Egg Farms Make Progress Toward Recovery And Repopulation After Avian Influenza

Recovery is underway for the U.S. egg farming community after the devastating outbreak of avian influenza (AI) this spring. While repopulation of flocks on affected Midwestern egg farms continues, egg farmers across the nation are also increasing biosecurity measures and preparing for the possible return of the virus during the fall migratory season. “Egg farmers […]

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Egg Farmers Grateful for Support During Avian Influenza Crisis

As a farmer cooperative, United Egg Producers (UEP) is the voice of egg farmers who independently produce more than 90 percent of all eggs in the U.S. Today, we use that voice to say thank you to the thousands of people who have supported egg farmers during the worst crisis in our history. The past […]

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Questions about Avian Influenza on Egg Farms?

This spring, the U.S. egg community has experienced the worst crisis in its history – the devastating and rapid spread of Avian Influenza (AI). Egg farmers understand and share the public’s questions and concern about this disease. What is avian influenza? Avian influenza (AI), a virus commonly known as the “bird flu,” is an infectious […]

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