Dekalb Brown, The all-round performer

All-round performance bird

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

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The Dekalb Brown today

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

Cage housing

Laying period 18-100 weeks
Livability (%) 92
Age at 50% production (days) 143
Peak of production (%) 97.0
Average egg weight (g) 62.0
Eggs hen housed 479
Egg mass hen housed (kg) 29.7
Laying period 18-100 weeks
Average feed intake (g/day) 112
Cum. feed conv. rate (kg/kg) 2.14
Body weight (g) 1950
Shell strength (g/cm2) 4200
Shell color (lab) 11.0
Haugh units 83


Dekalb Parent Stock

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Dekalb Brown Parent Stock offers excellent egg laying persistency and docile behavior. Dekalb Brown parent stock are bred for an extended laying cycle, giving clients premium performance while increasing efficiency.

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