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Impact of Egg Handling and Long-term (25 wk) Storage on Egg Physical and Microbial Quality

Investigators
Jones, Deana
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2020
End date
2021
Objective
Compare Salmonella shedding and microbial quality of eggs and environment in commercial-style conventional cage, enriched colony cage, enrichable colony cage, cage-free, and free range systems for various genetic strains of laying hens.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
6040-32420-002-11-I 
Accession number
436417
Categories
Salmonella
Bacterial Pathogens
Commodities
Eggs