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Egg Production

The latest articles, analysis and information on managing egg operations, laying hen nutrition and health information, housing systems and technology and bird welfare practices to help poultry producers maximize flock performance and yields from the editors of Egg Industry magazine.

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FFAR offers $6 million for in-ovo sexing solution

Egg-Tech Prize program seeks to revolutionize egg production, improving animal welfare and saving billions of dollars
The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) plans to offer as much as $6 million in prizes for the development of technologies that can accurately and quickly determine the gender of layer chick eggs before they hatch, also known as in-ovo sexing.
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American Egg Board celebrates World Egg Day 2018

World Egg Day 2018 focuses on eggs as a sustainable source of high-quality protein.
The American Egg Board (AEB) is highlighting the U.S. egg industry's commitment to sustainable nutrition on World Egg Day, Oct. 12, under the global campaign theme "Protein for Life."
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Who are the top 10 egg producers of Asia?

Thailand’s CP Group tops list with a flock of 22 million hens
The Poultry International 2018 survey of the world’s top poultry companies has been completed, and that survey shows that the two biggest egg companies in Asia – Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group and Ise Inc., dominate the industry in the continent.
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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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Cal-Maine Foods to acquire Featherland Egg Farms

Acquisition of Texas-based company would add about 600,000 hens to Cal-Maine’s flock
Cal-Maine Foods has reached a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Featherland Egg Farms, Inc., relating to its commercial shell egg production, processing, distribution and sale business.
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