Egg Farmers Care for the Environment
January 12, 2018

Egg farmers work hard to care for their hens and care for the environment.  Over the last 50 years, advancements in egg farming have led to healthier hens and a reduced environment footprint.   Hens are living longer due to improved nutrition, disease control, and housing while producing 27% more eggs than in 1960! Farmers continue

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Turkey, Stuffing and Eggs- A Thanksgiving Feast
November 17, 2017

When most people think about Thanksgiving dinner, the first things that come to mind are turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie. Eggs may not be top of mind, but they can be an unheralded but important part of a great Thanksgiving dinner. The American Egg Board has several recipes using eggs, including this one

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See how egg farmers assure hen health and disease prevention
November 5, 2017

Biosecurity reflects a variety of measures and best practices relied on by U.S. egg farmers to assure hens are healthy and to prevent disease from entering egg farms. Egg farmers have put an array of biosecurity protocols in place on their farms; from limiting visitors and setting up perimeter zones to monitoring flock health and

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Floating eggs: a bad egg, or just buoyant?
October 25, 2017

You may have noticed some eggs float in fresh water, while others don’t and have wondered what this means for egg quality.  While it’s been said that means the eggs have gone bad and should be thrown out, a floating egg does not necessarily equal a bad egg. Eggs have an air cell that becomes

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