Poultry Industry News

Record Number of Poultry Chain Participants Learning Animal Husbandry, Flock Management

A record number of 2,260 youth in 69 counties received more than 38,000 chicks through the Poultry Chain program, designed to help to teach industry youth responsibility, animal husbandry and flock management. This marked 2023 as the largest number of Poultry Chain participants in program history. 

Jones-Hamilton Announces New Additions to Agricultural Division

Adam Ortego and Rory DeWeese will be joining the U.S.-based company as Key Account Managers in the Agricultural Division. 

University of Arkansas Poultry Science Researcher Awarded Grant to Research Bacterial Vaccine for Broilers

A poultry science assistant professor was awarded approximately $80,000 by the USPOULTRY Foundation to begin developing a bacterial vaccine for broilers.

Cargill, Inc., Researchers Evaluate Egg Wash Sanitizers to Reduce Salmonella Contamination on and in Turkey Eggs

USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announce the completion of a funded research project at Cargill, Inc., in which researchers evaluated egg wash sanitizers to reduce Salmonella contamination on and in turkey eggs.

Three Join BioZyme® Inc. Marketing Team

Katy Holdener, Fort Worth, Texas; Stacy Pearce, Chattanooga, Oklahoma; and Tori Seward, Brandon, Mississippi, have joined the BioZyme® Inc. Marketing Team.

Oklahoma Ag Day at the Capitol Adds Value for Producers

The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry hosted Ag Day at the Capitol on April 11, 2023, at the state's Capitol. Farm Director KC Sheperd caught up with the Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture, Blayne Arthur, and talked about the event and what is being accomplished to aid ag producers in the state.

Peco Foods Honors the Life of Bobby Wilburn

Peco Foods, one of the nation’s largest poultry companies, today honors the legacy of Bobby Wilburn, who passed away Friday, April 7, 2023, at age 66.

Four Maintenance Checks To Boost Poultry House Efficiency

Maintaining an efficient poultry operation is key to promoting bird health and productivity, and that requires proper maintenance of production equipment.

OYE Scholarship Winner is Example of Care that Comes Full Circle

Care that comes full circle. Five simple words that make a big difference to one company headquartered along the Missouri River in Saint Joseph, Missouri. 

Tyson Foods Announces $70 Million Investment in Southwest Arkansas

Tyson Foods, Inc., is building a $70 million hatchery in Hope, Arkansas.


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