Perdue Museum Resources

Want to know more about Perdue? Come by the museum and archives! If you are not in the local area, how can you learn more?

Suggested Resources

  • A Solid Foundation... The Life & Times of Arthur W. Perdue by Frank Gordy.
  • Frank Perdue: Fifty Years of Building on a Solid Foundation by Mitzi Perdue.
  • Frank Perdue: Seeing Beyond the Horizon, (video); Hosted by Sam Pardue
  • Delmarva's Chicken Industry: 75 Years of Progress by William H. Williams

Facts of Interest

  • Poultry farming is the raising of domesticated birds such as chickens or turkeys for the purpose of farming meat or eggs for food.
  • The Delmarva region produces 3,417,000,000 pounds of poultry each year.
  • Perdue is the first company to successfully "brand" chicken.
  • Perdue has been family-owned and operated since the founding in 1920.