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Celebrating Our Chicken Farmers on National Farmer’s Day

This National Farmer’s Day, we’d like to spotlight chicken farmers. Chicken farmers work everyday to produce wholesome and healthy chicken for you and your family.

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Get to Know Tim & Deena, Chicken Farmers from Kentucky

Tim and Deena raise broiler chickens on their family farm. They raise about 675,000 chickens per year. Not only are they successful chicken farmers, but they are also Kentucky’s two-time Family Farm Environmental Excellence award winners.

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How Deena and Tim Run a Sustainable Chicken Farm

Deena and Tim are committed to running a chicken farm that reflects their passion for environmental responsibility. Their sustainable chicken farm implements state of the art technology to ensure resources are optimized and chickens receive the best care.

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Take a 360° Virtual Reality Tour of a Chicken Hatchery, Farm & Processing Plant

We developed an interactive 360° Virtual Reality (VR) Tour that transports you straight to the hatchery, farm, and processing plant.

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Get to Know Jenell, a Chicken Farmer from Maryland

For about 95% of chicken farmers in the United States, farming is a family business. That family tradition holds true for Jenell Eck and her family.

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What do Solar Energy, Recycled Poultry Litter and Well Water Have in Common? Terri Wolf- King.

When they aren’t busy tending to their chickens, row crops and family, the King’s make every effort to further improve the efficiency of their farm, thereby reducing their impact on the planet.

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How Jenny Minimizes the Environmental Impact of Her Chicken Farm

Jenny is passionate about environmental sustainability on her chicken farm. For Jenny, sustainability is a continuous process open for innovation and improvement.

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How Terry Baker Practices Environmental Sustainability on His Chicken Farm

Terry Baker raises about 137,000 broiler chickens per flock on his family farm in Delaware. Not only is Terry an exceptional chicken farmer, but he is also an accomplished environmental steward.

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Get to Know Josh and Amber, Chicken Farmers from North Carolina

Josh and Amber raise broiler chickens in North Carolina. Although Josh has been raising chicken for 25 years, Amber is newer to life on the farm. She started helping out on Josh’s family farm after they starting dating. We chatted with Josh and Amber, and they shared their unique perspectives on chicken farming.

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Get to Know Terry, a Chicken Farmer & Environmental Steward from Delaware

Terry and his family raise broilers (meat chickens) in Delaware. Find out how Terry got into poultry farming and how he practices environmental sustainability on his farm.

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