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on January 11, 2023

Feeding too much omega-3 can reduce layer egg production

While supplementing layer diets with fatty acids can make eggs more heart healthy for consumers, too much can negatively affect rate of lay.

Feeding too much omega-3 fatty acids in layer diets can negatively impact egg production, according to a recent Penn State research study.

The study was conducted using oil from microalgae to supplement layer diets with omega-3 fatty acids. The specific microalgae used contains a high level of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)…

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