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Poultr y Poultr y VOLUME 11, NUMBER 4 Covering the Integrated Poultry Industry
Further processing: Dark
meat – the deboning option
If your operation debones whole legs, there are two key
factors that make or break any operation: throughput and
yield. BY MARK EYSTAD
Sustainability: Save the
planet, eat more poultry!
Poultry is the most sustainable meat and is positioned to
become even more sustainable in the future.
BY PAUL AHO
Four poultry farms among
Growers recognized for outstanding environmental
stewardship and innovative application of technology on
their poultry farms. BY TERRENCE O’KEEFE
Nutrition and feeding survey WAT T PoultryUSA asked those responsible for producing and using poultry feeds about key trends involving supply chain integrity, composition of rations, sustainability, investment and more. COVER STORY 24
4 First News
8 Washington Update
Cooling the climate . . . and eggs
Congress and the executive branch of government are dealing with at
least three issues that affect the chicken industry – global warming,
free trade and hatching eggs.
BY GEORGE WATTS
10 Poultry Confidence Index
Industry optimism hits high
A substantial number in the industry expect to see continued operating
ef;ciencies and better grain and meat markets.
BY GREG RENNIER
12 Poultry Perspective
The Importance of Russia and China
A loss of Russia and China as export markets would have an effect on
the U.S. chicken industry similar to that of the 2009 recession.
BY PAUL AHO
36 Product Review
40 People On The Move
42 Ad Index
42 Market Place
44 Editor’s Comment