Discover the 10 most read WATTPoultry.com articles and blogs in April 2021:
Pickle shortage slows Burger King chicken sandwich release
Burger King may have to delay the promised release date of their new chicken sandwich due to a shortage of pickle jars in the US Midwest
McDonald’s now alleges collusion with poultry industry
McDonald’s informed its franchisees that it would seek money for damages in connection with an alleged conspiracy between the country’s major poultry companies, in which the companies were accused of colluding to drive up the price chicken.
The Tyson Project asks chickens about their enrichment preferences
New research at the Tyson Foods Chicken Welfare Research Farm (BWRF) leverages animal preference in choosing the best environmental enrichments for broil
Rose Acre to Depopulate White County Egg Farm
Rose Acre Farms notified the Indiana Department of Workforce Development of its intention to close the chicken coops at White County Egg Farm effective June 14, 2021.
VIDEO: Efficient manure drying specific to the type of poultry house
In a WATT Poultry Chat video interview, Brett Ramirez, Professor of Agricultural Engineering and Animal Science at Iowa State University spoke with Egg Industry Insight about effectively drying manure in poultry houses to ensure air quality.
Something good is happening in the poultry industry (blog)
Benjamin Ruiz: The poultry industry is alive and well and I think something has been done well to support it.
Pilgrim shooting suspect faces attempted murder charge
Authorities released the suspect’s name in an April 26 shooting at a Pilgrim’s Pride factory in Sumter, South Carolina.
Fire breaks out at Tyson poultry plant in Robards, Ky.
Tyson Foods is investigating a fire that occurred at his poultry plant in Robards, Kentucky, on the afternoon of April 11.
8 Ways to Minimize Flies on Turkey Farms
There are eight key areas that turkey farmers should focus on when it comes to minimizing the presence of house flies, more formally known as musca domestica, in their barns and around their flocks.
A New Effort to Drive Up Animal Production Costs (blog)
Roy Graber: An effort is being made in Colorado to get a question on the ballot that would end up driving animal agriculture out of the state.