Egg Layer Production Lesson (CTE)


This lesson includes a brief overview of basic chicken production and an in-depth analysis of the different types of production.


This lesson is part 1 of 4 in the animal science portion of the chicken co-op project. In this lesson, students will learn the basics of chicken production including an overview of the laying hen industry, necessary equipment and different production methods. Students will explore the different types of chicken production with an online search and form an opinion about which type is the best way to produce laying hens.

Lesson Times

1-2 55 Minute Class Periods
1-2 Class Period

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources Agriculture & Natural Resources
    • Animal Science
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


California English Common Core Standards (1)
California's 2013 CTE Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Describe the basic requirements for laying hen production.
  • Form and justify an opinion as to which laying hen production method is best.

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