Top 10 poultry technology trends of 2024 (so far)

Here are the 10 most-read new technology articles during the first half of 2024:

  1. 29 technologies changing the poultry industry in 2024
    Emerging technologies are set to transform the poultry industry in 2024, tackling challenges such as Net Zero, traceability and transparency, avian influenza, Salmonella control and more.
  2. HPAI vaccine shows promise in commercial layer study
    The Netherlands-based researchers have been evaluating two vaccines in layers housed in a commercial environment since September 2023.
  3. Broiler welfare can be monitored with imaging technology
    A computer vision system can be used to help poultry producers manage welfare and production behaviors.
  4. Biosecurity, automation focus points for cage-free shift
    Updating biosecurity procedures should be the top concern for U.S. egg producers who are converting their facilities to cage-free production.
  5. 4 steps to a better broiler of tomorrow
    Addressing the challenges ahead to meet the demands of a changing world.
  6. 4 predictions for the future of poultry health control (blog)
    Elizabeth Doughman: Which emerging technologies will improve disease management?
  7. Machine learning could automate poultry weight forecasting
    A collaboration between Fieldale Farms and Intelia Technologies is trying to improve on this labor and time-intensive process.
  8. Is the poultry industry moving away from NAE?
    Antibiotic use in poultry operations is driven by broiler welfare and consumer concerns.
  9. Can nutrition help improve broiler hatchability rates?
    There is no one solution to the problem, but some feed supplements show promise to improve hatchability rates.
  10. Ernst criticizes USDA funding of Chinese avian flu research (blog)
    Elizabeth Doughman: White Coat Waste Project calls study “a risk to humans and animals,” but a spokesperson for the USDA said the information in the letter was off-base and misleading.

Attend the 2024 Chicken Marketing Summit

Make plans to attend the 2024 Chicken Marketing Summit at the Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa in Birmingham, Alabama, on July 29-31, 2024. This one-of-a-kind event will look forward to the consumer of 2035 and the issues that will impact their protein choices.

For the first time, the Summit will have two content tracks. As always, one track will focus on consumer trends of today and what will be expected in 2035 and how advancing digital technology will impact how chicken will be sold and marketed in the future. The second content track will explore how the industry will meet consumer expectations by adapting new and existing technologies to raise and process broilers utilizing fewer resources and with improved welfare, food safety and convenience.

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