More than a century ago most of our nation’s inhabitants were farmers and most farmers owned chickens. Our country has changed in many ways since those early years. Today a very small minority are farmers, few of whom own...
Not everyone can or should be a contract poultry grower. Some folks just aren’t cut out for the kind of lifestyle it requires, while others excel. Farming has always been a tough way to make a living; and maybe...
Source: Delaware Online More than 1,000 employees in southern Delaware can return to work now that a chicken processing plant has been allowed to reopen. Allen Harim Foods’ plant in Harbeson, at the intersection of Delaware routes 9 and 5 west...
WATT Global Media recently released the March edition of WATT PoultryUSA magazine with renowned profiles of the leading U.S. broiler and turkey companies. The TTop U.S. Poultry Companies Survey highlights the top 30 broiler companies and the top 21...
This publication is designed to help poultry producers reduce or prevent predation by improving or extending care and management of their flocks. Most poultry predation occurs in flocks of 100 to 200 birds that are owned by small operators, who...
Michigan’s largest egg producer is breaking ground in Pennsylvania. The Saranac-based Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch plans construction this month on Blue Springs Egg Farm, a sustainable cage-free, egg-laying facility, in Montgomery Township, Pennsylvania, according to a press release. The Blue Springs final...
Home vol32n2.pdf Date: 2020 Volume: 32 Number: 2 Tip Category: Cold weather management Heating systems The house has been preheated for 36 hours to 92oF.  The chicks will be arriving in a few hours and the controller’s six temperature sensors (positioned one foot above the floor) indicate the...
Although the outlook is still moderately positive for most markets, the fast-moving coronavirus is adding significant uncertainty. Download the full report Click here to log in (exclusively for Rabobank clients) Report summary The outlook for global poultry in 2020 will be materially...
PIC’s is pleased to announce we will be hosting a webinar on Raising Backyard Chickens on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. As people are becoming more interested in where their food comes from, the trend of raising back yard chickens is growing....
Company cited for 3 violations over 18 months The Pilgrim's Pride poultry plants in downtown Chattanooga last month were fined nearly $7,000 in penalties and fees for three violations over the past 18 months involving odor problems, documents show. The penalties...
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