Source: Reuters The Dutch government on Wednesday ordered poultry farmers to confine their birds to contain the spread of a highly infectious strain of bird flu. "Unfortunately, the high number of infections makes it clear that extra precaution is needed", Dutch...
Wayne-Sanderson Farms’ senior vice president and general manager of retail, Bob “Pic” Billingsley, has been inducted into the Mississippi Poultry Association’s Hall of Fame during the association’s 85th annual convention. With this induction, Billingsley becomes the 36th member of...
Source: Reuters A more than doubling in egg prices in France due to soaring feed and energy costs and a lack of supplies after the worst ever bird flu crisis has prompted some food companies to lower output or change...
Big news for Springdale, where Tyson Food, already a big deal, is going to get bigger. A company news release this morning says the company will consolidate corporate offices in Springdale and expand its existing corporate footprint. This will move...
Source: Reuters Europe has experienced its worst bird flu crisis ever this year with nearly 50 million poultry culled, and the persistence of the virus over the summer has raised the risk of widespread infections next season, the EU's Food...
Georgia ranks as the top poultry production state in the nation.  The industry employs more than 88,000 in the state and generates more than $4.3 billion in farm gate value and an overall annual economic impact to the state...
New grant program supports independently owned meat and poultry companies in support of job retention & creation, increased production, and a strengthened supply chain; Grants cover up to 20 percent of capital costs to build or expand plants Governor JB...
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALM) today announced that its Board of Directors has named Sherman L. Miller President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective immediately. He will succeed Dolph Baker as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Baker will...
U.S. chicken company Perdue Farms closed a distribution center in Rincon, Georgia, and canceled a day shift at its Dillon, South Carolina, processing plant on Friday due to Hurricane Ian, a spokesperson said. The company delayed some chicken production until...
Kipster is ending the habit of culling male chicks by letting the brothers of egg-layers grow up to become an alternative meat source. In the U.S. alone, around 300 million male chicks are killed every year in the egg industry....
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