Broiler Performance From Cull Eggs
Gary D. Butcher, DVM, Ph.D and Amir H. Nilipour, Ph.D - Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida
In a commercial broiler integration, the objective is to provide the best quality hatching eggs that produce the greatest number of quality chicks per hen housed. A properly managed hen can produce more than 180 eggs, which potentially can result in approximately 600 pounds of broiler meat. However, there exists great variation in the amount of meat produced per hen among integrations. Much of thi...