USPOULTRY Wire Archive - 9/14/2018

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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.


IPPE Launches Seventh Annual Young Leaders “30 under 30” Program
The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is launching the seventh annual Young Leaders “30 under 30” program targeting young professionals who normally would not have the opportunity to attend IPPE. The goal of the program is to engage and invest in the next generation of young professionals, between the ages of 21 and 29, who work for companies directly involved in the production and processing of poultry and meat or in the production of animal food. A panel of industry professionals will review the applications, and award recipients will be notified of the panel’s decision by Oct. 15.

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Membership Spotlight: Central Bi-Products
Central Bi-Producs is a full-service rendering company that eliminates the need for any other rendering company. And one reason why is their three facilities offer more room for production and more back-up capacity, should there ever be a need. Two facilities process poultry meal, ruminant-based proteins, feather meal, blood meal and fat products, and the third facility processes porcine, hydrolyzed whole chicken and choice white grease. Three facilities and hundreds of people ensure safe, sustainable ingredients for your everyday products.

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Wayne Farms Expansion Almost Complete
Wayne Farms is one of the nation’s largest vertically integrated poultry producers. On Thursday, the company held a briefing with city leaders from Enterprise and surrounding areas regarding the company’s $100 million expansion to its Enterprise, Ala., processing facility.

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IPPE Exhibitor Spotlight: Farm Weigh Systems
Farm Weigh Systems is the master dealer for North and South America for the Veit Bird Weighing Systems. They have been providing scale systems to the poultry industry for more than 30 years. The founder holds a Poultry Science Degree and spent 12 years managing technical service at a major primary breeder company before launching MDR Products (the parent company to Farm Weigh Systems) in 1983. Since that time, their market has grown to include all of the major poultry producers in North America as well as worldwide.

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Broiler Breeders Strive for Balance in Their Lines
Over the last three decades, broiler breeding goals have expanded vastly to the point of combining productivity and biological efficiency with livability, robustness, adaptability and reproduction. According to Alex Corzo of Aviagen, this process of breeding goal expansion is not expected to stop any time soon and rather will likely expand to encompass even broader aspects as consumers increasingly demand more and more.

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ADM Cares Donates $56,000 to Area and Local Organizations
ADM Cares showed its generosity by donating a total of $56,000 to 13 different Columbus, Neb., organizations. “That’s something we are very proud of,” said Steve Dewald, plant manager of ADM's ethanol dry mill at 3000 E 8th St. Dewald said ADM Cares is a longtime company initiative to give back to the communities’ employees call home. He said the team worked hard surveying the community and interviewing prospective company representatives in an effort to understand the needs of each organization.

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Former Chef to Reagan Helps Cargill Bet on World's Love for Meat
After cooking meals for President Ronald Reagan at the White House in the 1980s, Stephen Giunta has re-invented himself as a culinary whisperer, advising one of the world’s biggest food companies on how to make meat tastier.

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Oklahoma, Cherokee Nation to Examine Poultry Operations
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker have announced a council to study the expansion of poultry operations in northeastern Oklahoma. The Coordinating Council on Poultry Growth will look into the expansion of poultry production and its impact on the area.

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How Gainesville, Ga., Became the Poultry Capital of the World
Why did the chicken cross the road? That’s about the only question about the poultry industry not answered during this week’s Hall Tales episode with host Johnny Vardeman and guests Abit Massey and Mike Giles, both industry experts with the Georgia Poultry Federation.

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Asia Driving Global Poultry Growth
It may be time to look East, particularly in foodservice, for the next big opportunity in poultry. According to the latest Rabobank research into the poultry market, consumption in Vietnam, India, Indonesia and the Philippines has outperformed global growth in the past five years and it expects this trend to continue in the next give.

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Turkish Poultry Sector Continues to Grow in 2018
Turkey’s poultry sector continues to grow in 2018, albeit at a slower pace than the ten percent growth seen in 2017. Growth is driven by increasing exports and increasing chicken consumption due to high red meat prices. The devaluation of the Turkish currency has financially hit Turkish poultry producers, due to high feed prices dependent on imported inputs and limited supply of domestically produced feed materials.

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Livestock Historical Track Records
These track records of United States Livestock and Poultry Inventory and Production were assembled to serve as a ready reference for data users. The track records are comprised of National level statistics for the principal livestock commodities in the NASS commodity estimation program.

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Daily National Grain Market Summary (Thu)
Compared to yesterday, cash bids for grains were lower. Grains continued to see pressure from USDA WASDE report released on Wednesday as well as little fresh news to go on.

*Wheat was mostly 5 to 10 cents lower.
*Corn was mostly 2 cents lower.
*Soybeans were mostly 6 3/4 cents lower.
*Sorghum was 3 1/2 cents lower.

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

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Processed Eggs (Fri)
Prices are unchanged. Trade sentiment is barely steady to weak. Demand is light to mostly moderate. Offerings are moderate to heavy. Supplies are moderate. Schedules full-time. Market activity is slow to 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: 48-55
Checks: Range: 36-44, Mostly 39-44

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

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Daily Northeast Broiler/Fryer Parts as of 11:30
Prices are trending steady to firm for wings; steady for breast items and dark meat cuts. Trucklot buying activity is moderate as dealers keep a watchful to eye on hurricane Florence and continue to assess their needs accordingly. Offerings of wings are balanced and moving well; breast items are sufficient and dark meat cuts light to moderate with boneless skinless thighs in the best position. Market activity is slow to moderate.

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

The market on frozen 8-16 lb. hens and 16-24 lb. toms is steady with a steady to sometimes firm undertone. Demand light to moderate on frozen for current deliveries and fresh for November shipments. Processor offerings of frozen Grade A 8-16 lb. hens and 16-24 lb. toms from 2018 production light to moderate with availability varying by size. Frozen Grade A basted equivalent processor offering prices on a national basis from 2018 production for 8-16 lb. hens are 77.00-86.00 cents FOB and 16-24 lb. toms 73.00-85.00 cents FOB for current deliveries. No trading reported.

The market on white meats and white trims is steady to firm. Demand on fresh white meats and white trims moderate to good. Demand on frozen white meat and trims is light to good, mostly moderate. Offerings very light to moderate. Further processed demand moderate to good. The market on 4-8 lb. breasts is mostly steady. Demand light. Offerings light to moderate. The market on institutional sized bone-in breasts is steady with a steady to fully steady undertone. Demand and offerings light to moderate. The market on tom bulk parts is steady to firm. Demand mostly moderate. Offerings light to moderate. The market on fresh thigh meat is steady while frozen is steady to sometimes weak. Demand light to moderate. Offerings mixed, mostly moderate with frozen the most available. The mechanically separated turkey (MST) market is generally steady. Demand light to moderate. Offerings mixed, mostly moderate. Trading slow to moderate. Some working reduced schedules the end of the week in response to hurricane Florence's landfall.

EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

No trading reported. The market on thigh meat steady with mixed undertones, balance steady to sometimes firm. Demand and offerings light to moderate.

Daily National Young Turkey Parts (Fri)
The market on bulk parts was steady. Demand and offerings light to moderate. The market on tom breast meat is steady to firm, balance of white meat items is mostly steady. Demand and offerings light to moderate. The market on fresh thigh meat is barely steady and frozen is weak. The market on mechanically separated turkey (MST) is steady. Demand and offerings light to moderate. Trading slow to moderate. For domestic: fresh breast trim 98 cents, fresh wing meat 78 cents, fresh scapula 124 cents, frozen tails 65 cents delivered. For export: frozen tom necks 37 cents delivered to port.

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