Egg quality in the Australian egg industry

Juliet Roberts, Kapil Chousalkar

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Abstract

Eggs were sampled from commercial egg farms in NSW, QLD, VIC, SA and WA. A total of 6300 eggs were analysed on-site for egg weight, albumen height and Haugh Units. In addition, a total of 18,039 eggs were analysed in the laboratory for the full range of egg shell quality and egg internal quality measurements. Data were compared for state of Australia, strain of bird and production system. In general, egg shell quality and egg internal quality were relatively independent of state, strain of bird and egg production system although there was a range of values for all parameters measured.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication21st Annual Proceedings
EditorsPeter Selle
Place of PublicationAustralia
PublisherAPSS
Pages86-89
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventAustralian Poultry Science Symposium - Sydney, NSW Australia, Australia
Duration: 01 Feb 201003 Feb 2010

Conference

ConferenceAustralian Poultry Science Symposium
CountryAustralia
Period01/02/1003/02/10

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    Roberts, J., & Chousalkar, K. (2010). Egg quality in the Australian egg industry. In P. Selle (Ed.), 21st Annual Proceedings (pp. 86-89). APSS.