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The USDA recently finalized a set of rules under the Packers and Stockyards Act, drawing varying responses from different quarters. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack stated that these rules aim to assist contract poultry growers and ensure transparency in their...
Per capita red meat and poultry disappearance is expected to modestly decrease in 2022. While it is often used as a proxy measure for consumption, per capita meat disappearance is a measure of the supply available for use in...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com The US egg supply is under pressure, first from the impact of Covid-19 and now due to outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). That means Easter eggs may be harder to find this year, according to a...
Source: London Free Press Maple Leaf Foods has won global honours for its ethical treatment of animals, as its new massive factory continues to rise in south London. The chicken processor has been ranked as one of the global leaders in...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com Each day, Tyson Loewen rises at 5 am and heads to the four chicken houses on his Guntersville, Alabama, farm. For the next 5 hours he studies his flock of 180,000 birds. He looks for disease symptoms, assesses...
Source: Reuters  A plan hatched by Cargill Inc and Continental Grain Co to combine two big chicken processors - Sanderson Farms and Wayne Farms - flies in the face of the Biden administration's efforts to fight not just consolidation in...
R. Harold and Patsy Harrison Foundation establishes distinguished professorship in poultry science Gifts and pledges totaling more than $2.6 million from the R. Harold and Patsy Harrison Foundation have established the R. Harold and Patsy Harrison Distinguished Professorship in Poultry...
USPOULTRY recognized five Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award winners during the International Poultry Expo, part of the 2022 International Production & Processing Expo. Joining in the presentation were Greg Hinton (left), vice president of sales for Rose Acre Farms...
How can the food production chain meet the needs of the world’s ever-growing communities without overwhelming the planet? Aviagen® addresses this question through “Breeding Sustainability.” Sustainable poultry breeding contributes to a decrease in carbon emissions through a continuous improvement...
- Better Origin insect ‘mini farms’ to be installed on 10 Morrisons egg farms to provide natural food for free range hens -  - Reducing soya from 10 farms’ feed would remove 5,737 tonnes of CO² and save 56 hectares...
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