USPOULTRY Wire Archive - 5/16/2019

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The information in USPOULTRY's electronic newsletter is intended to inform our members of current events affecting the industry and is not necessarily representative of USPOULTRY's views on any particular topic.


2019 USPOULTRY Financial Management Seminar to Address Daily Poultry and Egg Industry Challenges That Affect the Bottom Line
Even in a thriving economy, it is critical for financial managers to stay abreast of shifts in economic drivers, such as tax legislation, export outlooks and other financial matters that affect poultry businesses from day to day. Industry best practices are constantly improving and changing, and it is up to financial managers to ensure that their company’s fiscal goals align with the current state of the industry. Each year, USPOULTRY’s Financial Management Seminar offers a diverse selection of presentations and breakout sessions to help financial managers keep up with the latest trends and best practices in today’s modern poultry industry. This year’s seminar will be held June 24-26, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Florida.

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Membership Spotlight: Life-Science Innovations
Life-Science Innovations is the administrative umbrella for a family of innovative affiliated companies which unite agriculture, engineering and the biosciences. LSI provides strategic guidance, administrative support and capital funding to sustain, develop and grow their current and future affiliate companies. Global demands for food are set to double by 2050, and LSI’s affiliated companies are focused on helping their customers meet that challenge.

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Lane Named President of ADM Animal Nutrition
Ryan Lane has been named president of ADM Animal Nutrition for North America. In the position, he will lead ADM Animal Nutrition’s commercial feed, aqua feed, pet food and premix businesses in the region.

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IPE Exhibitor Spotlight: Munters Corp / Aerotech Fans
Munters is a global leader in energy-efficient and sustainable air treatment solutions. Using innovative technologies, Munters creates the perfect climate for demanding industrial applications, the largest being the food, pharmaceutical and agriculture sectors. Munters has been defining the future of air treatment since its founding in 1955 and has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 2017.

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Sanderson Farms, Inc. to Host Its Second Quarter Fiscal 2019 Conference Call
Sanderson Farms, Inc. announced that it will host its second quarter fiscal 2019 earnings conference call at 10 a.m. Central time, 11 a.m. Eastern time, on Thursday, May 30. During this call, management will comment on Sanderson Farms’ financial and operating results for the second quarter ended April 30.

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Tyson CEO: ASF Can Change World Protein Production Trends
Tyson Foods CEO Noel White said the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak is unlike any other event he has ever experienced, and that it has the potential to forever change production and consumption trends.

“This is an unusual, perhaps unprecedented time for the protein industry,” said White. “In my 39 years in the business, I have never seen an event that had the potential to change global protein production and consumption patterns as African swine fever does. The situation is fluid and fast-moving.”

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UGA Professor Named Inventor of the Year
Holly Sellers, a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, is UGA’s 2019 Inventor of the Year and the first woman to receive the designation since 2001. A researcher at the Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center (PDRC), Sellers’ research has led to 12 invention disclosures and five U.S. patents, with another application pending and a multitude of foreign patents and applications. Her technologies have been made available to industry partners through more than 20 license agreements, leading to four commercial poultry vaccines as well as numerous autogenous vaccines that together support and secure Georgia’s $22.9 billion poultry industry.

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Farmer Aid in Wake of China Trade War to Be $15-20 Billion
Speaking from South Korea, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on Wednesday evening confirmed that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will be looking to offset the trade disruption to farmers in the range of $15-20 billion. “We’re expediting at the President’s direction so farmers, as well as China, can know they cannot use the political impact of damaging our farmers to our great exporters in this trade disruption,” Perdue said.

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Quality Control Audits of Killed Vaccination
Vaccination programs for breeders and egg layers include vaccination with inactivated vaccines. Killed (inactivated) vaccines are used to prevent disease in the vaccinated bird and/or to provide maternal antibody for protection of progeny. Killed vaccines are often more costly than live organism vaccines and in addition the labor cost to administer killed vaccines can be more expensive than the vaccine, both of which are important reasons to vaccinate correctly.

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Global Avian Flu Situation Eases
Based on official reports received by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), the incidence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry appears to be in decline, although new outbreaks have been confirmed in Nepal and Taiwan. Fewer cases recently reported to the OIE suggest that HPAI in poultry may be entering a period of — at least a seasonal — decline, with just three new outbreaks reported to the agency by two countries over the last week.

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Turkey Hatchery
Eggs in Incubators on May 1 Down 2 Percent from Last Year
Turkey eggs in incubators on May 1, 2019, in the United States totaled 28.2 million, down 2 percent from May 1, 2018. Eggs in incubators were down slightly from the April 1, 2019 total of 28.2 million eggs.

Poults Hatched During April Up 2 Percent from Last Year
Turkey poults hatched during April 2019, in the United States totaled 23.9 million, up 2 percent from April 2018. Poults hatched were down slightly from the March 2019 total of 23.9 million poults.

Net Poults Placed During April Down 1 Percent from Last Year
The 22.1 million net poults placed during April 2019 in the United States were down 1 percent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Net poult placements were up 2 percent from the March 2019 total of 21.7 million.

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Broiler Hatchery
Broiler-Type Eggs Set in the United States Up 1 Percent
Hatcheries in the United States weekly program set 233 million eggs in incubators during the week ending May 11, up 1 percent from a year ago. Average hatchability for chicks hatched during the week in the United States was 82.5 percent. Average hatchability is calculated by dividing chicks hatched during the week by eggs set three weeks earlier.

Broiler-Type Chicks Placed in the United States Up 2 Percent
Broiler growers in the United States weekly program placed 190 million chicks for meat production during the week ending May 11, up 2 percent from a year ago. Cumulative placements from the week ending Jan. 5 through May 11 for the United States were 3.52 billion. Cumulative placements were up 1 percent from the same period a year earlier.

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Daily Grain Review
All prices are reported in dollars/bushel, except soybean and corn oil is in cents/lb. and soybean meal is in dollars/ton.

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Shell Eggs (Thu)
This report contains information on the Daily Weighted Average Trailer Load of Egg Sales.

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Processed Eggs (Thu)
Breaking stock and checks and undergrade prices are steady. The undertone is barely steady. Demand is light to moderate. Offerings are heavy. Supplies are moderate to heavy. Schedules full-time. Market activity is moderate.

Prices in cents per dozen, delivered to breakers, 48 lb. minimum net weight per 30 dozen case, eggs from table egg layers. Packaging may vary.

Breaking Stock: Range: 16-20; Mostly: 18-20
Checks: Range: 2-6, Mostly: 2-7

Daily Southern States Broiler/Fryer Parts
FOB dock or equivalent, iced-packed, prices shown are day of shipment (includes current and prior negotiations), truck lot and less than truck lot volume, cents per pound.

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Daily Northeast Broiler/Fryer Parts as of 11:30
Prices are trending steady to firm for dark meat items; steady for tenders and wings and steady to weak for bone-in and boneless skinless breasts. Trucklot buying activity is light to moderate as dealers assessed needs approaching the weekend. Offerings of dark meat items are in close balance with thighs, thigh meat, leg and leg quarters moving well. Wings and tenders are moderate and other breast cuts moderate to heavy for current needs. Market activity is slow to moderate.

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Daily National Turkey Market-At-A-Glance (Wed)
DOMESTIC MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

The market on frozen 8-16 lb. hens and 16-24lb. toms is steady with a steady to firm undertone for current shipments and steady to firm for deferred. Demand light to moderate. Processor offerings of frozen Grade A 8-16 lb. hens and 16-24 lb. toms light to moderate. Frozen Grade A basted equivalent processor offering prices on a national basis for 8-16 lb. hens are 81.00-88.00 cents FOB and 16-24 lb. toms 81.00-88.00 cents FOB for current deliveries. No trading reported.

The market on tom breast meat and destrapped tenderloins is steady. The market on white trims is steady to firm with wing meat strongest. Demand and offerings of white meat and white trims light to moderate. The market on Grade A 4-8 lb. bone-in breasts is steady to instances weak and institutional sized bone-in breasts generally steady. Demand light to moderate. Offerings light to moderate with supplies held with varying degrees of confidence. The tom bulk parts market is steady to firm. Demand light to good, mostly light to moderate. Offerings very light to moderate, mostly very light to light. The thigh meat market is steady to mostly firm. Demand light to good, mostly moderate to good with some price resistance starting to be reported at the higher trending offering prices. Offerings very light to light. The mechanically separated turkey (MST) market is steady to instances firm. Demand light to good, mostly moderate. Offerings light. Trading slow.

EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

No trading reported. The market is steady to firm. Demand light to good, mostly light to moderate. Offerings light to moderate with supplies generally held with confidence.

Daily National Young Turkey Parts (Wed)
The market on bulk parts is generally steady, with full cut wings and tom drums steady to firm. Demand and offerings light to moderate. The market on white meat and white trims is steady to instances firm, fresh and frozen tom breast meat not fully tested, undertone is steady to weak. Demand light. Offerings moderate. The thigh meat market is firm. Demand moderate to good. Offerings light. Mechanically separated turkey (MST) market is steady. Demand and offerings light to moderate. Trading slow to moderate. For domestic: frozen grade A breast non-basted 130 cents delivered.

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