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Quality challenges in egg farming: A case study in Heap Soon Farming Sdn Bhd


Tanh, Hup Siang and Mohtar, Shahimi (2013) Quality challenges in egg farming: A case study in Heap Soon Farming Sdn Bhd. In: Simposium Pengurusan Teknologi, Operasi & Logistik (SIPTIK IV), 14-16 Mei 2013, Foyer Perpustakaan Sultanah Bahiyah UUM.

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Abstract

Egg and shell quality are the important factors that decide the profit of an egg farm. The aim of research is to understand the actual farm quality control, what kind factor that will affect egg and shell quality and what are the quality challenges that Heap Soon Farming had met.The literature review had mentioned factors that affect egg quality and quality guideline to measure an egg.An interview was carried out and a checklist had been used to investigate what are the factors that affect egg quality and solution to solve the egg quality problem.The result of interview had identified that the diseases are major factor which compromise egg and shell quality in Heap Soon Farming.Beside this, vaccination and daily health check to layer is used as preventive measure to avoid diseases and low shell quality.Furthermore, it was proposed that Heap Soon Farming introduce the use of enzyme in decreasing egg shell quality problem.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Penyunting Fadhilah Mat Yamin, Noorulsadiqin Azbiya Yaacob, Chong Khai Lin, Faizatul Akmar Abdul Nifa & Suria Musa. e-ISBN 978-983-2078-77-7 Anjuran Pusat Pengajian Pengurusan Teknologi dan Logistik (STML) dengan kerjasama Pusat Kerjasama Universiti-Industri (CUIC) Diterbitkan oleh: Universiti Utara Malaysia 06010 UUM Sintok, Kedah MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Layer, Eggs, Factors, Quality
Subjects: S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Prof. Madya Dr. Shahimi Mokhtar
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2014 02:41
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2014 02:41
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11601

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