Poultry Facts


•    The Poultry Industry's Economic Impact for NC is $34.4 Billion

•    The Poultry Industry creates over 109,000 Jobs for North Carolinians

•    Poultry is the #1 Agricultural Industry in North Carolina

•    North Carolina is ranked #2 Nationally in Total Turkey Production

•    North Carolina is ranked #3 Nationally in Total Poultry Production

•    NC Poultry makes up 40% of North Carolina's Total Farm Income

•     Over 5,700 Farm Families produce Poultry & Eggs in North Carolina.

•     North Carolina Poultry Economic Impact Report (Click to view).



Video Links:

"Poultry and the Hormone Myth" (Short Version 2:45)
"Poultry and the Hormone Myth" (Long Version 4:44)





Other Important Links:

www.chickencheck.in/ focuses on poultry production: A Day in the Life, Farm to Table, F.A.Q. (Frequently Asked Questions), and Safety and Handling Tips.
www.ChickenRoost.com focuses on the poultry product International Production and Processing Expo (www.ippexpo.org/)
National Chicken Council (www.eatchicken.com)
National Turkey Federation (www.eatturkey.com)
U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (www.uspoultry.org)



View economic data across the poultry industry by company type, consumption, export volume and production on USPOULTRY's
Economic Data page.