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Perdue Farms released its 2020 Company Stewardship Report on July 1, highlighting the company’s commitment to combating food insecurity, its new ecommerce website and advancements in poultry welfare through outdoor access.
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast, in partnership with North Ireland poultry producer Moy Park, are working to develop new technology that leverages crowd analysis techniques to intelligently monitor chicken welfare.
The modern consumer values bird welfare, how antibiotics are used and environmental impacts more than ever before. In response, the chicken industry has modified production practices, but has struggled to find the ideal balance.
Supply chain pressures during the COVID-19 pandemic have forced many livestock and poultry producers to make the tough decision to euthanize their animals due to a lack of available processing capacity.