Commercially available Layers breeds in Nepal

Commercially available Layers breed in Nepal

  • Hyline brown classic
  • Lohmain brown classic
  • HNN brown Nick
  • Hisex brown classic
  • Novogen brown

1. Hyline Brown Classic:

Hy-line Brown is the world most balanced brown egg layer. She produces over 355 rich brown eggs upto 80 weeks, peak well and begins lay early with optimum egg size. These traits combined with feed efficiency, the best interioregg quality in the market and excellent livability give the Hy-line Brown the perfect balance, which means more profit for the poultry producers.

Performance summary:

GROWING PERIOD (TO 17 WEEKS)
Livability 98%
Feed Consumed  5.75–6.13 kg
Body weight at 17 weeks 1.40-1.48 kg
LAYING PERIOD (TO 110 WEEKS):
Percent Peak 95–96%
Hen-Housed Eggs to 60 Weeks 253–262
Hen-Housed Eggs to 90 Weeks 408–421
Hen-Housed Eggs to 110 Weeks 491–508
Days to 50% Production (from hatch) 140 days
Total Egg Mass per Hen-Housed (18–90 weeks) 105–112 g/day per bird
Body Weight at 32 Weeks  1.85–1.97 kg
Body Weight at 70 Weeks 1.91–2.03 kg
Average Daily Feed Consumption (18–90 weeks) 105–112 g/day per bird
Feed Utilization, kg/Egg/kg Feed (20–60 weeks)  0.50–0.54
Feed Utilization, kg/Egg/kg Feed (20–90 weeks) 0.48–0.51

Source: http://www.hyline.com/UserDocs/Pages/BRN_PERF_ENG.pdf

2. H&N Brown Nick:

H&N Brown Nick is a commercial layer that has high peak and persistant production. The egg weight is optimum with excellence in Feed efficiency and posses uniform dark colour. These breed can be used in both cage and alternative production system.

Perfomance summary:

Livability (0-19 weeks) 96-98%
Livability(19-90 weeks) 90-95%
Egg production:
Age at 50 % Hen-Day Production 142-152 days
4 week peak 94-95 %
Hen housed performance to 60 weeks 250-225 eggs
Hen housed performance to 80 weeks 355-360 eggs
Feed
Period (19-60) weeks FCR- 2.02, feed consumption(108-113)
Body Size
Age (19 weeks)  1.560 kg
Age(90 weeks)  2.070 kg

Source: http://www.hn-int.com/eng/commercial-layers/brownnick.php

3. Hisex Brown classic:

Hisex Brown is a champion egg layer of many medium sized eggs. She is famous for her strong and nice brown egg shells. This combined with excellent feed conversion.

Perfomance summary:

 

Laying Period 18- 90 weeks
liveability  93.9%
Age at 50 % production 143
Peak percentage 96%
Average egg weight 62.7
Egg no. in hen housed  25.6 kg
Average feed consumption per day 110 g
Feed conversion  2.17
Body weight 1975 g
Shell strength 4050

 

Source: http://www.isapoultry.com/en/products/hisex/hisex-brown/

4. Lohmann brown – classic

LOHMANN breeds are distinguished by laying peaks, a great persistency in laying performances and good shell stability as well as excellent health. Due to patented selection methods, all LOHMANN brown layers are free from the TMA syndrome despite the use of feed containing TMA substances, e.g. rape seed, the eggs will still be free from fishy odour.

Perfomance summary:

 

Rearing 97-98 %
Laying Period 90-92 %
EGG PRODUCTION
Age at 50 % production 150-160
Peak production 92-94
EGG PER HEN HOUSED
To 72 week of age 311-316 (315)
To 80 week of age 353-358(356)
To 85 week of age 378-383(380)
FEED CONSUMPTION
1st – 20th  week 7.4-7.8 kg
Production 115-125 g/day
Feed conversion 2.1-2.215
BODY WEIGHT
At 20 weeks  1.6-1.7 kg
At the end of production  1.9-2.2 kg

Source: http://www.ltz.de/en/layers/cage-housing/lohmann-brown-classic.php

 

5. Novagen brown:

The Novogen brown is the brown bird with white under feathering, producing brown eggs with high mass and high quality. These birds are easy to manage, calm with excellent egg quality.

Perfomance summary:

 

Growing period (0 to 18 weeks)
 Liveability 97 – 98%
Production period (18 to 72 weeks)
 Liveability 93 – 95%
50% of production at 20 – 21 weeks
Peak of production 93 – 95%
Per hen housed
  Egg Number 394 – 398
 Egg Mass  25.0-25.6 kg
 Average egg weight 63.5 – 64.5 kg
 FCR (119 days) 113 – 117 g
 Feed consumption 113 – 117 g
 FCR per egg 139 – 143 g
  Shell strength Excellent
 Shell Colour Excellent

 

 

Source: http://www.novogen-layer.com/products/novogen-brown/7767-commercial-layers-novogen-brown.html

 

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