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Continuing the Family Legacy

November 22, 2019

Mike WestCalifornia 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 ...


Egg Farming Takes Sacrifice, Brings Rewards

November 12, 2019

Nicole PuglisiNew Jersey Egg Farmer “Egg farming takes a lot of sacrifices. There is always something that needs to be done… Yet there are many rewards that make it worthwhile.” As a child, Nicole Puglisi ...


Care and Pride Go Into Our Eggs

November 11, 2019

Bryce McCoryIndiana Egg Farmer “We strive to be the best we can be and produce the absolute best product we can.” Bryce McCory always loved animals and grew up in a family that spent a ...


3rd Generation Egg Farmer Focuses on Honesty, Integrity and Safety

October 23, 2019

Sam KrouseIndiana Egg Farmer “It’s a very exciting, dynamic time to be working in the egg industry.” Growing up, Sam Krouse witnessed the passion his dad and grandfather showed as they cared for their flocks ...


Egg Farming is a 24/7 Job

September 30, 2019

Jason RamsdellSouth Dakota Egg Farmer “Taking care of hens and producing an affordable food source is rewarding.” “Day or night, my job never stops. Caring for a flock of hens requires us to be flexible, ...


The Quietly Amazing Story of Eggs, Hens, Farmers and the Environment

September 6, 2019

Egg farmers go about their business quietly, with a simple but focused commitment on continuous improvements in how they care for and raise their hens to produce eggs. This care starts with forethought into how best ...


Confused About Hormones and Eggs?

July 11, 2019

Two practical reasons why hormones are never used in egg or poultry production.  Ensuring eggs are safe for your family is a top priority for egg farmers and they are committed to fully complying with ...


Hongwei Xin Applauded at Egg Industry Forum

May 9, 2019

Dr. Hongwei Xin was recognized for his years of service to the egg industry at the Egg Industry Forum on April 17. He previously served as the director of the Egg Industry Center (EIC) and ...


Antibiotics on the Farm

April 15, 2019

Egg farmers are committed to producing safe, high-quality eggs and keeping their hens healthy and free from disease. “The first and most important step is prevention. But if a hen gets sick, the humane thing ...


Egg Farmers Are Committed, Active Community Members

January 3, 2019

In addition to their commitment to safe eggs and hen welfare, egg farmers work hard to protect the environment to ensure a sustainable future. UEP farmer-members are also committed and engaged members of their communities.  ...


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