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Overview of the UEP’s and the AEB’s updated HPAI plan

The United Egg Producers and American Egg Board discussed the details of its Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza plan during UEP meetings in Atlanta, Georgia on January 24th.

The United Egg Producers (UEP) and American Egg Board (AEB) have put together a proactive HPAI plan for egg producers to prepare commercial producers with tools and resources.


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Technology, learning and sharing return to my IPPE 2022

At the UEP committee briefings, attendees discussion Proposition 12, cage-free egg mandates and COVID-19 vaccine mandates.

After a one-year hiatus, the animal feed, poultry and meat industries returned in-person to Atlanta for the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE), the largest U.S. gathering of producers and processors.


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Mike Levengood elected new USPOULTRY Chairman

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association board of directors also named a new treasurer, secretary and immediate past chairman.

Mike Levengood, vice president, Chief Animal Care Officer and Farmer Relationship Advocate for Perdue Farms. was elected chairman of the board of directors of U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY). 


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Jim Sumner receives Harold E. Ford Lifetime Achievement Award

The award recognizes dedication and leadership within the poultry industry.

Jim Sumner, president & CEO of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC), was honored by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association during the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia, where he received the Harold E. Ford Lifetime Achievement Award.


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MSU going extra mile to find future poultry scientists

Whether it is on-campus recruiting or teaching kids about poultry at a very early age, Mississippi State is making sure the future poultry industry is filled with knowledgeable people

Mississippi State University is doing what it can to recruit students to prepare for careers in poultry science, whether it is done on-campus or in elementary schools.


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Study examines stunning methods and wing damage

Research conducted at Auburn University showed that more wing damage occurred during controlled atmosphere stunning trials

An Auburn University study indicated that more wing damage may occur in systems that use controlled atmosphere stunning than systems that use electrical waterbath stunning.


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