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White Leghorn: Super Egg Layer

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In Japan, researchers have created a super productive egg layer. The white leghorn hen has lost its instinct to parent due to selective breeding. They abandon the eggs that they lay so energy and time is not spent on caring for a chick. These hens are able to concentrate solely on laying eggs.

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