Increase egg production by managing your laying hens

Laying hens

Important parameters for laying hens are mortality (should be below 10%), egg production and egg quality as well as feed efficiency.

Eggshell quality

Eggshell quality has a direct effect on egg production, hygiene and sanitary status of table eggs. Eggshell formation in egg laying chickens is influenced by age, nutrient intake and environmental conditions.

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Fatty Liver Syndrome (FLS) occurs when there is a mismatch between energy intake and energy requirements. FLS can result in a drop in egg production/egg mass and an increase in mortality. FLS typically occurs at two key economical moments during the laying cycle.

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