Farms.com’s Top 10 Ontario Stories in April 2024

8) Finding uses for egg production residue


Giving egg production residue a second life using insects is what a PhD candidate from Université Laval is studying.

Mariève Dallaire-Lamontagne is focusing on finding alternative methods for managing byproducts and waste material like carcasses, unmarketable eggs, manure and other organic residue.

“We collect the residue and apply a fermentation process,” she told Farms.com from Switzerland where she’s collaborating with colleagues on the economic viability of this idea for farmers. “It’s almost like if we were making a kimchi or a yogurt. We then take the fermented product and feed it to black soldier flies.”
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