POULTRY PRODUCTION MIRRORS BEEF BOOM

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Growth in poultry production is expected to nearly keep up with the continued beef boom, an economist told attendees at the annual conference of the National Broiler Council here.comparison, he said beef production will increase to over 25.6 billion pounds, "setting a U.S. record for beef production." So far this year, production of beef has risen 7.6% in the first quarter and 5%

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Growth in poultry production is expected to nearly keep up with the continued beef boom, an economist told attendees at the annual conference of the National Broiler Council here.

comparison, he said beef production will increase to over 25.6 billion pounds, "setting a U.S. record for beef production." So far this year, production of beef has risen 7.6% in the first quarter and 5% in the second.

Pork production, on the other hand, is likely to decline more th

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