News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Egg Processing

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MRI technology can help identify which eggs are fertile

Orbem’s AI enabled system allows producers to find out what’s going on inside their eggs prior to incubation.

During the 2021 Poultry Tech Summit Webinar Series that began on November 2, Dr. Pedro Gomez, CEO, Orbem GmbH explained how his company is using a MRI powered system to help identify which eggs are fertile.


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Is there a genetic solution for preventing male chicks?

Technology that prevents the development of male chicks in the layer industry could potentially save producers billions of dollars annually.

During the 2021 Poultry Tech Summit Webinar Series that began on November 2, Dr. Yuval Cinnamon, Ph.D., principal investigator, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center- NRS Poultry Sustainability and Transformation, presented a genetic solution to egg producers that manipulates the chicken genome.


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How are pests finding cage-free houses and egg packers?

As companies transition from conventional to cage-free housing, all vectors of transportation should be considered to keep pests and rodents to a minimum.

Much of the U.S. egg industry is gradually transitioning to cage-free housing for laying hens. Good pest management is an important part of an egg producer’s food safety program.


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