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What can the hen’s cloaca tell us?

Ask yourself the following questions: What do I see? What does it mean? What should I do? Click on the buttons in the image for more information.

What can the hen’s cloaca tell us? Photo: Marcel Berendsen

The cloaca on the left is moist and the one on the right is dry.

A moist cloaca indicates that this hen has developed sufficiently and is ready to lay.

When the hens are ready to lay, make sure the feed composition is correct for laying hens. So sufficient calcium and energy.

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