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The characteristics and quality of hen eggs


, : The characteristics and quality of hen eggs. Cahiers de Nutrition et de Dietetique 31(6): 369-378

Knowledge on the composition of chicken eggs is reviewed and analysed. The influences of hormones and the diet of the hen on the composition, taste and appearance of eggs are discussed.

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