Dataset Details - Egg production - breeder flocks Download Now

Base NameEgg production - breeder flocks
Treatments, Standards and RoutesCanadian average eggs produced at breeder facilities, to be placed in hatcheries
Mix and LocationProduction mix, at breeder facilities
Functional Unit Flow PropertiesMass per egg (g) - 60.83;
Name SynonymsBreeder facility; Breeders;
Quantitative ReferenceOne tonne of eggs
Dataset Starting Year2012
Dataset Valid Until2012
Time RepresentativityAnnual, for year 2012
Technology CharacteristicsDownstream - hatcheries
Intended Process ApplicationsEggs to be placed in hatcheries
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 PrincipleAttributional
LCI Principles DeviationsNA
LCI Method ApproachesAllocation - gross calorific value
LCI Method DeviationsAllocation by gross chemical content
Modelling ConstantsNA
Modelling Constant DeviationsNA
Data Cutoff/Completeness PrinciplesInfrastructure and farm machinery not considered; Other exclusions are antibiotics, cleaners, and enteric fermentation for poultry; Manure management included; Emissions related to farm machinery not included.
Deviations from Cutoff/Completeness PrinciplesNA
Data Selection/Combination PrinciplesData gathered from surveys administered
Deviations from Selection/Combination PrinciplesNA
Data Treatment and Extrapolation PrinciplesManure application based on US layer production
Deviations from Treatment and Extrapolation PrinciplesNA
Supply CoverageNA
Dataset Use AdviceOnly used as a representation of average Canadian breeder flocks
Dataset Review SummaryInternal review; Completeness checks for all survey responses; outliers excluded.
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) Egg - breeder flockOutput10001000
1Not Elementary Flow (0) Mortality - breedersOutput44
2Not Elementary Flow (0) Poultry manureOutput16401640
3Not Elementary Flow (0) Spent hensOutput160160
4Not Elementary Flow (0) Chicks - breeder flockInput79.379.3
5Not Elementary Flow (0) Electricity - medium voltageInput1019.661019.66
6Not Elementary Flow (0) Feed - breederInput28502850
7Not Elementary Flow (0) Heat -central or small-scale, natural gasInput430.16430.16
8Not Elementary Flow (0) Liquefied petroleum gasInput5.58965.5896
9Not Elementary Flow (0) Petrol - unleaded, burned in machineryInput58.0358.03
10Not Elementary Flow (0) Tap waterInput42804280
11Not Elementary Flow (0) TransportInput196.36196.36
12Not Elementary Flow (0) TransportInput2.312.31
13Not Elementary Flow (0) TransportInput44.9144.91
14Not Elementary Flow (0) TransportInput0.0360.036
15Not Elementary Flow (0) TransportInput116.9116.9
16Emissions to air, unspecified (1.3.4) AmmoniaOutput37.337.3
17Emissions to air, unspecified (1.3.4) methane (biogenic)Output2.3792.379
18Emissions to air, unspecified (1.3.4) nitrous oxideOutput1.51.5
19Emissions to air, unspecified (1.3.4) nitrogen monoxideOutput7.37.3
20Emissions to water, unspecified (1.1.3) phosphateOutput0.60.6
21Emissions to water, unspecified (1.1.3) nitrateOutput37.337.3
Dataset Version02.01.002
Dataset Intended ApplicationsPublic release
Dataset URI../processes/c2ca8761-d1ca-4a6f-897d-dc13307b8de7.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