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The hen and Her Environment

Good management requires thinking about things from the hen’s point of view and looking out for them properly. Cage or floor: there is a world of difference between the two.  With caged chickens, the birds have no choices and it’s mainly the farmer who calls the shots. In floor systems the hens can decide for themselves

By |2020-05-28T09:55:33+00:00May 28th, 2020|Short Articles|10 Comments

The Benefits of Single- Stage Incubation to Food Safety

Typically, papers on single-stage incubation focus on the benefits of all-in-all-out incubator management from the points of hatchability (number of chicks) and uniformity (chick quality). Much less is written about the positive impact of single-stage incubation management on hatchery hygiene. Yet when food safety is such a pivotal issue for the modern hatchery, from tracking

By |2020-01-10T02:41:15+00:00January 10th, 2020|Knowledge center|0 Comments

Hatching Egg Transport! The Best Procedure

Breeder farms are often situated away from the hatchery. The distance between the two sites therefore becomes an important consideration when planning the transfer of eggs to the hatchery. Typically, deliveries vary from daily to not less than twice weekly, as increased storage time has a negative impact on hatchability and chick quality. Egg transport

By |2020-01-06T16:03:43+00:00January 6th, 2020|Knowledge center|0 Comments