Poultry experts from Cornell Cooperative Extension will share tips on food safety and product quality associated with getting eggs ready for sale as part of Cornell Cooperative Extension’s “Flock Talk” series on January 26th from 7pm-8pm.

Join in the “Flock Talk” series on January 26th from 7pm-8pm.

Class on Producing, Processing, and Packing Eggs for Sale Scheduled for January 26th

Cornell Cooperative Extension offers a virtual training opportunity to help small farmers get safe, quality eggs to market following state and federal regulations

SOUTHWEST, NEW YORK (January 6th, 2022) – Join Amy Barkley, Livestock and Beginning Farm Specialist with the SWNY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program (SWNYDLFC) and Lynn Bliven, Ag & Natural Resources Issue Leader with CCE Allegany, as they share information on food safety, product quality, and regulations surrounding the production of table eggs from flocks of under 3,000 hens.

Topics will include:

-Food Safety in the Coop

-Collection, Refrigeration, and Washing

-Sorting Eggs for Quality

-Candling Demonstration

-Regulations for Packing and Labeling

-Maintaining Food Safety Through Sale

This free class is sponsored by the Cornell Livestock Program Work Team and will be held over Zoom on Wednesday, January 26th from 7pm – 8pm. A call-in option will be available. Interested? You can register here https://tinyurl.com/SellingEggs or by contacting Amy Barkley at (716) 640-0844 or amb544@cornell.edu. A copy of the recording and notes will be sent to all registrants following the class.

This class is part of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Flock Talk Series, which recurs on the 4th Wednesday of every second month. Interested in getting on our mailing list to hear about upcoming Flock Talks? Sign up here! https://cornell.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eYf...

SWNYDLFC is a partnership between Cornell University and the CCE Associations of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Steuben counties. Their team includes Katelyn Walley-Stoll, Farm Business Management (716-640-0522); Camila Lage, Dairy Management (607-422-6788); and Amy Barkley, Livestock Management (716-640-0844). CCE is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and 

For more information about Cornell Cooperative Extension, contact your county’s Association Executive Director. Allegany County – Laura Hunsberger, lkh47@cornell.edu or 585-268-7644. Cattaraugus County – Dick Rivers, rer263@cornell.edu or 716-699-2377. Chautauqua County – Emily Reynolds, eck47@cornell.edu or 716-664-9502. Erie County – Diane Held, dbh24@cornell.edu or 716-652-5400. Steuben County – Tess McKinley, tsm223@cornell.edu, or 607-664-2301. 


Amy Barkley
Livestock Specialist
cell 716-640-0844

Last updated January 6, 2022