When starting a poultry enterprise, whether a small backyard flock or a large commercial operation, there are several factors to consider, says a University of Missouri Extension poultry specialist. “First of all, you need a location that is legal and...
Dive Brief: Sanderson Farms announced its board of directors unanimously rejected an unsolicited offer from investment firm Durational Capital Management, which is a new shareholder, to buy the company for $142 per share. Sanderson said that price "very substantially undervalues"...
Source: PoultryHealthtoday.com Removal or reduction of ionophores for the control of coccidiosis in poultry could lead to increased antibiotic use, higher production costs and negative impacts on climate-change mitigation efforts, according to a new review paper in VetRecord. Coccidiosis is a...
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced more support, resources, and new rules that will strengthen the American food supply chain, promote fair and competitive agricultural markets, prevent abuse of farmers by poultry processors and make...
Preventing birds from getting sick is perhaps the biggest challenge encountered when transitioning from conventional to “no antibiotics ever” (NAE) production, Tony Newsome, division manager, Fieldale Farms, told Poultry Health Today. Fieldale Farms was one of the first poultry companies...
To view the complete report, click here. On February 18, 2021, errors were corrected in the charts for U.S. beef imports and U.S. beef exports, published in the Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook report for February 2021. No other components...
CFAP 2 Includes Turkey in Pandemic Assistance Funding The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) is grateful to announce turkey farmers now qualify for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP2) for losses caused by the pandemic. President Trump and U.S....
By Michael Czarick Engineering Specialist University of Georgia Department of Poultry Science One of the most common questions among broiler producers is determining how much cooler the birds feel with various amounts of air movement. Though there are charts that provide rough estimates,...
The U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs announced that its full supply chain sustainability assessment tool can be included in chicken, turkey and egg companies’ 2022 sustainability programs. For the first time, the sustainability of the full U.S. chicken,...
Bell & Evans will invest $500 million in U.S. organic-certified grains as the guaranteed market. U.S. grain farmers have a new incentive to transition from conventional to organic practices, and Bell & Evans banks on many making the change. Premium poultry...
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