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Laying hen nutrition for optimizing egg production and quality

Hen nutrition is important; during the initial period of pullet rearing (<45 days of age), small particle size obtained by grinding of main cereals...

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...

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

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....

The ultrastructural properties of eggshells

Understanding the ultrastructure of eggshells has reinforced the view that the mechanical properties of the eggshell cannot be defined by a simple thickness measurement.

Egg quality

Egg-shell quality and egg internal quality are of major importance to the egg industry worldwide and may be measured in a range of ways both commercially and in research facilities. Egg quality is also important for food safety as eggs are periodically implicated in cases of food-borne illness.