egg shell quality
Optimising infectious bronchitis vaccination of laying hens for maximum egg shell quality
This study was designed to evaluate different vaccination protocols for infectious bronchitis virus in laying hens.Age at first vaccination, route of vaccine administration, regular revaccination during lay, and timing of revaccination in relation to an induced moult was investigated.
Egg and Egg Shell Quality in the Australian Egg Industry
This project produced a booklet that provides guidelines on egg internal quality and egg shell quality for the Australian Egg Industry.Until the production of the booklet arising from this project, there has been no common standard against which producers and other industry personnel could compare egg quality.
The significance of wet droppings in laying hens
The project was initiated due to numerous complaints from the industry egg producers regarding the issue of wet droppings and the hygienic implications this causes.The focus of the project was to examine wet litter problems from a nutritional perspective and to develop strategies minimising the problem.