A Balanced Performer

A big amount of large saleable eggs per hen housed

The Babcock Brown produces a high number of large sized eggs and maintains strong livability. This balanced Babcock brown laying hen is specially bred for excellent productivity in a number of climates or housing systems. Eggs from the Babcock Brown laying hens are strong shelled and large sized. Commercial egg producers choose the Babcock Brown for its robust and productive performance over an extended laying cycle. As a result of it's exceptional livability, combined with the great persistency, the Babcock Brown is able to produce a very large amount of saleable eggs per hen housed. Overall a legendary breed!

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The Babcock Brown today

  • Robust and productive
  • Large egg size
  • Balanced and adaptable
  • Excellent livability

Cage systems

Laying period 18-100 weeks
Livability 93 %
Age at 50% production 144 days
Peak of production 96 %
Average egg weight 64.0 g
Eggs hen housed 462
Egg mass hen housed 29.6 kg
Laying period 18-100 weeks
Average feed intake 113 g/day
Cum feed conversion rate 2.18 kg/kg
Body weight 2025 g
Shell strength 4150 g/cm2
Shell color 17.5 Lab
Haugh units 81


Babcock Brown Parent Stock

We are proud to offer our leading Babcock Brown laying hens at the parent stock level to distributors all over the world. With the benefit of our world class breeding department, we are dedicated to providing high performance Babcock Brown parent stock and Babcock Brown commercial laying hens and saleable day-old chicks.

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