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The quality and construction of hatchery flooring can contribute significantly to operational productivity and cost-efficiency.

Load bearing capacity is established from a concrete base layer, reinforced with steel or concrete, depending on the strength and stability of the natural substrate. Building then continues upwards, starting with a sub-base of compacted granular material or lean-mix concrete, followed by a damp-proof layer, insulation, reinforced concrete and a water-tight top finish.

Read more: Hatchery flooring and drainage
Institut de Sélection Animale (ISA) has confirmed that Pas Reform will equip its brand new (Grand) Parent Stock hatchery in the Netherlands with the latest generation SmartPro™ incubation technologies, to produce Grandparent (GPS) and Parentstock (PS) for the egg industry worldwide.

Read more: ISA chooses Smartpro™ for new (Grand) Parentstock Hatchery
Following news of Pas Reform's agreement to supply Watter® Nontox sustainable disinfection to hatcheries worldwide, Dutch hatchery Probroed & Sloot has put Nontox to the test, with compelling results

Read more: Sustainable disinfection is a breakthrough for hatcheries
Hatcheries with a capacity of one and a half million eggs set a week are no longer unusual. These larger companies require increasing levels of automation, not only to ensure that growing numbers of hatching eggs and chicks are transported safely and efficiently, but also to contribute to increasingly rigorous standards of hygiene, ergonomics and animal welfare. In response to these developments, Pas Reform has acquired LAN, the company's established partner in handling and transport solutions, to extend its business activities.

Read more: Smart acquisition for automated growth

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