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Poultry co-op aids US state of Virginia to up egg output
The Central Virginia Poultry Cooperative is increasing egg production in the state with an agreement from Dutch Country Organics.
Strategies for improving poultry production
Using ph manipulation to benefit animal production and improve poultry health.
2024 outlook: What's ahead for poultry producers in DC?
The farm bill, EPA assessments, FDA updates and more are all on the docket this year.
Hens and Trends
Kellogg is catching heat for suggesting cereal for dinner
The food manufacturing company is advising consumers to eat cereal for dinner to combat inflation and the high cost of food.
Vacuum technology helps red mite removal in cage-free houses
Cage-free egg producers can use a vacuum to eliminate red mites from houses without using pest control chemicals.
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Mexico considers adding GMO corn ban to the constitution
The proposal to declare Mexico a transgenic crops-free country in the constitution seems to be going unnoticed by the general public, but not by the feed industry.
RFID tags can help track cage-free layer movement
Tracking cage-free layers in tiered aviary systems could help producers gain insight into how the structure of the aviary is affecting their flocks.
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How chicken eggs are helping scientists research cancer
Researchers are using fertilized chicken eggs to evaluate how medications affect tumor samples in children.
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Biosecurity, automation focus points for cage-free shift
Updating biosecurity procedures should be the top concern for U.S. egg producers who are converting their facilities to cage-free production.
McDonald’s meets US cage-free pledge goal two years early
The fast-food chain made the original 100% cage-free egg sourcing commitment in 2015.
NIR scanner can help producers manage layer body condition
The technology measures body and fat pad composition using a handheld scanner that connects to a cellphone or tablet.
US cage-free egg pledges coming due, chaos not expected
In an exclusive survey of US egg producers, most predict an ample supply of cage-free eggs in 2025-26, and any shortages will be brief.
Multi-day fire breaks out at US MPS Egg Farms facility
Two layer houses on the egg producer’s Kurton, Texas, farm were destroyed in a fire that took multiple days to be fully extinguished.
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