The coalition for a sustainable egg supply: what do the results mean for the...

The CSES is a multi-stakeholder group led by McDonald’s, Cargill, Michigan State University, University of California-Davis, and the American Humane Association, with the American Veterinary Medical Association, the USDA Agricultural Research Service, and the Environmental Defense Fund serving as advisors.

Guidelines to correct incubation programs

Every hatchery complex operates in a specific situation, which differs from any other. So, its incubation programs must be specific as well, in order to correspond to local conditions.

Body weight at point of lay and the ultra-structural properties of eggshells

Ultra-structural studies have demonstrated that the eggshell is comprised of morphological distinct calcified layers with the mammillary layer being the “foundation” of the eggshell....

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 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...

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 Academy On farm trays are important. On breeder farms eggs are traditionally collected in paper or plastic...

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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Neural regulation of broodiness in turkeys

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