Category: Poultry

Boosting Egg Production Through Quality Nutrition

Free-range hens (chickens) on a farm

There are many questions egg producers have at this time of year. How many eggs should you expect from a laying hen per year? And how much of an impact does the time of year and type of feed play in egg production? Fortunately, we’ve asked our in-house nutrition team for the latest on egg… Read more »

Why does Yolk colour vary?

Consumers link egg quality to yolk colour. Depending on the nutrition of the laying hen, yolk colour can vary from a very pale yellow to deep orange. Pigments are transferred directly from the diet to the forming egg yolks in the ovaries. Hens fed diets based on wheat, barley, sorghum or other non-pigmented grains will… Read more »