USDA has finalized the “Transparency in Poultry Grower Contracting and Tournaments” rule under the Packers and Stockyards Act. The rule aims to help contract poultry growers compete more effectively and better understand the terms of their agreements with major processing companies.
Researchers evaluate effects of heat stress in turkey poults
Many turkey poults may experience poor starting performance for reasons that are not well understood. Turkey flocks may even suffer mortalities up to 3% within the first three weeks of life.