Many organic eggs come from birds packed into large warehouses along with tens of thousands of other birds—and they rarely get outdoors, if ever.
Hundreds of millions of baby chicks are shredded alive every year because they're unable to lay eggs. But German scientists think they may have found a way to end the practice.
In the wake of an avian flu pandemic that’s been devastating Midwestern farms, eggs are in increasingly short supply. The rationing has begun.
A German scientist has found a method of determining what sex an egg embryo will become, three days after it has been laid. Male embryos can be destroyed painlessly, ending the egg industry’s culling of “useless” male chicks.