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HatchCare enters United Kingdom with Annyalla Chicks

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 25 October 2017 22:18. HatchTech continues the global roll-out of HatchCare by constructing a new turnkey hatchery for Annyalla Chicks in Boston, United Kingdom. The UK is the 10th country in which this Hatcher with light, feed and water will be implemented. Annyalla Chicks currently runs independent hatchery operations […]

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Nutriad sponsors FENAVI Congress Colombia

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 25 October 2017 21:46. The responsible use of antimicrobials in poultry production was the main theme of the “Encuentro Avicola de Pacifico” that recently took place in Cali, Colombia. The congress addressed trends in the global poultry and egg market; sustainable production methods and the future of poultry production. […]

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Cooperation Vencomatic Group BV and COBOT Automation

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 25 October 2017 21:42. Vencomatic Group BV and COBOT Automation have decided to work together for the sale of the M’eggbot. This COBOT automatic palletizer complements Vencomatic Group sales program. With the extensive dealer network of Vencomatic Group, global coverage is achieved. The sale of the M’eggbot in the […]

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Salmonella alert for Israeli egg farm

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 25 October 2017 18:01. Following confirmation of a dangerous form of Salmonella bacteria, consumers in Israel and Palestine have been warned to dispose of any eggs from one affected farm. The warning was issued by Israel’s health ministry after lab tests revealed Salmonella enteritidis in eggs from Yesh Maof […]

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United Egg Producers honors leaders at annual meeting

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 25 October 2017 08:01. At United Egg Producers’ (UEP) annual executive conference, held in Nashville, TN, the organization celebrated three individuals who have made a lasting impact on the U.S. egg farming community. Egg industry leaders, Tom Hebert of Washington, DC; Ron Truex of Warsaw, IN; and Cliff Lillywhite […]

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A cage-free egg pledge needs commitment to transparency

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 24 October 2017 20:22. Michal Wargen, Freeimages.com With a major shift to cage-free eggs transforming the market, it is inevitable that questions will arise concerning the pace of this shift and effectively marrying supply with demand. Some of these concerns have been recently voiced on WATTAgNet. To address these […]

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Look to science to set welfare policy for organic hens

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 23 October 2017 19:04. Photo courtesy of Eggs “R” Us Inc. I am a retired research scientist from the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Athens, Georgia. During my time with ARS, I conducted a wide range of research on egg-laying hens, primarily examining the effect of stress on […]

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Avian flu leads South Africa to consider egg imports

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 22 October 2017 20:28. Since highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) arrived in South Africa in June, an estimated 15 percent of the country’s layer flock has succumbed to the disease, and the authorities are considering the need for future egg imports. Italy has also reported new outbreaks of HPAI […]

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Egg farm hit by fire expects return to full capacity in 2018

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 20 October 2017 20:31. Eduardo Mota Silva, Freeimages.com From WATTAgNet: Cleanup and debris removal is taking place at an Indiana egg farm that lost several buildings and more than a million hens in an October 2 fire. The fire occurred at the Hi-Grade Egg Producers facility near North Manchester, […]

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Michael Foods egg-washing facility fined

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 20 October 2017 16:28. Michael Foods’ M.G. Waldbaum Company has agreed to pay a $32,900 penalty for wastewater violations at its egg-washing facility in Le Sueur, Minnesota, as part of an enforcement action by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). The facility, which is used to wash freshly laid […]

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