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The Relationship Between Calcium Nutrition, Appetite, Growth, Production and Skeletal Development in Early Egg

  • Organisation Victorian Institute of Animal Science

The Relationship Between Calcium Nutrition, Appetite, Growth, Production and Skeletal Development in Early Egg

This research report examines the relationship between body weight, feed intake, calcium nutrition, egg production and skeletal calcium content in three experiments using imported brown egg layers.

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This research report examines the relationship between body weight, feed intake, calcium nutrition, egg production and skeletal calcium content in three experiments using imported brown egg layers. The research also aims to evaluate the body weight standards provided by the international breeding companies in relationship to the appetite and growth problems identified in Australia.

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