U.S. and Panama governments exchanged letters October 22 confirming that all steps necessary to implement the joint free trade agreement (FTA) have now been taken. As a result, the U.S.-Panama FTA will take effect October 31.

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Following is a list of all National Chicken Council meetings scheduled thus far in 2013.

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Intended U.S. placements of broiler pullet chicks for the hatchery supply flock for September 2012 were 6,676,000, essentially unchanged from the 6,657,000 pullet chicks placed in September 2011, according to the “Chickens and Eggs” report issued this week by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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U.S. total broiler slaughter for the week ending October 27 is estimated by USDA-AMS’s Poultry Market News Service to be 150,676,000 broilers, a 1-percent decrease from the same week a year earlier.

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