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Former Egg Producer of the Year dies

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 28 April 2017 00:48. Claude Thomas Silva Jr., 91, died April 20, 2017, in Turlock, California. Silva was born in San Lorenzo, California, on June 24, 1925, to Claude T. and Olive Silva, the first of four children. At age 17, he joined the Navy and served in the […]

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14 biosecurity principles to prevent poultry disease spread

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 26 April 2017 21:10. There are 14 biosecurity principles and management practices that will prevent the introduction and spread of infectious diseases on poultry farms. Dr. Elena Behnke, veterinary coordinator for the National Poultry Improvement Plan at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS), […]

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Mexican breakfast with eggs seems to be going away

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 26 April 2017 06:00. Mexicans have had the good custom of eating eggs for breakfast every day and the country’s per-capita egg consumption is a bit more than an egg a day. But, could there be changes down the road? Benjamín Ruiz A news item was just published in […]

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Cargill expanding cooked egg facility in Iowa

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 25 April 2017 06:00. Bjarte Kvinge Tvedt, Freeimages.com Ground has been broken for a $12 million, 11,700-square-foot, expansion at Cargill’s innovative cooked egg facility in Mason City, Iowa, resulting in 44 jobs being added to the more than 250 existing positions. The popularity of the products made at the […]

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VIV Turkey creates international network platform

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 25 April 2017 06:00. TTstudio, Bigstockphoto.com VIV Turkey, which will be held July 6-8, 2017, in Istanbul, is recognized as the sole international poultry trade fair of Turkey. VIV’s Feed to Meat concept covers the entire animal protein chain, from primary production to finished products. VIV Turkey represents all […]

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Taiwan tackles food safety issue in eggs

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 25 April 2017 06:00. The Council of Agriculture in Taiwan has imposed a number of measures to protect public health after eggs from one wholesaler were found to be contaminated with dioxin. Focus Taiwan reports that, at 5.2pg/g, the eggs contained more than twice the maximum legal limit of […]

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Layer keel bone fractures can result from perch collisions

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 21 April 2017 18:58. A new research study shows the majority of keel bone damage originates from collisions with perches inside the layer house. Dr. Maja Makagon, assistant professor of applied animal behavior at University of California, Davis’ Department of Animal Science, discussed the results of a study conducted […]

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Activist video targets Morning Fresh Farms, Sprouts

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 21 April 2017 06:00. Philipp Pilz, Freeimages.com From WATTAgNet: Animal Rights Group Direct Action Everywhere has circulated a video that challenges the humane conditions of layers at a Morning Fresh Farms facility, which produces eggs to be sold at Sprouts Farmers Markets. The video is claimed to have been […]

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Social media is key to rebranding egg farming

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 20 April 2017 15:17. Egg farming needs a new brand, and social media is the place to promote it, according to Hinda Mitchell of Inspire PR Group, who spoke Thursday at the Egg Industry Center Issues Forum in Columbus, Ohio. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat and LinkedIn are the […]

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India egg group refutes claims of plastic eggs in market

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 20 April 2017 06:00. From WATTAgNet: Egg purchases and consumption in India has dropped in recent days as a result of rumors that plastic eggs from China have been infiltrated into the Indian egg market. India’s National Egg Coordination Committee (NECC) asserts that those claims are false. According to […]

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