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Hatchery Talks
With more than 30 years hatchery management experience, Martin 'Tiny' Barten is a well-known and highly respected veteran of the hatchery sector.

These days, Martin works hand-in-hand with Pas Reform's customers around the globe to help develop strategies for optimised hatchery performance.

In Hatchery Talks, we publish articles written to record, discuss and provide solutions for the interesting, the extraordinary and the plain day-to-day management issues that Martin encounters in his travels to commercial hatcheries.

Article Title


Balance for perfection Wednesday, 03 November 2010
Economics of improving chick uniformity Wednesday, 02 June 2010
Managing the hatch window Monday, 01 March 2010
When incubation is an Art Wednesday, 04 November 2009
Fresh Air: a prerequisite for life! Monday, 08 June 2009
The effect of breeder management on hatchability Wednesday, 12 November 2008
Chicks dehydrate at low outside temperatures Sunday, 22 June 2008
The true cost of cold chicks Monday, 24 March 2008
Fine-tuning for results. Experience pays off! Wednesday, 28 November 2007
Handle hatching eggs with care for profitability Sunday, 17 June 2007
Timing chicks for a perfect take-off Tuesday, 20 March 2007
Poor performance due to transportation! Tuesday, 28 November 2006

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