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09 January 2015
US Retail Egg Sales up 11 Per Cent in 2014
US - Egg consumption continued its upward trend in 2014 despite higher retail prices....
07 January 2015
Egg Price, Production Prospects in US
US - Even ahead of the ban on battery cage eggs in California, pundits were forecasting dramatic increases in egg prices for consumers across the country. What are the prospects for the US egg market in 2015?...
06 January 2015
US Welfare Campaigners Target Cage Egg Producers, Processors
US - 'Prop 2' came into effect in California on 1 January, effectively ending the sale of eggs from hens in battery cages there. A Minnesota-based company processing spent hens has denied allegations of animal cruelty following undercover filming by a...
05 January 2015
Care for Livestock During Hot Weather, Australians Told
AUSTRALIA – Farm animals lack the temperature regulation abilities humans have, and need sufficient shelter and water during hot spells, rural Australians are hearing....
31 December 2014
Güres Layer Hatchery Doubles Capacity with Petersime
TURKEY - The Güres group, one of the leading layer hatcheries in Turkey, has recently decided to invest in new incubation equipment from Petersime, increasing its setting capacity with about 20 million eggs per year....
Verbeek and Novogen Co-operate in European Market
EU - Groupe Grimaud, main shareholder of Novogen (the third layer breeding company in the world) and AgruniekRijnvallei, main shareholder of Verbeek Hatchery (one of Europe’s leading commercial layer hatcheries) are strengthening their positions through...
Big Dutchman Employee Honoured
GERMANY - Engineer August Wienken has received the Max Eyth medal for developing modern technology for poultry production. ...
30 December 2014
Australia Looks at Whole Chain Approach to Salmonella Risk Management
AUSTRALIA - Recently appointed as a Research and Development Project Manager at AECL, Dr Kylie Hewson (a PhD graduate of the previous Australian Poultry CRC) is developing through-chain Salmonella risk management strategies for eggs....
Dutch Government Funds Projects for More Sustainable Farming
THE NETHERLANDS - The Dutch government has announced financial support for 13 projects aimed at improving agricultural sustainability, including for better grassland management, local feed production and an expansion of the 'Beter Leven' welfare mark...
Quarterly Egg Sales Volume, Value up for Cal-Maine
US - Egg company, Cal-Maine Foods has reported an increase of more than four per cent in the volume of its sales in the last quarter and the average price has risen by almost three per cent, with speciality lines growing strongly....
Israeli 2015 Egg Quota to Surpass Two Billion
ISRAEL - The Knesset Economics Affairs Committee has increased the egg production quota for 2015 and 2016....
29 December 2014
Newcastle Disease Confirmed in Israel
ISRAEL - There has been one new outbreak of Newcastle disease reported and confirmed in the Hazafon region of the country. ...
23 December 2014
Chicken Meat Production Rises in Russia, Eggs Stable
RUSSIA - New figures indicate that for the first 11 months of this year, Russian poultry meat production has increased more than seven per cent, while total egg output is unchanged....
HKScan Sells Estonian Egg Business
ESTONIA - Finnish based meat and poultry processor HKScan is to sell its Estonia’s egg business, OÜ Koks Munatootmine, to Danish DAVA Foods Holding A/S....
19 December 2014
Eggs: Cracking Hangover Cure
UK - Eggs’ status as a health food is supported by official data which shows that today’s eggs are significantly more nutritious than previously thought....
10 December 2014
Welfare Campaigners Urge Cage-free Eggs Sales in California
US - The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is urging food retailers to sell only non-cage eggs in response to the the latest California egg law....
03 December 2014
Norway Joins EU Research on Chicken Mites
NORWAY - Chicken red mites bring both financial and animal welfare problems for the poultry industry but a new academic collaboration has been formed to tackle these challenges. ...
02 December 2014
British Free Range Egg Producers Association Hands out Awards
UK - This year’s Free Range Awards were handed out to businesses, individuals and producers who have made a positive impact on the sector in the past 12 months. ...
28 November 2014
$500,000 Regional Grant for Egg Producer Expansion and New Jobs
AUSTRALIA - South Australia’s largest egg producer will soon begin construction on a new free range egg production facility in the Yorke and Mid North region through a $500,000 State Government Regional Development Fund grant....
How British Farmers Keep Free-range Eggs at the Top of the Basket
UK – The annual general meeting and conference of the British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) was held yesterday, 27 November in Solihull near Birmingham. Jackie Linden reports....
27 November 2014
Three Tips to Help Your Hens Produce Quality Eggs
US - What is best for your flock and how can you help them produce the best eggs for your family? A poultry expert from Purina Animal Nutrition shares their insights....
24 November 2014
Next British Egg Week in November 2015
UK - The dates for British Egg Week 2015 have been announced as 5 to 11 October. ...
Chicken Gains in Popularity in Lithuania
LITHUANIA - Average chicken consumption has risen to around 25kg per person and year from just 12kg in 2003....
22 November 2014
Bird Flu Spreads in Dutch Poultry
THE NETHERLANDS - Two further outbreaks of avian influenza have been reported in Dutch poultry in new provinces across the country and two further poultry flocks have been culled as a precaution against further spread of the virus. The government has...
20 November 2014
Updated Technology at Randox Food Speeds Drug Testing
UK - Constantly researching and developing innovative solutions to streamline diagnostic testing, Randox Food Diagnostics strive to increase customer confidence by improving food safety globally....
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