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Want to know what the egg industry was talking about in January? Here's a sampling of what was covered in the latest digital edition of Egg Industry magazine, which is now available online.

Cage-free housing continues to gain momentum in 2016:
"The cage-free egg purchase pledges made by major foodservice and food processing companies in the U.S. will be the development that has the longest-lasting impact on U.S. egg producers."  Read more...

How egg producers can get the most out of chick suppliers:
"Chick suppliers are often a mine of knowledge and expertise, and advice and technical support is often available if the egg producer wants it."   Read more...

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Improving laying hen welfare in enriched cages:
"There is a need to find an alternative to artificial turf with litter that will not only allow birds to express their natural behavior, but also will last throughout the production cycle without causing dirty eggs."   Read more...

Alternatives to soybean meal for laying hens:
"Why are the majority of laying hens worldwide fed simple diets based on wheat or maize plus soybean meal? This is simply because these ingredients enjoy two very important advantages: they are less expensive and more readily available than their alternatives."   Read more...

Daily calcium cycle in layer hens:
"Examining the daily intake and output of calcium in layer hens can aid us in designing a better feeding program that will prolong the egg production cycle while maintaining eggshell quality."   Read more...


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