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Managing body weight for age is the key for maximizing lifetime performance in egg-layer pullets. A robust pullet will sustain peak productivity for longer
The management provided to a flock before the start of lay can mean the difference of 10 or more eggs per hen through 80 weeks.
Feeding wet diets to laying hen chicks in the first few days could enhance starter feed intake capacity, basic body development and gut maturation
Examining the daily intake and output of calcium in layer hens can aid us in designing a better feeding program that will prolong the egg production cycle while
Five egg industry professionals offered their insight on managing pullets, layers and their surroundings for maximum productivity.
Industry professional discusses how uniformity of feed in broiler breeder females helps pullets in feathering and fertility
Setting up a program for diagnosing gut health challenges in layers and pullets is of increasing importance as more flocks are housed cage free.
Getting pullet flocks to the correct, uniform weight, with a robust immune system before laying starts is fundamental to achieving higher egg numbers and better
Eggs place a great demand on bone calcium reserves Using a pre-layer diet has obvious benefits but might also predispose pullets to kidney failure.