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US Rite Aid shortens cage-free commitment by three years

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 29 July 2022 19:26. U.S. pharmacy retailer Rite Aid has shortened its 100% cage-free egg sourcing timeline in its grocery department to year-end 2022.

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Updated layer welfare training video series now offered

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 27 July 2022 00:03. A laying hen welfare training video series created to educate farm employees on the best practices for everyday animal care has been updated to a modern learning management system by United Egg Producers for its UEP Certified program.

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Leading sustainability discussions with proactive action

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 22 July 2022 17:41. The interest in sustainability continues to grow and industry bodies are playing a particularly important role in keeping the discussion on track.

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Latin America’s 2021 growth restricted to broiler sector

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 22 July 2022 17:32. While Latin America’s broiler producers may have managed to grow last year, the region’s egg producers were not so lucky.

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OIE becomes WOAH!

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 22 July 2022 17:19. The World Organization for Animal Health has finally dropped its legacy acronym, adopting the contraction WOAH.

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Egg-Tech Prize opens Phase II to end male chick culling

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 22 July 2022 15:16. Applications are now being accepted for the final stage of the two-part international Egg-Tech Prize competition to end male-chick culling.

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How to optimize egg storage at the hatchery

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 22 July 2022 06:00. Learn what must be done and what should be avoided during egg storage in the hatchery. 

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US Cal-Maine’s Q4 net sales up nearly 70% versus 2021’s

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 21 July 2022 14:30. Egg producer Cal-Maine Foods saw significantly higher selling prices and record quarterly specialty shell egg sales in its fourth quarter fiscal 2022.

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Clarity offered on US egg industry emissions research

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 19 July 2022 20:49. To help US egg producers understand the US Environmental Protection Agency’s report on how specific inputs affect the industry’s annual emissions output, Iowa State University’s Egg Industry Center (EIC) has published a technical summary.

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France’s LDC looks to gain Avril’s egg division Matines

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 19 July 2022 20:14. French agri-food company LDC Group is working to acquire egg production business Matines, one of the largest egg businesses in France, from agro-industrial company Avril Group.

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