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Alphabetized 22 February 2004
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All About Eggs - (for kids)
- a very extensive egg educational website for teachers, parents and pupils from the British Egg Information Service.  Four stages of learning that can be used in class or at home.  Even an online Egg Game.
Anatomy and the Chick Embryonic Disk
- Univ of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Avian Egg, The
Excellent document that covers it all.
- Ohio State Univ
Causes of Poor Pigmentation in Dark Shelled Eggs
- Univ of Florida
Chickens and Eggs in the Economy
- Univ of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Chicken Egg Trivia
What determines egg shell and internal egg coloration
- Univ of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Concepts of Eggshell Quality
- Univ of Florida
Controlling Humidity and Hatching Egg Moisture Loss in Winter
(This topic is halfway down this page)
- Univ of Georgia
Culling Hens
A guide for identifying poor egg producing hens in a flock so productive efficiency can be improved by their removal.
- Mississippi State Univ
Designer and Specialty Eggs
- Univ of California, Davis
Designing Eggs for Better Nutrition
- Texas A&M Univ (PDF)
Egg Candling and Break Out Analysis for Hatchery Quality Assurance & Analysis of Poor Hatches
- Univ of California, Davis
Egg Binding
How to tell if your hen is egg bound and what to do about it.
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Egg Cleaning Procedures for the Household Flock
- Univ of Nebraska

Egg Eating by Chickens
- Univ of Florida
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Egg Eating by Chickens - Prevention of
- Virginia Tech
Egg Eating by Chickens - Causes and Prevention
- Mississippi State Univ
The Egg: Understanding its Structure and Preserving its Quality
- Univ of California, Davis
Egg Preparation Demonstration Contest Information
A manual for 4-H contestants preparing for the Egg Preparation Demonstration Contest. Included are suggestions for improving presentations and visual aids.
- Mississippi State Univ
Egg Specific Gravity - Designing a Monitoring Program
- Palm Beach Poultry Fancier's Assn - data from Univ of FL
Eggs And Cholesterol
- Univ of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Eggs (A Meat Substitute)
- Washington State Univ
Enjoy Easter Eggs Safely
- Texas A&M Univ (PDF 616K)
Evaluating Egg Production Hens
- Univ of Minnesota
Factors Causing Poor Pigmentation of Brown-shelled Eggs
- Univ of Florida
Food Spoilage and You
- Univ of Georgia
Free-Range Eggs
- NSW (Australia) Agriculture
Back to Top Getting Started in the Egg Business
- Univ of California, Davis

Gentler Hens for Poultry Production
A team of Agricultural Research Service and Purdue University animal scientists and behavioralists at West Lafayette, Ind., is working on improvements in humane treatment of poultry, while keeping the business bottom line in mind.
- USDA (12/2003)

Good Management Practices for Salmonella Risk Reduction in the Production of Table Eggs
- Univ of Minnesota
Guidelines for Prospective Contract Hatching Egg Producers (HTML)
- Univ of Georgia
Guidelines for Prospective Contract Hatching Egg Producers (PDF)
- Univ of Georgia
Handling Eggs Before Incubation
- Univ of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Hatching Eggs in the Classroom
- Texas A&M Univ (PDF-153K)
Hatching Egg Sanitation
- Univ of Florida
How a Chicken Lays an Egg
- with diagrams and drawings. Very interesting for the novice. from the Palm Beach Poultry Fancier's Assn.
Importance of Laying Eggs with Large End Up
- North Carolina State Univ
Induced Molting as a Management Tool
- North Carolina State Univ
Induced Molting of Commercial Layers
- North Carolina State Univ
Infection Bronchitis and its Effect on Egg Production and Egg Quality
- Univ of Florida
Interior Quality of Eggs - USDA Poster
Recommended Standards for Scoring the Quality of Broken Out Eggs - Compares eggs graded AA to B
- Oklahoma State Univ (1982)

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Keys to Successful Induced Molting of Leghorn-type Hens
- Virginia Tech

Light Intensity Measurements in Poultry Houses
- Univ of North Carolina
Lighting for Poultry
- NSW (Australia) Agriculture
Maintaining Egg Quality Through Processing and Distribution
- Texas A&M Univ (PDF)
Management Requirements for Laying Flocks
- Virginia Tech

Managing Roosters for Hatchability
(halfway down the linked page) (PDF Version)
- Univ of Georgia
Omelet Event, The
- Texas A&M Univ (PDF)
Only Good Broiler Breeder Egg is a Fertilized Egg  (Click here for PDF Version
- Mississippi State Univ
Packing Eggs on the Farm for Direct Sales
- Kansas State Univ (PDF)
Preventing Bacterial Contamination, Medication and Other Chemical Residues in Poultry, Meat and Eggs
- Univ of Nebraska
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Preventing Food Poisoning and Food Infection
- Univ of Georgia
Proper Handling of Eggs: From Hen to Consumption
- Virginia Tech
Researcher Showing Value of Economics in Poultry Production
- Auburn Univ
Salmonella and Poultry
- Oklahoma State Univ (PDF 108k)
Salmonella Can Cause Poorer Eggshell Quality
A decrease in eggshell quality is a trait that may be used to detect chickens infected with Salmonella, according to USDA Agricultural Research Service scientists.
- USDA
Agricultural Research Service

Selection and Care of Hatching Eggs
- Ohio State Univ
Shell Egg Information
General discussion of egg nutrition, types or eggs, organic eggs.
- Univ of California, Davis
Some Consumer Concerns About Eggs
- Univ of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Structure of the Egg, The
- Univ of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Take a Look Inside - How a Chicken Lays an Egg
- Univ of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Why Have My Hens Stopped Laying?
- Virginia Tech
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EGGS AND EGG PRODUCTION WEBSITES
US Poultry & Egg Association
- Represents producers and processors of poultry products. Covers membership, research and seminars with a staff and affiliate directory.

American Egg Board
- Everything you ever wanted to know about "The Incredible Edible Egg" and then some...
International Egg Commission
- Contains egg industry news, marketing reports, recipes and more
United Egg Producers
- The U.S. Egg Industry, producer info, statistics, food safety programs and more.
USA Poultry and Egg Export Council
- A non-profit, industry sponsored trade organization dedicated to increasing exports of U.S. Poultry and egg food products in all foreign markets.
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Egg Nutrition Center
- For egg lovers, egg producers and processors, nutritionists and health care professionals and anyone who wants to know more about eggs and good nutrition.
Canadian Egg Marketing Agency
- Eggology explained. Love cooking with eggs? All you need to know about proteins, vitamins, minerals, fat, cholesterol.  Eggs are fun and educating. Internet Egg Book.  Eggtivities.
Manitoba Egg Producers
- About the organization, nutrition info, producer info, hen to home survey, promotions and more.
Kronagg
- A producers' cooperative owned by approximately 300 Swedish egg farmers.  Sweden's largest egg marketing company.
Ex-Trade
- Membership provides a really up-to-the-minute account of the egg market situation and a real picture of what eggs of a given quality are worth at a given time.
Instituto de Estudios del Huevo
- The Spanish Egg Studies Institute (in Spanish Only)
Ontario Egg Producers
- An interactive meal planner for egg lovers.  Basic cooking tips. A photo trip through an egg barn and grading station.
European Egg Producers Associations
- Uniting the most important egg product manufacturers in the European Union, with direct links to each of the members.
Framptons Ltd
- One of the leading egg processing companies in the UK.
Savano Engineering A/S
World's largest manufacturer of egg processing machines
WATT NET - Poultry Information Network
Comprehensive website for the poultry and egg producer. Market data, much advertising, research, poultry and other agricultural news stories updated daily. Poultry Business Management - from Farm to Table. Updated 11/23/03
REQUIRES REGISTRATION TO USE SITE
Urner-Barry Global Connection
- serving the food industry since 1858.  Marketing organization providing timely, unbiased market conditions for the poultry, egg, dairy, meat and seafood industries.
Egg Clearinghouse Inc
- A nationally recognized clearinghouse for egg producers and buyers to provide their procurement or marketing needs.
Georgia Egg Commission
- The Georgia Egg Commission was begun on July 1, 1961 through a Legislative Act initiated by Georgia's egg producers for the purpose of promotion, education, and research. 
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USDA - Economics and Statistics Division - Egg Products
- Annual Reports with statistics on egg production.
Egg Land's Best
- Commercial Egg Producer and distributor.  Site has lots of info about nutrition, cholesterol, and plenty of recipes. You can even submit your favorite recipe.
North Carolina Egg Association
- recipes, event calendar, picnic ideas, activities, even Easter egg decorating ideas.
British Egg Information Service
- latest egg news, nutrition info, facts about egg production, sizing, packing, and the eggstraordinary.  Also egg safety, recipes, order free egg info leaflets.
MST Egg Quality and Performance
Manufacturers of egg cleaning equipment

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