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Egg Production
on July 9, 2014

Working toward 500 eggs at 100 weeks of age

A group of egg producers, veterinarians and nutritionists discussed what it will take for non-molted flocks to economically stay in production till 100 weeks of age.

A prediction made by a geneticist that by 2050, laying hens would routinely lay 500 saleable eggs by 100 weeks of age with a feed conversion around 1.1 without being molted became one of the discussion points recently at Alltech’s International Poultry Forum The audience was asked to participate in…

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