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Industry News & Trends / Egg Production
on May 28, 2022

Pasture-raised hens create challenges for nutritionists

Feeding layers that have access to the outdoors introduces feed formulation problems to layer feed nutritionists.

The effects of outdoor access on pasture-raised layer nutrition were discussed by Mike Banks, Ridley Feed Ingredients Poultry Specialist, at the 2022 Multi-State Poultry Feeding and Nutrition Conference and Danisco Animal Nutrition & Health’s Technical Symposium.

While cage-free eggs have become increasingly common due to state mandates and egg…

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