Body weight at point of lay and the ultra-structural properties of eggshells

Ultra-structural studies have demonstrated that the eggshell is comprised of morphological distinct calcified layers with the mammillary layer being the “foundation” of the eggshell....

About the U.S. Egg Industry

United States table egg production totalled 7.55 billion during April 2017.1 Table egg flock size on May 1, 2017, was 313 million layers. Rate of...

The cute-egg project

The cute-egg project is a study, which aims to quantify and improve the quality of the eggshell cuticle Commercial poultry production relies on the artificial...

On farm trays: a smart idea?

Gerd de Lange, senior poultry specialist, Pas Reform Academy On farm trays are important. On breeder farms eggs are traditionally collected in paper or plastic...

The effect of nutrient profiles in egg yolk on embryonic survival ability in laying...

About 8% of chicken embryos die before hatching each year; the value is much higher in turkeys. Embryonic viability is influenced by a series...

Presence of Salmonella in different housing systems

A significant proportion of human illnesses caused by Salmonella are linked to the consumption of contaminated eggs. In response, substantial government and private industry...

Effects of different conditions of storage on egg components and blastodermal quality and high...

Egg quality is a general term that relates to various standards that are imposed on eggs. This quality usually embraces a range of quality...

Neural regulation of broodiness in turkeys

Egg production in turkeys is regulated by photoperiod. Long days stimulate egg production, followed by broodiness and a photorefractory stage in which long days...

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Effects of different conditions of storage on egg components and blastodermal...

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