Chad Martin takes on new role as Chief Operating Officer for Poultry Donnie King has been named president of Tyson Foods’ (NYSE: TSN) poultry business, effective September 3, 2020, the company announced today. King has over 35 years of experience working...
Sanderson Farms, Inc. has released its 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report detailing the company’s commitment to social and environmental responsibility. This year, Sanderson Farms introduced reporting using the standards set forth by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) for the...
The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is launching the ninth annual IPPE Young Leaders Under 30 Program targeting young professionals who normally would not have the opportunity to attend IPPE. The goal of the program is to engage...
The International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA) held it’s 2020 Virtual General Assembly, where new leadership for the organization was announced and members approved the 2020-2023 IPWA Strategic Plan. Leading the organization as chairperson for 2021 will be Andrew Gomer...
The new Click Watering system, offering excellent food conversion results by providing the right amount of water with minimal effort, is now available from Cumberland.   Brian Rieck, Cumberland product manager, said Click drinkers are constructed to be reliable, long-lasting and...
The National Chicken Council on Tuesday released a new video outlining how the chicken industry has enhanced safety measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can watch the video here. Using drone photography, viewers can see new perspectives from...
Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is a common disease in poultry flocks. It targets the upper respiratory tract in chickens and causes severe damage to the epithelium, creating a lasting inflammatory reaction that can divert nutrients away from production factors...
The Merced County Health Department ordered the Foster Farms Livingston Facility to shut down over the largest and most severe COVID-19 outbreak in Merced County, according to a statement released on Thursday by the health department. The shutdown order came...
Current poultry food safety guidelines for Salmonella, the leading cause of foodborne illness outbreaks, are inadequate. A new study conducted by Thomas Oscar, USDA Agricultural Research Service, "Salmonella prevalence alone is not a good indicator of poultry food safety,"...
Training chicks and pullets so they are prepared for life in cage-free egg systems is critical to ensuring they meet their full productive potential, according to a leading veterinarian. Isa Ehr, DVM, a technical services veterinarian with Hendrix Genetics, said...
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