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Poultry Processing & Slaughter

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How to improve pre-slaughter in broiler processing

A methodology that looks to remove the obstacles that workers experience when trying to do their jobs could help broiler harvesting run more smoothly, benefitting workers and the company alike.

Has feed withdrawal been properly conducted? Are the obstacles that impede harvesters working well? Thoroughly understanding the issues faced during preslaughter allows them to be addressed, making the process far more productive.

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Examine pros and cons before adopting automation

Increased automation is a growing trend at poultry plants, but it might not be what’s right for everyone

The poultry industry increasingly embracing automation but before making the change, companies need to look at the pros and cons, explained Jack Teague, senior technical sales manager, CAT Squared.

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Michigan Turkey Producers to upgrade, expand plant

Grower-owned turkey cooperative receives federal Meat and Poultry Processing Expansion Program grant to make projects possible

Grower-owned cooperative Michigan Turkey Producers is making upgrades and expanding its plant in Grand Rapids with assistance from a federal grant.

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