USPOULTRY Wire Archive - 10/14/2021

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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.


USPOULTRY Accepting Research Pre-Proposals
USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation, through the Comprehensive Research Program, are accepting research pre-proposals from colleges, universities and research facilities through Nov. 1 for the 2022 Spring Research Competition. Research proposals are accepted and evaluated for funding twice each year, in the spring and fall. Pre-proposals are a one-page synopsis of the potential research project. The Foundation Research Advisory Committee will review the pre-proposals and invite full proposals that meet current research interests.

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Membership Spotlight: Easy Automation, Inc.
Easy Automation Inc. always strives?to be the easy choice by providing top-of-the-line feed mill automation, fertilizer blending systems, micro ingredient systems and feed mill management software. Creating innovative solutions from their customer's challenges allows them to create practical, quality products that are built upon years of experience.

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Industry Hails Lifting of U.S. Travel Ban for Vaccinated International Visitors as Pivotal Move
Officials throughout the tourism, exhibitions, conferences and events sectors overwhelmingly applauded the Biden Administration’s announcement that U.S. travel restrictions for vaccinated international visitors will be eased in November. The move reopens the country to millions of people and paves the way for a massive boost to the industry’s recovery.

Starting in early November, travelers from anywhere in the world will be able to fly directly into the U.S. if they show proof of full vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test prior to boarding their U.S.-bound flight. No quarantine will be required. Unvaccinated people who are not American citizens will not be permitted to enter the country. An expanded contact tracing system will also be put in place.

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IPPE Exhibitor Spotlight: IPEC (JWC Environmental)
JWC Environmental designs, builds and services the world’s most dependable waste shredders and screening systems to help their customers solve challenging waste reduction and recycling applications. With a global presence and four decades of experience, they work closely with customers to ensure successful projects. They assist customers in the energy, wastewater, recycling, marine and facility management sectors, just to name a few.

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Butterball, LLC Recalls Ground Turkey Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
Butterball, LLC is recalling approximately 14,107 pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically blue plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

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Kerry Accelerates Sustainability Targets in Line with Paris Agreement
Kerry announces details of its accelerated sustainability targets to align with the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global temperature increases by 1.5 degrees Celsius.

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Jennie-O Thanksgiving Hotline Opens Nov. 1
Jennie-O Turkey Store announced the return of its 1-800-TURKEYS hotline, as well as additional helpful tools and resources for consumers to help with planning their turkey day meals. Starting Nov. 1, Jennie-O consumer-engagement experts are available to help ease the stress around holiday meal planning.

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FDA Voluntary Sodium Reduction Goals: Target Mean and Upper Bound Concentrations for Sodium in Commercially Processed, Packaged and Prepared Foods; Guidance for Industry
This guidance is intended to provide measurable voluntary short-term (2.5-year) goals for sodium content1 in commercially processed, packaged, and prepared foods2 to reduce excess population sodium intake, while recognizing and supporting the important roles sodium plays in food technology and food safety.

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USDA Launches First Phase of Soil Carbon Monitoring Efforts
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $10 million in a new initiative to sample, measure, and monitor soil carbon on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres to better quantify the climate outcomes of the program. CRP is an important tool in the Nation’s fight to reduce the worst impacts of climate change facing our farmers, ranchers, and foresters. This initiative will begin implementation in fall 2021 with three partners. The announcement is part of a broader, long-term soil carbon monitoring effort across agricultural lands that supports USDA’s commitment to deliver climate solutions to agricultural producers and rural America through voluntary, incentive-based solutions.

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2021 Poultry Tech Summit Webinar Series: What’s Coming Next
Registration is now open for the Poultry Tech Summit Webinar Series: What’s Coming Next . Leading visionaries will discuss prospective solutions and developing technologies on the horizon for the poultry industry. Register once and gain access to all seven webinar sessions starting Nov. 2. All are complimentary to attend.

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Guatemala: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional
The HRI report provides the U.S. agricultural exporters current market trends and information on the best product prospects for the Guatemalan market. Although the COVID-19 pandemic had a major negative impact on the food service industry; in 2021, this sector began to slowly recover as new business opportunities emerged with the implementation of home delivery services, sales of readymade meals, ghost kitchens, etc.

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European Union: Poultry and Products Annual
After two decades of growth, EU chicken meat production is expected to decline by almost 1 percent in 2021 due to HPAI outbreaks and the ongoing impact of COVID-19. For most of Europe, economic challenges even post-COVID will continue to favor cheap protein sources. Consumer preference for chicken meat could fuel some growth in chicken meat demand and production in 2022 , although at slower growth rates than previously estimated. EU chicken meat trade surplus is expected to decrease in 2021 as exports are declining at a faster rate than imports. The lockdown and closure of HRI outlets has lowered the demand for inexpensive imported chicken parts, which are especially popular in lower budget restaurants. The decline in EU exports is also expected continue as long as HPAI-related bans and COVID concerns continue to plague demand in EU customer countries.

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Broiler Hatchery
Broiler-Type Eggs Set in the United States Up 7 Percent
Hatcheries in the United States weekly program set 231 million eggs in incubators during the week ending Oct. 9, up 7 percent from a year ago. Average hatchability for chicks hatched during the week in the United States was 79.6 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 Down 2 Percent
Broiler growers in the United States weekly program placed 178 million chicks for meat production during the week ending Oct. 9, down 2 percent from a year ago. Cumulative placements from the week ending Jan. 9 through Oct. 9 for the United States were 7.44 billion. Cumulative placements were up slightly 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
This report contains information on the Daily Weighted Average Trailer Load of Egg Sales.

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Processed Eggs (Thu)
All prices are unchanged. The undertone is mostly steady. Demand remains fairly good. Offerings are light to moderate. Supplies are moderate. 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: 59-65, Mostly: 59-62
Checks: Range: 48-54, Mostly: 48-53

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 continue to trend steady to weak for dark meat cuts and wings, weak for tenders and boneless skinless breasts. Trucklot buying activity is light and unaggressive as dealers continued with closely balanced floor stocks. Offerings of wings and dark meat cuts are moderate to heavy with thighs, drums and heavier sized wings noted as slightly more available. Tenders and boneless skinless breast are ample and discounted. 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. and 16-24 lb. tom market is steady to firm for pre-Thanksgiving needs. The market on 24 lb. and heavier toms is unsettled with some not seeing the strength others are. The market on fresh turkeys for November is steady to firm. Frozen demand light to moderate centering on hens. November fresh demand is moderate to good. Frozen domestic processor offerings of Grade A 8-16 lb. hens short of needs to very light, 16-24 lb. toms are light. Fresh 8-16 lb. hens and 16-24 lb. tom offerings short to light for November with no offerings of fresh 8-16 lb. hens noted for current shipments. Frozen Grade A basted equivalent processor offering prices on a national basis for 8-16 lb. hens are 131-139 FOB and 16-24 lb. tom offerings at 131.00-137.00 cents FOB for current deliveries. No trading reported.

The market for white meats and white trims are steady to firm. Demand is moderate to good for the short to light offerings. The tom full-cut wing market is steady to instances weak with the balance of tom bulk parts steady to firm. Demand ranges light to good, generally moderate to good. Tom bulk part offerings are very light to moderate. The thigh meat market is mostly steady. Offerings are short to light on light to moderate demand. The mechanically separated turkey market is steady to weak. Demand light to moderate. Offerings mostly moderate. Trading is slow.

EXPORT MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

No trading reported. The market on tom full-cut wings is mostly steady; drums, white meat and white trims steady to firm. Demand is light to moderate. Offerings uneven ranging very light to moderate.

Daily National Young Turkey Parts (Wed)
The market for white meats and white trims are steady to firm. Demand is moderate to good for the short to light offerings. The tom full-cut wing market is steady to instances weak with the balance of tom bulk parts steady to firm. Demand ranges light to good, generally moderate to good. Tom bulk part offerings are very light to moderate. The thigh meat market is mostly steady. Offerings are short to light on light to moderate demand. The mechanically separated turkey market is steady to weak. Demand light to moderate. Offerings mostly moderate. Trading is slow.

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