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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Cal-Maine Foods Announces New Joint Venture for Speciality Egg Sales
US - Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. announced on the 25 July, 2014 that the company has entered into a new joint venture for specialty egg sales with Hickman’s Egg Ranch, Inc....
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Egg Composition Affected by Hen Strain, Moulting
US - Egg composition and the percentage of yolk, albumen and shell were affected by hen genetics and whether the bird had been moulted, according to new research from North Carolina State University....
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Egg Bacterial Contamination Affected by Strain, Housing
US - Experiments show that both hen strain and housing system impact the microbial levels on eggs. ...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Family Farmers Need Congress to Pass 'Egg Bill' to Survive
US - Egg farmers say they need Congress to include the Egg Products Inspection Act ("Egg Bill"), introduced recently in Congress, as part of this year's Farm Bill or many of them may soon be forced out of business....
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
2012: Record Year for Land O'Lakes
US - Land O'Lakes has reported strong performance in 2012. Its Crop Inputs, Feed and Layers segments achieved record sales....
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Safeway Surpasses Goal in Cage-Free Egg Animal Welfare Effort
US - Safeway Inc. furthered its commitment to animal welfare by becoming the first major grocery retailer in the United States to make a national commitment to Certified Humane® cage-free eggs and by surpassing its sourcing and sales goals for cage-free...
Friday, November 30, 2012
Egg Farmers Fear Proposition 2
CALIFORNIA, US - The Association of California Egg Farmers (ACEF) has challenged the validity of a state law that threatens criminal penalties for failing to meet regulations for enclosures for egg-laying hens....
Friday, June 08, 2012
US Pork Producers Oppose Egg Bill
US – The National Pork Producers Council is very vocal about its opposition to the proposed Egg Bill, which would set federal standards for minimum space size per hen, because of the precedent it sets for all animal agriculture, writes Chris Wright...
Monday, April 30, 2012
Researchers Examine Variation in Litter Use for Hens
US - Litter use depended on the times and pen, according to researchers at Iowa State University....
Friday, February 03, 2012
Poultry Companies Invited to Apply for Safety Recognition
US - Poultry industry facilities with outstanding safety programmes are invited to apply for recognition under the Joint Poultry Industry Safety Award Programme. The programme recognizes facilities that have achieved injury and illness rates below the...
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Latest Performance Standards Manual for Hy-Line W-36
US - Hy-Line International is releasing the most recent version of the Hy-Line W-36 Performance Standards Manual at the 2012 International Poultry Exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. ...
Monday, January 09, 2012
New in–ovo Technology at IPE
US - Thanks to the development of a new compact device, the benefits of in ovo vaccination are now within the reach of many more hatcheries worldwide and visitors to the International Poultry Exposition in Atlanta this month will be able to learn more...
Monday, November 28, 2011
FDA Unmoved by Antibiotic Ban Pleas, Evidence
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has denied a pair of long-pending petitions from consumer and other groups to limit the use of several antibiotics in farm animals, saying a voluntary approach the agency proposed last year will lead to more...
Monday, November 14, 2011
FDA Denies Pleas to Ban Antibiotic Use
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has denied a pair of long-pending petitions from consumer and other groups to limit the use of several antibiotics in farm animals, saying a voluntary approach the agency proposed last year will lead to more...
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
LED Light Said to Raise Production and Cut Costs
US - A poultry light has been developed to increase layer and breeder production and decrease energy costs, according to inventors, Once Innovations....
Wednesday, September 09, 2009
New Gentler Line of Laying Hens Developed
US - A line of less aggressive laying hens that produce eggs to industry standard has been developed by a team of Agriculture Research Service (ARS) scientists. As a result of this development, the researchers also cut mortality losses among the birds...
Monday, July 13, 2009
Companies Adopt FDA Egg Safety Regulations
US - America’s egg farmers, who have been continually working to enhance food safety, are committed to working with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ensure the egg safety regulations are implemented and the gains in food safety the industry...
Wednesday, July 08, 2009
FDA Improves Egg Safety
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a regulation to help make eggs safer to eat....
Wednesday, April 08, 2009
Salmonella Strain's Path to Virulence Uncovered
US - Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have uncovered genetic evidence about the evolutionary path that transformed Salmonella enteritidis from an innocuous bacterium into a virulent pathogen....
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
International Egg and Poultry Review
US - By the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). This is a weekly report looking at international developments concerning the poultry industry. This week's report focuses on the poultry situation in the US regarding the EU's restrictions. ...
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
IPSF: Eggshell Contamination Not Affected by Hen Housing
US - Georgia researchers have found that following washing, eggshell bacteria levels are similar for hens housed in cages or in other housing systems, writes ThePoultrySite editor, Jackie Linden....
Monday, January 26, 2009
December Egg Production Down Slightly
US - US egg production totaled 7.78 billion during December 2008, down slightly from last year, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)....
Thursday, January 22, 2009
Weekly US Broiler Hatchery Report
US - US - The number of eggs and broiler chicks placed were down by six per cent each, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). ...
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
International Egg and Poultry Review
US - By the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). This is a weekly report looking at international developments concerning the poultry industry. This week's report focuses on the egg situation in the US....
Friday, January 16, 2009
Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report
US - Turkey eggs in incubators down 6 per cent, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). ...
 
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