JBS reported a net income of BRL356.7 million (US$85 million) for the third quarter of fiscal year 2019, marking a significant turnaround from the third quarter of the previous year, when it posted a net loss of BRL133.5 million (US$31.8 million).
Whether arising from inadequate training or skills, personnel failings may lie at the root of the most issues relating to poultry welfare at slaughter, according to a new European report. This applies whether the birds are slaughtered as part of the food chain, or for disease control.
China lifted its ban on poultry imports from the United States, ending the trade barrier that had been in place since 2015, when highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was detected in the country.
Operations at Sanderson Farms’ newest poultry complex have gone well since it opened in February, with the company expecting it to reach full production in 2020.
Overall turkey production in the United States in 2019 and 2020 could end up being higher than earlier expected, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, issued on November 8.