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Cage-Free Laying Systems / Egg Production
on May 4, 2015

Top 5 health problems for egg-laying hens

A survey of members of the Association of Veterinarians in Egg Production reveals the Top 5 health problems for caged pullets and layers as well as for cage-free pullets and layers in the U.S.

Egg-laying hen health problems for U.S. flocks, both cage-free and cage-housed, are relatively under control today, according to Dr. Eric Gingerich, veterinarian, Diamond V.

He told the audience at the Midwest Poultry Federation Convention’s Layer and Pullet Health Workshop that pullet health is good as well. The Association of Veterinarians…

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