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Poultry meat and egg production in Brazil

Brazil is one of the leading countries in the global poultry industry, not only in production, but also in trade with poultry products. In...

Poland – Growing importance of egg exports

About ten years after the collapse of the USSR and COMECON and the implementation of a new political and economic system a new phase...

Challenges in longer laying cycle. Stabilizing egg quality

In the past 50 years, selection, initially at the breed level and then using quantitative genetics coupled with a sophisticated breeding pyramid, has resulted...

Challenges in longer laying cycle. Stabilizing egg quality

In the past 50 years, selection, initially at the breed level and then using quantitative genetics coupled with a sophisticated breeding pyramid, has resulted...

Great Britain changing lanes: barn or free-range egg production?

Great Britain is currently experiencing many changes, political and others. One of them specifically concerns egg production in the country. In addition to the...

Selection for persistency and profitability in layers

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Preisinger, Chief Technical Officer at the EW Group, held a presentation on the selection of Lohmann’s layer lines for the traits...

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...

Bábolna Tetra celebrated its 50th anniversary

Bábolna Tetra has started its layer breeding activity in the 1960’s, supported by the 228 years history and knowledge of animal breeding in Bábolna,...

A vision of the future of egg processing

Taking place on Thursday 14th September, the presentation by Dr Fabien De Meester, will reveal the revolutionary potential of eggs and egg processing to...

Laying hen nutrition for optimizing egg production and quality

Hen nutrition is important; during the initial period of pullet rearing (<45 days of age), small particle size obtained by grinding of main cereals...

China – Stagnation in broiler meat and egg production

In 2014, China contributed 26.3 % to global egg production and 16.7 % to poultry meat production. But in the last 2 years, a...

Salmonella Typhimurium infection in laying hens

Salmonella is a major zoonotic foodborne pathogen causing gastric illness worldwide. Egg or egg product related Salmonella poisoning is a major concern for the egg industry. Salmonella Typhimurium (S. Typhimurium) is the most frequently reported serovar in egg related food poisoning outbreaks in Australia

Aviagen launches New Global Parent Stock Nutrition specifications

Aviagen has launched an updated version of its global Parent Stock (PS) Nutrition Specifications for Arbor Acres, Indian River and Ross brands. The updated nutrient values provided in the new recommendations are finely tuned to satisfy the bird’s current needs for maintenance, growth and production of eggs.

Managing commercial layers for a single lay cycle

The rearing phase of a laying hen’s life is essential to achieve the maximum genetic potential. Uniform pullets meeting target body weights will have the frame and bone structure necessary to produce large numbers of high quality eggs.

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

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.

Nebraska, USA, welcomes major investment by Hendrix Genetics

Hendrix Genetics recently announced a landmark investment in Grand Island, Nebraska (USA). The hatchery will become the focal point for egg producers in that part of the US and it will be capable of hatching 24 million egg laying chickens per year.

The 5th Rondeel opens its gates

The Vencomatic Rondeel® housing concept has been developed in cooperation with the University of Wageningen and the Animal Protection Service, and is therefore ideal for a sustainable production of table eggs.