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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.