New edition of Egg Industry magazine is now available. In July 2014 issue, you can read latest news related to egg production, current issues, trends, egg processing, egg marketing, personalities and emerging technology in this issue. Here are featured articles for this month.
Is there a genetic solution for the male layer chick dilemma?
Some European countries are banning euthanasia of layer cockerels at hatch, and this leaves egg producers looking for alternatives
Producers working toward 500 eggs at 100 weeks of age
A group of egg producers, veterinarians and nutritionists discussed what it will take for non-molted flocks to economically stay in production until 100 weeks of age.
Reducing feather pecking in non-cage-laying flocks
Beak trimming, lighting control are common methods to reduce injurious pecking, but there are many other ways to reduce this behavior in non-cage flocks.
Egg output higher in lower-density enriched colonies
Research with white layers shows a slight improvement in egg production for hens provided 116 square inches or more of space in enriched colony cages.
Mash or crumbled feed for layers?
With half the world feeding mash feed to layers, and the other half feeding crumbles, which feed form is better than the other, and why?
Geographic Eligibility: USA, Canada, Mexico, Selected International
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