Dr. David DĂez Arias - 11/02/2020The importance of intestinal physiology in the egg laying process
Currently, eggs have become one of the most important sources of animal protein, due to their nutritional qualities as well as their social acceptance. For this reason, its production is widespread and, in order to meet the needs of the global...
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...
Dra. Maria Soriano - 17/01/2020Rearing 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.
Dr. GermĂˇn Bertsch - 7/01/2020Antibiotic-free egg production in poultry farming
Laying hens farming is focused on producing high-quality and safe eggs and, in addition, maintain a healthy status of the animals. In order to achieve these objectives, the use of vaccines and antibiotics (whether as prophylactic, therapeutic or to...
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 - 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...