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Managing Fertility: Good breeding Practices

The percentage of fertile eggs is one of the most important parameters influencing the economic performance of a breeder flock. An embryo can of course only develop from a fertile egg. Fertilization takes place – and thus can only be influenced on - the breeder farm. When we consider fertility, we usually think of the

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Establishing True Fertility in Hatching Eggs

If it comes to discussions on fertility two different definitions are practiced. A true fertile egg contains a well developed germinal disc (blastoderm), which indicates that the oöcyte, or zygote, was fertilized and an embryo developed during egg formation. Secondly, in the practice of the hatchery fertility is often based on candling, whereby all clear

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