The cute-egg project

The cute-egg project is a study, which aims to quantify and improve the quality of the eggshell cuticle Commercial poultry production relies on the artificial...

Effects of different conditions of storage on egg components and blastodermal quality and high...

Egg quality is a general term that relates to various standards that are imposed on eggs. This quality usually embraces a range of quality...

About the U.S. Egg Industry

United States table egg production totalled 7.55 billion during April 2017.1 Table egg flock size on May 1, 2017, was 313 million layers. Rate of...

The effect of nutrient profiles in egg yolk on embryonic survival ability in laying...

About 8% of chicken embryos die before hatching each year; the value is much higher in turkeys. Embryonic viability is influenced by a series...

On farm trays: a smart idea?

Gerd de Lange, senior poultry specialist, Pas Reform AcademyOn farm trays are important. On breeder farms eggs are traditionally collected in paper or plastic...

Research Demonstrates the Importance of Eggshell Cuticle Plugs

USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announced the completion of a funded research project at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada, in which researchers...

Presence of Salmonella in different housing systems

A significant proportion of human illnesses caused by Salmonella are linked to the consumption of contaminated eggs.In response, substantial government and private industry...

Neural regulation of broodiness in turkeys

Egg production in turkeys is regulated by photoperiod. Long days stimulate egg production, followed by broodiness and a photorefractory stage in which long days...

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