Silver

This silver-feathered bird is a well-balanced performer for either egg or meat production. It lays a high number of eggs and delivers excellent carcass yield after slaughter. The SASSO Silver is also notable for its beautiful, ash grey feathering, which makes her particularly is appreciated by the domestic or backyard chicken market. Its flexibility and unique characteristics offer great value for you and your operations. Autosexing can be completed with the Silver as it produces feather-sexable day-old chicks. The Silver layer is able to thrive in different production environments with minimal management.

Laying period data:

  • Egg production (cumulative) at 75 weeks: 297
  • Body weight at 5% production: 1969 g
  • Body weight at 75 weeks: 2834 g
  • Average feed intake from 20 to 75 weeks: 47.3 kg
  • Produced egg mass: 17.6 kg
  • Average feed per egg: 159 g
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Laying performance

Age
in weeks
Body weight
theo. (g)
Total lay
real (%)
Cumulative egg production theo. Egg weight
theo. (g)
Feed consumption
theo. (g)
21 2022 20.0 2 40 120
27 2340 92.5 30 53 133
40 2467 85.6 111 60 125
50 2592 80.3 169 61 120
60 2697 75.0 223 62 115
75 2834 67.1 297 64 107
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To access all laying performance data, download the Silver product sheet.

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Male growing performance

Age in days Male body weight (g) FCR
1 37
7 98
14 195
21 301 1.55
28 437 1.77
35 621 1.97
42 833 2.16
49 1052 2.31
56 1280 2.51
63 1506 2.71
70 1722 2.97
77 1915 3.28
84 2084 3.63

These recommendations, based on our experience, are intended to allow the expression of our strains’ genetic potential in normal operations without any responsibility on the part of SASSO. An environment, biosecurity conditions, the geographical location, or specific equipment might require adaptations that have not been taken in consideration in these general recommendations.

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