Poultry, Egg production, Laying performance, Laying test, Western Australia
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TO help improve the quality of laying stock for poultry farmers in Western Australia the Poultry Branch of the Department of Agriculture conducts annual random sample egg laying tests.
The tests reveal good and bad points in the laying strains available, and their results are a valuable guide to breeders.
Most of the chickens sold in Western Australia are now bred by hatcherymen who participate in the Random Sample Tests.
Smetana, P and Hunt, F. A. E.
"Fourth West Australian random sample egg laying test : 1960-1961,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 3:
3, Article 18.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol3/iss3/18