Know How / Layers

With margins becoming ever-tighter, well-performing laying hens are absolutely essential to a profitable poultry business. Here, you will find our full archive of technical features and guidance that will help you achieve persistent, productive laying hen cycles.

Our key areas of focus are

  • Good practices for rearing, transfer and early lay
  • Advice on feeding strategies to ensure the best feed conversion
  • Reviews of the latest technology and equipment for the poultry sector
  • Help in managing birds through ever-longer laying cycles

Latest Know How


Poultry market threats and opportunities from the Far East

Growing demand for poultrymeat and eggs in Asia has seen huge scaling up of local facilities. We look at what it means for British producers already exporting, or looking to…


Outlook 2022: Risks and rewards ahead for poultry sector

Better branding of poultry products is needed to make them more attractive and easily understood by consumers, according to the annual Andersons Outlook report. Vertical integration of the poultry supply…


Advice on cutting ammonia emissions on poultry farms

Agriculture accounts for 88% of the UK’s ammonia emissions, with the poultry sector responsible for 15% of the total, according to a report by Adas. High ammonia emissions can cause…


9 steps to cutting carbon emissions on poultry farms

The government has set a goal of achieving carbon net zero by 2050. But the NFU has set a more ambitious target of 2040 for agriculture. While the move towards…

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