Meet U.S. Egg Farmers

UEP farmers are members of family-owned egg farms throughout the United States, many led by multiple generations. They proudly represent about 90 percent of all egg production in the U.S and are committed to providing excellent care for their hens, while producing safe, high-quality eggs.   Sam Krouse “It’s a very exciting, dynamic time to […]

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Keeping Hens Safe, Warm and Healthy in Harsh Weather

Amid blizzards, thunderstorms and other extreme weather, how do farmers keep their animals safe, warm and healthy? Safety authorities advise staying us to stay out of harsh weather by staying indoors as much as possible. That’s good advice for animals and is one of the many reasons that egg-laying hens are kept indoors. Years ago, […]

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Continuing the Family Legacy

Mike West California Egg Farmer West views hen welfare and egg safety as his responsibility which “starts with the people in our hen houses.” Owned and operated for more than a century, JS West is all about family. Currently managed by 3rd and 4th generation family members, the organization’s 280-plus employees are considered extended family. […]

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