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Double-yolk eggs in commercial laying hens and parent flocks

Double-yolk eggs in commercial laying hens and parent flocks

Mature hens typically ovulate in precise daily cycles, adding albumen and shell within 24 hours and depositing the egg before the next ovulation. As deviation from this precision production of eggs, two or more ovulations may happen within … This article was previously published in Lohmann Information 1/2017.

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What are these stripes?

Preventing dust stripes

Something every poultry farmer recognizes: dust stripes on eggs. The egg grader will assess these eggs as dirty and therefor second grade. Less income for the farmer, but easy to prevent…

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