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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 effect of on-range insect feeding on range usage of free...

In Australia, on-range feeding of free-range laying hens can be frequently observed and is especially common in mobile sheds. While the biosecurity risk of...

Bastos Egg Contest in Brazil

Brazil: at the traditional and famous Bastos egg competition in the white and/or brown egg categories NOVOGEN awarded for the 6th consecutive year.

Visit to the Vencomatic Group

Vencomatic Group of Eersel - The Netherlands - represents three well-known brands in the poultry sector: Vencomatic, Prinzen and Agro Supply. The company provides a full range of innovative systems for equipping modern poultry farms all over the world.

H&N celebrated 70 years of excellent performances worldwide

To celebrate its 70-year success story and launch its new company logo, H&N gathered its distributors and customers in a two-day event in Bangkok. All these customers shared the same vision and experience: H&N layers are persistent and highly productive. Moreover they produce high quality eggs, meeting the demands of modern consumers.

Salmonella Typhimurium infection in laying hens

Salmonella is a major zoonotic foodborne pathogen causing gastric illness worldwide. Egg or egg product related Salmonella poisoning is a major concern for the egg industry. Salmonella Typhimurium (S. Typhimurium) is the most frequently reported serovar in egg related food poisoning outbreaks in Australia

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.

Managing commercial layers for a single lay cycle

The rearing phase of a laying hen’s life is essential to achieve the maximum genetic potential. Uniform pullets meeting target body weights will have the frame and bone structure necessary to produce large numbers of high quality eggs.

“BALTIKA”: guaranteed comfort for laying hens

TEXHA housing alternative system BALTIKA meets all the European requirements and has already been implemented by the European poultry farms

SKA alternative layers farming

SKA of Italy offers a wide range of solutions for layer farming, ranging from aviary systems to communal nesting systems. Each one proven and tested to deliver excellent field results.

Jansen Poultry Equipment: the perfect solution for cage-free egg production

Consumers demand for cage-free egg production is growing worldwide. Europe already adopted cage free egg production systems and it seems that the US is following rapidly starting with Oregon, Washington. Also in New Zealand and Australia animal welfare is a main topic of discussion.

VALLI housing systems

VALLI’s products not only live up to everything they promise but, above all, the solutions provided by the Italian company take into account all the issues involved in order to meet the requirements of an increasingly conscious and demanding customers.

Feather pecking in layers – state of research and implications

Feather pecking and cannibalism are considered the most important problems in egg producing flocks. Despite extensive research during the last five decades the causes of these damaging behaviours have not been identified and the problem still persist.

Alternative systems from SPECHT

In compliance with all the current national and European legal requirements, Specht has developed three different layers housing systems which are able to meet all poultry farmers’s needs.

The effect of incorporation of calcium pidolate and oyster shell on...

Here the benefits of including calcium pidolate and oyster shell for a better quality and quantity of eggs. The way to reduce the incidence of broken and soft eggs.