Dra. Maria Soriano - 5/02/2020Dirty 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...
Dr. Marco A. HernĂˇndez - 3/02/2020Cage-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...
Dr. Jaime Borrell Valls - 19/09/2019Veterinary Immunology
La inmunologĂa es una rama de la biologĂa y las ciencias biomĂ©dicas que se ocupa de estudiar las cĂ©lulas, los tejidos y los Ăłrganos responsables de detectar agentes extraĂ±os (antĂgenos) y desencadenar una acciĂłn defensiva.
Dra NĂşria MartĂn Gairal - 13/07/2019Eggshell quality problems
The following article goes trough the main problems that may affect the eggshell formation process, and we mention their main causes.
Dra NĂşria MartĂn Gairal - 12/07/2019Eggshell formation
Mineralization process is represented in nature in different ways: bone formation, teeth formation and eggshell formation when we refer to laying hens. The eggshell is produced in the uterus or shell gland by the deposition of calcium carbonate. The...
Dra NĂşria MartĂn Gairal - 2/07/2019Physiology of egg laying hens
The egg production is a process of great complexity and that is intensely related to the reproductive organs physiology of the hen. The reproduction of the birds and of the mammals is very different, so much if we speak about their reproductive...