CNBC: Costco is opening a $440 million chicken farm to escape America’s chicken monopoly

by Karin Shedd | December 5, 2018

In fall 2019, Costco will open a chicken farming operation in eastern Nebraska. This venture will provide Costco with 100 million chickens, or 40 percent of its yearly chicken needs, allowing it to partially escape the American chicken monopoly run by the likes of Tyson, Pilgrim’s Pride and Perdue.