How the Chicken Incubates Eggs Naturally

In nature, the female bird selects the nest site and lays a clutch of eggs (usually 8 to 13 eggs), one egg per day. Once...

Egg Size and Your Small Flock of Laying Hens

For many people, the ideal laying hen would lay Grade A Large sized eggs from the first day to last day of her production...

How-To Video: Egg Sanitation

Egg sanitation plays an important role in optimizing quality and overall hatchability. Watch this video to learn how to test sanitation levels in a...

Add value to your second quality eggs… …with Pelbo Ovolutions Systems

o break or not to break eggs? That is the question many packing stations face when dealing with rejected eggs from the grading operation,...

Hatching Egg Care

The obvious purpose of a hatching egg is to produce a healthy broiler chick or poult. Unfortunately, many factors and variables influence the success...

Hitting the Chick Yield Target

Tip 34 The process of converting a fertile hatching egg into a chick is dependent on getting several key factors right.

Poultry demand strong, egg value skyrockets

Despite multiple challenges in 2020, Mississippi’s poultry industry retained its first-place position among the state’s agricultural commodities. It topped the list with an estimated...

Devon Charity Explains Why Hens Are Squawking More Loudly

The British Hen Welfare Trust (BHWT) has seen exponential growth since being established in 2005 and now has 44 volunteer-led teams across the country...

Four ways we’re transforming hen housing in Canada

The Canadian egg industry is in the process of phasing out conventional hen housing in favour of alternative hen housing systems. These include enriched...

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...
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