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Rioting harms South African poultry operations

Poultry plants facing arson threats, while chicks cannot be placed on farms and feed ingredients can’t be delivered
Rioting in South Africa has had harsh effects on the country’s poultry industry, causing supply chain disruptions, theft and struggles to get feed to the birds in live production.
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Many Top Feed Companies are also Top Poultry Companies

Newest Top Feed Companies report shows that 7 of world’s top 10 feed companies are also major broiler producers
With so many leading agrifood companies being vertically integrated, it should come as no surprise that many of the world’s top poultry companies are also top feed producers.
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The new poultry and egg industries post-COVID-19

COVID-19 has left lasting change on the broiler and egg industries from day-to-day operations through to interactions with customers, but which of these will be long-term changes?
Broiler meat and egg value chain has experienced significant change as a result of COVID-19. What will this mean for the future?
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Tyson near legal settlement with contract growers

A group of poultry growers alleged top poultry companies conspired to drive down payment amounts to farmers
Tyson Foods has reportedly reached an agreement in principle that would resolve claims that the company participated in a conspiracy to drive down pay for contract poultry producers.
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