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25 May 2016
Aldi's Cage Phase-Out Reduces Consumer Choice, Australian Egg Corp Says
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Egg Corporation Limited has said it is disappointed with the announcement that Aldi is seeking to phase out cage eggs from its stores. ...
19 May 2016
Infographic Shows the Real Value of Point Down Setting
GLOBAL - Infographic designed by Gerd de Lange. Click on the image to see a larger picture....
13 May 2016
Pig & Poultry Fair: Egg Expert Says Move to Free Range Should be Measured to Avoid Oversupply
UK - A speaker at the British Pig & Poultry Fair on Tuesday said that egg producers would have to manage the transition in demand to free-range very carefully to avoid oversupply....
20 April 2016
Australian Farmers Hit Back at TV Show's Laying Hen Comments
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (AECL) has released a statement after comments on a television programme seemed to hit out at laying hen housing conditions and antibiotic use in the country's egg industry....
11 April 2016
IEC Warsaw 2016: Sustainability Gains Ground in Poultry Industry
POLAND – The International Egg Commission (IEC) hosted the 2016 Business Conference in Warsaw from 3rd to 5th April. Egg industry players from all over the world discussed hot industry topics, writes Nuria Martínez Herráez, editor at ThePoultrySite/ElSitioAvícola....
07 April 2016
Walmart US to Move to Cage-Free Eggs by 2025
US - Walmart US and Sam’s Club US this week became the latest retailers to announce their transition to cage-free eggs, which is expected to be complete by 2025....
14 March 2016
Tempo - A New Feature from Chick Master to Monitor Eggshell Temperature
US - Chick Master is introducing a new tracking tool to monitor eggshell temperature in real time. The new tool, called Tempo, is now available with Chick Master’s Maestro Hatchery Management System on all Avida Symphony setters. The information provided...
24 February 2016
France: New House for Free Range Egg Production With 20,840 Layers
FRANCE - Most French consumers eat eggs that were produced in enriched colony systems. However, their second favourite egg is the one laid by free-range chickens. Cyril Galles from Lescout in south-western France recently accommodated this fact by building...
12 February 2016
Feed Additive Research Shows Boost in Egg Production Efficiency
ANALYSIS - Research recently presented at the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) compared a feed additive containing Refined Functional Carbohydrates™ (RFC™) to competitors. ...
10 February 2016
Canadian Egg Farmers Transition Away from Conventional Hen Housing
CANADA - Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC) has announced that the industry there will market-oriented transition from conventional egg production toward other methods of production for supplying eggs....
21 January 2016
‘Vets on Call’ Video Series Visits Major US Egg Producer
US - Ensuring the health and welfare of laying hens at Rose Acre Farms — the second largest egg producer in the US — is the subject of a two-part video of the popular “Vets on Call” YouTube series....
18 January 2016
Guidelines to Correct Incubation Programs
GLOBAL - Any incubation program, even when it’s successful, is never final. Sooner or later, it will have to be adapted according to changes resulting from climate, breed, egg quality, technical upgrades of setters and hatchers and numerous other factors....
05 January 2016
Subway Announces Move to Cage-Free Eggs
NORTH AMERICA - Sandwich chain Subway has announced its intention to transition to using only cage-free eggs across the US and Canada by 2025....
22 December 2015
Expert Spotlight on Chinese Layer Industry
CHINA - The 2015 Egg week, conducted by both Big Dutchman and Alltech, was successfully able to bring together layer industry leaders and global professionals from around the world in three designated areas in China....
10 December 2015
Dunkin' Donuts Goes Cage Free
US - Dunkin’ Donuts has announced a commitment to source 100 per cent cage-free eggs for eggs used in its US menu by 2025, working in collaboration with the Humane Society of the United States....
18 November 2015
Grando Castle: The Best Nest Since The Middle Ages
GLOBAL - Vencomatic introduces its new nest system: the Grando Castle. This new nest provides a solid base which is built to last....
17 November 2015
Harrisvaccines' Rapid Response Leads to Avian Influenza Contract
ANALYSIS - Harrisvaccines was recently awarded a US government stockpile contract to produce 48 million doses of avian influenza vaccine, utilising their unique rapid response SirraVax platform technology. ...
16 November 2015
Ovologic - Smart Egg Logistics
GLOBAL - The Vencomatic Group introduces a complete packaging solution for the handling and transportation of eggs: Ovologic....
12 November 2015
Veranda Breeder: Royal Class Breeder Housing
GLOBAL - Vencomatic introduces its renewed group housing system for hatching egg production: the Veranda Breeder. This royal class housing system offers 5 star accommodation for broiler and layer breeders. By combining a high level of automation with...
05 November 2015
Handle with Care: from the Nest to the Setter Door
GLOBAL - The egg provides the food and protection for the chick embryo from the time of lay to the point of hatch. ...
27 October 2015
Chelates Offer Layer Industry Improved Shell Quality, Immune Response
Amid an evolving layer industry, eggshell quality remains a key aspect of successful egg production. Broken and cracked eggs represent a significant loss to the industry and to the individual producer, and these effects become even more significant as...
23 October 2015
Brazil to Encourage Cage-Free Egg Production
BRAZIL - Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture (MAPA) will soon begin working with the poultry industry to encourage cage-free or enriched cage egg production....
13 October 2015
Japan’s Amuse Inc. brings the future into focus with Smart technologies from Pas Reform
JAPAN - Amuse Inc. has commissioned Pas Reform’s SmartPro™ single-stage incubation technologies for its brand new 5mio layer hatchery near Myakazi, on the island of Kyushu, in Japan...
09 October 2015
Happy World Egg Day!
GLOBAL - Today, Friday 9 October, it is World Egg Day! The event is marked by egg organisations with events all over the globe, celebrating this valuable and versatile food....
11 September 2015
McDonald’s to Transition to Cage-Free Eggs
US – McDonald’s has responded to customer concerns over animal welfare with an announcement yesterday that it will transition to only using cage-free eggs in the US and Canada over the next ten years....
 
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