Israeli firm develops hens which only lay female eggs

An Israeli firm developed a unique solution to an animal welfare issue within industrial farming – creating hens which only lay female eggs to stop the slaughter of billions of male chicks deemed less profitable. Every year, approximately seven billion male chicks are killed in the agricultural sector because they are less valuable for farmers than female chicks, which grow into hens that lay eggs. Dr. Yuval Cinnamon, founder and CSO of NRS Poultry, created a company which aims to address the problem at its source – after six years…