Over the years, questions about chicken have evolved from “what came first…” to “chickens are HOW big?” When the questions start…so do the myths. For National Chicken Month, NCC this week posted a new blog on Chicken Check In to debunk some of the biggest chicken myths out there today.

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USPOULTRY on Thursday awarded the 2020 Clean Water Awards to Tyson Foods’ facilities in New Holland, Pennsylvania and Robards, Kentucky.

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Third-quarter broiler production forecast was decreased on hatchery data, while the 2021 forecast was lowered on higher expected feed costs. The broiler export forecast is unchanged. The second-half broiler price forecast was increased on recent prices, while the 2021 price forecast was increased on expectations for tighter supplies, according to USDA Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook report.

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The 2020 forecast for total poultry and red meat production is lowered from last month as lower pork and broiler production more than offsets higher beef and turkey production, according to USDA’s World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report.

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USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) purchased chicken products as indicated below under the Trade Mitigation for distribution to the child nutrition and other related domestic food assistance programs for fiscal year 2020.

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U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending September 19, 2020 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 171,998,000 broilers, a 2-percent decrease from the same week a year earlier.

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