U.S. Poultry Industry Remains Robust
“Poultry products have been developed so that they're convenient. It's a healthy choice, right? It's a high-protein, low-calorie, source of protein. So folks do like that. And you can buy this stuff in the store that's already breaded and already seasoned did you pop it in the oven and 10 minutes later, you're feeding your family. So a lot of that has driven the increased consumption.”
Millions of dollars are invested in research each year with a strong emphasis on nutrition and animal welfare considerations. With over nine and a half billion broilers and 210 million turkeys processed annually. significant technological advancements have been made in poultry production.
“Research in the design of the barns we're looking at smart barns using artificial intelligence to help us understand weather patterns when the barn could become hot or cold in changing the way we manage those barns earlier.”
Penn State University's John Boney.