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Consumers are learning that eggs are a protective food, high in nutritive value, and essential in a good diet. As a result, they are buying more eggs. At the same time, housewives are becoming more egg-quality conscious. They are demanding better eggs. It is essential, therefore, that every egg producer take particular care of the eggs he produces and markets.

This campaign circulars discusses how a producer can deliver the best quality eggs to the market. It covers housing, feeding, producing clean eggs, cleaning eggs, cooling eggs, packaging eggs, and marketing.