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Research and development


Shaping an industry that can’t be beat

Egg Farmers of Canada is committed to supporting research and development for the egg industry. The research we fund at universities across the country allows us to provide up-to-date information to farmers and consumers alike, and to nurture the next generation of researchers and industry experts.

To support continued innovation in our industry, Egg Farmers of Canada invests in research across a range of priorities. These priority areas include:

  • Animal care science
  • Food safety
  • Hen nutrition and health
  • Environment and sustainability
  • Human nutrition and health
  • Non-food uses of eggs
  • Public policy and economics

In this section, we invite you to learn more about our research chair program and how to apply for funding. For some of our latest research projects and findings, download the fact sheets below.

Research highlights


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