In the January 2021 issue of WATT Global Media’s Egg Industry publication, their annual survey results were announced.
Rodents have persistently challenged farmers throughout the ages, stealing grain, fouling premises with excrement, and causing destruction to infrastructure and environments.
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The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) recently reported that more than 100,000 farm animals perished in barn fires in 2020 – more than triple the number said for 2019. Since 2017, on-farm fires have taken the lives of 3.7 million farm animals in the U.S., with the vast majority of them egg-laying hens.
The National Pork Board has launched a new tool to help the pork industry respond efficiently and effectively in case of a foreign animal disease outbreak.
As we welcome in 2021, we find the U.S. egg industry approximately five years into a ten-year transition toward cage-free egg production. Already, one-quarter of the U.S. laying hen flock has been transitioned to cage-free housing. But there is so much more to do.
Are you wrapping those Christmas gifts? How about your "egg-stra" special gifts? Maybe it's a clever kitchen gadget – the kind that helps you make the perfect muffin-ready breakfast egg.
Sustainability has been the "word du jour" for some time. Still, it can have several meanings – depending on the industry – whether it's heavy manufacturing or agriculture – and then further defined by different agriculture sectors.
Watch the orange line. Just looking at the chart below, you can easily see when the major holidays are throughout the year – at least those holidays that involve baking and decorating with eggs.