Dataset Details - Egg production - hatcheries Download Now

Base NameEgg production - hatcheries
Treatments, Standards and RoutesCanadian average chick production to be placed in pullet facilities
Mix and LocationProduction mix, at hatcheries
Functional Unit Flow PropertiesMass per chick - 44.76 g.
Name SynonymsHatching facility
Quantitative ReferenceFemale chick
Dataset Starting Year2012
Dataset Valid Until2012
Time RepresentativityAnnual, for year 2012
Technology CharacteristicsUpstream - breeder facilities, downstream - pullet facilities
Intended Process ApplicationsFemale chicks to be placed in pullet facilities
Ecospold Activity Type1
Ecospold Special Activity Type0
ClassificationAgricultural production means (2.10)
Quantitative Reference TypeReference flow(s)
Dataset Time Domain ValidityTrue
LocationCanada (CA)
Included ProcessesEmpty
LCI Method PrincipleNot applicable
LCI Principles DeviationsNA
LCI Method ApproachesNot applicable
LCI Method DeviationsNo allocation
Modelling ConstantsNA
Modelling Constant DeviationsNA
Data Cutoff/Completeness Principles Infrastructure and farm machinery not considered.
Deviations from Cutoff/Completeness PrinciplesNA
Data Selection/Combination PrinciplesBased on data from three reporting facilities representing 8,200,000 chicks sold to pullet producers.
Deviations from Selection/Combination PrinciplesNA
Data Treatment and Extrapolation PrinciplesNA
Deviations from Treatment and Extrapolation PrinciplesNA
Supply Coverage11%
Dataset Use AdviceOnly used as a representation of average Canadian chicks produced from hatcheries.
Dataset Review SummaryInternal review
Type of Dataset ModellingUnit process, single operation
Dataset SourceEgg industry baseline LCA
Dataset Review TypeDependent internal review
Dataset ScopeRaw data
Dataset Review MethodExpert judgement
Technological RepresentativenessVery good
Time RepresentativenessFair
Geographical RepresentativenessVery good
PrecisionVery good
Methodological Appropriateness and ConsistencyVery good
Overall QualityGood
ReviewerNathan Pelletier
Review Report SourceEgg industry baseline LCA
Overall Compliance ApprovalNot defined
Nomenclature ComplianceNot defined
Methodological ComplianceNot defined
Review ComplianceNot defined
Documentation ComplianceNot defined
Quality ComplianceNot defined
IDFlow TypeFlow ReferenceDirectionMean AmountResulting Amount
0Not Elementary Flow (0) Chicks-conventionalOutput1000
1Not Elementary Flow (0) Discarded chicksOutput3838
2Not Elementary Flow (0) Discarded eggsOutput28.128.1
3Not Elementary Flow (0) Egg shellsOutput16.216.2
4Not Elementary Flow (0) Egg - breeder flockInput150150
5Not Elementary Flow (0) Electricity - medium voltageInput592.74592.74
6Not Elementary Flow (0) Heat -central or small-scale, natural gasInput901.74901.74
7Not Elementary Flow (0) Tap waterInput21702170
8Not Elementary Flow (0) TransportInput1.61.6
9Not Elementary Flow (0) TransportInput2.732.73
10Not Elementary Flow (0) TransportInput2.42.4
11Not Elementary Flow (0) TransportInput2.822.82
Dataset Version02.01.001
Dataset Intended ApplicationsPublic release
Dataset URI../processes/badee569-78c6-464a-8a48-83c8b0faab01.xml
Dataset Access RestrictionsFree to use
CommissionerNathan Pelletier
Data EntryVivek
Approval SourceEgg industry baseline LCA
OwnerNathan Pelletier
Dataset CopyrightFalse
Dataset License TypeFree of charge for all users and uses