In the United States, approximately 9 billion chickens are raised for their meat each year!
About 25,000 family farmers have production contracts with the broiler chicken companies.
Approximately 95% of broiler chickens are produced on these farms while only 5% are raised on company-owned farms.
The U.S.A. has the largest Broiler chicken industry in the world.
Americans consume more chicken than anyone else in the world. More than 92 lbs. per person in 2017.