Broilers An Overview of Broiler Production in Georgia. Georgia Agricultural Education Curriculum Office Dr. Frank Flanders and Taylor Ginn April 2006. Objectives. Students will be able to: Describe the life cycle of broilers. Describe the history of the broiler industry.
Georgia Agricultural Education Curriculum Office
Dr. Frank Flanders and Taylor Ginn
Students will be able to:
In 2004, there were 11,804 broiler houses in Georgia
Top production counties:
Franklin $275,259,359 780 houses
Hall $241,734,969 685 houses
Habersham $211,737,969 600 houses
Major Processors Based in Georgia:
Companies provide raw materials, distribution, and processing for their growers
On an average day, Georgia produces 24.6 million pounds of chicken.
Currently, chicken is the most frequently eaten meat in the United States.
More than 47,000 Georgians are directly employed by the poultry industry.
More than 77,000 Georgians are indirectly employed in the poultry industry.
a. 11 b. 16 c. 21 d. 26
a. 3 b. 6 c. 12 d. 24
a. 3,000 b. 12,000 c. 36,000 d. 47,000