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Egg and Eggshell Quality

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By: Sally E Solomon

149 pages, Col and b/w photos, illus

Manson Publishing

Paperback | Dec 1997 | Edition: 2 | #96576 | ISBN: 1874545898
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Describes the physiology of egg and eggshell formation and the factors influencing quality and composition.


The ovary and the oviduct; the egg contents; the pattern of mineralization; structural variations in the mammillary layer; surface defects; physiochemical changes in oviductal architecture translucency; eggshell colour; a reinterpretation of eggshell strength, Maureen M.Bain.

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