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Canadian program offers fair pay for poultry farmers

Broiler, turkey and egg producers can benefit from Poultry and Egg On-Farm Investment Program and Market Development Program for Turkey and Chicken

Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced details of two new programs designed to help drive innovation and market development for Canada’s 4,800 chicken, turkey and egg farmers. 

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Rabobank: US, Mexico, Japan, Russia markets strongest

Meanwhile, the poultry markets in the EU, South Africa and Thailand are struggling because of an oversupply

The world’s best performing poultry industries are presently in the United States, Mexico, Japan and Russia, according to the Rabobank Poultry Quarterly Q2 2021 report. Meanwhile, the report identified the European Union, South Africa and Thailand as the industries that are struggling due to an oversupply.

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Top broiler companies contend with COVID-19 in 2020

The global pandemic, and its impacts on domestic and global demand, defined the year for the biggest broiler companies.
Chicken production in the United States continued to expand in 2020, despite a global pandemic which slowed work, created demand upheaval and injected short- and long-term uncertainty into the market.
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Foodservice will see a significant rebound soon

Lower COVID-19 cases, an increase in vaccinations and warmer weather will allow foodservice to bounce back in the coming months
When summer ends and fall begins, I don't think the foodservice sector will take the hit it did in colder months since the start of the pandemic.
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