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30 March 2016
US Chicken Industry Addresses Woody Breast Meat Texture
US - The chicken industry is addressing the 'woody breast' phenomenon through research, the National Chicken Council's senior vice president of communications, Tom Super, has said....
24 March 2016
CME: Cold Storage Report Neutral for Poultry Meat Markets
US - USDA published yesterday on Tuesday the results of its monthly survey of refrigerated warehouses, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
23 March 2016
US Ag Organisations Optimistic Over Cuba Opportunities
US - As part of a thaw in relations between the two countries, new opportunities for collaboration the US' and Cuba's agriculture sectors were announced during President Obama's historic visit to the island. ...
17 March 2016
CME: US Poultry Producers Benefited from Feed Prices in Early 2016
US - Livestock and poultry producers have benefited from benign feed ingredient markets so far this year, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
16 March 2016
Over 60 Per Cent of Consumers Find Chicken Labels Confusing
US - As part of a continued effort to provide consumers with the facts on chicken, the US National Chicken Council (NCC) has set up a new glossary of chicken labels....
09 March 2016
CME: US Poultry Exports Remain Below 2015's in January Data
US - USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) this week published their monthly international trade compilation for US livestock and meat, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
04 March 2016
Supplies Expected to be Heavy Through 2016 for US Beef, Pork, Chicken
US - The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services says an anticipated lag in exports of beef, pork and chicken combined with increased slaughter hog numbers will put pressure on live hog markets, writes Bruce Cochrane....
CME: Poor Restaurant Performance a Concern for US Meat Industry
US - Judging from the monthly Restaurant Performance Index (RPI), restaurant business conditions notched a modest improvement in January but they are still notably worse than the same period a year ago, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Increased Biofuel Production Could Lead to Global Food Deficit, Study Shows
US - As strategies for energy security, investment opportunities and energy policies prompt ever-growing production and consumption of biofuels like bioethanol and biodiesel, land and water that could otherwise be used for food production increasingly...
01 March 2016
Senators Announce Arrival of First US Poultry to South Africa in 15 Years
US - US Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), co-chairs of the Senate Chicken Caucus, have applauded the news that the first US poultry in more than 15 years has arrived in South Africa....
25 February 2016
CME: Chicken Supplies in Cold Storage Cause for Concern
US - Inflation in the meat complex remains muted and the latest USDA/NASS ‘Cold Storage’ report offered more evidence why that is the case, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
19 February 2016
IPPE: A Look at the Poultry History Museum
US - This year's International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) involved many interesting talks, but the items on show at the Poultry History Museum offered a fascinating glimpse of poultry production in years gone by....
CME: 2016 Started with Strong Consumer Demand for Chicken
US - Chicken production so far in 2016 has been slightly more than expected, based solely on birds being heavier at the time of final processing, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
16 February 2016
CME: Poultry Production Running Above Year Ago Levels
US - Combined beef, pork and poultry production has been running above year ago levels for much of the year and last week was no different, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner. ...
15 February 2016
Pilgrim's Pride Results Show Fourth Quarter Income Down
US - Big US chicken producer Pilgrim's Pride has posted net income for the fourth quarter of 2015 at $63.1 million compared to the $167.2 million reported in the same period last year....
11 February 2016
US Farm Income Forecast Suggests More Hard Times Ahead
US - The US Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (USDA-ERS) has predicted a decline in net cash and net farm income for the third consecutive year, in its 2016 Farm Sector Income Forecast. ...
CME: High US Red Meat, Poultry Production Means Prices Down
US - It was mostly a consolidation day for livestock futures on Tuesday. This was particularly the case for cattle following the limit down day on Monday, write CME analysts Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
Trouw Animal Nutrition Chief Looks Back on a Successful 2016 IPPE
US - The CEO of Nutreco, Knut Nesse, told ThePoultrySite’s Editor Alice Mitchell that the recent International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) had been “inspirational” and he will be returning next year....
09 February 2016
CME: Improved Mortality in Late 2015 Offset Earlier Turkey Losses
US - Young turkey slaughter in December was down 3 per cent from a year earlier, write Steve Meyer and Len Steiner....
08 February 2016
New US Rules to Ensure Contractors Get Compensation in Bird Flu Outbreaks
US - The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced a new rule on payouts of indemnity claims for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI)....
03 February 2016
IPPE: Constant Progress in Poultry Performance, but Challenges Remain
US - Speaking at the Poultry Market Intelligence Forum at the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta last week, Michael Donohue from Agristats described the huge leaps and bounds the poultry industry has made since he first started...
02 February 2016
Americans to Eat 1.3 Billion Chicken Wings this Super Bowl Sunday
US - According to the National Chicken Council’s 2016 Wing Report released today, 1.3 billion wings will be eaten next weekend leading up to and during Super Bowl 50, as fans watch the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos battle for the Lombardi Trophy....
01 February 2016
CoBank Predicts Better Year for Poultry Producers in 2016
ANALYSIS - The supply glut that plagued US beef, pork and poultry markets in 2015 and ratcheted down margins is expected to ease in 2016, according to a new research report from CoBank. ...
29 January 2016
New Recordkeeping Requirements for Indiana Poultry Purchases, Sales
US - Last October, in response to the highly pathogenic avian influenza findings throughout the Upper Midwest, Indiana adopted new recordkeeping requirements for Hoosier poultry owners buying and selling birds. At the time, members of the Indiana State...
IPPE: Highlights from The World's Biggest Poultry Event
ANALYSIS - This week, ThePoultrySite team has been busy at the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, where the latest research and new products in the industry have been presented....
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