AMES, Iowa — The Egg Industry Center at Iowa State University awarded three grants totaling over $186K as part of its 2018 EIC Research Grant Award Program. Award winners have started work researching hen welfare as it relates to environmental impact, identification of unknown bacteria within a disease model, and caretaker knowledge.
Funded research grants include:
The Egg Industry Center grant program funds research to help answer industry challenges through scientifically based solutions. The center has funded 22 research projects at 11 universities totaling over $1.2 million, since 2013. Completed research has helped to advance knowledge in virus transmission, genetic resistance, keel bone abnormalities, new market development and more.
For more information about partnering with the Egg Industry Center to support research funding, or to find more information on completed and on-going research, visit the center's research webpage.