Background update:Jan 12, 2010

US broiler market: down but not out

Decreased demand for US poultry exports and a flat local market, attributed to an unfounded fear of avian influenza, have hit the bottom lines of top US poultry producers over the past nine months. But most industry executives believe that an upward swing is on the way.

This article can also be found in World Poultry Magazine Vol 22. nr 9
Keywords: broiler production, US broiler market, Tyson, Pilgrim, Gold Kist, Sanderson farms, Cagle's


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