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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 ...