The history of layer farming is a long and complex one, dating back to the domestication of chickens in ancient times. In the early days, chickens were kept for their meat and eggs, but it was not until the 19th century that commercial egg production began to take off. In the early 20th century, commercial egg production continued to grow, and by the 1950s, the United States was producing more eggs than any other country in the world.

Poultry farming is the raising of domesticated birds such as chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese for the purpose of farming meat or eggs for food. Poultry is farmed in great numbers with chickens being the most numerous. More than 50 billion chickens are raised annually as a source of food, for both their meat and their eggs. Chickens raised for eggs are usually called layers.

Maturity Duration: 18-19 weeks oldto start laying eggs

Expected Yield: 240 eggs per bird per year.

Growing Season per Year:  Continue laying eggs till they are 72-78 weeks of age.

Nutritional Value: Total fat 13g 20%, saturated fat 3.5g 17%, polysaturated fat  2.7g, monosaturrated fat 4.9g, cholesterol 78mg 26%, sodium 67mg, potassium 166mg 4%, protein 25g 50%, vitamin A 2%, Calcium 1%, vitamin-12 10% and Magnesium 4%.

Temperature:  30°C

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