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...

The coalition for a sustainable egg supply

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.

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...

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 resources...

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