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on October 23, 2019

How managing layer weight and nutrition impacts egg size

Achieving desired egg size can be most easily achieved through management of layer weight and nutrition.

Egg size is closely linked with hen age – the older the hen the bigger the egg, but there are numerous other influencing factors. Every management aspect in egg production can impact the size of an egg, with body weight and nutrition having the greatest influence.

Body weight

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