Corpus ID: 14751993

Factors Affecting Quality and Quantity of Egg Production in Laying Hens : A Review

@inproceedings{Ahmadi2013FactorsAQ,
  title={Factors Affecting Quality and Quantity of Egg Production in Laying Hens : A Review},
  author={F. Ahmadi and F. Rahimi},
  year={2013}
}
  • F. Ahmadi, F. Rahimi
  • Published 2013
  • Biology
  • Egg shell quality and egg internal quality are of major importance to the egg industry worldwide. This review covers the formation of the hen’s egg and ways of measuring egg shell quality and egg internal quality. Egg shell quality may be measured as egg size, egg specific gravity and shell color, shell breaking strength, shell deformation (destructive or non-destructive), shell weight, percentage shell, shell thickness and shell ultra structure. New methods emerge from time to time. Egg… CONTINUE READING
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