NCC Statement on US-China Preliminary Trade Agreement on Beef, Poultry

Dan Dairy & Livestock, Trade

“This announcement is a positive development and a testament to the administration’s work to break down some of the existing obstacles that have been preventing U.S. chicken from regaining access to the Chinese market,” said National Chicken Council President Mike Brown.  “With the announcement of U.S. beef access to China, we encourage the administration to continue their work to remove …


National Chicken Council Calls for Balance between Animal Care, Environmental, Economic Impact in Chicken Production

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry 0 Comments

New study reveals negative sustainability implications of “slower growing” raising methods; NCC supports more research on chicken welfare NCC urges consumers, the foodservice and retail industries, and non-governmental organizations to invest in studying the impact in the U.S. of the growing market for “slower growing” broiler chickens.  A study released by the National Chicken Council (NCC) details the environmental, economic and …

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Poultry Industry Fears RFS Increase Will Alter Grain Prices

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The U.S. poultry industry is concerned the Renewable Fuel Standard targets for 2017 and 2018 will increase feed prices for poultry farmers. Set by the Environmental Protection Agency, the RFS target for ethanol for 2017 was placed at the statute level of 15 billion gallons. The agency set total biofuel levels – including corn-generated ethanol and biodiesel – at 19.28 …