Poultry production narrows gap on red meat production

Poultry production narrows gap on red meat production

Poultry production nearly at level of pork and beef production combined.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) recently released the “Overview of the United States Slaughter Industry” report, which provides a review of changes in the U.S. slaughter industry over the past 25 years.

In the latest report, USDA noted that poultry slaughter production has almost doubled since 1990. Federally inspected red meat production in 1990 was about 60% higher than poultry production, but the report showed that the gap bet

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