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Do you prefer brown eggs or white eggs?

Consumer preference for brown or white egg varies from country to country, but even within countries, regional preferences have emerged.

There is no difference in the nutritional value of brown and white eggs, so why do consumers prefer one over the other? 


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State-of-the-art hatchery inaugurated in southeastern Vietnam

Last week, the official inauguration took place of a large modern poultry hatchery in Tay Ninh province by the Bel Ga Joint Stock Company.

Southeastern Vietnam’s latest hatchery has an initial annual production capacity of more than 19 million chicks — for both the meat and egg sectors. In its second phase, this will rise to 38.4 million.


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China’s 6 broiler breeding requirements, 9 welfare standards

President of Beijing Huadu Yukou Poultry Industry Co. highlights expectations in China
Sun Hao, president of Beijing Huadu Yukou Poultry Industry Co., Ltd., said there are six broiler breeding requirements and nine poultry welfare standards that the Chinese poultry industry must meet in the modern era.
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