July 24, 2015. Candor, North Carolina.
Hatchery manager Joe Steed, who has worked fro Purdue for 29 years, walks out of one of the egg setters. Each setter holds around 87,000 eggs, ranging from 0 days old, to 18.5 days old
Chicken producer Perdue Farms Inc. has become the first major poultry company to attempt to raise more than half of its flock with no antibiotics, human or for animals only. As demand for meats free of medicines has risen, Perdue has upgraded their facilities...more »