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on May 17, 2022

Good management is vital when using automatic layer nests

While the shift to automatic laying nests has helped increase efficiency, good management practices in these systems are essential to success.

Automatic layer nests have become increasingly popular compared to nests that utilize manual egg collection. However, aspects of automatic systems could cause issues for producers if they are not managed properly.

Egg temperature concerns and hairline cracks, as a result of poor management in automatic layer nests, were discussed by…

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