Background update:Jun 1, 2006

Ten years egg type breeding - Then and Now

Over the past ten years, the layer business has seen many changes. The bird performance has improved, shifts between white and brown shell eggs have taken place and, most importantly, the number of companies involved in commercial layer breeding has dropped from over ten to basically three major players.

 This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 17 number 6. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: eggs, breeding, layers, genetics


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