News and analysis for the global poultry industry.

Articles by Deven King


VIDEO: CEO of AEB addresses 5-year plan, egg opportunities

AEB staff will collaborate with the American egg industry to build demand for U.S. eggs and egg products both domestically and abroad.
In her new role, Emily Metz, president and CEO of the American Egg Board, addresses short and long-term goals for the AEB, including her strategic 5-year plan.
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COVID-19 will shape the next generation of employees

As the pandemic continues to impact daily life, its long-term effects on the next generation of employees could make it harder for those individuals to be utilized when the time comes.
Economic, historical, social and cultural experiences influence career choices. What could this mean for future poultry farm employees?
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VIDEO: Key considerations to meet cage-free egg pledges

Professionals in the U.S. egg industry are skeptical of the goal to be 85% cage-free by 2025; what can be done to improve the chances of meeting this objective?
Egg industry members and professionals in the U.S remain skeptical of reaching its goal of 85% cage-free by 2025. What can be done to close the gap and what challenges are still facing producers?
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Video: Iowa derecho will not impact trade

Iowa farmers have lost millions of acres of crops, but this should not impact the grain market and trade
The Midwest and specifically Iowa is feeling the impact of a derecho that took out millions of acres of crops, as well as grain storage bins, barns and equipment sheds.
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Key considerations for layer house ventilation designs

Learn who designs a ventilation system, what options there are and what geographical factors play a role in choosing the right system for your birds.
In planning a ventilation system for a specific environment, a designer will consider the specifications of the available systems.
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Explaining sustainability could benefit livestock producers

With so much of the focus on animal welfare, the livestock industry could benefit from explaining why welfare and sustainability do not always go hand in hand
It would behoove poultry and livestock producers to come up with common measurements for "sustainability" and not just let activists do this.
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