Bábolna TETRA has opened its new genetic research unit in the western part of Hungary

As a proof of the company’s long-term dedication of being involved in layer genetics, a new facility has been opened on the 30th October 2018 for their pure line program. The breeding company
has now three pedigree farms and existing test facilities in Uraiújfalu,

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Effect of initial body weight and body composition of TETRA-SL LL laying hens as related to the changes in their live weight, body fat content and egg production during the first egg-laying period

As result of the EU Council Directive 99/74/EC of 19 July 1999 laying down minimum standards for the protection of laying hens, the use of the conventional cage system is prohibited since the 1st of January 2012 in the European Union member countries.

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Relationship between plumage and body condition in non-debeaked laying hens

It is well known from former experiments that success in laying sheds is dependent upon success in the pullet rearing sheds. Therefore, the main goal in the pullet’s rearing period is to develop pullets with optimal body weight and body conformation at photostimulation for a long-term and high-level production in the subsequent egg-laying period.

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