Preventing calcium depletion in laying hens can optimize production


Calcium (Ca) depletion is becoming common in all poultry breeds, correlating with high sustained egg output. Steve Leeson, Professor Emeritus at University of Guelph said Ca deficiency in feed causes loss of medullary or long bones and increases bone fragility. It is commonly seen at 35-40 weeks wi...

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Regional Correspondent, Jakarta, Indonesia. In the article, ‘Imported pork threatens pig industry in Indonesia’, Meliyana speaks to Indonesian producers about facing challenges from imported pork while still handling the impacts of ASF on the industry.