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Poultry Industry News: United States

21 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson Foods to acquire Keystone Foods for $2.16 billion
GLOBAL - Tyson Foods has announced that it will acquire Keystone Foods from Marfig Global Foods for $2.16 billion in cash...
20 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States US poultry industry gains new leadership for sustainability and welfare initiatives
USA - In an effort to begin the collaborative process of addressing and advancing issues related to animal welfare and sustainability, the US Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs (US-RSPE) and the International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA) have...
17 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Blackhead disease causes reduced egg production in layer hens
Blackhead disease can cause a substantial drop in egg production in commercial layer hens, Christina Sigmon of North Carolina State University, said during the 2018 International Poultry Scientific Forum. [1]...
Poultry Industry News from United States Early identification needed to protect broilers from reovirus
Reovirus is mutating every 2 to 3 years, which is making it difficult to protect broilers from the effects of the virus, Don Waldrip, DVM, technical service veterinarian for Zoetis, told Poultry Health Today....
Poultry Industry News from United States Emerging animal health companies compete for funding in ‘shark tank’ style forum
Kansas City Animal Health Corridor Investment Forum showcases the latest industry innovations and animal health startups...
16 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Putting paper under chick’s drinkers: Is it really helpful?
Placing paper under water lines increases water consumption by baby chicks, but only for the first 3 or 4 hours after house placement, research indicates....
Poultry Industry News from United States Turkey To Go celebrates sixty years at the fair
Turkey To Go, the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association’s (MTGA) food stand at the Minnesota State Fair, is celebrating 60 years of selling delicious turkey products to fairgoers...
15 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States 191 US poultry facilities recognised for safety performance
During the 2018 National Safety Conference for the US poultry industry, 191 chicken and turkey facilities received safety awards by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council...
13 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States USDA provides positive poultry outlook for 2018/2019
The forecast for total meat production in 2018 is raised from last month as increases in broiler production more than offset declines in beef, pork, and turkey production...
10 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States US poultry safe for the moment from trade war tensions as ag barometer sees record decline
USA - The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer declined 26 points, down to 117, in July making it the largest one-month decline in producer sentiment since data collection began in October 2015. The drop in sentiment was fueled by increasing...
09 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Paper under chick drinkers: is it really helpful?
Placing paper under water lines increases water consumption by baby chicks, but only for the first 3 or 4 hours after house placement, research indicate...
07 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States FSIS reissues instructions for "Woody Breast" and "White Striping"
USA - The Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) has reissued its disposition instructions for the poultry meat quality issues known as "Woody Breast" and "White Striping"...
Poultry Industry News from United States 2018 USPOULTRY Environmental Management Seminar
USA - USPOULTRY’s 2018 Environmental Management Seminar will provide a constructive learning opportunity for industry professionals involved in their company’s environmental protection efforts...
06 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Do not increase line speeds, says a coalition of poultry workers
USA - Twelve national organizations representing poultry workers, worker rights advocates, workplace safety experts, and consumer health advocates sent joint letters on 31 July 2018 urging the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...
03 August 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Introducing the new technology changing the rendering sector
The 2018 Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar is to address customer expectations and emerging technologies in the rendering sector...
31 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Cyclospora: FSIS issues public health alert for poultry products
USA - The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert out of an abundance of caution due to concerns about contamination with Cyclospora...
30 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson foods cuts earnings due to tarrifs, sluggish demand
USA - Tyson Foods, Inc (NYSE:TSN) on 30 July 2018 revised fiscal year 2018 guidance. Although unable to reconcile revised 2018 adjusted earnings per share guidance to GAAP, the company now expects adjusted earnings for fiscal year 2018 to approximate...
27 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States Let there be light: early exposure to UV aids broiler behavior, performance
Adding windows to poultry houses is an inexpensive way to improve the environment for broilers and possibly improve productivity, according to Rachel Lynn Dennis, PhD, assistant professor at the University of Maryland...
Poultry Industry News from United States Survey shows US chicken consumption remains strong
USA - US chicken consumption remains high, and consumers are hungry for more information about the chicken they purchase, according to new research presented today at the 2018 Chicken Marketing Summit in Orlando, Florida...
Poultry Industry News from United States Cell-cultured protein: a letter to Trump from US meat and poultry groups
USA - In a letter addressed directly to President Trump, seven meat and poultry organisations petition him to level the playing field for animal-derived and lab-grown meats...
Poultry Industry News from United States US congresswoman Rosa DeLauro opposes USDA approval of Chinese poultry
USA - Amidst tarrifs imposed against its major trading partners and a tense trade war with China, Rosa DeLauro challenges the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to stay vigilant...
Poultry Industry News from United States IPPE chosen for 2019 US Department of Commerce International Buyer Program
The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has again been selected to participate in the 2019 U.S. Department of Commerce International Buyer Program...
26 July 2018
Poultry Industry News from United States National Chicken Council: food transparency and immersive virtual reality
USA - With nearly 90 percent of consumers interested in additional information about chicken, new 360° virtual tours of chicken production in the US satisfies consumers’ hunger for more...
Poultry Industry News from United States Footpad dermatitis a greater concern in chickens grown to older ages
Footpad dermatitis is more likely to be a problem among broilers grown to an older age, but it can be remedied if producers intervene in time, Tom Tabler, PhD, professor with Mississippi State University Extension, told Poultry Health Today....
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