Category: Disease Prevention

Employee care and a safe environment are top priorities on egg farms

May 25, 2020

Egg farmers are vigilant in creating and maintaining a safe environment in all areas of the farm. UEP’s farmer-members collaborate with the USDA, state agencies, veterinarians and public health officials to responsibly address the needs ...


Handle Cute Chicks Carefully

March 15, 2020

There’s nothing cuter than tiny chicks and ducklings in the spring.   If you are planning on handling poultry this Easter season, or anytime,  make sure you follow a few simple rules to keep you and ...


Keeping Hens Safe, Warm and Healthy in Harsh Weather

December 2, 2019

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. ...


Biosecurity is a Top Priority for Egg Farmers

March 6, 2018

Egg farmers are vigilant in setting and maintaining advanced biosecurity protocols, and biosecurity programs have improved significantly over the past three years. UEP and egg farmers collaborate with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, state agencies, ...


See how egg farmers assure hen health and disease prevention

October 26, 2017

Biosecurity reflects a variety of measures and best practices relied on by U.S. egg farmers to assure hens are healthy and to prevent disease from entering egg farms. Egg farmers have put an array of ...


Egg Farmers Constantly Evolve Methods to Keep Hens Disease Free

December 15, 2016

U.S. egg farmers have employed strict biosecurity measures for decades to keep their flocks healthy and protect hens from disease. Many egg farms have enhanced their biosecurity in recent years as more is learned about ...


U.S. Egg Farmers Apply Biosecurity Measures to Protect Hens, Provide Safe Eggs

December 6, 2016

U.S. egg farmers are committed to providing consumers the safest and highest-quality eggs, and it is a top priority for farms to implement biosecurity and health protocols to help protect their hens from disease. Egg ...