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Study: Poultry industry provides 2.1 million US jobs

12.02.2020 By Ryan McCarthy TUCKER, GA. – Several poultry industry groups released an updated economic impact study on Dec. 2 that displayed the jobs, wages, and federal and state revenue in the United States.

The report by the US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and United Egg Producers showed that US poultry industry provides 2,139,617 jobs and $121.1 billion in wages. The study said the economic activity provided by the poultry industry was $576.6 billion with $41.9 billion in government revenue. “We are pleased to continue providing this valuable tool across the industry that shows the positive economic impact the poultry industry has on our nation and communities,” said John Starkey, president of USPOULTRY.

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