The 114th Congress could have as many as 63 freshmen House members.  Of those 63 members, a dozen of them or one fifth of the freshmen class have strong connections to the chicken industry.

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USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) on November 18 purchased chicken and chicken products as indicated below for distribution to the school lunch child nutrition and other related domestic food assistance programs for fiscal year 2015.

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U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending November 22 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 157,826,000 broilers, a 3-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

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