Could lasers help producers reduce the threat of Avian Influenza?

30th October 2020

In an insightful webinar now available to watch on the IEC website, Ben Dellaert, Eric Hubers, and Dr Armin Elbers explored the importance of a proactive approach to Avian Influenza prevention. Dr Elbers shared the promising results of his latest research, which used laser technology to scare wild birds in and around farms, in a bid to reduce the threat of Avian Influenza on free range units.

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Young Egg Leaders identify untapped opportunities for the egg industry

27th October 2020

Our 2020 Young Egg Leaders Programme brings together seven highly motivated future leaders, representing egg businesses from around the world. This month Harsha Chitturi of Srinivasa Farms, India, Jon Krahn of Paragon Feed Corps, Canada, and Marco Hennes of Eirehof-Hennes GmbH, Germany, share their views on the challenges threats and opportunities that lie ahead of our industry.

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Young Egg Leaders share their vision of the future

29th September 2020

Our 2020 Young Egg Leaders Programme brings together seven dynamic future leaders, representing egg businesses from around the world. Over the next three months we will be featuring each of our Young Egg Leaders to gain their thoughts on the challenges, threats and opportunities that lie ahead of the industry.

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Get to know our latest Young Egg Leaders

8th June 2020

The IEC’s Young Egg Leaders programme brings together the next generation of egg business leaders, supporting them through a tailored personal development programme. As our latest intake of YELs start their programme virtually, we caught up with them to find out their ambitions for the programme.

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Global Egg Nutrition Expert Group Formed

24th April 2020

The International Egg Nutrition Centre (IENC) has announced the formation of the Global Egg Nutrition Expert Group which will focus on developing, collating and optimising research on the nutritional value of eggs, to ensure the information is readily available to all.

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The Importance of Avian Influenza Surveillance

12th April 2019

The recent northern winter has had a very limited number of Avian Influenza outbreaks reported. The IEC’s Avian Influenza Global Expert Group considers that this is no reason for producers, whether southern or northern hemisphere producers, to let their guard down.

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Time to Tighten on-farm Monitoring and Biosecurity

8th October 2018

Top scientists warn that now is the time to focus on protecting your business against avian influenza outbreaks. It is crucial that you tighten your on-farm Biosecurity systems and very closely monitor your on-farm production, mortality, feed consumption and water intake.

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IEC's Annual Awards Presented at IEC Kyoto 2018

21st September 2018

Congratulations go out to the 2018 egg industry award winners.

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Introducing the next group of Young Egg Leaders on the 3rd intake of the IEC’s YEL programme

23rd April 2018

The IEC Young Egg Leaders Programme is a two year programme taking a small number of established young egg leaders from around the world who have important and developing roles within their respective businesses, and aims to provide them with an enhanced knowledge of the international egg industry and develop their positioning and global network. 

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IEC Avian Influenza Global Expert Group develops AI Vaccination document

26th January 2018

Following the launch of the Practical Biosecurity Check List document in September 2017, the AI Expert Group have also developed the ‘Avian Influenza Vaccination document – Considerations and Essential Components.’ The paper explains very clearly the potential advantages, as well as some of the constraints of an AI vaccination programme.

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