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Ovostar Reports Operational Results for the First Half of 2020
Ovostar Union Public Company Limited, a vertically integrated holding company, one of the leading egg and egg products producer in Ukraine, announced its operational results for the six months ended 30 June 2020.
As of 30 June 2020 the Company’s total flock equaled 8.24 mln hens, including 6.91 laying hens (30 June 2019: 7.56 and 6.51 mln hens respectively).
The volume of eggs produced in H1 2020 was 793 mln demonstarting 1% increase YoY (H1 2019: 782 mln). In the reporting period the sales volume in the egg segment totaled...
ANALYSIS: Shell Egg Prices Come Under Pressure as Retail Demand Slips, Supplies Mount
U.S. shell egg prices are coming under pressure once again as retail demand begins to ease and supplies become increasingly available. After holding steady for...
ANALYSIS: Shell-Egg Prices Jump to Three-Month High Amid Coronavirus Fears, Production Cuts
U.S. shell egg prices jumped to a three-month high yesterday amid reduced outputs and a surge in retail demand, spurred – at least in part – by fears related to...
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...
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