Egg Quality: Feeding tips for laying hens
Yolk quality is revealed by its consistency, color and composition. The yolk’s color varies from pale yellow to intense orange. Its tone depends on the assimilation of lipid pigments that make up these birds‘ diet.
Egg white quality
Egg shell quality
When it comes to the shell, the only thing a hen’s diet modifies is its thickness. Almost 95% of the egg shell is composed of calcium carbonate. Although most of it comes from the animal’s bones, you can also provide more of this substance in the hen’s diet.