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Brown Eggs Production: A Case Study

Brown Eggs Production: A Case Study

Poultry
2023 Update: The data in this article is taken from a 2022 study. You can adjust the expenses if you follow this after 2023. We are receiving a lot of inquiries and questions about raising free-range chicken for brown eggs production so in this article we are going to give you ideas so you can decide whether cage-free egg production is for you. Brown eggs are laid by colored chickens mostly Dekalb Brown, Dominant CZ, or other breeds like Barred Plymouth Rock, Rhode Island Reds, and Black Australorp. Brown eggs also cost higher than the normal white eggs produced in battery cages. Although we’ve been raising chickens both for eggs and meat for more than a decade, in this study we are going to use 200 layers as our sample. Brown Eggs Production Cost Breakdown Ready-to-lay ...
10 Best Egg Laying Chicken Breeds

10 Best Egg Laying Chicken Breeds

Poultry
If you’re hoping to raise chickens and have plenty of eggs, you need to focus on the best egg laying chicken breeds. People throughout the world consume a lot of chicken eggs daily so choosing the right chicken breeds to produce eggs is essential. If you are a small family of 3 to 5, raising 10 to 15 hens can save you a lot of money on your daily protein requirements. Although a dual-purpose meat and egg chicken breed is recommended for backyard raising, the following top 10 egg-laying chicken breeds can fill your needs. Here are the top 10 best egg laying chicken breeds 1. Australorp The record set by Black Australorp has never been broken and it seems impossible to break. It’s a chicken breed specializing in egg production and is considered a true champion because one hen fr...