Poultry Facts


  •   The Poultry Industry's Economic Impact for NC is $37.28 Billion
  •   The Poultry Industry creates over 146,125 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 41.8% 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.