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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....
13 July 2015
Initial Results of Eggs for Elderly Study Unveiled
UK - The first stage of a three-year programme of research into the potential for improving health in later life by increasing egg intake was presented at the Nutrition Society Summer Meeting, held on 6-9 July 2015....
29 May 2015
Barbados Takes Measures to Protect Egg Supply
BARBADOS - A Barbados poultry organisation has reassured residents that measures are being taken to protect the country from the effects of avian flu, after restrictions placed on imports led to a shortage of eggs late last year....
26 May 2015
International Egg Commission Launches Avian Flu Action Plan
GLOBAL - The International Egg Commission (IEC) is launching its 'Avian Influenza Action Plan', a series of initiatives related to combating avian influenza....
11 May 2015
Eggs in Short Supply in Minneapolis-Saint Paul
US - As the result of recent avian flu outbreaks in layer flocks, eggs are reported to be in temporarily short supply in some of the leading supermarkets in Minnesota's Twin Cities....
24 April 2015
Challenges of Depopulating a Large Egg Flock
US - The Iowa egg company hit by H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza has been facing the huge challenges of humanely euthanising of the flock and then safely disposing of the carcasses....
02 April 2015
Farmers Set out the Truth about Egg Farming
US - The National Association of Egg Farmers (NAEF) explains the truth about egg production practices. ...
01 April 2015
Dunkin' Donuts Moves to Cage-Free Eggs
US - Dunkin' Donuts has announced a new commitment to using gestation crate-free pork and cage-free eggs in its foods....
13 February 2015
Equipment Company Rejects Battery Hen Allegations
INDIA – A farm equipment provider has refuted allegations over being issued high court notice regarding plans for an egg battery farm....
28 January 2015
Russia Updates German Poultry Ban
RUSSIA – Russia has blocked imports of live poultry and hatching eggs from specified German districts on avian influenza grounds and reopened trade elsewhere....
22 January 2015
Taking Poultry Production to Another Level
THE NETHERLANDS - Jansen Poultry Equipment supports poultry farmers with the complete design of their house and shares its knowledge about poultry and technology....
23 December 2014
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....
20 October 2014
New Adjustable MultiFlex Elevator Egg Lift
THE NETHERLANDS - The new egg lift from Jansen Poultry Equipment is adjustable for an even more precise transport of eggs in every situation....
08 October 2014
Indian Chicken Output Growing at Nine Per Cent Annually
ANALYSIS - With three billion broilers production annually, India chicken production is currently growing at a rate of nine per cent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) and table egg production is growing at eight per cent, G.B. Sundararajan, managing...
29 September 2014
Get Ready for World Egg Day!
GLOBAL - 10 October 2014 is World Egg Day – celebrate eggs and all they are doing to help eliminate hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition. ...
26 September 2014
How to Tell If Your Hen Is Laying Eggs
UK - Mike Colley, FAI Farms' Poultry Manager, explains how to tell if your female chicken is in lay. ...
29 July 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....
10 June 2014
Outcome Measures Drive Producer Profitability, Sustainable Practices
ANALYSIS - Farmers are seeing the value of switching to outcome measures to increase profitability as part of building on their sustainable farming practices. ...
25 April 2014
Precision Farming for Pig and Poultry Farms
UK - With data set to be one of the most important management tools on farm, the Royal Agricultural Society of England will be advising visitors at the British Pig and Poultry Fair in May on the collection, analysis and effective use of data....
22 April 2014
Novogen Enters Layer Market in North Sumatera
INDONESIA - Novogen has announced that it has now also entered the layer market in North Sumatera through the supply of the first NOVOgen Brown breeding stock. ...
17 April 2014
How Can EU Food be Produced to Higher Welfare Standards?
ANALYSIS - A five-year plan has been launched to encourage the production, sourcing and consumption of food and products from animals to be from higher welfare regimes across Europe....
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