Examining the benefits of split feeding for laying hens

Examining the benefits of split feeding for laying hens

Research shows that split feeding in layer hens can result in better egg quality, egg size that is easier to control and longer laying cycles. (eakkachaister | iStock.com)

Matching a hen’s nutrient requirements to the time of day can result in production efficiencies

To improve profitability and sustainability, egg producers are considering split feeding. The principle is that hens are fed an a.m. and a p.m. ration, each tailored to the nutrition the birds need at that time of the day for optimum egg production.

Read the full article at: Feed Strategy | November/December 2021

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