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Poultry Industry News By Category: Egg Layer Management
16 April 2018
Too many eggs, not enough tech: Egg glut in Nigeria a result of a paucity technology
CEO Emmanuel Iregbeyen, Emiraz Farms, points to a lack of technology as the culprit for Nigerian egg glut...
20 March 2018
Layer-hen stocking density affects Salmonella shedding
Lower stocking density for laying hens was associated with less faecal shedding of Salmonella Heidelberg in a USDA study....
19 March 2018
Welfare concerns over new footage from UK poultry farm
Footage has emerged which claims to show the horrific conditions endured by 500,000 chickens that lay eggs for the UK’s largest egg producer and supermarkets...
14 March 2018
Canadian government working with poultry industry to reduce Salmonella risk
The Government of Canada is working with the poultry industry to reduce the risk of Salmonella illness from frozen raw breaded chicken products...
08 March 2018
Improving egg production profits with pullet weight management
Pullet body weight strongly influences sexual maturity and overall reproductive performance of the adult layer. Proper gut health management is key to achieving ideal body weight and ensuring optimal performance and profitability....
05 March 2018
What happens during egg transfer?
Egg transfer from setters to hatchers is an important step in the hatching process. However, during the process, there are numerous risks that threaten to cause reductions in hatchability, such as mortality and malpositions....
23 February 2018
McDonald’s beats KFC, Burger King, Subway and Starbucks on animal welfare
The leading global measure of how companies perform on farm animal welfare has revealed that McDonald’s has outperformed its global rivals....
21 February 2018
The Lakes Free Range Egg Company wins gold at the International Green Awards
The awards are part of an international campaign to find the greenest companies, councils and communities. The Lakes won the UK Green Apple Award last year, after competing against 500 other nominations for the Environmental Best Practice Award. They...
15 February 2018
Webinar: Jamesway Incubator Company offering webinar series on embryo diagnosis
Jamesway Incubator Company is very pleased to be offering a series of webinars which tap into the vast knowledge of our hatchery professionals...
01 February 2018
Hockerwood Eggs expects to increase egg production by 10 eggs per bird
LONDON, 29 January 2018 - Hockerwood Eggs in Nottinghamshire is the first free-range egg producer in the world to install Vencomatic’s latest state-of-the art Veranda Gallery Aviary System....
30 January 2018
Joint venture between Innovatec Hatchery Automation and Agri Advanced Technologies
Innovatec Hatchery Automation, located in The Netherlands, and Agri Advanced Technologies (AAT), a subsidiary of the EW GROUP, have agreed a long-term cooperation as independent companies....
Australian broiler farm sold to egg producer
Poultry farm conversion from meat to eggs a saviour...
1,000,000 birds placed on the Bolegg Gallery
It is two years since we released the Bolegg Gallery. A multi-tier aviary system for layers that combines user friendliness with a clever and economic design....
17 January 2018
Lawsuit filed against Walmart for claiming "cage-free" eggs
A lawsuit has been filed in the US against Walmart and Cal-Maine Foods which claims they lied to customers about access to outdoors for laying hens, reports the Modern Farmer....
08 January 2018
States in Flap Over Egg-laying Chickens
AUSTRALIA - A brawl between the States over animal welfare standards for egg-laying chickens could derail a proposed national plan for the industry, with WA and Victoria saying it did not reflect "modern" practice....
27 December 2017
Giant Japanese Producer Aims to sell 4B Eggs a Year in India
JAPAN - Japan's largest egg producer, Ise Foods, is teaming up with Suzuki Motor in a joint venture to launch major egg production operations in the enormous Indian market, aiming to selling 4 billion eggs annually, about 5 per cent of India's current...
22 December 2017
WA Govt Threatens to Pull Out of Review of Chicken Welfare Standards
AUSTRALIA - The Western Australian Government has threatened to pull out of a national process to write new legal standards on chicken welfare....
12 December 2017
Singapore Egg Farm Hatches New Ideas, Using Tech, to Transform Business
SINGAPORE - N&N Agriculture has been introducing products such as pasteurised soft yolk eggs, which are sold to commercial customers like ramen restaurants, as well as ready-to-eat poached eggs, to stay relevant in the market....
05 December 2017
Poultry Farmers in Kogi to Get Loan for Egg Production
NIGERIA - Poultry farmers in Kogi are to get N4.2 million loan each for egg production under the Federal Government’s National Egg Production (NEGPRO) Scheme....
29 November 2017
Egg Shortage Unlikely in Armenia Ahead of New Year Holidays
ARMENIA - No egg shortage is expected in Armenia, and prices for this product will stabilize soon, the Armenian agriculture ministry’s press office said Wednesday....
17 November 2017
USPOULTRY Releases White Paper on How Poultry Industry Benefits Employees, Communities & Consumers
US - The US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has released a white paper, titled "Providing Protein, Enriching Lives," that highlights the multiple ways the poultry industry benefits employees, communities and consumers....
16 November 2017
Measures Put in Place to Ensure Egg Supply Meets Guest Demand
SOUTH AFRICA - According to the Federated Hospitality Association of South Africa (FEDHASA) Cape region, member establishments have put measures in place to ensure they are not affected by the egg shortage caused by the avian flu outbreak....
15 November 2017
USPOULTRY, Foundation Approve $355,000 in New Research Grants
US - USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation have approved $355,000 for seven new research grants at five institutions....
All Carrefour Eggs Going Cage-Free By 2025, Retailer Says
EU - French retailer Carrefour has announced its commitment to selling only cage-free eggs under its private label brand in Europe by 2025....
07 November 2017
Liquid Egg Market Poised for Solid Growth
JAMAICA - Karl Samuda, minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, has given the stamp of approval to the operations of Crafton Holdings Limited, the country's sole manufacturer and distributor of pasteurised liquid eggs....
 
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