Top Poultry Companies
When do layer hens use dietary energy for egg production?
One study found that dietary energy intake directly affected total carcass mass before increasing the number of eggs laid.
Egg handling innovations to better serve North American customers
GI-OVO to open first US office in Springfield, Missouri. Brand Insights from GI-OVO.
Sauder: EATS Act creates significant market turmoil
When it comes to cage-free versus caged hens in egg production, ‘the battle has already been fought.’
I tried Oscar Mayer’s new on-the-go breakfast scramblers
The new product is the company’s first in the on-the-go refrigerated breakfast category.
SPACE: Energy focus as poultry outlook brightens
Resolving energy issues across agricultural production was highlighted at trade show SPACE, but for poultry producers there were more issues on their minds.
China’s largest cage-free farm is under construction
While the majority of the country’s production is conventional, China shows signs that its cage-free demand may be gradually increasing.
Would US consumers purchase in-ovo sexed eggs?
Many U.S. egg producers question if the industry is ready to adopt the practice and if there is a market for it.
Egg price gouging is issue in Senate race. Should it be?
Rep. Jim Banks, vying for a Senate job, accuses Rose Acre Farms chairman of funding his own political campaign with money obtained by price gouging.
Pete & Gerry’s pasture-raised goes national, new advertising
The U.S. egg producer recently secured national distribution and aired its new advertisement series claiming “almost wild” eggs.
Diseases & Health
Dynamic LED lighting could sustainably boost poultry health
Custom lighting recipes can be controlled wirelessly.
Cage-Free Laying Systems
Can genetic selection improve layer keel bone health?
Two research projects focused on how genetic selection can improve keel bone damage in layer hens are being funded by the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research’s new program.
Poultry Tech Trends
Michigan hen added to Guinness Book of World Records
Peanut turned 21-years-old earlier in 2023.
US egg industry sued for exporting eggs, cage-free shift
Major food manufacturers in the U.S. claim that egg producers conspired to reduce the domestic supply in the U.S. to charge higher prices.
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