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Are alternative proteins just a trend?

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 9 January 2020 14:00. I am afraid animal welfare and environmental concerns for a younger generation of consumers is going to play a bigger role in the demand for alternative proteins than we as livestock producers would like.

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Indian poultry to gain from food sector modernization

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 7 January 2020 13:00. The Indian poultry industry, with its strong expansion rates, is reaping the rewards of a rapidly evolving food sector.

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Egg associations key for sector’s sustainable growth

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 7 January 2020 12:00. From marketing to influencing new legislation, egg producers associations help to ensure the sustainable success of industry.

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Konos barn and 300,000 hens lost in fire in Michigan

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 6 January 2020 17:37. A large fire destroyed a barn and about 300,000 cage-free laying hens at a Konos egg farm in Otsego, Michigan, on January 3.

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Cal-Maine reports $10.1 million net loss in Q2

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 6 January 2020 16:01. Cal-Maine Foods reported results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2020, in which the egg company reported a net loss of $10.1 million. The thirteen-week period ended on November 30, 2019.

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Developing countries demand 88 million tons of poultry in 2028

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 30 December 2019 12:17. Changing diets and a growing population in developing countries will lead to more demand for poultry meat and eggs over the next 10 years.

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Poultry continues as leading meat globally

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 30 December 2019 11:50. Poultry meat production growth is slowing but it continues to beat out competing meats with favorable prices and changing diets globally.

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Arizona Mirror seems to back animal rights agenda

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 20 December 2019 19:00. An animal rights activist with the group Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) admitted to a reporter she and another member of the group trespassed at a Hickman’s Egg Ranch facility in order to shoot a video that would paint the company in an unfavorable light.

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80-million-metric-tons of eggs produced globally

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 20 December 2019 17:18. Egg production is estimated to have reached nearly 80.1 million metric tons in 2017, an increase of nearly 25% from 10 years prior as egg consumption rises with changing diets.

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Poultry continues as leading meat worldwide

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 20 December 2019 11:50. Poultry meat production growth is slowing but it continues to beat out competing meats with favorable prices and changing diets globally.

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