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Author(s): Aviagen
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Where: In-house Publication
Origin: GlobalGlobal
When: 2008
Language: English
Chickens consume about twice as much water as food, although this ratio can be much higher during hot conditions. About 70% of a chick’s weight is water (this can be as high as 85% at hatch), therefore any reduction in water intake or increase in water loss will have a significant effect on the lifetime performance of the chick.


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