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Poultry consumption to surpass
beef, pork by
Chicken meat will gain a place
of prominence in a world
challenged by population
growth, resource limitations and
global climate change.
Chicken's future is bright compared with other animal
proteins, but the long-term growth of the market will
likely be shaped by global resource availability.
Dr. Paul Aho, a poultry industry economist and
consultant with Poultry Perspective, shared his outlook
on the global grain and meat markets during his remarks at the 25th Latin American Poultry Congress in
Guadalajara, Mexico, on September 27, 2017.
Driven by low global grain and energy prices and
growing demand, Aho predicted chicken meat production will rise globally in the short term. Globally, grain
prices are reaching their floor and prices will eventually start to rise again.
The growth of chicken production is influenced
by population growth, global per capita income, production cost and the behavior of competing animal
Read more: Chicken consumption survey
reveals purchase influences,
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Poultry's present and near future