The all-round performer

All-round performance bird

Dekalb Brown is a well-balanced, all round performance bird. A champion egg layer producing dark brown eggs with a very strong shell. The Dekalb Brown is an ideal layer for high numbers of first quality, medium-sized, table eggs. This bird delivers predictable and proven profits for egg producers. With high peak production and excellent laying persistency the Dekalb Brown is a proven all-round performer. 

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The Dekalb Brown today

  • Appealing dark brown eggs
  • Superior shell quality
  • Excellent laying persistency and productivity

Cage systems

Laying period 18-100 weeks
Livability 93 %
Age at 50% production 143 days
Peak of production 96 %
Average egg weight 62.9 g
Eggs hen housed 467
Egg mass hen housed 29.3 kg
Laying period 18-100 weeks
Average feed intake 111 g/day
Cum feed conversion rate 2.15 kg/kg
Body weight 2005 g
Shell strength 4150 g/cm2
Shell color 14.5 Lab
Haugh units 83


Dekalb Parent Stock

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Dekalb Parent Stock offers excellent persistency and docile behavior. Products at the parent stock level are bred for an extended laying cycle, giving clients the best value while increasing efficiency.

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