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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Article Title

Egg shell quality

Authors

R J. Bishop

Keywords

Egg shell quality, laying hens, Western Australia

First Page Number

415

Last Page Number

417

Abstract

Recent overseas work and local industry developments indicate that the calcium content of feed for laying hens in Western Australia should be increased to achieve satisfactory egg shell strength.

Age, temperature and breeding are other important influences on egg shell quality.

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