Egg Quality

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Shell Quality Tip

April 21, 2017

If you notice that eggs come off the belt with rough or ‘sandpaper’ shells, this is a sign that something is happening with the birds that warrants a closer look.  There are many causes, which can include a disease such as Infectious Bronchitis or ILT, improper lighting changes, water shortages,More

Shell Quality Tip

February 8, 2017

Nutritional factors are often suspected as a prime cause of shell quality concerns.  Calcium, Phosphorous, Vitamin D3, Magnesium, Chloride and salt can all have an impact on shell quality.  Egg farmers should consult with a nutritionist to help ensure that the feed being provided to the hens is optimized forMore