WHOLESOME BIRDS

While the nation's health craze has already carried poultry consumption to its highest levels ever, growth of specialty niches may be giving it even more of a lift.Poultry has been lauded as an economically priced meat that is high in protein and low in fat. And according to the National Broiler Council, per-capita consumption of poultry has grown from 52.3 pounds in 1983 to 70.9 pounds in 1993, with

While the nation's health craze has already carried poultry consumption to its highest levels ever, growth of specialty niches may be giving it even more of a lift.

Poultry has been lauded as an economically priced meat that is high in protein and low in fat. And according to the National Broiler Council, per-capita consumption of poultry has grown from 52.3 pounds in 1983 to 70.9 pounds in 1993, with projected consumption to rise to 74.6 pounds by 1995.

But while already accl

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