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Cage-free transition financially and logistically impossible

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 29 July 2020 17:25. In the last four years 229 grocery stores and food companies have made public statements to transition to 100% cage-free eggs by a set future date.

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Trace minerals could improve broiler breeder productivity

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 24 July 2020 06:00. Trace mineral supplementation is one way to help improve broiler breeder weight gain, feed conversion egg shell and chick quality, hatchability, overall immunity and other productivity measures.

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COVID-19 boosts Cal-Maine egg sales in fourth quarter

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 21 July 2020 06:00. Cal-Maine Foods reported a significant increase in sales for the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to the same time period the year before. The results for the quarter, which ended May 30, and the fiscal year 2020, were released on July 20.

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Lawsuit accuses Dutt & Wagner accused of egg price gouging

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 16 July 2020 18:09. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed a lawsuit against Dutt & Wagner, accusing the Virginia egg producer of price gouging.

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Lawsuit accuses Dutt & Wagner of egg price gouging

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 16 July 2020 18:09. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed a lawsuit against Dutt & Wagner, accusing the Virginia egg producer of price gouging.

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Dietary Guidelines committee recommends eggs as first food

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 16 July 2020 17:52. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans Advisory Committee today issued recommendations for children 24 months and younger, and for the first time, specifically recommended eggs as an important first food for infants and toddlers, as well as for pregnant and lactating women.

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Free-range egg company Vital Farms files for IPO

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 10 July 2020 16:45. Free-range egg producer Vital Farms has filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) related to a proposed initial public offering.

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Pasture-raised egg company Vital Farms files for IPO

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 10 July 2020 16:45. Pasture-raised egg producer Vital Farms has filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) related to a proposed initial public offering.

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Does the poultry industry ‘grow’ with overcrowding and rats?

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 8 July 2020 14:00. “The poultry industry in Mexico grows amid overcrowding and rats” is the title of an unfortunate article in the “Science and Health” section published last week by Milenio, a well-known Mexican media outlet.

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Colorado lawmakers: We didn’t want cage-free egg law

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 7 July 2020 18:00. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis last week signed a bill into law that will eventually require all eggs produced and sold in the state to come from cage-free laying systems.

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