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20 June 2017
New Layer Makes Eggs Less Costly To Produce, Says JBG
JAMAICA - Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) is introducing a new bird to the market, called the Barred Rock, which the poultry producer says is likely to lead to a cut in the price of table eggs....
19 June 2017
Taiwanese Egg Vendors to Face Fines
TAIWAN - Egg vendors who fail to place disposable layers inside plastic containers are to face fines of up to NT$150,000 starting this month, the Council of Agriculture (COA) has warned....
14 June 2017
Chicken Farms to Boycott Fried Chicken Chains
SOUTH KOREA - Chicken farmers are threatening to boycott fried chicken franchises, blaming BBQ, Kyochon and other chains for dampening poultry consumption by raising the prices of one of Korea's favorite foods. ...
Qatar Seeks to Import Eggs from Iran
IRAN - An Iranian union of chicken farmers said it has received requests from Qatar to import chicken eggs over a possible food shortage there after Saudi Arabia and its allies cut ties with Doha....
Queensland's Third Largest Egg Producer Gone Into Administration
AUSTRALIA - Queensland’s third largest egg producer, Darling Downs Fresh Eggs, has been placed in voluntary administration....
08 June 2017
Eggs Can Significantly Increase Growth in Young Children
ECUADOR - Eggs significantly increased growth and reduced stunting by 47 per cent in young children, finds a new study from a leading expert on child nutrition at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. This was a much greater effect than...
07 June 2017
Govt Asked to Exempt Poultry Sector from Power Outage
PAKISTAN - The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Monday urged the Ministry of Water and Power to exempt poultry sector from load shedding....
30 May 2017
Focus of 2017 USPOULTRY Hatchery-Breeder Clinic
US - A successful poultry operation depends on many critical factors, one of which is hatchery-breeder management....
Danish Supermarket Chain Dropping Barn Eggs from Shelves
DENMARK - Most Danish supermarkets have already dropped eggs from caged hens from their shelves. ...
29 May 2017
What to Take Away from Canada’s Vast Agriculture Survey
CANADA - Canada’s agricultural industry received its five-yearly health check this month, with the publication of the 2016 Census of Canadian Agriculture – an incredibly detailed and comprehensive insight into the country’s farming sector. Angela...
24 May 2017
Queensland Egg Producers Boosted by Export Opportunities, Increasing Consumption
AUSTRALIA - Industry representatives say Queensland egg producers are in a good place, with domestic consumption on the rise and new export opportunities on the horizon....
17 May 2017
New Report Highlights Eggs as 'Nature's Multivitamin'
UK - A new research review has concluded that the humble egg’s unique combination of high quality protein and essential vitamins and minerals means it should be termed ‘Nature’s multivitamin’. ...
09 May 2017
Easter Egg Sales Outstrip Chocolate Eggs
UK - More than twice as many real eggs than chocolate eggs were eaten over the Easter weekend, according to data estimates released by the British Egg Industry Council....
04 May 2017
Hens with Benefits
SOUTH AFRICA - When there’s a booming market for poultry products, it makes sense for dairy farms to get in on the action. Chris McCullough reports on one South African milking operation that has found managing a poultry flock on the side comes with...
27 April 2017
Navis Capital Acquires Majority Stake in Mainland Poultry
NEW ZEALAND - Private equity firm Navis Capital has acquired a majority stake in Mainland Poultry, whose businesses include New Zealand’s biggest egg producer, and is reportedly interested in buying Freshmax, the Australian-registered, NZ-based fruit...
Over 42,000 Egg-laying Chickens to be Culled Over Dioxin Scare
TAIWAN - Over 42,000 egg-laying hens at Hung Chang farm in Changhua County, central Taiwan, will be culled Friday after recent tests confirmed that the farm has been supplying eggs containing excessive levels of dioxin residues, according to the county's...
26 April 2017
IEC Young Egg Leaders Meet with OIE
FRANCE - The latest intake of IEC Young Egg Leaders met with Director General Dr Monique Eliot and other senior officials at the Paris Headquarters of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), along with Julian Madeley Director General of the IEC...
25 April 2017
Ovostar Pleased with Overall Performance During Q1 of 2017
UKRAINE - Ovostar Union N.V., one of the leading producers of eggs and egg products in Ukraine has announced its operating results for the first quarter ended 31 March 2017....
21 April 2017
Dioxins Found in Egg from Changhua
TAIWAN - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday ordered eggs from three farms in Changhua County's Fangyuan Township to be pulled from store shelves as a precautionary measure after an excessive level of dioxins, a group of toxic chemicals,...
11 April 2017
Free Range Hens Back Outside for Easter
UK - The British Egg Industry Council (BEIC), which represents more than 95 per cent of UK free range egg production, has welcomed Defra’s announcement that the risk of avian influenza has reduced sufficiently for all free range hens in England to be...
04 April 2017
British Lion Eggs Launches New Recipes App
UK - British Lion eggs has launched a new version of its popular Egg Recipes app, giving egg enthusiasts fingertip access to hundreds of shareable recipes and videos, as well as a built in egg-timer to ensure the perfect boiled or poached egg every time....
29 March 2017
Poultry Farmers Decry Egg Glut in Plateau
NIGERIA - Poultry farmers in Plateau on Monday decried the increasing rate of egg glut in the state....
24 March 2017
British Lion Eggs Launches Lecture Plan
UK - British Lion eggs, in association with Westminster Kingsway College, has created and launched a lecture plan to help catering students learn everything they need to know about sourcing, cooking and serving eggs and egg products....
22 March 2017
Mandatory Animal Care Programme Passes Third-Party Audit with Flying Colours
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada’s (CFC) strong commitment to animal care has been confirmed with the completion of an inaugural comprehensive third-party audit. NSF International’s report concluded that “The national Animal Care Programme has...
21 March 2017
Australian Egg Consumption Cracks Christmas Record
AUSTRALIA - The latest data indicates Australians purchased a record number of eggs from supermarkets in December 2016, 7.9 per cent higher than December 2015....
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