News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Articles by Deven King

Mike Koenigs

AEB names new chief of operations and outreach

Mike Koenigs, strategy and communications executive brings more than 20 years of broad experience.
As part of its new Strategic Vision and Five-Year Plan, the American Egg Board announced it has named Mike Koenigs to the newly created position of chief outreach and operations officer, effective immediately.
Read more
Eggs-on-conveyor-2.jpg

2020 US egg industry, a year in review

The year 2020 was one many will not soon forget, but aside from COVID-related issues, what stood out in the . .egg sector?
While COVID-related struggles seemed to be popular among conversation and industry news, other events occurred. Here is a look at some of the 2020 U.S. egg industry happenings.
Read more
baby-eating-eggs.jpg

Eggs recommended for babies in new US dietary guidelines

Parents can make every bite count by feeding eggs as a fundamental first food for brain development, AEB explains
The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans include recommendations for birth to 24 months old and specifically recommend eggs as an important first food for infants and toddlers, as well as for pregnant women and lactating moms.
Read more
Novel-coronavirus-covid

AI biosecurity lessons prepared poultry industry for 2020

The current pandemic has generated many questions and disrupted daily business, however, biosecurity practices learned during the 2015 avian flu outbreak may help mitigate some of the issues.
In these unprecedented times, humans are now a vector of disease that can directly affect business.
Read more
Thanksgiving-turkey

Chicken is the protein of choice, even for holidays

NCC survey reals consumers are turning to a cheaper protein for small gatherings this holiday season
In a year that has been everything but normal, a traditional meal sounds like just the ticket. However, with the current economic problems some people are facing and the smaller gatherings I suppose I understand the desire for serving the economically friendly and easy to prepare chicken.
Read more