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Mississippi’s Poultry Industry: Broad Impact, Bright Future

The Mississippi Poultry Industry Today

A Bright Future

The rapidly growing world population will be consuming two-thirds more animal protein by 2050 than it does today, according to World Livestock 2011, a study conducted by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Growing populations and incomes are fueling the trend toward increased consumption of animal protein in developing countries worldwide. This increased consumption is helping to keep U.S. poultry exports expanding. Source: The Poultry Industry and Its Economic Impact 2012 By Dr. Ken Hood, Dr. Al Myles, Dr. David Peebles, and Danny Thornton.

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