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

Vincent Guyonnet

Vincent Guyonnet, DVM, Ph.D., is a consultant to the poultry sector with a focus on international development.


Is it time to reconsider caging laying hens?

Consumer beliefs that cage-free egg production automatically leads to higher layer welfare do not stand up to scrutiny.
Choosing the right housing system for laying hens must consider a variety of demands, and cages may be the best option when considering competing concerns.
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How the egg sector supports Sustainable Development Goals

From improving nutrition to raising incomes and slowing climate change, egg production can help to meet the Sustainable Development Goals in a variety of ways.
Egg producers around the world are playing an important role in achieving the UN Sustainable Developments Goals, from slowing climate change to alleviating poverty.
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Eggs provide poverty alleviation in developing countries

Eggs offer a lot more than simply a source of protein; they can play a role in child development and poverty alleviation.
The easily digestible protein found in eggs, the potential egg farming offers in poverty alleviation, and egg production’s small environmental footprint make this food anything but humble.
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