Bird Flu is Getting Egg-spensive

Bird Flu is Getting Egg-spensive

The Easter bunny may have to find something new to deliver this year… A recent report from CoBank shows that highly pathogenic avian influenza is putting pressure on the egg supply chain this Easter. We can expect increased prices at the grocery store and...
Bird Flu Spreads its Wings

Bird Flu Spreads its Wings

Wings of a feather flock together. And unfortunately, so does the bird flu. Beaking news: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) is very contagious among birds and it’s spreading fast across the eastern and central U.S. Since February, more than 13M chickens,...
DOJ Eyes Poultry Employment Practices

DOJ Eyes Poultry Employment Practices

The federal government is chicking out accusations that large poultry companies are involved in oppressing employee wages through anticompetitive sharing of employment practices. Why did the chicken cross the road? To earn better wages, but that has been virtually...
Bird Flu Is Blitzing

Bird Flu Is Blitzing

‘Slow the spread’ might be the New Years resolution that the U.S. poultry industry didn’t know they needed. Last Wednesday a commercial turkey farm in Indiana reported that they were bird flu positive, causing China, South Korea, and Mexico to immediately ban imports...
The Bird (Flu) Has Landed

The Bird (Flu) Has Landed

Some fowl news about the most recent bird flu strain making its way around the world… On January 14, the first U.S. case of Eurasion H5 avian influenza was documented in South Carolina by the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service  (APHIS). It’s...