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Wednesday March 29th, 2017 2:54PM

AP Business - Poultry & Egg

Bird flu found in chicken flock at northwest Georgia farm
Avian influenza has been confirmed in a flock of chickens at a commercial farm in northwest Georgia
1:52PM ( 2 days ago )
Harrison Poultry CEO Mike Welch Announces His Retirement
BETHLEHEM, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 15, 2017--Harrison Poultry Inc., executive Mike Welch announced today that he will retire from the president and CEO roles at the end of April 2017, and Harrison P...
4:18PM ( 1 week ago )
Bird flu found at Tyson Foods chicken supplier
Tens of thousands of chickens have been destroyed at a Tennessee chicken farm due to a bird flu outbreak, and 30 other farms within a six-mile radius have being quarantined
4:33PM ( 3 weeks ago )
Losses for banks pull US stocks further from record highs
US stocks slide as the market continues to recede from its recent highs
3:25PM ( 3 weeks ago )
US stocks slip further from record highs as banks decline
US stocks slide as the market continues to recede from its recent highs
1:35PM ( 3 weeks ago )
China closes live poultry markets amid deadly flu outbreak
China is ordering the closure of live poultry markets in its south-central regions where the worst outbreak of bird flu in years has killed at least 87 people
2:31AM ( 1 month ago )
China Jan. bird flu deaths hit 79, most since at least 2013
China's national health authority says an outbreak of bird flu killed 79 people around the country in January, the highest monthly death toll from the H7N9 strain in at least three years
11:00PM ( 1 month ago )
Chicken processor plans to invest $2M in Carthage, hire 150
A new wholesale company that includes some Georgia partners will invest more than $2 million and hire 150 people to process chicken in Leake County, Mississippi
1:37PM ( 1 month ago )
Some China cities close poultry markets amid bird flu fears
Several Chinese cities are shutting down their poultry markets in the wake of a bird flu outbreak that has killed at least two dozen people across a wide swath of China
12:45AM ( 1 month ago )
Chicken farmers say processors treat them like servants
Former chicken farmers in five states have filed a federal lawsuit accusing giant poultry processing companies of treating the farmers who raise the chickens like indentured servants and colluding to fix prices paid to them
9:10PM ( 1 month ago )