Success Starts Here

The results of a balanced breeding program

The Bovans Brown is a highly versatile and robust bird. Combined traits include high peak production, great laying persistency, and a flat egg weight curve, resulting in top quality dark brown eggs. The Bovans Brown has excellent feed intake capacity and robustness so that it fully expresses genetic potential in multi-age and free range environments. This is an attractive looking bird that maintains great feather cover. The Bovans Brown is an ideal bird for the commercial egg producer looking for overall solid performance.

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The Bovans Brown today

  • Easy to manage in every housing system
  • Superior egg production and persistency
  • Excellent shell color
  • Strong bottom line results

Cage systems

Laying period 18-100 weeks
Livability 94 %
Age at 50% production 143 days
Peak of production 96 %
Average egg weight 63.6 g
Eggs hen housed 464
Egg mass hen housed 29.5 kg
Laying period 18-100 weeks
Average feed intake 114 g/day
Cum feed conversion rate 2.19 kg/kg
Body weight 2005 g
Shell strength 4050 g/cm2
Shell color 15.0 Lab
Haugh units 80

Bovans Brown

Bovans Brown in alternative housing systems

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The robustness of the Bovans Brown allows it to adjust well to different climates, management programs and housing systems.

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Bovans Parent Stock

We are proud to offer Bovans at the parent stock level. Our world class breeding program ensure that parent stock clients can expect exceptional fertility and high quality chicks.


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