Massive Costco chicken plant up and running despite concerns about the facility and suppliers | State & Regional

You must be a full digital subscriber to read this article You must be a digital subscriber to view this article. We hope that you continue to enjoy our free content. Upgrade to full digital for only $3 extra per month. If you need assistance, call us at (844) 466-1452 or e-mail owhdigital@ggl.bhmginc.com. To start a new subscription or to add digital access to your print subscription, click Sign Up to join Subscriber Plus. Upgrade to full digital for only $3 extra per month. If you need assistance, call us at (844) 466-1452 or e-mail owhdigital@ggl.bhmginc.com. FREMONT — Costco’s rotisserie chickens are so popular that fans of the roasted fowl started their own Facebook page, a page that now has more than 17,000 followers. The cooked birds, which cost $4.99 apiece, are such a draw for the warehouse retailer that it chose Nebraska to launch its first venture in growing and processing its own chickens for its stores. A $450 million campus of buildings that opened recently in Fremont will eventually process 2 million chickens a week, or about 100 million a year, enough to supply a third of Costco’s demand for both roasted and fresh chicken. The complex will also eventually employ...

An animal rights group has said about 30 of its members have chained themselves to equipment

An animal rights group has said about 30 of its members have chained themselves to equipment at an abattoir in Yangan, south-west of Brisbane. An animal rights group has said about 30 of its members have chained themselves to equipment at an abattoir in Yangan, south-west of Brisbane. Slaughterhouse Equipment, Poultry Farming Equipment – Toplea,https://www.topslaughter.com/