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Improving layer development through gut health

Addressing gut health can aid layer performance at various stages of the layer’s life.
The performance of brown egg laying hybrids, and similarly white egg layers, has increased significantly through genetic selection over the last quarter century. The increase in productivity has been achieved through advancing sexual maturity, increasing the level and time of peak production, improving persistency and also improving livability.
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