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Tahir Naseem well explained
Muhammad Ali likes the comment:
Thanks a lot for detailed discussion on factors affecting egg production in backyard poultry.
I will also like to add some more possible factors affecting egg production in backyard poultry e.g.
1-Breed of layer birds
2-Inbreeding in Breeder Flocks
3-Introduction of male birds in laying flock
4- Lack of Uniformity of Flock
5-Persistent noise around the Farm
6-Beak Trimming restrictions
Muhammad Ali likes this technical article:
The laying cycle of a chicken flock usually covers a span of about 12 months. Egg production begins when the birds reach about 18-22 weeks of age, depending on the breed and season. Flock production rises sharply and reaches a peak of about 90%, 6-8 weeks later. Production then gradually declines to about 65% after 12 months of lay. A typical production curve for a laying flock, showing changes in ...
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