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ALPHA initiative celebrates five years of success in Africa

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 24 August 2022 06:00. A five-year project in Sub-Saharan Africa has laid solid foundations for increasing farmer knowledge, improving disease control and raising livelihoods.

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Poultry farms need structural and procedural biosecurity

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 16 August 2022 15:39. The importance of implementing structural and procedural biosecurity measures to prevent disease introduction from all possible directions was discussed by Dr. Geoffrey Lossie during the 2022 Virtual Shell Egg Academy.

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US Herbruck’s finishes Blue Springs Egg Farm construction

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 12 August 2022 20:15. Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch celebrated the completion of its Blue Springs Egg Farm with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house event on August 11, 2022.

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Clarification given about outside areas in FDA’s egg rule

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 12 August 2022 20:03. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final guidance concerning shell egg layer access to outdoor areas.

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US Vital Farms hits record Q2 net revenue, income is down

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 5 August 2022 19:27. Egg producer Vital Farms reported a net revenue increase of 37.4% to $82.9 million in its second quarter 2022 financial results, published on August 4, 2022.

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One death, seven hospitalized in US Hillandale collapse

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 2 August 2022 19:00. A Hillandale Farms’ layer barn collapse trapped eight contract workers and caused one fatality on Friday, July 29, 2022.

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US Hillandale Farms selects new Chief Executive Officer

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 2 August 2022 17:25. Kevin Jackson has been appointed to be egg producer Hillandale Farms’ new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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Veggie burgers have nearly four times the sodium of eggs

© WATTAgNet.com – posted first on wattagnet.com on 29 July 2022 19:37. Veggie burgers have become a staple in many vegan diets; however, you may want to look for an alternative option if you are concerned about your sodium intake.

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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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