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3 ways automation could improve hatchery operations

New robotic technologies offer increased efficiency, reliability and better working conditions.
Robotic and other automated technologies could be key to resolving the operational challenges faced by hatcheries, including labor shortages, worker compliance and consistent job satisfaction, that can negatively affect health, well-being and workplace safety.
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Iowa State opens new poultry teaching and research farm

The new Robert T. Hamilton Poultry Teaching and Research Farm cost nearly $7 million and was made possible solely through private funding.
The new Robert T. Hamilton Poultry Teaching and Research Farm includes dedicated spaces for teaching and research and a welcome area where visitors can see firsthand examples of Iowa egg production systems and learn about Iowa egg production.
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Rembrandt Foods meeting cage-free market demand

The company believes conventional egg farming is more sustainable and costs less, but values animal welfare and will put the needs of the company's birds and customers first.
Rembrandt Foods is meeting cage-free market demand for its customers, but it still believes in a more sustainable conventional egg.
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Indian egg production, consumption to keep rising

Egg production and consumption have increased rapidly over the last decade, but there remains scope for significantly more expansion
Egg consumption and production levels have risen dramatically in India, and with a strongly-growing economy, there is still much potential for further growth.
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New Michael Foods plant cuts into Post Holdings’ profit

Company’s foodservice segment profits drop 10.8% in the first quarter of 2020
Post Holdings’ foodservice segment saw its profits drop 10.8% in the first quarter of the 2020 fiscal year, largely due to “unfavorable manufacturing costs including startup costs” at its new Michael Foods precooked egg facility in Norwalk, Iowa.
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Top 20 US egg producers in 2020

Learn more about the companies WATT Global Media ranked as the top egg producers in 2020.
The top 20 U.S. egg producers, according to data from Egg Industry’s Top Egg Company Survey.
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