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Dr. David Díez Arias - 11/01/2024

Importance of calcium in laying hens

Calcium is necessary for the formation and maintenance of bones, muscles and nerves, but it is also important for egg production since the eggshell is mainly composed of calcium.


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Dr. Jaime Borrell Valls - 17/08/2022

Calcium physiology and its importance in poultry farming

Calcium is a mineral of vital importance in the welfare of birds and consequently in their health and productive performance. In reality, birds are what their bones are.


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Dra. Maria Soriano - 11/04/2022

Overview of the Japanese egg industry

Japan has a very particular egg industry. In contrast to other surrounding countries, where the increase in the egg consumption is linked to favorable demographics, Japan has a mature market and, at same time, has increased its consumption in volume...


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Jerson Andrés Cuéllar Sáenz - 10/12/2020

Chicken egg: the most complete food

The egg provides high-quality protein with good bioavailability, thus being a great source of nutrients for various stages of human life. A 60-gram egg provides 3.5 grams of total protein. Most of the protein is ovalbumin and is predominantly in the...


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Dra. Maria Soriano - 5/02/2020

Dirty eggs: causes and solutions

Dirty eggs and broken eggs are the main causes for egg rejection. In breeding hens, the percentage of dirty eggs should not exceed 1-2%. The objective is to reduce the percentage of dirty eggs to the minimum, to be able to discard this type of eggs...


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Dr. Marco A. Hernández - 3/02/2020

Cage-free egg production

Animal welfare is an important attribute within the concept of food quality and consumers expect animal-related products, especially food, to be produced with respect for the health and comfort of the animals. Recent surveys carried out by the...


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