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Physicochemical and morphometric characterization of eggs from emus (Dromaius novaehollandiae)

  • 2022
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 52
J.C.P. Quintero, K.A.A. Torres-Cordido, Y.R. Moreira, S.S. Rocha, T.L. Reis, J.E. de Moraes & L.F.L. Calixto Page: 50 - 56

There is a dearth of scientific information about the physicochemical characteristics of eggs from ratite birds including emus. Thus, an experiment was carried out with 19 laying emu ((Dromaius novaehollandiae) hens, maintained in cages, and divided into two groups according…

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Internal quality of commercial eggs stored under conditions that simulate storage from laying to consumption

  • 2021
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 51
R.A. Souza, J.L.M. Mello, F.B. Ferrari, A. Giampietro-Ganeco, P.A. Souza, H. Borba & C.C. Pizzolante Page: 46 - 52

This study evaluated the effects on the internal quality of eggs of various storage environments through which eggs may pass between being laid and being consumed. Commercial eggs (N = 648) from Dekalb White hens were used. Treatments consisted of…

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