Bacterial penetration in floor and nest box eggs from meat and layer birds.

@article{Smeltzer1979BacterialPI,
  title={Bacterial penetration in floor and nest box eggs from meat and layer birds.},
  author={T I Smeltzer and Ks Orange and Bettina Peel and Gisela Runge},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  year={1979},
  volume={55 12},
  pages={
          592-3
        }
}
A method similar to that used by Board and Board (1967) was used to determine the numbers of eggs penetrated by bacteria on 3 poultry farms in south-east Queensland. Significant differences in the percentages of penetrated eggs between the eggs of layer birds (9.7%) and the eggs of meat birds (16.1%) and between nest eggs (10.5%) and floor eggs (15.3%) were detected. The distribution of the numbers of penetration points was similar for nest and floor eggs for both types of bird and was… CONTINUE READING
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