News and ArticlesDependance of Egg Size on Diet and Time of Feeding and Implications of Poultry House Equipment


Egg size and quality may depend on multiple diverse factors, including, but not limited to the poultry housing equipment used. Therefore, the egg quality may be improved significantly through modification of certain poultry flock management conditions. Apart from obvious factors, such as poultry comfort and diet, it is also essential to consider less obvious implications, such as time of feeding and nutritional aids administered. Many such modifications can be successfully implemented by adjustment of the poultry farming equipment already installed at the facility without a need to upgrade the existing or purchase a new poultry equipment.

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Full info is reported by Alex Chang, Aviagen’s Senior Poultry Nutrition Specialist in his paper “The importance of nutrition on egg shell quality in broiler breeders.”