Feedback: Ideal egg production curve for hens

A woman collects eggs in a farm. Egg production curve in a flock tells you the number of eggs laid in a given day as a proportion of the total number of hens in your flock. FILE PHOTO | NMG

What you need to know:

  • Egg production curve in a flock tells you the number of eggs laid in a given day as a proportion of the total number of hens in your flock.
  • The laying curve has two cycles. Laying peaks rapidly from the age of 28 weeks reaching a maximum of 80-90 per cent for a period of six months.
  • Kiwi does well in temperate regions of Kenya like central, western highlands and central Rift Valley. It can grow on a wide range of soils as long as they are well-drained and have a pH of 5.0-6.5.
  • Gestation length of cows vary with age of dam, breed, and sex of the calf. It ranges from 279 to 287 days. For most breeds, 283 days is common.

IDEAL EGG PRODUCTION
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