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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. David Díez Arias - 7/11/2023

Immunisation of layers at the rearing stage

Laying hens are especially susceptible to diseases in the raising phase. During this period, the birds are growing and developing rapidly,...


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Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 30/06/2022

Poultry production in Pakistan

Commercial poultry production began in Pakistan in 1962, and 1.94 million tons of chicken are currently produced, in the more than 15,000 farms established throughout the country. Such farms vary in size, from 5,000 to 500,000 broilers.


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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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Dra. Maria Soriano - 17/01/2020

Rearing pullets: handling and main challenges

The growing and rearing stages of the laying hen are basic to allow the animal express its maximum genetic potential in the productive phase, in order to achieve a proper production curve with high and persistent peak.


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Dra Núria Martín Gairal - 2/07/2019

Physiology 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...


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