Does Spray-Dried Egg Belong in Pig Feed? (audio) American Society of Animal Science Loading audio... Caption The Animal Science Podcast: The high-quality protein and nutrients in chicken eggs can help young pigs stay healthy, says University of Illinois animal scientist Dr. Jim Pettigrew. He says using spray-dried eggs in pig diets could improve herd health and help producers make use of a common co-product. Pettigrew researched spray-dried eggs for a recent study published in the Journal of Animal Science. Credit The American Society of Animal Science Usage Restrictions May be used with attribution to the American Society of Animal Science Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.