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News and analysis on the global poultry
and animal feed industries.

Jerry Dreyer

Jerry Dreyer has worked in the poultry industry in global marketing and sales roles in animal health and genetics companies. He now assists clients with market and product development, communications, research and marketing projects. JerryKDreyer@gmail.com.

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How egg sanitation, grading advances improve safety

Advances in egg washing and grading equipment have been designed to enhance the safety and quality of eggs by employing new technologies and being easy to clean and sanitize.
New egg washing and grading systems that employ ultraviolet light, lasers and machine-learning enhance egg safety and quality.
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Heat exchangers may be right for cage-free layer houses

The reduced housing density and litter areas that are part of cage-free housing might make heat exchangers a practical component of an air handling system for maintaining good air quality and temperature in wintertime.
Cage-free layer houses provide more room per hen than do cage houses. Learn how a heat exchanger can be used to transfer heat from exhaust air to incoming air during winter months to reduce heating costs and maintain good air quality for cage-free houses.
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