the challenges of sustainable global food security and nutrition.  Vincent is a frequent speaker at international Poultry conferences and industry events and regularly writes editorials in international Poultry journals.


Will Sawyer headshotWill Sawyer, lead animal protein economist at CoBank

Will Sawyer, lead animal protein economist at CoBank. Will Sawyer is lead animal protein economist in CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange research division, where his focus is on providing market and industry research for the pork, poultry, and beef sectors. Prior to joining CoBank in 2018, Mr. Sawyer was director of corporate development animal protein at JAMAS Capital providing strategic and investment analysis for the firm’s expanding portfolio of animal protein investments primarily in the poultry sector. Mr. Sawyer previously served as executive director of animal protein research at Rabobank in Atlanta, Georgia, and New York, New York, analyzing the pork and poultry sectors across North America. Mr. Sawyer holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s in accountancy from Wake Forest University.