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problem set 7 - 1D. Leghorns are reared in cages while...

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Dr. Emmert POSC 2353 28 March 2007 Problem set 7 1A. Leghorns are very persistent layers and they weigh less compared with other breeds. They also reach maturity quickly and have livability. 1B. They are brought in to production at 18 weeks to reduce stress associated with moving, provided that they are moved to a production facility before 18 weeks of age. 1C. Both are raised in similar houses with litter. And feed allocation is determined by the actual body weight and the target body weight, and lighting.
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Unformatted text preview: 1D. Leghorns are reared in cages while broiler breeders are not, nutritional needs, and feed consumption. 1E. because the male offspring are discarded in the layer program. 2. The cholesterol scare during the 80s lowered egg consumption. 3. Eggs are perishable and cannot be frozen. 4. Eggs laid from chickens in cages reduce contamination, competition, broodiness, breakage, and increase uniformity....
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