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Carrefour Introduces a Method for Avoiding Male Chicks to Be Culled
As part of its food transition plan, Carrefour and Loué have entered into a partnership to produce and sell eggs laid by chickens produced using a spectrophotometric in-ovo sexing technique. Consumers will be able to purchase the products from 1 May.
This is another step forward for animal welfare, and Carrefour is involving players across the sector in identifying and developing the best in-ovo sexing techniques in France. As soon as a concerted solution that can be industrialized has been identified, Carrefour will commit to...
ANALYSIS: Cage-Free Production Declines for First Time Since USDA Began Tracking Data
The number of cage-free laying hens in the U.S. dropped by 1.2 million head in January, marking the first time since August of 2016, when the USDA began tracking cage-free production, that the national cage-free flock has...
ANALYSIS: US Table-Laying Hen Flock Climbs to Near-Record Level
U.S. egg production totaled 9.8 billion during December 2019, up 4% from last year, according to the USDA’s monthly Chicken and Eggs report released this week. The number of hens laying table or market type eggs rose to...
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Egg Production Assets of Mahard Egg Farm
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. today announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of certain assets of Mahard Egg Farm, relating to its commercial shell egg production, processing, distribution and sale of shell eggs business. The acquired assets include commercial shell egg production and processing facilities with current capacity for approximately 3.9 million laying hens and permitted capacity for up to 8.0 million laying hens, a feed mill, pullets and related production facilities located in Chillicothe, Texas, and Nebo, Oklahoma, and a distribution warehouse located in Gordonville, Texas.
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. is primarily engaged in the production, grading, packing and sale of fresh shell eggs, including...
Sparboe Companies Announces the Sale of its New Hampton, Iowa Plant to Deb El Food Products
Sparboe Companies is pleased to announce the sale of its New Hampton, Iowa plant to Deb El Food Products. Deb El will continue to operate the New Hampton plant, which produces liquid, frozen and dried egg products. Sparboe’s shell egg division, Sparboe Farms, will continue to operate their shell egg facilities in Minnesota, Iowa and Colorado and is not part of the sales agreement.
Beth Schnell, Sparboe CEO says of the agreement “We would like to thank all of our employees in New Hampton for the years of dedication and hard work and wish them the best under new leadership. We are pleased to have partnered with another family owned company in this transaction and look forward to Deb El’s success in New Hampton. Proudly celebrating our 65th anniversary, Sparboe will continue to focus on...
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