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This member gave a presentation on January 23, 2023
At the following event:
IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo 2023
News published on August 4, 2022
Back in 2019, Shell Egg Academy (SEA) was born out of conversations with egg companies about the training and education needs they have for their managers and employees. Together with a planning team from various egg companies, academia and regulatory agency folks, we have learned a lot about how to structure our courses. It is our commitment that SEA continues to be the place to get up to speed ...
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News published on July 8, 2022
Join us virtually the week of August 15, 2022 for the Shell Egg Academy (SEA), which will provide interactive class sessions on egg quality and food safety for farmers and egg companies producing and processing table eggs. Sessions will be held on Zoom. Virtual SEA will provide online learning from experts around the U.S. with the focus on egg quality information and an interactive experience t ...
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Article published the July 6, 2022
INTRODUCTIONFootpad dermatitis (FPD) is present in many different types of broiler production systems. In 1 study, Pagazaurtundua and Warriss (2006) estimated prevalence of FPD ranged from 9.6 to 98.1% depending on the housing system used. This common issue has a large impact on growers because the presence of FPD is associated with decreased live weight and leg meat yield and increased carcass co ...
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News published on March 28, 2022
Story by Jillian Ellison Just over one third of the United States egg laying industry currently produces in cage-free environments, while companies pledge to use more ethically sourced ingredients in their production processes. Keeping up with the increasing demand requires changing hen housing facilities. But to maintain production volumes, the hens must be comfortable and content, Darrin Karch ...
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Video published on March 25, 2022
Darrin Karcher (Purdue University) talks to Sam Shafer (PSA) about consumer demands, poultry welfare, and changes in the industry. Let's Squawk About It is a monthly interview segment by the Poultry Science Association.
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This member gave a presentation on July 22, 2021
At the following event:
Virtual 2021 PSA Annual Meeting
Video published on June 6, 2019
Darrin Karcher (Purdue University) discussed the minimum stocking density in this system to achieve sufficient production and welfare conditions -including feather coverage-, during an interview at the Multi-State Poultry Feeding and Nutrition Conference and Silvateam's Technical Symposium in Indianapolis, USA.
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Video published on June 6, 2019
Darrin Karcher (Purdue University) explained this measure that can be taken during a disease outbreak to avoid depopulation and maintain production, in an interview during the Multi-State Poultry Feeding and Nutrition Conference and Silvateam's Technical Symposium in Indianapolis, USA.
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This member gave a presentation on February 11, 2019
At the following event:
IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo 2019
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Location:West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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