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Focused on Enriched Farms

Pilgrim’s Moy Park

Over the past five years, Pilgrim’s Moy Park has increased its proportion of windowed houses with natural light from 60 percent to 65 percent to 75 percent to 80 percent in 2015 and 100 percent in 2017. Over 92 percent of our indoor chicken houses also have hot water heating, helping us improve our welfare…

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Research Partnership with Colorado State University


Our U.S. Beef production facilities formed a partnership with scientists at Colorado State University to further refine unloading and handling processes to improve animal welfare and minimize carcass bruising. This innovative research project will help the entire beef industry improve handling practices during unloading and transportation.

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Cattle Truck Drivers Required to be BQAT Certified

JBS USA Carriers

The Beef Checkoff-funded BQA program launched new training and a certification program for cattle transportation, BQAT, which provides cattle haulers with comprehensive training. In the past, all drivers who hauled cattle were trained according to the Master Cattle Transporter; however, JBS USA senior leadership felt that the BQAT program was more relevant and required all…

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