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Photo Of The Day: Counting Your Eggs

The British Columbia Egg Marketing Board is using analytics to capture and analyze production data from 130 egg producers to ensure safety & availability of 816 million eggs produced in the province each year.

(PRNewswire) — The British Columbia Egg Marketing Board is using IBM analytics to capture and analyze production data from 130 egg producers to ensure safety & availability of 816 million eggs produced in the province each year.

Data from farms is captured electronically, providing view of supply across province and enabling Board to perform complex calculations involving chick maturation and egg-laying life-spans to determine number of chickens needed to meet demand, and eventually pinpoint flock a particular egg came from in case of a disease outbreak. (Photo courtesy of BC Egg Marketing Board)

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