Figure 1: Net Returns to Operator Management and Risk for Contract Poultry Producers, Standardized to Five Houses

Alabama Farm Business Analysis Association Records by Year and Payout

  • 1995: payouts decreased by more than $30,000
  • 1996: payouts decreased by more than $20,000
  • 1997: payouts increased slightly above $5,000
  • 1998: payouts increased slightly
  • 1999: payouts increased by $5,000
  • 2000: payouts decreased slightly
  • 2001: payouts decreased by more than $5,000
  • 2002: payouts increased by almost $5,000
  • 2003: payouts barely increased
  • 2004: payouts barely decreased
  • 2005: payouts decreased slightly more than $10,000
  • 2006: payouts decreased slightly more than $20,000
  • 2007: payouts decreased slightly more than $30,000
  • 2008: payouts decrease nearly $25,000

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