Shaver Black

About the Shaver Black

The Shaver black is a black feathered brown egg producing laying hen. The Shaver black has a good appetite resulting in good chicken bodyweight, this enables the Shaver black laying hens to thrive in more challenging environments. The Shaver Black is robust, has good livability and good feather cover. The Shaver black chickens produce large numbers of high quality brown eggs. The Shaver Black produces well in different climates, under different flock management and housing systems. The Shaver Black has the characteristics of a backyard chicken, but as she is part of our balanced breeding program, the Shaver black is perfectly able to perform well in commercial poultry operations.

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The Shaver Black today

  • Performs well in difficult environments
  • Large number of high quality brown eggs
  • Easy to manager and higher bodyweight

cage systems

Laying period 18-90 weeks
Livability 94 %
Age at 50% production 145 days
Peak of production 96 %
Average egg weight 62.0 g
Eggs hen housed 416
Egg mass hen housed 25.8 kg
Laying period 18-90 weeks
Average feed intake 110 g/day
Cum feed conversion rate 2.12 kg/kg
Body weight 1950 g
Shell strength 4050 g/cm2
Shell color 16.0 Lab
Haugh units 80

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