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Dry Eggshells

Wet Eggshells (to Landfill)

Wet Eggshells (for Land Application)

Wet Eggshells (for Drying)

Dry Eggshells Product Summary

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RISK ASSESSMENT FOR MOVEMENT

Dry eggshells (eggshells dried in specialized equipment such as a rotary or belt dryer to a moisture content of approximately 4 percent) originating from farms in an HPAI Control Area moving to a poultry feed mill represent a negligible risk, provided that the permit guidance below has been met. Dry eggshells moving to a poultry feed mill may move within or out of the Control Area by permit.

PERMIT Guidance
  • Egg shells are moving from a premises with a national premises identification number and from eggs from a premises that meets the criteria for a Monitored Premises designation.
  • Truck & driver biosecurity is implemented.
  • Product-specific biosecurity is implemented.
  • For egg breaking premises with poultry onsite: One negative RRT-PCR for HPAI within 24 hours prior to movement.
EXAMPLE PERMITTING TIMELINE FOR DRY EGGSHELLS

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Wet Eggshells (to Landfill) Product Summary

Click here for updated permit guidance materials (May 2017)
RISK ASSESSMENT FOR MOVEMENT

Wet eggshells (eggshells that have undergone centrifugation or screening to remove adhering liquid inedible egg product that reduces the moisture level to about 16 percent and have not undergone a thermal drying process) originating from farms in an HPAI Control Area moving to a landfill for disposal represent a negligible risk, provided that the permit guidance below has been met. Wet eggshells moving to a landfill may move within or out of the Control Area by permit.

PERMIT Guidance
  • Egg shells are moving from a premises with a national premises identification number and from eggs from a premises that meets the criteria for a Monitored Premises designation.
  • Truck & driver biosecurity is implemented.
  • Product-specific biosecurity is implemented.
  • For egg breaking premises with poultry onsite: One negative RRT-PCR for HPAI within 24 hours prior to movement.
EXAMPLE PERMITTING TIMELINE FOR WET EGGSHELLS TO LANDFILL 
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Wet Eggshells (for Land Application) Product Summary

Click here for updated permit guidance materials (May 2017)
RISK ASSESSMENT

Wet eggshells (eggshells that have undergone centrifugation or screening to remove adhering liquid inedible egg product that reduces the moisture level to about 16 percent and have not undergone a thermal drying process) originating from farms in an HPAI Control Area moving to an agricultural land application site represent a negligible risk, provided that the permit guidance below has been met. Wet eggshells moving to a land application site may move within or out of the Control Area by permit.

PERMIT Guidance
  • Egg shells are moving from a premises with a national premises identification number and from eggs from a premises that meets the criteria for a Monitored Premises designation.
  • Truck & driver biosecurity is implemented.
  • Product-specific biosecurity is implemented.
  • For egg breaking premises with poultry onsite: Two negative RRT-PCR for HPAI before the first movement of wet eggshells to land application in an outbreak.
EXAMPLE PERMITTING TIMELINE FOR WET EGGSHELLS FOR LAND APPLICATION
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Wet Eggshells (for Drying) Product Summary

Click here for updated permit guidance materials (May 2017)
RISK ASSESSMENT

Wet eggshells (eggshells that have undergone centrifugation or screening to remove adhering liquid inedible egg product that reduces the moisture level to about 16 percent and have not undergone a thermal drying process) originating from farms in an HPAI Control Area moving to drying at a standalone facility without poultry represent a low risk, provided that the permit guidance below has been met. Wet eggshells moving for drying may move within or out of the Control Area by permit.

PERMIT Guidance
  • Egg shells are moving from a premises with a national premises identification number and from eggs from a premises that meets the criteria for a Monitored Premises designation.
  • Truck & driver biosecurity is implemented.
  • Product-specific biosecurity is implemented.
  • For egg breaking premises with poultry onsite: One negative RRT-PCR for HPAI within24 hours prior to movement.
EXAMPLE PERMITTING TIMELINE FOR WET EGGSHELLS FOR DRYING