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The latest articles, analysis and information on managing egg operations, laying hen nutrition and health information, housing systems and technology and bird welfare practices to help poultry producers maximize flock performance and yields from the editors of Egg Industry magazine.

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Missouri AG shouldn’t make Proposition 2 partisan issue

Both Republicans and Democrats see California egg law as unfair
Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley should be commended for his efforts to keep California’s Proposition 2 egg law from burdening Missouri egg farmers and egg consumers. At the same time, he should be chastised for trying to make it a partisan issue.
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Proposition 2 again being challenged by other states

Attorney General of Missouri leads effort to prevent California from telling other states how to house hens for egg production
The State of Missouri is appealing to the the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a challenge to California Proposition 2 law, which took effect in 2015.
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US egg industry invited to meet with S. Korea

As the nation continues to struggle with its largest-ever avian flu outbreak, the AEB and USAPEEC are facilitating one-on-one meetings with the country’s largest food companies.
US egg producers are invited to meet with potential clients in avian-flu struck South Korea. Learn about how the meetings can increase US egg exports.
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36 articles about cage-free egg production

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WATT Global Media is offering a collection of insightful articles and blogs on cage-free egg production to help egg producers and marketers gain knowledge on ways to help them make informed business decisions.
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Egg farm faces first Proposition 2 violation charges

Hohberg’s Poultry Ranches allegedly kept too many hens in cages and were not in compliance with California law
A California egg producer is facing criminal charges in the first case of Proposition 2 violations since the rules took effect.
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EXCLUSIVE SURVEY

US egg industry: cage-free demands, flock size increases

The industry bounced back from avian influenza in 2016 and added more birds and cage-free housing to keep up with its purchaser pledges.
The U.S. egg industry recovered from the avian influenza outbreak, but 2016 challenged the industry with an oversupply situation and rapidly growing demand for cage-free egg production.
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20 top US egg producers of 2016

Learn more about the companies WATT Global Media ranks as the top 20 table egg producers in the US in 2016.
Learn more about the companies WATT Global Media ranks as the top 20 table egg producers in the US in 2016.
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