Poultry Tips

UGA Department of Poultry Science Extension

Handling Eggs After They Are Laid

PDF Version Now that your hens are laying, how will you handle your eggs? Whether the eggs will be hatched or eaten, they should be collected frequently. Eggs that are laid late in the day should be collected and not left for the next day. For optimal hatchability, hatching eggs…
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How to Make an Egg

PDF Version Modern laying hens have been genetically selected for a rapid laying cycle that makes each bird able to produce 260+ eggs per year, with over 72 million table eggs being eaten worldwide — making the laying hen one of the single most important providers of high-quality human nutrition. …
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Feeding Poultry Right

PDF Version If you raise poultry as a hobby, or on a small-scale, it’s typically not feasible to mix your own feed.  Larger-scale commercial operations maintain the ability to purchase bulk amounts of the individual ingredients, plus have the equipment to grind, mix, and pellet their feed.  Buying an already…
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