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Reasons why chickens stop laying eggs, or laying less

Reasons why chickens stop laying eggs, or laying less

Chickens
There are many factors that can affect egg production in laying hens, including nutrition, daylight, and disease. These factors can determine the quantity and quality of the egg produced. Therefore, it is important that the cycle is very well managed to ensure maximum production and profitability. General factors that affect egg production in poultry are: Food and water Laying hens require access to a complete and balanced diet that includes energy, protein, and calcium. Table scraps are generally an inadequate source of nutrition for our hens and can affect their egg production. Food sold in pet stores contains mostly corn, which provides less than 10% protein, and table waste can be even lower, depending on what you eat. It is therefore advisable to always ask for a balanced feed for l...