Perdue Farms is testing technology that may help with a labor crunch in the meat industry as it pertains to raising chickens outdoors: rolling, solar-powered houses that bring birds to fresh pastures every day. The mobile coops are being used...
An interview with Marc Howerton, Customer Analytical Services Supervisor, Zoetis Q: Zoetis Customer Analytical Services, or Z-CAS, appears to be one of the best kept secrets in the livestock and poultry industries. MH: Well, yes and no. Last year, my team...
Restaurant chains like KFC say they are paying sharply higher prices for scarce poultry. PHOTO: LUKE SHARRETT/BLOOMBERG NEWS By Heather Haddon and Jacob Bunge May 6, 2021 8:00 am ET Chicken wings are flying off the shelves. After a year promoting takeout wings and crispy chicken sandwiches, restaurants...
Today, the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture expressed its recommendations for a resilient, diverse and secure meat processing system. Specifically, NASDA commented that flexible funding for solutions to workforce shortages and processing infrastructure investments for small to...
Wayne Farms LLC, a subsidiary of Continental Grain Co., has named Kevin McDaniel chief operating officer, effective immediately. McDaniel will oversee fresh and prepared foods business units across the company’s nine production facilities including sales, operations and live operations...
he Tyson Foods poultry production facility in Seguin will be getting an expansion to the tune of $58 million in an effort to meeting increasing food demand. “Since 1989, Tyson has helped to create excellent employment opportunities for our residents,...
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig issued the following statement today after the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in a wild bird in South Carolina....
Reprinted from: PoultryHealthToday.com Attention to detail is vital when it comes to ensuring that spray vaccinations against respiratory diseases such as infectious bronchitis are as effective as they can possibly be, according to a poultry health expert. Brian Jordan, associate professor...
Urbandale, Iowa (July 2, 2021) The Iowa Poultry Association announces that Elycia Ahl has joined the organization as poultry health and education manager. In her new role, Ahl will serve as the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) coordinator, work on...
As part of its commitment to  supporting customers, Cobb awarded four facilities in Canada with its annual Flock Awards.  Launched in 2004, the awards recognize the top-performing companies in the United States,  Canada, Mexico, and Central America that are...
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