Early laying period- off to a good start in laying hens

The early laying period plays an important role in how a flock will perform and how long laying hens can be kept in production....

Feed Granulometry and the Importance of Feed Particle Size in Layers

Download the complete article INTRODUCTION Feed particle size is an often-overlooked aspect of poultry production. Producers should not assume that feed is of a uniform size...

Advancing hen welfare with Dr. Tina Widowski

Ensuring best practices when it comes to hen health and welfare is at the heart of what Canadian egg farmers do. To inform continuous...

Cage-free Housing: Northern Fowl Mite Impact on Laying Hens, and Project #701: Laying Hen...

Institution: Purdue Principal Investigator: Darrin M. Karcher, PhD Assistant Professor, Extension Poultry Scientist Purdue University 3034 Creighton Hall of Animal Sciences 270 South Russell Street West Lafayette, IN 47907 Research has shown...

Colibacillosis in layers

Download the complete article Colibacillosis, a syndrome caused by Escherichia coli, is one of the most common infectious bacterial diseases of the layer industry. E....

Heat Stress in Caged Layers

Introduction A caged layer, eating a normal ration and laying at a rate of 80%, will produce about 180 kilocalories of heat every day. Thus...
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