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WATT PoultryUSA Top Companies survey, 2020

Mountaire
Farms Inc.

Millsboro, DE

◀ Phillip Plylar, President

RTC '19*..................... 57.39

▲17.19%
▶ In April 2019, Mountaire Farms
opened a new, $170 million poultry
processing plant in Siler City, North
Carolina. The 40-acre poultry complex
will employ up to 1,250 people when all
shifts are hired. The plant will have the
capacity to harvest 1.4 million chickens
each week.
In October 2019, it opened a
new, $60 million feed mill in Scotland
County, North Carolina.
In December 2019, the company
signed an agreement with Delaware's
Department of Natural Resources and
Environmental Control to resolve spray
irrigation and land application permit
violations cited by the department in
2017. The agreement includes three
major components: mitigation, environmentally beneficial offset and an administrative penalty and costs.
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COMPARISON OF
BROILER SLAUGHTER,

7

Oakwood, GA

◀ Clint Rivers,
President and CEO

RTC '19*..................... 49.40

▲3.35%

▶ In February 2019, Wayne Farms an-

nounced it was planning on upgrading
all 10 of its hatcheries to single-stage
incubation.
In May 2019, the company began distributing its Global Animal
Partnership (GAP) Step 2-rated Naked
Truth Premium Chicken products in
Whole Foods Market stores, expanding
beyond its longtime position in foodservice.
In August 2019, it launched

million lbs. total liveweight

Top 7 vs. lower 23 companies total
Total of top 7

Total of 8-30

28.5%

29.8%
2011

2019

71.5%

70.2%

Total top 30 broiler company slaughter

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2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

The combined RTC production of the top 30 broiler producers in
the WATT PoultryUSA Top Companies survey has risen by nearly
20% between 2011 and 2019. In comparing the percentage of
total production of the top seven producers - Tyson, Pilgrim's
Pride, Sanderson Farms, Perdue, Koch Foods, Mountaire Farms
and Wayne Farms - and the remaining 23, the percentage of
production by the top seven has slipped from 71.5% in 2011 to
70.2% in 2019.
Ladybird Premium Chicken, a product
developed for foodservice and cashand-carry customers looking to capitalize on current consumer preferences
while sourcing a more tender chicken
product. The line of fresh products are

made from smaller, all-female chickens.
In November 2019, Wayne Farms
completed its expansion of its poultry processing facility in Enterprise,
Alabama. The expansion added
employee-centered renovations like

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Poultry USA - March 2020
Contents
A new decade to resist slow-growing genetics
4 trends that changed poultry production in the last decade
2020 Top poultry companies
Top broiler companies expand, face favorable market
WATT PoultryUSA’s 2020 top broiler companies
Average weekly broiler liveweight slaughter
WATT PoultryUSA’s 2020 top broiler companies
Top US broiler companies: 2020 profiles
Average weight per broiler slaughtered trend, live lbs.
Average weight per broiler slaughtered, live lbs.
Average weekly broiler slaughter, million head
Comparison of broiler slaughter, million lbs
Average weekly broiler production, RTC
Broiler companies, sales
Top companies broiler facilities
Broiler companies, number of employees
Top 7 broiler companies 2011-2019
Slaughter growth of top 7 broiler companies vs. 8-30
US turkey production falls by 5% in 2019
WATT PoultryUSA’s 2020 top turkey companies
Top US turkey companies: 2020 profiles
Turkey companies, number of employees
Turkey companies, sales
Top companies turkey facilities
Product Review
Ad Index
Market Place
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Contents
Poultry USA - March 2020 - A new decade to resist slow-growing genetics
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - 4 trends that changed poultry production in the last decade
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Top broiler companies expand, face favorable market
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - WATT PoultryUSA’s 2020 top broiler companies
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Average weekly broiler liveweight slaughter
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Average weight per broiler slaughtered trend, live lbs.
Poultry USA - March 2020 - Average weight per broiler slaughtered, live lbs.
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Average weekly broiler production, RTC
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Broiler companies, sales
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Top companies broiler facilities
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Broiler companies, number of employees
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Top 7 broiler companies 2011-2019
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Slaughter growth of top 7 broiler companies vs. 8-30
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - US turkey production falls by 5% in 2019
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - WATT PoultryUSA’s 2020 top turkey companies
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Top US turkey companies: 2020 profiles
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Turkey companies, number of employees
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Poultry USA - March 2020 - Turkey companies, sales
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