Chick Checking and Incubation Improvement Part 2: Analysis of Navels

Analysing chick quality is a key factor for the fine tuning of incubation conditions in order to maximise the genetic potential of the hatching eggs. This article focuses on the typical defects observed on the navels of day-old-chicks and how to investigate the cause of the problem in order to optimise chick quality, writes Frank Verschuere, Hatchery Development Department, Petersime NV.
calendar icon 23 August 2016
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