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on February 28, 2019

What’s happening in egg-sexing technology?

In-ovo sexing technology may offer significant cost savings for the egg industry and allay growing welfare concerns.

New developments in egg-sexing technology could bring an end to the hatching and culling of male layer chicks. With approximately 3.2 billion male chicks culled each year globally, the adoption of egg-sexing technologies would not only address ethical concerns, but also save producers significant resources.

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