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Improved calcium absorption and prevention of bone fragility thanks to Alquernat Magacal

Calcium requirements in poultry, particularly in layers, are very high, because it is an essential element for the eggshell formation. It is also an important mineral for broilers, since it is necessary for the correct development and strength of the skeleton.

Eggshell problems in Layers: Causes and solutions

Multiple factors can affect the eggshell quality, and they’re very diverse. This article focuses on defining and finding a solution to eggshell problems caused by a deficient calcium absorption in the digestive tract and heat stress. A) CALCIUM (Ca) REQUIREMENTS Layers’ eggshells contain an average of 2 grams of calcium (that corresponds to the 8-10% of the total […]