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Dekalb White in alternative systems

Dekalb White is productive, docile, and adaptable in alternative systems. This bird is easy to manage, capable of laying 500 eggs, and thrives in cage free systems. Read more to find out about the Dekalb White performance standards when placed in an alternative environment.  

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Our Dekalb White alternative today

  • Outstanding livability and excellent behavior
  • Highly productive and excellent feed conversion
  • Successful in every housing system
  • Superb shell quality
  • Great persistency

Aviary-Barn housing systems

Laying period 18-100 weeks
Livability 93 %
Age at 50% production 141 days
Peak of production 96 %
Average egg weight 63.0 g
Eggs hen housed 475
Egg mass hen housed 29.9 kg
Laying period 18-100 weeks
Average feed intake 117 g/day
Cum feed conversion rate 2.22 kg/kg
Body weight 1727 g
Shell strength 4200 g/cm2
Haugh units 83

Free Range housing systems

Laying period 18-100 weeks
Livability 92 %
Age at 50% production 141 days
Peak of production 96 %
Average egg weight 63.0 g
Eggs hen housed 468
Egg mass hen housed 29.4 kg
Laying period 18-100 weeks
Average feed intake 119 g/day
Cum feed conversion rate 2.30 kg/kg
Body weight 1727 g
Shell strength 4200 g/cm2
Haugh units 83

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