Commercial Layer Farm BioSecurity

People: • Restrict visitors, provide a questionnaire to ensure biosecurity compliance • No outside bird contact for minimum of 3 days • Provide shower or at minimum...

France: welfare barn for egg production inaugurated

n France, the popularity of organic eggs is increasing. Nicolas Porcherot from Poiseul-la-Ville-et-Laperrière reacted to this trend and recently expanded his family-owned agricultural company...

Weak Shelled Eggs and Your Small Flock of Laying Hens

The mess left behind by broken eggs is an obvious reason for you to care about the shell quality of the eggs laid by...

Subscription-Based Organic Chicken Feed Company Launches

Mile Four is a new eCommerce store shipping fresh, organic whole grain chicken feed nationwide. Offering subscription and one-time sales, the company is targeting...

Incubating and Hatching Eggs

Download the complete article  Whether eggs come from a common chicken or an exotic bird, you must store and incu-bate them carefully for a successful...

Poultry (Broilers, Layers, and Turkeys)

General Production Information Skip to General Production Information Poultry is the top agricultural industry in North Carolina, with an economic impact of $36.6 billion in...

Vital Farms Shows You The Farm Your Eggs Are From

Vital Farms is launching a groundbreaking food traceability program. Every consumer of Vital Farms eggs can now see the small family farm - with...

Poultry: Heat Stress in Caged Layers

Table of Contents Introduction Ventilation Recommendations for Minimizing Heat Stress in Caged Layers Introduction A caged layer, eating a normal ration and laying at a rate...

Factors Affecting Egg Production in Backyard Chicken Flocks1

Jacqueline P. Jacob, Henry R. Wilson, Richard D. Miles, Gary D. Butcher, and F. Ben Mather2 The laying cycle of a chicken flock usually covers...

Factors Causing Poor Pigmentation of Brown-Shelled Eggs 1

| Butcher, Gary D | Miles, Richard D Factors Causing Poor Pigmentation of Brown-Shelled Eggs 1 Gary D. Butcher and Richard D. Miles2 Introduction The first...
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