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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.


Urner Barry to expand coverage of European egg market

Commodity analyst Benjamin Leveau to help facilitate this expansion.
Urner Barry, the leading provider of protein market news and information in the food industry, announced on Aug. 9 that the company will be expanding its coverage of the European Egg Market. Urner Barry is proud to welcome accomplished commodity analyst, Benjamin Leveau, to help facilitate this expansion.
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Michael Foods fire, boil water order costs $3.5 million

Financial impact of two Michael Foods incidents revealed as parent company Post Holdings releases quarterly results
Post Holdings, reported that a Michael Foods plant fire and a boil water order for the town of where another Michael Foods plant operates had a $3.5 million impact on the company.
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The conventual origins of egg products

In the 18th century, the extinction of religious orders in Portugal was decreed, and both nuns and friars found themselves in need of cash, so they sold egg yolk sweets.
I found a curious anecdote about the use of egg whites and egg yolks in Portuguese convents that could perhaps be some of the "modern" origins of these two egg products.
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Egg sexing recognized at Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards

Compassion in World Farming’s annual awards ceremony saw poultry companies big and small recognized for improving poultry welfare.
Compassion in World Farming’s Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards recognized chicken and egg producers across the globe for efforts to raise animal production practices.
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Cal-Maine Foods net income, net sales up

Egg company rebounds from a net loss from fiscal year 2017
After experiencing a net loss one year ago, Cal-Maine Foods reported a return to profitability during the most recent quarter.
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Hy-Line distributor opens world’s largest hatchery

Huayu International Poultry Incubation Center has a production capacity of 60 million female commercial chicks annually.
Hy-Line International recently celebrated the grand opening of the world’s largest layer hatchery by Huayu Agricultural Technology Co. Ltd., named the Huayu International Poultry Incubation Center.
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