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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.


Herbruck’s: Building egg farm a ‘complex process’

Company remains focused on establishing a cage-free egg operation in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania
Nearly two years after Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch announced its intent to build an egg-production facility in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, the company is patiently waiting to start construction.
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Arizona governor signs egg grading bill into law

Under bill, eggs could still be graded as AA in Arizona 45 days after they are candled
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed into law a bill that would change the amount of time between when an egg is candled and sold, and still be able to be labeled with the AA grade.
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American Egg Board export news

The American Egg Board recently returned from the USAPEEC International Strategic Planning Conference in South Africa. This annual meeting set the stage for working towards another record year of egg exports.
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Rose Acre Farms recalls over 206 million eggs

22 related illnesses have been reported
Rose Acre Farms is voluntarily recalling 206,749,248 eggs because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella Braenderup, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on April 13.
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Gymnastic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez and The Incredible Egg search for incredible kids

The American Egg Board and Laurie Hernandez partner for the second iteration of the "You're Incredible Because…" contest
The American Egg Board, the marketing arm for America's egg farmers, has launched another search for the country's most incredible kid. Back for its second year, the You're Incredible Because… Contest is looking for kids engaging in social good projects in their schools and communities, excelling in sports or extra-curricular activities, raising money for those in need and more.
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Cargill expanding egg processing facility in Minnesota

Expansion will double the facility’s annual requirement for eggs from area producers
To meet increasing customer and consumer demand for a greater variety of cooked egg products, Cargill is investing $20 million to expand its Big Lake, Minnesota, egg processing facility.
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IEC conference offers positive outlook for egg industry

From a healthy market, to new member products and services, delegates at the latest IEC Business Conference had much to take in.
The International Egg Commission's Business Conference offered delegates not only market insight but tools and strategies to keep egg production aligned with a changing world.
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